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The New York Liberty will have the No. 1 pick in next year's WNBA draft for the first time in franchise history.

One of the original WNBA teams, the Liberty won the draft lottery Tuesday night. New York had the best odds of getting the No. 1 pick with a...Read more

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez was arrested Tuesday on multiple felony charges, including statutory sexual assault, soliciting a child and pornography, and was placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball.

Vázquez...Read more

BOSTON (AP) — For the first time in more than three decades, there was a "Yaz" patrolling left field in a big-league game at Fenway Park.

San Francisco's Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Red Sox legend and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, trotted out there...Read more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sander Vanocur, a television newsman who for decades covered momentous events from political campaigns to assassinations, the Vietnam War to the civil rights movement, has died, his son said Tuesday.

Vanocur died Monday night in Santa...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republicans who triumphed last week in North Carolina special elections — including one whose narrow win displayed anew that suburban voters are deserting the GOP while rural residents are embracing the party — became members of the House on Tuesday....Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new House members from North Carolina (all times local):

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has sworn in two Republicans who won special elections in North Carolina last week.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government filed a lawsuit Tuesday against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, alleging he violated nondisclosure agreements by publishing a memoir without giving the government an opportunity to review it first....Read more

On a night when Europe's biggest stars couldn't find a way to score, teenager Erling Braut Haaland made it look easy.

The 19-year-old Norwegian shone on his Champions League debut, scoring a hat trick as Salzburg beat Genk 6-2. Meanwhile, Liverpool,...Read more

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Ramsey arrived for the season in the back of an armored truck , sending a clear message to the Jacksonville Jaguars about his worth.

It would be fitting if he departed in a dump truck, assuming the Jaguars (0-2) unload...Read more

DETROIT (AP) — Faced with weakening sales, a deteriorating global economy and an unpredictable trade war, General Motors and striking auto workers appeared to be making progress Tuesday toward a four-year labor contract.

The two-day walkout by 49,000...Read more

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