• Astros now trailing Yankees in ALCS, need 9th Verlander win

    HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander agreed to that last-second trade to the Houston Astros with hopes of another World Series, and has since won all eight games he has pitched.

  • Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

    NEW YORK (AP) — This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound.

  • This time vs Astros, Yanks again try to overcome 2-0 deficit

    NEW YORK (AP) — Trailing again 2-0 in the postseason, these young New York Yankees remain even keeled going into Game 3 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros.

  • A nursing home’s high school teaches lessons on life

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a classroom, an old man glides in pushing a walker, and none of the young faces turn. In the cafeteria, a white-haired woman eats across from a teenager, to no one’s surprise. And walking to the school bus, students pass wheelchairs and oxygen tanks as nonchalantly as if they were backpacks and notebooks.