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Red Sox edge Astros

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox averted a sweep against Houston with a 4-3 victory Sunday that snapped the Astros’ 10-game winning streak. Mookie Betts scored three runs for Boston, which lost ...

Raptors triumph in OT

TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cut the Bucks’ lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference finals. Pascal Siakam had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Norman Powell scored 19 points ...

Girlfriend learns man is still married

DEAR ABBY: I am currently dating someone, and although it hasn’t been that long, so far everything has been great. We each have two children from previous relationships. We have discussed the topic of marriage, having a child of our own and have even considered adoption. One day he told ...

Horoscopes

ARIES (March 21-April 19). You don’t know how great you are at a thing until you see the level at which the average novice is working. This is why it will benefit you to test your skills in a public setting. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). When you’re stuck, just ask yourself more questions. ...

Overhauling the fridge

Dear Readers: Who has a MESSY REFRIGERATOR? It’s time to get organized. Take everything out and put it on the counter. Now you can see what you have. Turn back to the fridge; it’s time for a deep clean. Spray the shelving, drawers and walls with a solution of 4 tablespoons of baking ...

It’s lemonade-stand season

Ten-year-old Josh and his 7-year-old sister Naomi might have the best lemonade stand going in their small town situated over the hill from Silicon Valley, California. It all started when their mom asked, “Where does money come from?” When they answered, “from birthday presents and the ...

Koepka firing on all cylinders

FARMINGDALE — The power. The putting. The poise. Brooks Koepka has it all at this PGA Championship, along with the lowest 36-hole score in major championship history and the largest lead by anyone at the halfway point of a Grand Slam event in 85 years. It was daunting to so many ...

Pogacar wins Stage 6 of Tour of California to take lead

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — UAE Team Emirates began its week at the Tour of California by sending home one of its riders upon learning that his name had surfaced in a European investigation into doping in cycling. The team appears set to end it with the overall race lead. Tadej Pogacar ...

‘Vanilla’ Preakness still has intrigue without Derby winner

BALTIMORE — Hall of Fame trainers D. Wayne Lukas and Bob Baffert sit side by side in the corner of the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course sizing up the Preakness. “A lot of speed in there,” Baffert says. Lukas responds without missing a beat, “My horse is fast.” “There’s ...

Guests glued to cell phones wear out welcome

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I live in a nice home in the desert Southwest with an in-ground pool and guesthouse. Our friends and relatives from back east have an open invitation to visit whenever they please. We enjoyed these visits until recently. The problem is their ever-present ...

Constant UTIs affect antibiotic effectiveness

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a paraplegic due to a spinal cord injury back in 1979. I battle one UTI after another, and I am becoming immune to most antibiotics. Why the constant infections? My urologist just ordered a CT scan but seems uninterested in me as a patient. I am sick of being sick. I ...

Horoscopes by Holiday

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Being a good judge of character is part talent and part skill. You’ve always had a sense about who to pursue, tolerate or avoid, though you’ve occasionally been tricked by charm or good looks. Not anymore. You’re seasoned. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). There’s ...

2019 Outlander: Midsize, 3-row crossover

Mitsubishi’s tagline is “Find Your Own Lane.” The automaker seems to have done just that with its 2019 Outlander lineup, especially with the top-of-line GT version — a three-row, seven-passenger compact SUV. ENHANCED STYLING The 2019 Outlander changes include revised ...

It’s time for a new car

Dear Car Talk: I have a 1994 Geo Prizm that has been reliable for four years. It was in a wreck before I got the car, so it has no airbags and a cracked windshield. I was told by a mechanic that I need to have the front axles replaced, which will be $788. I also know I should get my ...

1971 Plymouth: The performance Road Runner

After graduating from college in 1971, Tim Hennessey took a job as a school teacher. Then he took a big gamble. With his first real job, Hennessey thought it was time for his first new car, and learned that his local Chrysler/Plymouth dealer was the place to shop for performance-oriented ...

Trump pushes immigration plan favoring ‘merit’ over family

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Thursday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach that favors younger, “totally brilliant,” ...

Trump tries to tamp down talk of war with Iran

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic. Asked if the U.S. was going to war with Iran, the president replied, ...

Saudis blame Iran for drone attack amid calls for US strikes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, and a newspaper close to the palace called for Washington to launch “surgical” strikes on Iran, raising the specter of escalating tensions as ...

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions

RICHMOND, Va. — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions passed in recent years. At least a dozen ...

Gillibrand travels to Georgia to criticize new abortion laws

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand says that, as president, she’d seek to write into law the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling that legalized abortion. During a rally at Georgia’s state Capitol on Thursday, the New York senator criticized recent ...