LIBERTY UNABLE TO SLOW COURTNEY VANDERSLOOT IN LOSS TO CHICAGO SKY

Asia Durr scored 19 points in the loss while Chicago's Vandersloot had 25 points, eight rebounds and six assists.

ISLANDERS' ROBIN LEHNER WINS BILL MASTERTON MEMORIAL TROPHY AT NHL AWARDS SHOW

Lehner capped his brilliant first season with the Islanders by being named the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy winner for perseverance...

 
 
 

DOMINICAN AG: ORTIZ SHOOTING RESULT OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY

AG Jean Alain Rodríguez told reporters the target was another man, dressed similarly to Ortiz, who was seated with the retired baseball...

DEMS: TRUSTED TRUMP AIDE HOPE HICKS WOULDN'T EVEN SAY WHERE HER DESK WAS

Just a glimmer of Hope Congressional oversight and Constitutional fights shine in the spotlight again this week. Longtime Donald Trump...

 
 
 

TALE OF THE TAPE: NHL TOP PROSPECTS KAAPO KAKKO AND JACK HUGHES

The American Hughes likely will be taken first by the Devils in Friday's NHL draft, and the Rangers likely will grab Finnish star Kappo...

ONE CHAMPIONSHIP PLANS MAJOR EXPANSION WITH 80 SHOWS, ROUGHLY DOUBLE THE ROSTER IN 2020

One plans to stage about 80 martial arts shows next year, and the MMA promotion will roughly double its roster of fighters to do it.

 
 
 

USA'S CHRISTEN PRESS NOT DWELLING ON OLYMPIC MISS AGAINST SWEDEN AS WOMEN'S WORLD CUP MATCH AWAITS

USA faces Sweden in the final match of the group stage, with both countries having qualified for the knockout stage of the WWC.

ANIMAL RIGHTS ADVOCATE ENTERS RACE FOR HEMPSTEAD SUPERVISOR

Diane Madden, a frequent critic of the management at the town animal shelter, announces her bid to challenge Laura Gillen.

 
 
 

CC SABATHIA EARNS HIS 250TH CAREER WIN AS YANKEES SWEEP RAYS

In his final season, Sabathia becomes the 46th pitcher in MLB history to reach milestone.

NETS MIGHT PACKAGE TWO LATE FIRST-ROUND PICKS TO MOVE UP

With the No. 17 pick in the NBA Draft, the Nets will make a selection for the Hawks as part of the Allen Crabbe trade.

 
 
 

HAL STEINBRENNER SAYS LUXURY TAX WON'T STOP YANKEES FROM ADDING TOP STARTER

The Yankees owner said pitching is still a concern for his team, but luxury-tax penalties are also "on his radar."

SOURCE: EFFORT TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA FAILS IN LEGISLATURE ON SESSION'S LAST DAY

A last-ditch effort to legalize marijuana has died in the State Legislature, a legislative source said Wednesday.

 
 
 

EDWIN ENCARNACION BRINGS PARROT HOME RUN TROT TO YANKEE STADIUM

Encarnacion, who leads the American League with 22 home runs, has been mimicking holding a parrot with his right arm extended while...

SUFFOLK LEGISLATURE PUSHES FOR NEW PACT WITH HEALTH CARE NONPROFIT

Suffolk legislators voted Tuesday to require county officials to enter into a new contract with a nonprofit that runs eight county...

 
 
 

JUNE 2019 LONG ISLAND VILLAGE ELECTION RESULTS

Get results as they come in for the contested races in eight villages Tuesday.

TRUMP PERFORMS A CAMPAIGN KICKOFF WITH GRIM TALK AND SELF-CELEBRATION

He said at his official re-election kickoff that the 2020 races is "a verdict" on his enemies, those trying to undermine and conspire...

 
 
 

CAMERON MAYBIN EXTENDS HOME RUN STREAK TO FOUR GAMES AS YANKEES DOWN RAYS

Giancarlo Stanton goes 0-for-4 in his return and Edwin Encarnation hits his first homer as a Yankee.

JOHN STERLING'S HOME RUNS CALLS FOR YANKEES

John Sterling's home runs calls for Yankees are quite the thing around here

 
 
 

JACOB DEGROM, PETE ALONSO HELP METS BOUNCE BACK WITH ROUT OF BRAVES

Jake fans 10 and Alonso goes 4-for-4, including his 24th home run.

GIANCARLO STANTON'S RETURN ONLY ADDS TO YANKEES' POWER TRIP

Sure, the offense has been just fine without him, but it won't hurt having one of the game's most intimidating power hitters back in...

 
 
 



Leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message'

Leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Gen. Hossein Salami said... Read more ...

Nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then driven, AAA research...

Nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then driven, AAA research estimates

In the past month, nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana , then gotten behind the wheel within an hour, a new AAA study estimates. Read more ...

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

The lawyer for David Ortiz says the former Red Sox slugger “is innocent in what happened” to him in the Dominican Republic - and denied rumors that an extramarital affair... Read more ...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing 2-year-old son in stroller

“Our hearts are completely shattered," a family member said. Read more ...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack Pittsburgh church

The man was planning an attack in the name of ISIS, authorities said. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Iran Shoots Down U.S. Spy Drone It Says Was In Its Airspace

Iran Shoots Down U.S. Spy Drone It Says Was In Its Airspace

U.S. officials confirm that a drone was downed by a surface-to-air missile, but over international airspace above the Strait of Hormuz. (Image credit: Handout/U.S. Naval Air... Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...