AP News Articles

April is just over a week old, and already Whit Merrifield is more than halfway to matching Joe DiMaggio's famous hitting streak.

That's because Merrifield's run began toward the end of last season — so long ago that it doesn't totally resonate....Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and White House allies pressing for a harder line on immigration sped up their campaign Monday to clean house at the Department of Homeland Security with a mission far wider than just the departure of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen....Read more

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a long home run and Carlos Correa's broken-bat RBI infield single in the eighth inning helped the Houston Astros rally past the New York Yankees 4-3 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory.

Aaron Judge homered...Read more

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Uganda to find the kidnappers of an American tourist who has been freed amid conflicting reports over whether a ransom was paid for her release.

Kim Endicott of Costa Mesa, California,...Read more

A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday:

BOSTON BASH

The Red Sox are set to receive their 2018 World Series rings ahead of their home opener at Fenway Park. Boston plans to unveil a championship banner, and ceremonies...Read more

BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman and a dozen other prominent parents have agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scam that ensnared wealthy families and athletic coaches at some of the nation's most selective universities, federal...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man inspired by the Islamic State group plotted to ram a stolen U-Haul truck into as many pedestrians as possible at a popular convention and tourist destination just outside the nation's capital, federal prosecutors said Monday....Read more

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Flood, snow, avalanche and fire alerts popped up Monday from Idaho to Colorado, as parts of the U.S. interior that were paralyzed by blizzards and floods last month braced for round two of an unusual weather phenomenon.

Welcome to...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the departure of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen (all times local):

8:30 p.m.

The White House push for a harder line on immigration, including the shake-up at the Department of Homeland...Read more

PHOENIX (AP) — A plan to address a shrinking supply of water on a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West is headed to President Donald Trump.

The U.S. House and Senate approved the Colorado River drought contingency plan on Monday....Read more

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