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    Mets slam Orioles in 16-5 Baltimore chopping


    BALTIMORE — Kevin Plawecki hit his first career grand slam during a nine-run sixth inning, Brandon Nimmo went 5 for 5 with three RBI and the Mets breezed past the Orioles 16-5 on Wednesday night. Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs to help the...

    BALTIMORE — Kevin Plawecki hit his first career grand slam during a nine-run sixth inning, Brandon Nimmo went 5 for 5 with three RBI and the Mets breezed past the Orioles 16-5 on Wednesday night.

    Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs to help the Mets earn a split of the two-game interleague...

    Stripping Brennan's security clearance: Another insult to the rule of law


    Former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 23,...

    A fresh Trump outrage every day makes it is all too easy to become inured. Yet with the White House announcement that President Trump is stripping former CIA Director John Brennan of his security clearance, there is no avoiding the fact that key institutions of our democracy are being subjected...

    Democratic leaders avoid abuse accusations against Minnesota attorney general


    Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is accused of abuse by a former...

    WASHINGTON — The head of the Democratic Party insisted Wednesday that allegations of domestic abuse against his second-in-command would not hurt his party ahead of this fall's midterm elections.

    Yet four days after the first public accusation of physical and emotional abuse emerged against Minnesota...

    Aaron Judge gets cortisone shot in wrist as pain persists and return to Yankee lineup is delayed


    Former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 23,...

    After needing a cortisone shot for the pain in his fractured right wrist on Tuesday, Aaron Judge is not close to a return to the Yankee lineup. Speaking on WFAN, GM Brian Cashman admitted that the team’s initial three-week time frame for Judge’s return from the chip fracture is not realistic at...

    Gov. Cuomo declares America "was never that great"


    Gov. Cuomo on Wednesday at the Lower East Side's Manny Cantor Center, where he shocked crowd at bill-signing...

    Gov. Cuomo drew gasps and groans at a bill-signing ceremony Wednesday when he declared that America “was never that great.”

    Cuomo made the eyebrow-raising remark while mocking President Trump’s popular 2016 campaign slogan “Make America Great Again.”

    “We are not going to make America great again,”...

    Trump administration says it's reviewing security clearances for ex-officials who have already had theirs revoked


    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reads a statement from President Trump announcing he will remove the security clearance from former CIA Director John Brennan on...

    The Trump administration announced Wednesday it is reviewing security clearances for several former intelligence officials who have been critical of President Trump — but at least three of them have already been stripped of their clearances.

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said...

    Activist who demolished Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame pleads not guilty


    Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized on July 25 in Los Angeles. The man accused of smashing Trump's star says his actions were a "rightful and just act." Austin Clay pleaded not guilty to a felony vandalism charge...

    The California man charged with the pickax pulverization of Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday.

    Austin Clay, 24, entered the plea to one felony count of vandalism, his lawyers David Pourshalimi and Ben Perlmutter confirmed to...

    Cuomo: 'America was never that great'


    Gov. Cuomo said the country was never really all that great...

    It’s not exactly the most stirring political slogan.

    Gov. Cuomo raised eyebrows Wednesday when, in knocking President Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan, he argued that the country was never really quite all that anyway.

    "We're not going to make America great again, it was never that great,"...

    Derek Jeter starts program with the Marlins to teach all players and coaches Spanish


    Gov. Cuomo said the country was never really all that great...

    Derek Jeter looked around and realized something wasn’t adding up, so he did something about it.

    ESPN is reporting that the Yankees legend and current part owner of the Miami Marlins is instituting a program within his organization that will require English-speaking players and coaches to learn...

    Kellyanne Conway's husband posts photos of world leaders with their pets after President Trump's Omarosa 'dog' insult


    Kellyanne Conway and her husband, George Conway, greet guests on the South Lawn of the White House last...

    George Conway is hounding President Trump.

    The husband of senior White House aide Kellyanne Conway took subtle shots at the President late Tuesday, tweeting out several photos of world leaders with their pets after Trump derided Omarosa Manigault Newman as a “dog.”

    Conway, who’s risen to Twitter...

    Omarosa's a liar, but she reveals something important about Trump


    Don't trust her, but learn from...

    Let me make something straight from the outset. I think Omarosa Manigault Newman has zero credibility. I also think her critiques of President Trump are relevant, and may tell us something important about the man.

    Since I worked for Trump for many years, and was quite friendly with his executive...

    Trump's ex-campaign manager names who would be biggest threat to unseat the President in 2020


    The former campaign manager for President Trump said there is another New York billionaire who could challenge him in the 2020...

    It could come down to a battle of the billionaires.

    Corey Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, believes Michael Bloomberg could run the most competitive campaign against the current commander-in-chief in 2020 — if he runs as a Democrat.

    “He could make it through a primary and...

    Jurors set to decide former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fate


    Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman, did not take the stand at his own trial for tax and bank...

    Paul Manafort “lied when he had money and lied to get more money when he didn't,” prosecutors said Wednesday as they presented closing arguments in the fraud trial against President Trump’s former campaign chairman.

    Manafort is accused of hiding million of dollars in offshore accounts and lying...

    Joe Biden cancels appearance at Illinois political rally due to 'doctor's orders'


    Former Vice President Joe Biden has not yet decided if he will mount a 2020 presidential...

    Former Vice President Joe Biden pulled out of a planned appearance in Illinois this week due to illness.

    Biden was scheduled to be the keynote speaker Thursday at the Illinois Democrats County Chairs' Association brunch in Springfield.

    A spokesman for Biden told CNN Wednesday that the 75-year-old...

    What job experts say Omarosa got wrong about her White House departure and Trump betrayal


    Former Vice President Joe Biden has not yet decided if he will mount a 2020 presidential...

    She’s been fired three times by President Trump on reality television and a fourth time in the White House — but Omarosa Manigault-Newman still hasn’t perfected her graceful exit.

    The former “Apprentice” villainess, who served as communications director for the Office of Public Liaison, has made...

    Readers sound off on Omarosa, interracial shootings and unemployment


    Watch your...

    Believe Omarosa: Trump's a soda jerk

    Brooklyn: Omarosa was not the first to expose Trump’s excessive intake of Diet Coke (“Prez on brink,” Aug. 14).

    However, Omarosa also reported about the Boston University study that found dangers in the soda. What is so dangerous in Diet Coke that can cause...

    Rudy Giuliani claims Robert Mueller’s Russia probe will become ‘even bigger joke' if Omarosa testifies


    Rudy Giuliani went after Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday night, daring special counsel Robert Mueller to have her testify in the Russia...

    Rudy Giuliani dared special counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday to have Omarosa Manigault Newman testify in the Russia investigation, claiming it would become an “even bigger joke” if she does.

    The former mayor’s sardonic response came in the wake of Manigault Newman revealing she has been contacted...

    New York attorney general candidates avoid confrontation, blast President Trump during Manhattan debate


    New York State attorney general candidates Zephyr Teachout, Letitia James, Sean Maloney and Leecia Eve debated in New York City on Tuesday...

    President Trump was on everybody’s mind as the four Democratic candidates running for New York attorney general faced off in Manhattan on Tuesday night.

    City Public Advocate Letitia James, Fordham law school professor Zephyr Teachout, New York Rep. Sean Maloney and ex-Hillary Clinton aide Leecia...

    Jay Bruce to begin rehab assignment in Port St. Lucie, will get time at first base


    New York State attorney general candidates Zephyr Teachout, Letitia James, Sean Maloney and Leecia Eve debated in New York City on Tuesday...

    Another Met who hasn’t seen the field in quite some time began a rehab assignment in Port St. Lucie Tuesday night.

    Jay Bruce — who has not appeared in a game since June 17th — doesn’t quite reach David Wright levels of missing time, but the outfielder was in the St. Lucie Mets lineup Tuesday, batting...

    White House 'can't guarantee' Trump didn't use N-word as Omarosa drops tape of campaign aides discussing the possibility


    Omarosa Manigault Newman has released several recordings of her time as a Trump campaign and administration...

    The White House “can’t guarantee” there's no recording of President Trump using the N-word.

    Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders attempted Tuesday to defend the President and downplay the secret recordings coming from Omarosa Manigault Newman as she completes her transformation from reality-TV...

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders 'can't guarantee' tape of Trump using the 'N-word' doesn't exist


    White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders struggled to defend President Trump after uproar over possibility of tape capturing him using the...

    President Trump’s top spokeswoman “can’t guarantee” that there is no tape recording of him using the N-word.

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders attempted Tuesday to downplay Omarosa Manigault Newman‘s secret recordings and the salacious claims from her new book.

    Sanders, asked about...

    Don't dance on the alt-right's grave just yet: Unite the Right 2 was a flop, but the ideas are mainstreaming


    Antifa and counter protestors to a far-right rally march during the Unite the Right 2 Rally in Washington, DC, on August 12,...

    The understandable shadenfreude of many tolerant people over Sunday’s sparsely attended rain-drenched alt-right freak show in Washington may be a bit premature. While the alt-right leadership has been in freefall after the movement’s racist and violent underbelly was grotesquely exposed to the...

    Omarosa claims Trump knew Clinton emails had been hacked before they were released


    Omarosa Manigault Newman has revealed a series of explosive claims ahead of the release of her tell-all...

    She’s gone from reality TV villain to whistle blower.

    Ousted White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman claimed Tuesday that President Trump was well aware emails stolen from his rival’s campaign were going to be released to the public ahead of the 2016 election.

    “Absolutely,” Manigault Newman stated...

    Anthony Scaramucci broke into 'a girly cry' after President Trump fired him from the White House, Omarosa says


    Back in the day, Anthony Scaramucci arrives at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland to board Air Force One with President...

    The Mooch moped after he got the boot.

    One-time White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci retreated to a secluded office and broke into tears after President Trump fired him after just 10 days on the job, Omarosa Manigault Newman alleges in her new book.

    Scaramucci was abruptly axed...