• New York Mets' David Wright (5) is greeted by teammate Michael Conforto (30) after hitting a solo homer against the Washington Nationals in the first inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Washington. Mets won 2-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Matz wins 7th straight, Mets beat Nats 2-0 to take series

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Matz pitched through the eighth inning for the first time in his big league career, and the most satisfying pitch was his final one, a sinker to Bryce Harper.

  • Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Nationals Park, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Strasburg stays perfect as Nats beat Harvey and Mets 7-4

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg remained unbeaten with an 11-strikeout performance, and the Washington Nationals hit three of their season-high five home runs off struggling Matt Harvey in a 7-4 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.

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  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 19, 2016. In a breakthrough, House Republicans and Democrats have agreed to a deal to help rescue Puerto Rico from $70 billion in debt.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Bipartisan deal in House to help Puerto Rico with $70B debt

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans and Democrats reached a rare, election-year deal with the White House to try to rescue Puerto Rico from $70 billion in debt as millions of Americans in the cash-strapped U.S. territory struggle with the loss of basic services.