Deputy sexually assaulted young girl, threatened to deport mom: cops

DEPUTY SEXUALLY ASSAULTED YOUNG GIRL, THREATENED TO DEPORT MOM: COPS

A sheriff's deputy in Texas sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl and threatened to deport her mother if she reported him, authorities...

LEADING OFF: Verlander backs rolling Astros, mending Dodgers

LEADING OFF: VERLANDER BACKS ROLLING ASTROS, MENDING DODGERS

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

 
 
 
Marlins rally in ninth as Giants squander four-run lead

MARLINS RALLY IN NINTH AS GIANTS SQUANDER FOUR-RUN LEAD

SAN FRANCISCO - Miguel Rojas followed Lewis Brinson's RBI single with a go-ahead base hit as the Miami Marlins rallied in the ninth...

Nimmo, Mets finally support deGrom in 12-2 win over Rockies

NIMMO, METS FINALLY SUPPORT DEGROM IN 12-2 WIN OVER ROCKIES

DENVER - Brandon Nimmo homered twice during a huge night at the plate, including an inside-the-park shot to begin the game, and the...

 
 
 
Soto, Hicks HRs give Nats, Yanks unusual doubleheader split

SOTO, HICKS HRS GIVE NATS, YANKS UNUSUAL DOUBLEHEADER SPLIT

WASHINGTON - It was a long and odd day, one that started with teenager Juan Soto homering in a game that officially was played before...

Trump calls for new ‘Space Force' as part of US military

TRUMP CALLS FOR NEW ‘SPACE FORCE' AS PART OF US MILITARY

President Trump on Monday said he was directing the Pentagon to create “Space Force” as an independent branch of the US military to...

 
 
 
Trump Asks For $200 Billion More In Tariffs To Impose On China

TRUMP ASKS FOR $200 BILLION MORE IN TARIFFS TO IMPOSE ON CHINA

In the latest move in a nascent trade war, the president announced he wanted to impose a 10 percent tariff on more Chinese products,...

Nationals make early trade splash by adding All-Star closer

NATIONALS MAKE EARLY TRADE SPLASH BY ADDING ALL-STAR CLOSER

The Nationals made an early trade-deadline statement Monday night by pouncing on All-Star closer Kelvin Herrera. Washington secured...

 
 
 
Barry Trotz's best fits: If not Islanders, NHL coaching carousel could get wild

BARRY TROTZ'S BEST FITS: IF NOT ISLANDERS, NHL COACHING CAROUSEL COULD GET WILD

After resigning from the Stanley Cup champion Capitals, Barry Trotz becomes the biggest free-agent coach since Mike Babcock. His next...

Shopper charged with making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart

SHOPPER CHARGED WITH MAKING $1.3 MILLION IN FRAUDULENT RETURNS TO WALMART

A 23-year-old Walmart shopper is accused of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 of the chain's stores across the country.

 
 
 
World Cup 2018: Harry Kane comes good to heighten England's aura of optimism

WORLD CUP 2018: HARRY KANE COMES GOOD TO HEIGHTEN ENGLAND'S AURA OF OPTIMISM

Harry Kane came up huge for England as the captain set about proving he can translate his Tottenham form to the national stage.

Border policy fuels backlash against Trump

BORDER POLICY FUELS BACKLASH AGAINST TRUMP

The forced separation of migrant children from their parents fueled a weekend of intense criticism of President Trump's immigration...

 
 
 
Trump says he won't allow US to become a ‘migrant camp'

TRUMP SAYS HE WON'T ALLOW US TO BECOME A ‘MIGRANT CAMP'

President Donald Trump defended his strict immigration policy that is ​resulting in the ​​separation​ ​of ​children from their parents...

Barry Trotz resigns as Capitals coach after Stanley Cup win

BARRY TROTZ RESIGNS AS CAPITALS COACH AFTER STANLEY CUP WIN

Trotz joined the Capitals in May 2014 after spending the previous 15 seasons as coach of the Predators.

 
 
 
Supreme Court Just Punted on a Major Voting Issue

SUPREME COURT JUST PUNTED ON A MAJOR VOTING ISSUE

The Supreme Court has ruled on two gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland-but without without deciding on the broader issue...

Trump tells Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

TRUMP TELLS PENTAGON TO CREATE 'SPACE FORCE'

President Donald Trump is announcing that he is directing the Pentagon to create the 'Space Force' as an independent service branch.

 
 
 
Supreme Court sidesteps major rulings in gerrymandering cases

SUPREME COURT SIDESTEPS MAJOR RULINGS IN GERRYMANDERING CASES

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped major rulings on whether state lawmakers should face curbs on their ability...

High court to rule on whether voters can decide 'millionaire tax'

HIGH COURT TO RULE ON WHETHER VOTERS CAN DECIDE 'MILLIONAIRE TAX'

The proposed constitutional amendment would impose a surtax of 4 percent on any portion of an individual's annual income that exceeds...

 
 
 
‘Gaming disorder' is now an official mental-health condition

‘GAMING DISORDER' IS NOW AN OFFICIAL MENTAL-HEALTH CONDITION

For video game addicts, it might be time to hit the restart button. Compulsive game playing is now a mental-health condition, the World...

Should liberty icon Faneuil Hall's slave ties mean renaming?

SHOULD LIBERTY ICON FANEUIL HALL'S SLAVE TIES MEAN RENAMING?

One of the most famous buildings in Boston is the latest icon embroiled in debate because of its ties to slavery.