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China's Xi ends Myanmar visit with flurry of agreements

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping ended a two-day state visit to Myanmar on Saturday after attending the...

News

Japan's leader vows to boost nation's role in US alliance

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Sunday to bolster his country's role under its security pact with the...

News

Iran backtracks on plan to send flight recorders to Ukraine

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Iranian official leading the investigation into the Ukrainian jetliner that was accidentally shot down...

News

'1917' takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If the Producers Guild Awards are a true predictor of the Oscars' best film category, then the World War I...

Sports

Buggs, Hawaii beat UC Santa Barbara 70-63

HONOLULU (AP) — Drew Buggs scored 12 points and tied his career high with 12 assists, Zigmars Raimo and Justin Webster combined...

Sports

American Ruth Winder wins women's Tour down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — United States national road champion Ruth Winder has won the women's section of the Tour Down Under...

Sports

Hornets face the Magic on 6-game slide

Orlando Magic (20-23, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (15-29, 11th in the Eastern...

Sports

Carolina takes on New York, seeks to break 3-game skid

New York Islanders (28-15-4, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (27-18-3, sixth in the Metropolitan...

Sports

Wild host the Panthers after shutout win

Florida Panthers (26-16-5, third in the Atlantic Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (22-20-6, seventh in the Central Division)St....

Sports

Blue Jackets visit the Rangers after shutout victory

Columbus Blue Jackets (25-16-8, fourth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New York Rangers (23-19-4, seventh in the Metropolitan...

Sports

MacKinnon, Avalanche to host the Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings (12-33-4, eighth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Colorado Avalanche (27-15-6, second in the Central...

Sports

Kane, Blackhawks to host the Jets

Winnipeg Jets (25-19-4, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (23-20-6, fifth in the Central Division)Chicago;...

Sports

Ingram, New Orleans set for matchup against Memphis

New Orleans Pelicans (16-27, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (20-22, eighth in the Western...

Sports

Washington takes on Detroit, seeks to halt 3-game slide

Detroit Pistons (16-27, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (13-28, 12th in the Eastern...

Sports

Celtics take on the Lakers on 3-game skid

Los Angeles Lakers (34-8, first in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (27-14, fourth in the Eastern Conference)Boston;...

Sports

Philadelphia plays Brooklyn on 3-game win streak

Philadelphia 76ers (28-16, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (18-23, eighth in the Eastern...

Sports

Chicago visits Milwaukee following LaVine's 42-point game

Chicago Bulls (16-28, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (38-6, first in the Eastern Conference)Milwaukee;...

Sports

New York plays Cleveland on 5-game road skid

New York Knicks (11-32, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (12-31, 13th in the Eastern...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Sports

Lillard and the Trail Blazers face the Warriors

Golden State Warriors (10-34, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (18-26, 11th in the Western...

Sports

Young and the Hawks face the Raptors

Toronto Raptors (28-14, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (10-33, 15th in the Eastern Conference)Atlanta;...

Sports

Harden and the Rockets take on the Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder (24-19, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (26-15, sixth in the Western...

Sports

AUSTRALIAN OPEN '20: A look at Serena, other things to know

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It's been three years since Serena Williams won a Grand Slam championship. Her drought without a...

Sports

Tillie leads No. 1 Gonzaga past BYU 92-69.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The consistent roar of the crowd caught the attention of Killian Tillie.It was then that he realized how...

Sports

Ovechkin's 2nd straight hat trick lifts Caps past Isles 6-4

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored three goals to tie Steve Yzerman for ninth on the career goals list Saturday, and...

Sports

Boise St. rallies from 19 down, beats Utah State 88-83 in OT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Justinian Jessup forced a turnover and scored with 1.9 seconds left to send the game into overtime as Boise...

Sports

Defense shines as UC Irvine tops UC Riverside 69-53

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Evan Leonard recorded 13 points as UC Irvine topped UC Riverside 69-53 on Saturday night.Brad Greene...

Sports

Stalock shuts out Stars, Wild win 7-0

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Coach Bruce Boudreau altered Minnesota’s practice plans with a snowstorm hitting the state, having his...

Sports

Rodriguez scores 17 to carry San Diego over Portland 77-67

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jared Rodriguez came off the bench to tally 17 points to carry San Diego to a 77-67 win over Portland on...

Sports

Golder scores 18 to carry Portland St. past Idaho St. 82-76

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Markus Golder registered 18 points as Portland State topped Idaho State 82-76 on Saturday night.Holland...

Sports

Paul's 30 lead Thunder past short-handed Portland 119-106

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chris Paul had become annoyed with Oklahoma City's recent slow starts, so he did something about it.He...

Sports

Gobert nets 28, Jazz race to early lead, beat Kings 123-101

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert is known for his defense. Against Sacramento, he went to the rim time and again on...

Sports

Tillie powers No. 1 Gonzaga past BYU 92-69

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Killian Tillie had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 1 Gonzaga beat BYU 92-69 on Saturday night for its...

Sports

James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets 124-115

HOUSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers were determined to start the second half of their season on a high note following a loss...

Crime

Officer shoots robbery suspect outside Atlanta mall

ATLANTA (AP) — A police sergeant foiled an armed robbery and shot one of the suspects outside of one of Atlanta's largest...

Sports

New Mexico St. beats Seattle 75-67, stays undefeated in WAC

SEATTLE (AP) — Ivan Aurrecoechea had 19 points and 11 rebounds and New Mexico State beat Seattle 75-67 on Saturday night to...

Sports

Arizona State pulls away to beat Utah 83-64

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley turned several shades of red during the course of a game the Sun Devils...

Sports

LaVine scores 42, Chicago rallies late to beat Cavs 118-116

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls overcame a poor performance in the first three quarters with a strong finish.Zach LaVine...

Sports

Johnson, No. 11 Louisville earn win at No. 3 Duke 79-73

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville's big lead was all but gone, leaving the 11th-ranked Cardinals clinging to a slim margin while...

Sports

2 horses die in 2 days of racing at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Two horses have died in two days of racing at Santa Anita, where four deaths have occurred since last...

News

AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild...

Sports

Tobias Harris' late 3 seals Sixers' win over Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — The 76ers haven't won as much on the road as they'd like. They relied on defense to get it done at Madison...

Sports

Suns beat Celtics 123-110; Smart hits record 11 3-pointers

BOSTON (AP) — Devin Booker had 39 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists and the Phoenix Suns overcame a franchise-record 11...

Sports

Perry, Carter lead Mississippi State over Georgia 91-59

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Reggie Perry and Tyson Carter combined for 40 points to lead Mississippi State to an easy 91-59...

Sports

D'Angelo Russell shines, Warriors end 10-game losing streak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With wins so hard to come by for the injury-plagued Warriors, every one means a little more now to coach...

Health

VanVleet scores 29 in return as Raptors beat Wolves 122-112

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fred VanVleet knew he was on a minutes restriction as he made his return from a hamstring injury after...

Sports

Jimenez beats senior newcomer Els in playoff at Hualalai

KA'UPULEHI-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez made a 12-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff Saturday with...

Sports

Smith's late power-play goal leads Predators over Sabres 2-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Special teams have been a struggle for the Nashville Predators all season. But on Saturday night, that...

Sports

Virginia snaps 3-game skid with 63-58 win over Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) — Still a far cry from its national championship form, Virginia showed it hasn't forgotten how to grind out a...

Sports

No. 2 Baylor women Big 12-record 45th straight league win

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 2 Baylor goes much deeper than its starting five, and coach Kim Mulkey is getting more confident in...

Sports

Tiano leads National to 30-20 win in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Tiano realizes he might have limited chances to show scouts he deserves a chance in the NFL. On...

Sports

Wetzell, No. 7 SDSU beat Nevada 68-55 to remain undefeated

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State home basketball games are starting to feel like they did back in the Kawhi Leonard era, when a...

Sports

Abilene Christian cruises past Southeastern Louisiana 76-55

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Joe Pleasant registered 12 points and seven rebounds as Abilene Christian easily beat Southeastern...

Sports

Indiana builds big second-half lead, beats Nebraska 82-74

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It took a second-half spurt to build a 19-point lead and then tough defense during an eight-minute scoring...

Sports

Smart scores 20, LSU beats Ole Miss to stay unbeaten in SEC

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — LSU guard Skylar Mays is not surprised the Tigers are the only unbeaten team in Southeastern Conference...

Sports

Merzlikins leads Blue Jackets' rout of New Jersey

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Elvis Merzlikins felt he was pretty lucky, especially near the end.The Columbus Blue Jackets feel pretty...

News

Kardashian West pursues criminal justice reform in TV show

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Kim Kardashian West is a step closer to becoming a lawyer, having finished her first year of study as...

Sports

Rose, Mykhailiuk spark Pistons to easy win over Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) — Derrick Rose has been rolling lately, and in a good way.The 11th-year point guard, in his first season with the...

Sports

Montana earns 1,000th home court win, holds off Idaho 67-63

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jared Samuelson scored 23 points and Kyle Owens and Kendal Manuel each added two clutch free throws in...

Sports

USC completes rally to finish off Stanford 82-78 in OT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stanford was playing with a spring in its step Saturday, skipping into the halftime break with a 20-point...

Sports

Konecny leads Flyers past Kings 4-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After a lackluster home effort the last time out, Flyers coach Alain Vigneault shifted his top line and it...

Sports

Shivers, Burns propel Southern past UAPB 75-56

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Ahsante Shivers tossed in 18 points and freshman Damiree Burns came off the bench to score 16 as...

Sports

Panthers beat Red Wings 4-1 for season-high 4-game streak

DETROIT (AP) — The Florida Panthers were thrilled to have banged-up goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky back on the ice. He was pretty...

Sports

Pierson, Small lead Texas State past Louisiana-Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 18 points, Isiah Small had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Texas State got past...

Sports

Suns overcome Smart's record 11 3s, beat Celtics 123-119

BOSTON (AP) — Devin Booker sure loves playing in TD Garden.His near triple-double effort was just barely enough for the Phoenix...

Sports

Clare carries Cal St.-Fullerton past Long Beach St. 66-62

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Davon Clare had 17 points as Cal State Fullerton narrowly defeated Long Beach State 66-62 on...

Sports

Freeman-Liberty leads Valparaiso past Indiana St.

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Javon Freeman-Liberty scored 23 points and Donovan Clay scored 18 and Valparaiso pulled away from...

Sports

Clemson linebacker Simmons giving up senior year for NFL

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's “Swiss Army Knife” linebacker Isaiah Simmons is going pro.Simmons is a 6-foot-4, 230-pound...

News

Buttigieg says Oval Office needs wartime veteran

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Saturday the Oval Office benefits from the...

Sports

Kennedy carries McNeese St. past New Orleans 65-52

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Sha'markus Kennedy had 21 points and 14 rebounds as McNeese State topped New Orleans 65-52 on Saturday...

Sports

Olaniyi, Garcia lead Stony Brook over Albany 70-62

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Elijah Olaniyi and Andrew Garcia scored 20 points apiece as Stony Brook topped Albany 70-62 on...

Sports

Salnave lifts Monmouth over Manhattan 65-58

NEW YORK (AP) — Ray Salnave had 16 points and eight rebounds as Monmouth beat Manhattan 65-58 on Saturday night.Deion Hammond...

Sports

Kinsey scores 18, late FT lifts Herd over Old Dominion 68-67

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Taevion Kinsey stole the ball and was fouled, making the decisive game-winning free throw with 18.6...

Sports

Meeks' double-double helps Bucknell past Lehigh 72-56

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — John Meeks had 11 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to lead Bucknell to a 72-56 win over Lehigh on...

Sports

No. 2 Baylor routs 17th-ranked West Virginia

WACO, Texas (AP) — The No. 2 Baylor women set another Big 12 record with their 45th consecutive conference win in regular...

Sports

Pacheco-Ortiz, James lead Liberty past Lipscomb 67-60

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Georgie Pacheco-Ortiz scored a season-high 21 points and Scott James had a double-double as Liberty...

Sports

No. 16 Gonzaga women beat San Francisco 69-46

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Katie Campbell scored 13 points with three 3-pointers and Gonzaga beat San Francisco 69-46 for its 16th...

Sports

Miller leads UNC-Greensboro over Chattanooga 72-52

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller scored 26 points and had three steals and UNC Greensboro beat Chattanooga 72-52 on...

Sports

Bucks win easily again, beat Nets 117-97 for 6th straight

NEW YORK (AP) — Their lead was only nine with a minute left in the first half and it looked like the Milwaukee Bucks might be...

Sports

Love lifts Wright St. past Youngstown St. 79-72

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Loudon Love scored 21 points and had nine rebounds, two blocks and a steal and Wright State beat Youngstown...

Sports

Jenkins, Bishop lift Norfolk St over Md-Eastern Shore 62-52

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Tyrese Jenkins came off the bench and scored a career-high 19 points, topping his previous best of six, and...

News

Buttigieg shifts plans, will attend King holiday event in SC

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, who has been criticized for his slow outreach to black...

Sports

Texas Southern cures road woes, beats Jackson State 77-66

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) —Yahuza Rasas had 13 points and 11 rebounds for Texas Southern (6-11, 3-1 Southwestern Athletic...

Sports

Okauru sparks UNC Wilmington past Northeastern in OT, 76-74

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Mike Okauru forced overtime with a late dunk in regulation, then scored at the basket and added two...

Sports

Bowden scores 21 points as Tennessee routs rival Vandy 66-45

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes didn't know that the Volunteers had helped snap Vanderbilt's streak of...

Sports

Ewuosho lifts Alabama St. past Alabama A&M 65-56

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Tobi Ewuosho posted 14 points and seven rebounds as Alabama State beat Alabama A&M 65-56 on...

Sports

E. Tennessee St. uses early blitz for win over W. Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Tisdale scored 26 points with career-high 12 rebounds and East Tennessee State beat Western...

Sports

Andrus carries Prairie View past Grambling St. 64-57

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Gerard Andrus had 20 points and 10 rebounds as Prairie View beat Grambling State 64-57 on...

Sports

Aninye scores 15 points as Stetson holds off Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kenny Aninye scored 15 points as Stetson defeated Jacksonville 64-59 on Saturday night.Rob Perry had...

Sports

Faulkner sends Northern Kentucky past Cleveland State 75-49

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Sophomore Trevon Faulkner tossed in 24 points, matching his career high, and Northern Kentucky...

News

Sanders steps up appeals to women after flap with Warren

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stepped up his pitch to women in early-voting New...

Sports

UNLV pulls away late to post 99-78 win over New Mexico

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bryce Hamilton came off the bench to put up 35 points and spark UNLV to a 99-78 win over New Mexico in a...

Sports

Lovan scores 17 points; UAB holds off Florida Atlantic 68-65

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Tavin Lovan scored 17 points, Jalen Benjamin forced a turnover and made a pair of free throws in the...

Sports

Zegarowski's late 3 lifts No. 25 Creighton past Friars 78-74

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marcus Zegarowski was so dizzy before the game that he was held out of the starting lineup for the first...

Sports

Osaghae, Andrews lead FIU past Middle Tennessee 83-69

UNIVERSITY PARK, Fla. (AP) — Osasumwen Osaghae and Devon Andrews scored 18 points apiece and Florida International breezed to...

Sports

Stars activate Johns, clear way for return from long absence

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stephen Johns played in his first game in almost 22 months when the Dallas Stars visited Minnesota on...

Sports

Green's 25 points leads Northern Iowa over Bradley 86-71

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — AJ Green had 25 points as Northern Iowa topped Bradley 86-71 on Saturday.Austin Phyfe had 15 points for...

News

Murkowski wants to hear case before deciding on witnesses

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she's comfortable waiting to decide if more information is needed as...

Business

Astros, Red Sox look ahead in wake of sign-stealing scandal

Players from two teams at the center of baseball’s sign-stealing scandal faced their fans on Saturday for the first time since...

Sports

Brown scores 37 points in EKU's win over Tennessee State

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jomaru Brown scored 37 points, making 18 of 19 free throws including four in the final minute that...

Sports

Little Rock cruises past Appalachian State 73-57

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Jovan Stulic finished with 18 points, Nikola Maric scored a season-high 17 off the bench and Little Rock...

Sports

Crosby scores 27 as Alcorn State rolls past MVSU 105-73

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Troymain Crosby had a career-high 27 points as Alcorn State rolled past Mississippi Valley State 105-73...

Sports

McDavid scores twice, Oilers beat Coyotes 7-3

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — There's nothing like a victory before a long break.Riley Sheahan had a goal and three assists and...

Sports

LIU-Brooklyn beats cold-shooting Bryant 74-60

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Raiquan Clark had 21 points and 14 rebounds as Long Island-Brooklyn topped Bryant 74-60 on Saturday.Ty...

Sports

Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans 133-130

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As disappointed as Clippers coach Doc Rivers was to see his team give up 80 first-half points, he now has...

Sports

Robinson lifts Fresno St. past Wyoming 65-50

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Orlando Robinson scored 19 points, New Williams added 16 and Fresno State beat Wyoming 65-50 on...

Crime

Trump team, House managers trade sharp views on impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team issued a fiery response Saturday ahead of opening arguments in his...

Sports

Davison scores 26, Eastern Washington tops Montana St 71-58

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Jacob Davison scored 26 points, Mason Peatling had a double-double and Eastern Washington defeated...

Sports

Ingram's free throws lift UCF over South Florida 55-54

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dazon Ingram sank 3 of 4 free throws in the final 53 seconds and UCF closed the game on a 6-0 run to fend...

Sports

Muszynski carries Belmont past Morehead St. 77-59

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Muszynski scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked four shots and Belmont won its fifth...

Sports

No. 24 Illinois hangs on to beat Northwestern 75-71

CHAMPAIGN, Ill, (AP) — As Illinois coach Brad Underwood watched Northwestern play his Illini down to the wire, he couldn’t help...

Sports

WSU wins on day it retires Klay Thompson's jersey

PULLLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Whenever Isaac Bonton drained a 3-pointer or dished out an assist, NBA and Washington State great Klay...

Sports

Applewhite, South Carolina St. subdue Florida A&M

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Damani Applewhite scored 22 points and South Carolina State topped Florida A&M 81-65 on...

Sports

Adams scores 31, Austin Peay still unbeaten in OVC, 92-81

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Jordyn Adams scored a career-high 31 points, making seven 3-pointers, six players reached double figures...

Sports

Brown helps Murray St hold off SE Missouri St 96-91 in OT

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Tevin Brown poured in 29 points and added six assists and Murray State held off upset-minded...

Sports

Johnson lifts Stephen F. Austin over Incarnate Word 80-56

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Cameron Johnson had 19 points off the bench to lead Stephen F. Austin to an 80-56 win over Incarnate...

Health

US seeks to deport Honduran mom, sick children to Guatemala

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says it will deport a Honduran mother and her two sick children, both of whom are currently...

Sports

LeMay's 2 TDs lead East over West 31-27 in Shrine Bowl

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mission accomplished for Florida International's James Morgan, Charlotte's Benny LeMay and Navy's...

Sports

Hamlet lifts North Texas over Louisiana Tech 51-50 at buzzer

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Javion Hamlet hit a floater in the lane as time expired and North Texas defeated Louisiana Tech 51-50 on...

Sports

W. Kentucky uses a pair of runs to put down Charlotte

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth tied his career high with a season-high 30 points and Western Kentucky defeated...

News

Thousands gather for Women's March rallies across the US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women's March rallies...

Sports

Pritchard's late 3 lifts No. 8 Oregon past Washington in OT

SEATTLE (AP) — All Payton Pritchard needed was a bit of separation. If he found it, the shot was going up no matter how tough...

Sports

Hairston leads Texas A&M-Corpus Christi over Lamar 64-58

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jordan Hairston had 23 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated Lamar 64-58 on Saturday.Myles...

Sports

Flowers, strong finish lead to Western Michigan's victory

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Michael Flowers scored 18 points and Western Michigan rallied to defeat Kent State 67-63 on...

Sports

Perez, Jamison Jr. carry Gardner-Webb past SC-Upstate 83-67

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Jose Perez scored 19 points as Gardner-Webb beat South Carolina Upstate 83-67 on Saturday. Eric...

Sports

Henry leads Jacksonville St. past SIU-Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Kayne Henry scored a career-high 22 points with a career-tying 14 rebounds and Jacksonville State...

Sports

Edwards strong again, No. 23 Texas Tech tops Iowa St. 72-52

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The two highest-scoring games of Kyler Edwards' career came at a good time for Texas Tech.The sophomore...

Sports

Harvey's career-high 24 helps Nicholls rally to 79-72 win

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Elvis Harvey Jr. scored a career-high 24 points as Nicholls State defeated Central Arkansas in a...

Sports

North Alabama holds off late Florida Gulf Coast rally, 70-65

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Christian Agnew had 17 points as North Alabama narrowly beat Florida Gulf Coast 70-65 on Saturday.Mervin...

Sports

No. 10 Kentucky holds off Arkansas after Calipari ejection

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Nick Richards and No. 10 Kentucky could have wilted after coach John Calipari was ejected in the...

Sports

Blount scores 29 as NC Central beats Bethune-Cookman

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jibri Blount had 29 points and 10 rebounds as North Carolina Central routed Bethune-Cookman 86-59 on...

Sports

Potter leads George Washington over UMass 75-51

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Armel Potter scored 22 points as George Washington easily defeated UMass 75-51 on Saturday. Maceo Jack...

Sports

Andrew Landry, Scottie Scheffler break away in desert

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Landry and Scottie Scheffler broke away Saturday at The American Express.Landry shot a 7-under...

Crime

ICE ups ante in standoff with NYC: 'This is not a request'

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities are turning to a new tactic in the escalating conflict over New York City's so-called...

Sports

LSU title parade draws massive crowds

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of LSU fans wearing purple and gold lined streets near Tiger Stadium and packed a basketball...

Sports

Avalanche ride 3-goal 2nd period to 5-3 win over Blues

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar refused to make too big of deal out of his milestone moment.Sure, he's “honored and stuff” after...

Sports

White helps Houston beat No. 16 Wichita State 65-54

WICHITA. Kan. (AP) — It was the type of validating victory that made Houston coach Kelvin Sampson get a bit reflective.After...

News

Remains of fallen US soldier returned to Fort Bragg

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The remains of a paratrooper who was killed a week ago in Afghanistan have been returned to his family...

Business

Report: Oregon marijuana sales 420% stronger near Idaho

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marijuana sales in Oregon along the Idaho state line are 420% the statewide average, according to a state...

Sports

Petty's 20 points leads Alabama past Missouri 88-74

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama made 3-pointers early, overcame foul trouble late and took advantage of Missouri's shooting...

Sports

Charles has 23, leads E. Illinois past Tennessee Tech 84-59

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Kashawn Charles hit 5 3-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points to lead Eastern Illinois to an...

Sports

Martin scores 19 to lift Colorado St. over Air Force 78-65

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Kris Martin had 19 points off the bench to lead Colorado State to a 78-65 win over Air Force on...

Sports

Minlend carries San Francisco past Loyola Marymount 61-53

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Charles Minlend registered 19 points, Jordan Ratinho set the career 3-point record and San Francisco...

News

Mexico blocks hundreds of migrants from crossing border span

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities closed a border entry point in southern Mexico on Saturday after thousands of...

Sports

Plowden carries Bowling Green over N. Illinois 66-64

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Daeqwon Plowden tallied 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead Bowling Green to a 66-64 win over Northern...

Sports

Ajayi scores 24, South Alabama rallies past Georgia Southern

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Josh Ajayi scored 24 points, John Pettway added 15 and his driving layup with 3:23 to play put South...

Sports

Northern Arizona snaps Northern Colorado win streak, 64-58

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Brooks DeBisschop recorded 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead Northern Arizona to a 64-58 win over...

Sports

Miller's game winner boosts Charleston past Hofstra

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Sam Miller scored 20 points and his layup with nine seconds left carried Charleston past Hofstra 69-67...

Sports

Jackson leads UTSA past UTEP 86-70

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson had 23 points as UTSA won its seventh consecutive home game, topping UTEP 86-70 on Saturday....

Sports

Mount St. Mary's tops Central Connecticut 79-52

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Jalen Gibbs had 20 points as Mount St. Mary's easily defeated Central Connecticut 79-52 on...

Sports

Townsend has career-high 32, leads Denver past Omaha 91-76

DENVER (AP) — Jase Townsend had a career-high 32 points as Denver snapped its 10-game losing streak, beating Omaha 91-76 on...

Sports

Diarra, Gordon lift Kansas State over No. 12 West Virginia

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State needed career highs from Cartier Diarra and Dajuan Gordon to knock off No. 12 West...

Sports

Utah Valley edges UT Rio Grande Valley 72-70

OREM, Utah (AP) — TJ Washington came off the bench to score 25 points, Isaiah White scored on a layup with 2 seconds left in...

News

2020's first big test? Not Iowa, but a tiny Texas House race

KATY, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke is livestreaming again. Joe Biden and Julián Castro are making their presence felt. Mike...

Sports

Bader confident he'll start in center field for Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Harrison Bader is confident he'll be in center field for the St. Louis Cardinals when the season begins.Bader...

Business

Biden rips Sanders campaign for Social Security attacks

INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden has called for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign to “disown” what he calls “doctored...

Crime

Boy arrested after shooting that killed 4 in small Utah town

A boy armed with a gun killed three children and a woman inside a Utah home, then accompanied a fifth victim to a hospital,...

Sports

Marin lifts S. Utah past Sacramento St. 74-49

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Cameron Oluyitan scored 19 points and Southern Utah romped past Sacramento State 74-49 on Saturday.Dre...

Sports

Celtics' guard Walker and forward Brown out against Suns

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics will be without guard Kemba Walker and forward Jaylen Brown for Saturday night’s home game...

Sports

Gordon leads Troy past Georgia State 75-65

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Ty Gordon had a season-high 20 points as Troy topped Georgia State 75-65 on Saturday.KJ Simon had 16 points...

Sports

Davis, Warren power UT Arlington past UL Monroe 78-58

MONROE, La. (AP) — Radshad Davis had career highs of 19 points and 14 rebounds, Brian Warren scored 19 and Texas-Arlington...

Business

Winter storm brings heavy snow, ice to Midwest, Northeast

CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm that brought snow and sleet to the Midwest and Plains created travel headaches Saturday after...

Sports

Ethan Stair scores 26, leads Mercer past Samford, 90-75

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Ethan Stair scored 26 points and finished one rebound shy of a double-double as Mercer topped Samford...

Sports

Warrant for Odell Beckham Jr. rescinded in butt-swat case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A misdemeanor simple battery warrant for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham...

Sports

Dotson and Azubuike lead No. 6 Kansas over Texas 66-57

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Devon Dotson's left hip looks fine. And that's good news for No. 6 Kansas.Dotson returned to the lineup...

Sports

Smith scores 18 and No. 17 Maryland holds off Purdue 57-50

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Following two straight losses — one lopsided, another agonizingly close — No. 17 Maryland was under...

Sports

Arizona earns dominant 75-54 win over No. 20 Colorado

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona freshmen Nico Mannion, Josh Green and Zeke Nnaji all played one of their best games of the year on...

Sports

Golden leads Richmond past George Mason 97-87

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Grant Golden scored a season-high 25 points as Richmond defeated George Mason 97-87 on Saturday.Jacob...

Sports

Ovechkin ties Yzerman for career goals; Caps top Isles 6-4

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin has made a career out of scoring big goals in big moments. His latest milestone was no...

Business

Epstein understands fan frustration in Cubs' slow offseason

CHICAGO (AP) — Theo Epstein understands the fans' frustration. He feels it, too, at times.The Chicago Cubs went from 95 wins in...

Sports

Reed scores 23 points, DePaul upsets No. 5 Butler 79-66

CHICAGO (AP) — In just two weeks of play in the Big East, DePaul was on the verge of ruining everything it established during...

News

Pumps acquired to help drain lake, ease pressure on dam

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Pumps to help take some of the pressure off a dam that's perilously close to failing are on site to...

Sports

Balanced scoring leads N.C. State past Clemson 60-54

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State couldn’t afford to worry about style points, not when it expected a defensive...

Crime

Oklahoma City bail bondsman charged with manslaughter

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City bail bondsman has been charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal Thanksgiving...

Business

Newly released texts tie Nunes aide closer to Ukraine plot

WASHINGTON (AP) — New documents released by House Democrats suggest that Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House...

Sports

Manek lights it up in Oklahoma's 83-63 win over TCU

Brady Manek made his home in the corner.Oklahoma’s junior forward found plenty of opportunities for his favorite shot — the...

Sports

Eaton helps Arkansas State rally past Coastal Carolina 80-75

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Marquis Eaton scored 20 points and in the final 97 seconds made six free throws and blocked a shot as...

News

Alabama lynching memorial, museum expanding

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The nation's first memorial to lynching victims is expanding.The Equal Justice Initiative on Saturday...

Sports

Malone, Stevenson carry Southern Miss past Rice 81-68

HATTIESBURD, Miss. (AP) — Jay Malone hit six of 10 3-pointers to score a career-high 27 points and made seven assists and...

News

Report: Hank Azaria to quit voicing Apu on 'The Simpsons'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hank Azaria says he has no plans to continue voicing the character of Apu on “The Simpsons,” according to an...

News

Gun-rights activists gear up for show of force in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police are scouring the internet for clues about plans for mayhem, workers are putting up chain link...

Sports

Fleming with career-high 31, Charleston Southern romps 79-60

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Phlandrous Fleming Jr. scored a career-high 31 points with five 3-pointers and Charleston Southern was...

Sports

Stanley lifts Hampton over UNC Asheville 88-86

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) —Ben Stanley had 33 points to outscore LJ Thorpe and lead Hampton to an 88-86 win over UNC Asheville on...

Sports

No. 18 Seton Hall beats St. John's 82-79 for 8th straight

NEW YORK (AP) — Myles Powell wants the ball with the game on the line. This time, he wouldn't let go of it afterward,...

Sports

Payne's career game helps Florida beat No. 4 Auburn 69-47

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Omar Payne was an afterthought in Florida's highly touted recruiting class, which featured high school...

News

Paris Hilton reveals private side in upcoming documentary

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Having thrown her life open for years, it's hard to believe there isn't much the public doesn't know...

Business

MS-13 inmates sent to restricted unit after prison stabbing

NEW YORK (AP) — The federal Bureau of Prisons is moving some MS-13 gang members in its custody into more restricted housing at...

Sports

Balanced Vermont hands Hartford 1st AEC loss 74-57

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Robin Duncan scored 11 points off the bench, Everett Duncan added 10 and hot-shooting Vermont knocked...

Sports

Vander Plas' double-double leads Ohio past E. Michigan

YPSILANTI, Mich (AP) — Ben Vander Plas scored 22 points with 11 rebounds and Ohio beat Eastern Michigan 60-58 on Saturday.Jason...

Sports

Mosley carries Missouri State over Evansville 68-58

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Isiaih Mosley had a season-high 23 points as Missouri State defeated Evansville 68-58 on...

Sports

No. 9 Florida State rallies past Miami in OT, 83-79

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton admits he was worried when his team trailed Miami by nine points...

Sports

Jackson & Jackson lead Toledo over Jackson, Akron 99-89

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Marreon Jackson hit seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 36 points, Willie Jackson added a...

Sports

South Carolina uses 3-ball to down Texas A&M 81-67

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin figured shooting would be a team strength this year.“Then the...

News

Tennessee governor wants to amend day that honors KKK leader

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee will introduce legislation this year that would amend a law requiring Tennessee to honor...

Sports

Cushing's 3-pointer lifts Delaware over Elon 79-78

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Reserve Jacob Cushing sank a 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining and Delaware slipped past Elon 79-78 on...

Sports

Rayman scores 21 to lift Colgate over Boston U. 79-70

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Will Rayman had a season-high 21 points plus 13 rebounds as Colgate won its eighth straight home game,...

Sports

Penn State tops No. 21 Ohio State 90-76

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Although foul trouble kept him on the bench for nearly 20 minutes on Saturday, Penn State forward...

Sports

Williams, Graves lead Buffalo over Cent. Michigan 86-67

Mount Pleasant, Mich. (AP) — Jeenathan Williams scored 18 points to lead five Buffalo players in double figures and the Bulls...

Sports

No. 2 Baylor wins 14th straight, tops Oklahoma State 75-68

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Trailing by double digits well into the second half, Baylor’s seniors helped lead the rally.Freddie...

Crime

Man arrested in shooting of 13 people at Chicago house party

CHICAGO (AP) — A man has been charged with attempted murder in a December shooting at a Chicago house party that left 13 people...

News

Man rescued, cited after rappelling into Yellowstone canyon

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 55-year-old Indiana man had to be rescued in Yellowstone National Park after he rappelled down a deep...

Sports

No. 14 Villanova rallies behind Samuels to beat UConn 61-55

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The "UConn! UConn! UConn!" shouts grew louder as Villanova fans were hushed with their team trailing, the...

News

Facing Senate trial crunch, Dems blitzing Iowa, early states

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — As a winter storm barreled down on Iowa, Elizabeth Warren’s campaign team struggled with whether to scrap a...

Sports

Towson hands James Madison its 4th straight loss, 69-61

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Brian Fobbs scored 21 points and Towson was 20 of 21 from the free throw line to hold off James Madison,...

Sports

Stephens, Gilkeson carry VMI over The Citadel 88-79

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Jake Stephens had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead five VMI players in double figures as the Keydets...

News

Wrong-side drivers near air base used by US worry UK police

LONDON (AP) — A British police chief requested an urgent meeting with a U.S. military commander Saturday after learning of two...

Sports

Teague helps balanced Ball State defeat Miami (Ohio) 71-62

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Tahjai Teague scored 14 points to lead four Ball State players in double figures as the Cardinals topped...

Sports

Davis, McCloud help Green Bay hold off Detroit Mercy 83-80

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Amari Davis scored 19 points, JayQuan McCloud brushed up against a triple-double and Green Bay held off...

Sports

Michigan adds Jean-Mary, Shoop to defensive staff

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired Brian Jean-Mary as linebackers coach, Bob Shoop as safeties coach and elevated Jay...

Sports

Johnson scores 20, Pitt drills reeling North Carolina 66-52

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Xavier Johnson could have chosen a cliche, something about how no one game is more important than any other....

Sports

Gio Reyna youngest American to play in Bundesliga at age 17

AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — Gio Reyna became the youngest American to play in the Bundesliga when he made his league debut for...

Sports

Nzekwesi leads Oral Roberts past Purdue Fort Wayne 92-68

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Emmanuel Nzekwesi scored a season-high 30 points on 13-of-17 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead...

Sports

Boeheim's 26 lead Syracuse past Virginia Tech, 71-69

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech fans were having a great time giving Syracuse's Buddy Boeheim a hard time after one of his...

Sports

Man City held by Palace as EPL's big teams drop points

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — On a standout day for the Premier League's underdogs and English managers, Manchester City, Arsenal,...

Sports

Russell, Dowtin lift Rhode Island over La Salle 66-63

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Fatts Russell scored 13 points, including two free throws with two seconds left, and Rhode Island edged...

Sports

Ferguson scores 16, leads Illinois-Chicago past IUPUI 75-66

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tarkus Ferguson flirted with a triple double — 16 points, nine rebounds and nine assists — while five...

Crime

Arkansas man convicted of killing Oklahoma sheriff's father

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — An Arkansas man has been convicted of killing the father of an Oklahoma county sheriff.Ricky Rainwater,...

Sports

Sutherlin leads New Hampshire past UMBC 65-60

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Sean Sutherlin scored 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Nick Guadarrama made four free throws in the...

News

Anti-Trump protests have shrunk. What’s it mean for 2020?

CHICAGO (AP) — Days after President Donald Trump killed an Iranian general and said he was sending more soldiers to the Middle...

Sports

Storm postpones Chicago State-CSU Bakersfield men's game

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago State men's basketball game against Cal State-Bakersfield scheduled for Saturday at 12:05 pm has...

Crime

Man kills grizzly in self-defense, keeps claws as a memento

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man told authorities that he cut off a grizzly bear's claws as a memento after shooting it in...

Sports

Spurs' Mills aims to raise awareness of Indigenous cultures

MIAMI (AP) — Patty Mills stood in the corner of the court, looking at the rest of his San Antonio Spurs wrapping up a recent...

Business

Stopping Titans RB Derrick Henry a goal for Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first thing that most NFL defensive coordinators prioritize is stopping the run, even in this...

Crime

Documentary 'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein' to air on Lifetime

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — An investigative documentary about Jeffrey Epstein and how the millionaire sex offender avoided...

News

Court portrait of writer of notorious slave ruling reviewed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In North Carolina's Supreme Court chamber, above the seat held by the second African American chief...

Business

Impeachment lands Sen. Collins in familiar spot: crosshairs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing perhaps her toughest reelection fight, veteran Sen. Susan Collins has parachuted into familiar terrain...

Sports

Basketball Hall of Fame temporarily closes for renovations

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Basketball Hall of Fame is closing to the public for nearly two months in early February for the...

Business

Hoverboarding dentist convicted of Medicaid fraud in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska dentist, who gained notoriety after he was seen in a video riding a hoverboard and pulling...

Sports

49ers, Packers look to go from losing seasons to Super Bowl

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are one win away from accomplishing a turnaround that's been done only once...

Sports

Titans, Chiefs on verge of Super Bowl, play for AFC title

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid rarely digs into his own past, preferring to stay in the moment or focus squarely on the...

Sports

Howard faces Yale

Yale (12-4) vs. Howard (2-16)Burr Arena, Washington; Monday, 12 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Howard hosts Yale in a non-conference...

Sports

Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history

Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades.Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt...

Sports

NFL at 100: 2 iconic moments mark history of NFC title games

With “The Catch” that sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl and “The Blown Call” that kept New Orleans at home, NFC...

Sports

Panthers down another goalie, injured Driedger to miss weeks

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida goalie Chris Driedger will miss several weeks with what’s believed to be a groin injury, the...

Crime

Oklahoma inmate dies after being found stabbed in prison

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Authorities said Saturday that an Oklahoma state prison inmate died after being found stabbed inside the...

Health

St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thousands of St. Louis-area families were freed from a major financial burden thanks to a charitable effort...

Business

Reservations brace for winter storms amid slow recovery

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Snow blanketed the living room of Erna Shepard’s home the morning after a storm on the Pine Ridge...

Health

LGBT activists say new bills target transgender youth

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — At the urging of conservative advocacy groups, Republican legislators in more than a dozen states are...

Sports

Russia's Ivanova edges US luger Britcher in Lillehammer race

LILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) — Tatyana Ivanova of Russia had the fastest time in both heats and won a women’s World Cup luge race...

Crime

Florida ex-mayor gets 4+ years in prison for charity fraud

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The former mayor of a Florida city has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for defrauding a...

News

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows:ABC's “This Week" — Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Sens. Richard Shelby,...

Business

Justices taking up bans on state money to religious schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court that seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims is set to hear a case that...

Sports

Where does Astros cheating rank in scandals? Ask Pete Rose

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pete Rose was taking a break from signing autographs at the MGM Grand hotel when asked a question he’s...

News

Iran to send flight recorders from downed jet to Ukraine

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will send the black box flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner that it accidentally shot down...

Business

Rough seas delay escape test for SpaceX crew capsule

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Rough seas prompted SpaceX on Saturday to delay the emergency escape test of its new crew capsule...

News

Venezuelan theater becomes Plan B in lawmakers' turf battle

EL HATILLO, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition lawmakers are expected in the coming days to make their third attempt to get...

News

Records reveal concerns of deceased GOP redistricting expert

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican victories in state legislative and gubernatorial elections in 2010 put them in a commanding...

Business

US allows Chevron to keep drilling in Venezuela for 3 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has granted Chevron a special license to keep drilling oil in Venezuela despite a...

Sports

Wake Forest seeks revenge on BC

Boston College (9-8, 3-3) vs. Wake Forest (8-8, 1-5)Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, North Carolina;...

Sports

Vaughn, Rider visit Canisius

Rider (9-7, 3-3) vs. Canisius (7-10, 2-4)Koessler Athletic Center, Buffalo, New York; Sunday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Two senior...

Sports

ECU, Cincy meet in conference play

East Carolina (8-9, 2-2) vs. Cincinnati (10-7, 3-2)Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati; Sunday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: East Carolina...

Sports

UCLA looks to extend streak vs Cal

Cal (8-9, 2-2) vs. UCLA (8-9, 1-3)Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles; Sunday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: UCLA looks for its sixth...

Sports

Hammond, Niagara host Siena

Siena (7-8, 3-3) vs. Niagara (5-11, 3-2)Gallagher Center, Niagara, New York; Sunday, 1 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Two sophomore...

Health

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by an Ohio State...

Business

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd...

Health

China reports 4 more cases in viral pneumonia outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — Four more cases have been identified in a viral pneumonia outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan that has...

Health

Friday Sports in Brief

NFLNEW YORK (AP) — Jason Garrett is headed to the other side of the Giants-Cowboys rivalry.New York announced Friday night that...

Sports

Young leads Atlanta into matchup against Detroit

Detroit Pistons (15-27, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (10-32, 15th in the Eastern Conference)Atlanta;...

Sports

Indiana plays Denver, looks for 4th straight road win

Indiana Pacers (27-15, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (29-12, second in the Western Conference)Denver;...

Sports

Philadelphia faces New York, aims to stop road skid

Philadelphia 76ers (27-16, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (11-31, 14th in the Eastern Conference)New...

Sports

Timberwolves face the Raptors on 4-game slide

Toronto Raptors (27-14, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (15-26, 13th in the Western...

Sports

Cleveland takes on Chicago on 3-game slide

Cleveland Cavaliers (12-30, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (15-28, 10th in the Eastern Conference)Chicago;...

Sports

DeRozan and San Antonio take on Miami in non-conference play

Miami Heat (29-12, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (17-23, ninth in the Western Conference)San Antonio;...

Sports

Oklahoma City faces Portland on 3-game home skid

Portland Trail Blazers (18-25, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (23-19, seventh in the Western...

Sports

Penguins host the Bruins following overtime victory

Boston Bruins (28-9-12, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (30-13-5, second in the Metropolitan...

Sports

Detroit faces Florida on 3-game losing streak

Florida Panthers (25-16-5, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (12-32-4, eighth in the Atlantic...

Crime

4 killed, 1 injured in family shooting in Utah suburb

GRANTSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Four members of a family were killed and one injured in a shooting Friday night in a Salt Lake City...

Sports

USC women upset previously unbeaten No. 7 UCLA in double OT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anytime Southern California beats UCLA it is special. The fact that the Trojans upset the nation's only...

Sports

USC beats UCLA 70-68 in 2OT, ends Bruins' unbeaten run

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aliyah Jeune scored 27 points, Alissa Pili added 19 and Southern California beat No. 7 UCLA 70-68 in double...

Sports

Doncic, Hardaway lead Mavericks over Trail Blazers, 120-112

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic's pursuit of Jason Kidd's triple-double record in Dallas will have to wait. This night was about the...

Sports

Slocum scores 15, helps No. 8 Oregon State defeat California

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State was facing adversity for the first time this season and head coach Scott Rueck received the...

Sports

Korkmaz gets hot, scores 24 to lift 76ers over Bulls 100-89

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Furkan Korkmaz asked the Philadelphia 76ers 14 months ago to trade him somewhere he could play amid...

Sports

Flavors scores 21. California Baptist tops Bethesda 96-62

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Ferron Flavors, Jr. scored 21 points on five 3-pointers, five players reached double digits and...

Sports

Raptors score season-high 140 points in rout of Wizards

TORONTO (AP) — Marc Gasol scored a season-high 20 points and matched his career high with six 3-pointers, Norman Powell scored...

Sports

Hawks complete late rally to stun Spurs 121-120

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Vince Carter knows how difficult it is to win in San Antonio because he has experienced it for 22...

Sports

Garza scores 33, Iowa beats No. 19 Michigan 90-83

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Michigan coach Juwan Howard has seen enough of Iowa's Luka Garza this season.Garza scored 33 points in...

Business

Who's who on Trump's legal team for impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal advocates for his Senate impeachment trial will include a pair of well-known...

Sports

No. 18 Arizona State women defeat Washington 67-50

SEATTLE (AP) — Ja'Tavia Tapley scored 15 points, 10 players scored and No. 18 Arizona State defeated Washington 67-50 Friday...

Sports

Reese scores 26, No. 21 Arizona women beat Washington State

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Cate Reese scored 26 points on Friday night and No. 21 Arizona never trailed after the first quarter in a...

News

Amid hacking fears, key caucus states to use app for results

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Two of the first three states to vote in the Democratic presidential race will use new mobile apps to...

Sports

Brooks has 26 points as Grizzlies defeat Cavaliers 113-109

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies kept the NBA’s longest winning streak alive with a fourth-quarter burst and...

Sports

Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has assembled a made-for-TV legal team for his Senate trial that includes household...

Sports

Nunn's 22 points lead Heat past Thunder, 115-108

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kendrick Nunn continues to make good things happen for the Miami Heat.The rookie guard scored 22 points to...

Sports

Winston claims assist record, No. 15 Spartans top Wisconsin

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston had six points and four assists and became the Big Ten career assists leader as No....

Health

US to screen airline passengers from China for new illness

NEW YORK (AP) — Three U.S. airports will screen passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened...

Sports

Crutcher's 3 in OT lifts No. 13 Dayton over Saint Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Obi Toppin and Trey Landers did all the talking in Dayton's huddle heading into overtime against St. Louis....

Sports

Crosby scores in OT, Penguins beat Red Wings 2-1

DETROIT (AP) — Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin needed only 21 seconds to take advantage of an overtime penalty.Crosby scored a...

Business

Chicago flights halted; plane slides off Kansas City taxiway

CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration halted all flights in and out of Chicago's O'Hare Airport for hours Friday...

Crime

3 more linked to neo-Nazi group arrested in Georgia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three men linked to a violent white supremacist group known as The Base were charged with conspiring to kill...

Sports

Sam Steel's OT goal lifts Ducks over Hurricanes 2-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks don't have another game for nine days.After a 2-1 overtime win over the Carolina...

Sports

Brogdon's tiebreaking basket sends Pacers past Timberwolves

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon just wanted one more chance to make things right.When the opportunity...

Business

California teachers sue after jetliner dumps fuel on schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four teachers from a Los Angeles-area school sued Delta Air Lines on Friday, saying they were exposed to jet...

Sports

Blazers' McCollum sprains ankle at Mavs, ruled out for game

DALLAS (AP) — Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum sprained his left ankle in the first half at Dallas on Friday and was...

Sports

Giants hire Garrett as OC, Graham as DC

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Garrett is headed to the other side of the Giants-Cowboys rivalry.New York announced Friday night that...

Sports

Wofford jets away to fast start, topples Furman 66-52

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Chevez Goodwin scored 18 points and Nathan Hoover 17 as Wofford led from wire-to-wire and knocked off...

Business

Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two...

Crime

Prosecutor: Revoke bail for impeachment figure Robert Hyde

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge is considering whether to revoke bail in a protective order case against a...

Sports

ACC leaders Louisville, Duke to clash on Saturday at Cameron

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:GAME OF THE WEEKENDNo. 13 Louisville at No. 3 Duke on...

Sports

Austin leads Langer at windy Hualalai; Els makes big move

KA'UPULEHI-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Woody Austin scrambled for birdie on the par-4 18th Friday to take the lead into the final round...

Health

Ex-US Rep. Collins gets over 2 years in insider trading case

NEW YORK (AP) — The first member of Congress to endorse Donald Trump to be president was sentenced Friday to two years and two...

News

Navy to name aircraft carrier for Pearl Harbor hero Miller

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Navy is expected to honor a World War II hero when a new aircraft carrier is named for Mess Attendant...

Sports

Winston sets record, No. 15 Spartans top Wisconsin 67-55

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Cassius Winston threw a lob from the right wing over the middle of the lane and Xavier Tillman...

Sports

Late steal helps Iona defeat Fairfield 64-57 in MAAC play

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Tajuan Agee and Asante Gist scored 13 points each, Isaiah Washington took a steal for a fast-break...

Sports

Johnson scores 24 to lead Canisius over Siena 73-63

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Malik Johnson had 24 points as Canisius beat Siena 73-63 on Friday night.Johnson shot 8 for 10 from the...

Sports

Roberts scores 16 to lead Niagara past Rider 70-68

NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Hammond had 15 points and seven assists and hit the game-winning jumper at the buzzer as Niagara...

Sports

Southern Illinois stuns No. 19 Missouri State women 70-68

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Gabby Walker took a bounce pass at the baseline and, as the clock was winding down, put up a...

Sports

"Hire 'Tek!": Red Sox fans make pitch for Varitek as manager

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have a list of characteristics they want in their next manager, but they haven't...

News

Honduras government fails to extend anti-corruption mission

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduras and the Organization of American States failed to reach an agreement Friday to extend the...

Sports

Chicago Cubs keeping options open with season on the horizon

CHICAGO (AP) — When it comes to Kris Bryant, or any other Chicago Cubs star on the precipice of free agency, president of...

Crime

Sentencing delayed for man convicted of killing family

Sentencing was delayed Friday for a man convicted of killing a family of four and burying their bodies in the California desert...

News

Alabama court won't reconsider Confederate monument ruling

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday refused to reconsider a ruling that prohibits Birmingham from...

News

Avalanche at Lake Tahoe resort kills 1 skier, injures 1

TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — A man killed in an avalanche at a Lake Tahoe ski resort on Friday was remembered as an avid skier...

Crime

Virginia's highest court upholds weapons ban at gun rally

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's highest court on Friday upheld a ban on firearms at an upcoming pro-gun rally in the state's...

Crime

US couple found dead in Tijuana, son-in-law charged

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A United States couple missing for a week in Tijuana were found Friday buried on the property of one of...

News

Iowa Democrats treat Warren-Sanders dust-up as 'Who cares?'

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Ann Stromquist watched this week’s Democratic presidential debate like the research scientist she is....

Crime

Colorado teen sentenced to 30 years in Xbox killing

BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Friday for fatally shooting a man while trying...

Business

Astros owner Crane expects to hire new manager by Feb. 3

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros owner Jim Crane expects to hire a new manager by Feb. 3.The Astros need a new manager and general...

Sports

Two-time ACC player of the year Etienne returning to Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Two-time Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year Travis Etienne is returning to Clemson for his...

Sports

Knicks' Barrett out at least a week with right ankle sprain

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett will miss at least a week with a sprained right ankle.Barrett was hurt during...

Sports

Lubick replaces Walters as Nebraska's offensive coordinator

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has hired Matt Lubick to replace Troy Walters as offensive coordinator.The addition of Lubick was...

News

Pompeo breaks silence on alleged threats to envoy in Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday broke nearly 72 hours of silence over alleged surveillance and...

News

Billionaire Bloomberg is granted financial disclosure delay

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire Michael Bloomberg won't have to publicly disclose his finances until late March, well after...

News

No jail time for distracted driver who killed 2 cyclists

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who ran her car into a group of bicyclists in 2018, killing two people, will avoid...

Sports

Hurricanes D-man Hamilton out indefinitely with broken leg

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes All-Star defenseman Dougie Hamilton is out indefinitely with a broken left leg.The...

Sports

Rickie Fowler, Scottie Scheffler tied for lead in desert

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Rickie Fowler came to The American Express for the first time in six years to prepare for the next two...

Sports

Ex-USA Gymnastics trainer has sexual assault count dropped

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas prosecutors on Friday dropped a sexual assault charge against a former trainer who worked...