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Don’t put all your anti-climate-change eggs in the electric-car basket

Erich Sixt, chairman and chief executive officer of the Pullach, Germany-based global car-rental company that bears his family’s name, recently …

Fossil Fuels

Driver with head full of racist tattoos gets into car accident with delivery man on bike

A man with a head full of racist tattoos — including one that reads “AM A PSYCHOTIC NEO NAZI SERIAL KILLER SKIN HEAD FOREVER FOREVER” — got into a …

Middle Age

Child scales ‘un-climbable’ pool ladder in viral video

ATTLEBORO, Mass. — A Massachusetts family has captured a viral video of their toddler climbing what is supposed to be a gate stopping children from …

Viral Videos

Jogger fights off man who sexually assaulted her, suspect arrested: cops

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — Police say a Massachusetts woman fought off a man who sexually assaulted her and tried to drag her into his car while she was …

Crime

Smoking in the US is at an all-time low

Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low.<p>About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, …

Public Health

Alleged CIA leaker charged with disclosing classified information

Manhattan federal prosecutors on Monday slapped a former CIA software engineer — who was already in prison on child porn charges — with a slew of new …

Corruption

Mets must make real commitment to Jacob deGrom

DENVER — Forget about trading Jacob deGrom. If the Mets really want to make a splash, they should extend deGrom as soon as possible and have him for …

Major League Baseball

More than 100 Nassar victims urge Michigan State board to fire interim president

LANSING, Mich. — A letter signed by at least 120 victims sexual abuse by former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State …

Gymnastics

Bartolo Colon etches his name deeper into the history books

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bartolo Colon has reached one goal he set for himself this season and is within two wins of another.<p>Colon earned his 244th …

Major League Baseball

FBI: Ex-sheriff extorted nearly $100K from dealers, others

TOLEDO, Ohio — The FBI says a former Ohio sheriff accused of taking nearly $100,000 in bribes from drug dealers and others while in office has been …

Corruption

Army officially splits with West Point ‘commie cadet’

WATERTOWN, N.Y. — The images Spenser Rapone posted on Twitter from his West Point graduation were intentionally shocking: In one, the smirking cadet …

U.S. Army

Giancarlo Stanton made the most of a break from The Bronx

WASHINGTON — The Yankees spent just one day in a 10-day span outside The Bronx.<p>And while the brief trip to the nation’s capital may have seemed a …

Baseball

Yankees’ next series will be vital early test of postseason dreams

WASHINGTON — Exactly how high are the stakes for the Yankees in this regular season?<p>They’ll be able to file a first-person account by Thursday …

Baseball

NCAA basketball referee pleads guilty to molesting teen boy

MARIETTA, Ga. — A NCAA women’s basketball referee has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for molesting a 14-year-old at a Georgia hotel.<p>The …

Crime

Brandon Nimmo leads barrage as Mets bats break out in big way

DENVER — Nim-sanity has arrived to the Mets.<p>If Brandon Nimmo’s go-ahead homer in the ninth inning to help his team win Sunday’s game in Arizona …

Major League Baseball

China blasts Trump’s new tariff threat as ‘blackmail’

BEIJING — China’s government has denounced President Donald Trump’s threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it …

Donald Trump

China says Kim Jong Un is planning a visit to Beijing

BEIJING — Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday following his groundbreaking …

North Korea

Battle for estate of principal accused in cheating scandal takes strange turn

A Harlem principal accused in a cheating scandal killed herself by jumping in front of a train in 2015, leaving her estranged husband and mother to …

Harlem

School honoring Confederate general to be renamed for Barack Obama

RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia city is rebranding its only school named after a Confederate general to honor the United States’ first black president.<p>The …

Barack Obama

Kentucky youngster works his way onto Knicks’ draft radar

The hype has hit overdrive for Kentucky freshman small forward Kevin Knox.<p>Kevin Knox Sr., Knox’s father and manager, told The Post he believes the …

Basketball

Jay Bruce had this off-day decision made for him

DENVER — Jay Bruce was in Monday’s lineup, scheduled to hit seventh, until he informed Mets officials his sore buttocks/hip was again an issue.<p>The …

Major League Baseball

Hoarder dies after cluttered home bursts into flames

An elderly woman known to neighbors as a “classic hoarder” was killed Monday night when flames engulfed her cluttered, “fire hazard” of a home in …

Hoarding

Yankees bullpen gets redemption in win over Nationals

WASHINGTON — Aaron Boone entered what he called an “odd” day feeling good about his bullpen.<p>He was half right.<p>After Chad Green struggled in the …

Baseball

Couple gets married on airplane during cross-country flight

A Baltimore-bound Southwest Airlines flight was feeling the love Sunday night when a jet-setting couple took their relationship to the next level — …

Weddings

Cat sanctuary struggling to provide care after water shut off

A cat fight is raging over water on Roosevelt Island.<p>Operators of a feline sanctuary say they are struggling to care for their 22 “Island Cats” after …

Mosquitoes

The shocking way North Korea would kidnap random citizens off the street

On a pleasant evening in July 1978, Kaoru Hasuike took a stroll with his bride-to-be, Yukiko Okudo. A new moon hung in the inky Japanese sky and …

North Korea

Kids’ entertainment attraction coming to Pod Hotel

The new Pod Hotel at Ninth Avenue and 42nd Street, which has a very adult attraction in the fancy tiki bar/restaurant The Polynesian, will soon offer …

Pierce

Family says hospital gave them the wrong baby

LOGAN, W.Va. — A family says they held the wrong baby for nearly two hours days after his birth at a West Virginia hospital.<p>The Charleston …

Pregnancy

Firefighters suspended for making porn at firehouse

AKRON, Ohio — Two firefighters in Ohio have been suspended for making pornographic videos at a firehouse.<p>Akron officials say Arthur Dean and Deann …

Fire Fighting

Did you feel that?

GOOOAALL!!! When Mexico stunned the Germans in World Cup play Sunday, the celebration back home was so fierce it set off earthquake sensors. …

Yu Darvish