Yanitza Cubilette is one of seven people between the age of 18 and 25 to receive a Soros Justice Youth Activist Fellowship this year. Working full time out of her apartment on Granite Street and an office in the Hearing Youth Voices headquarters, she plans to to develop a statewide network connecting teenage would-be activists to training and resources that they would not otherwise learn about until they were working at a nonprofit organization.
Mookie Betts hit his second leadoff homer in three games, Andrew Benintendi homered and drove in three runs and the Boston Red Sox completed a dominant sweep of the AL West-leading Los Angeles Angels with an 8-2 victory Thursday night.
Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 on Thursday night in taking a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were still reeling from the passing of Erin Popovich.
Jake Arrieta flashed the All-Star form that made Philadelphia covet the free-agent ace, striking out 10 and tossing one-hit ball over seven innings to lead the Phillies to a 7-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night.
Four quarterbacks, one choice. The Browns have spent months analyzing the top college quarterbacks. They have the No. 1 pick and the time to decide is drawing near with only a week left until the draft.
Preston Tucker drove in a career-high five runs, Matt Wisler allowed two hits in seven innings after being called up from the minors, and the Atlanta Braves beat Matt Harvey and the New York Mets 12-4 on Thursday night.
Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists, and Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots as the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.
Aaron Judge hit his fifth home run, David Robertson pitched out of an eighth-inning jam and the New York Yankees overcame some shaky defense on a chilly night to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Thursday night.
While its recent string of poor response times and missed calls have placed the town’s volunteer ambulance service in the spotlight of late, the group also has been dealing with the fallout from an internal legal dispute.
Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday night to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
A masked Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his postseason debut, Marco Belinelli and Dario Saric each added 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 128-108 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.
In an ever-evolving front line for the Vikings — East Lyme has found the firepower to win 11 straight ECC tournament titles — junior Morgan Crandall seems to have found her place. At least she did Thursday.
Prince thought he was taking a common painkiller but instead ingested a counterfeit pill containing the dangerously powerful drug fentanyl, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday as he announced that no charges would be filed in the musician's death.
Off to a 3-15 start — their worst since the Great Depression — the Reds fire Bryan Price in baseball's first managerial change this season. Price was in his fifth year with a rebuilding club. The Reds have lost at least 94 games the last three seasons.
Buying the Mueller investigation time would be the primary benefit of the bipartisan bill currently blocked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Those in Congress who want to see a conclusive finding may have to find another way.