• Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block

    NEW YORK (AP) — Viji Devadas hasn’t heard from her nephew in Sri Lanka on her family WhatsApp chat group since he reached out just after the Easter Sunday bomb blasts that tore apart churches and hotels and killed hundreds in the South Asian nation.

    Updated: 6:53 pm

  • New Mexico utility says it will be emissions-free by 2040

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest electric provider set a goal Monday aimed at going emissions-free as early as 2040, winning praise from the state’s top Democratic leaders and environmental groups that have been pushing for years to end the state’s reliance on fossil fuels for electricity generation.

  • MRI on Mets ace deGrom comes back clean, no damage

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom remains on track to start Friday night after an MRI on his right elbow showed no damage.

    Updated: 6:47 pm

  • SMU basketball signs 3 transfers to join program next season

    DALLAS (AP) — Transfer players Isiah Jasey, Tyson Jolly and Darius McNeill have signed with SMU and will join the program next season.

  • Readying for his return, Golovkin seeks path back to Alvarez

    NEW YORK (AP) — The giant banner behind him revealed not only a new nickname, but a new reality in boxing for Gennady Golovkin.

  • 5 reasons why autonomous cars aren’t coming anytime soon

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying passengers in every city, and you’ll get an almost universal answer: Not anytime soon.

    Updated: 6:27 pm

  • SEC’s Sankey: Wave of NCAA waivers ‘creates difficulties’

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey says it’s too early to tell for sure if the transfer portal is a net positive for college athletics.

  • Armed border group’s leader said to have assassination plans

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The leader of an armed group that has been detaining asylum-seeking families from Central America near the Mexican border said two years ago that he was training supporters to assassinate Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and billionaire Democratic supporter George Soros, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday.

    Updated: 6:18 pm

  • Tesla gears up for fully self-driving cars amid skepticism

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk expects to start converting the company’s electric cars into fully self-driving vehicles next year as part of an audacious plan to create a network of robotic taxis to compete against Uber and other ride-hailing services.

    Updated: 6:18 pm

  • Pitcher Gio González released by Yankees

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Gio González was released Monday from his minor league contract with the New York Yankees.

    Updated: 6:14 pm