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Acclaimed video artist Bill Viola dies at 73, created landmark `Tristan und Isolde' production

Jul. 14, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Bill Viola, a video artist who combined with director Peter Sellars on a groundbreaking production of Wagner's “Tristan und Isolde” originally seen in Los Angeles, Paris and New York, has died at age 73. Viola died Friday at his home in Long Beach of...

Orioles stay in first place thanks to Yankees' miscues, beat New York 6-5 on Mullins' double in 9th

Jul. 14, 2024 16:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins hit a two-run double in the ninth inning to give Baltimore a 6-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday, and the Orioles remained in first place after taking advantage of two defensive misplays at the end. Anthony Volpe's error kept Baltimore's...

Wimbledon 2024: Here’s how to watch on TV, betting odds and more you should know

Jul. 14, 2024 15:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Get caught up at Wimbledon with a guide that tells you everything you need to know about how to watch the grass-court Grand Slam tennis tournament, what the betting odds are, what the schedule is and more: How to watch Wimbledon on TV — In the U.S.:...

The race is on to keep a 150-year-old lighthouse from crumbling into the Hudson River

Jul. 14, 2024 01:48 AM EDT

HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) — The race is on to keep a 150-year-old lighthouse from crumbling into the Hudson River. Wooden pilings beneath Hudson-Athens Lighthouse are deteriorating, and the structure, built in the middle of the river when steamboats still plied the water, is beginning to...

New York's first female fire commissioner says she will resign once a replacement is found

Jul. 13, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first female commissioner of the Fire Department of New York said Saturday that she plans to step down because it's time to “pass the torch” after two years in the job. Laura Kavanagh didn't say when she plans to resign. But she said in a statement that she...

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, America’s diminutive and pioneering sex therapist, dies at 96

Jul. 13, 2024 12:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the diminutive sex therapist who became a pop icon, media star and best-selling author through her frank talk about once-taboo bedroom topics, has died. She was 96. Westheimer died on Friday at her home in New York City, surrounded by her...

Judge hits 33rd homer, benches clear in 9th as Yankees top Orioles 4-1 to trim AL East lead to 1

Jul. 12, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his 33rd homer for his first RBI in over a week, and the New York Yankees took the opener of their three-game set with AL East-leading Baltimore, beating the Orioles 4-1 on Friday night. Benches cleared and there was some pushing and shoving in the...

Iglesias and Bader both homer twice to help surging Mets hold off Rockies, 7-6

Jul. 12, 2024 23:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Iglesias and Harrison Bader each hit two of New York's season-best five home runs, and the surging Mets held off the last-place Colorado Rockies 7-6 on Friday night. Mark Vientos also went deep and drilled an RBI double as the Mets (48-45) improved to 4-0 on a...

Benches clear in the 9th inning as the Yankees top the Orioles in a matchup of slumping contenders

Jul. 12, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For over three weeks now, the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees have been in sort of a joint slump — not enough to knock them out of the top two spots in the AL East, but frustrating nonetheless. When they met for one more intense series heading into the...

Chicago's Angel Reese extends double-double streak before Barclays Center record 17,758 in New York

Jul. 12, 2024 11:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Angel Reese was happy to keep her record streak alive, she just wished it had resulted in a win. The Chicago Sky's sensational rookie extended her WNBA record with a 15th consecutive double-double in Thursday night's 91-76 loss to the New York Liberty. The 17,758...