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Records show Dallas officer was under investigation in 2017

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas police officer charged in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme was being investigated for longer than...

Business

'We are hungry': Lebanese protest worsening economic crisis

BEIRUT (AP) — Outraged protesters returned to the streets of Lebanon's capital Tuesday, blocking roads with burning tires and...

Business

Google gets into sleep surveillance with new Nest Hub screen

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Google's next internet-connected home device will test whether consumers trust the company enough to...

Health

Child border crossings surging, straining US facilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — A surge of migrants on the Southwest border has the Biden administration on the defensive, with the head of...

Health

Utah campaign against porn marches on with phone filter plan

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservative lawmakers in Utah have fired another salvo in their longtime campaign against online porn...

News

3 dead, 1 hurt in small plane crash in Florida neighborhood

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — A 4-year-old boy who was riding in an SUV with his mother died after a small plane struggling to...

Crime

Once tortured in Iranian jail, ex-Marine fights spy claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — After Amir Hekmati was released from Iranian custody in a 2016 deal trumpeted as a diplomatic breakthrough,...

Health

In Pennsylvania, Biden to highlight aid to small businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — After opening his presidency by playing down expectations for combating the pandemic, President Joe Biden and...

Health

Schools weigh whether to seat students closer together

BOSTON (AP) — New evidence that it may be safe for schools to seat students 3 feet apart — half of the previous recommended...

Crime

Appeals court upholds conviction in Black partygoer's death

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court upheld the murder conviction Tuesday of a white man who fired a shotgun at...

Business

Accountant testifies he saw Honduras president take bribes

NEW YORK (AP) — A Honduran accountant testified Tuesday that he fled Honduras because he felt his life was in danger after...

Health

Infielder Maikel Franco finalizes $800,000 deal with Orioles

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Infielder Maikel Franco and the Baltimore Orioles finalized an $800,000, one-year contract on...

Crime

Lawsuit filed in Black man's death from fight with police

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family members of a Black man who died after an altercation with police filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday...

Crime

Lawsuit filed over 2019 police custody death in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Stamford, Connecticut, police of using excessive force on...

News

Montana man fined for yelling at neighbor in flag dispute

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man cited for disorderly conduct for yelling at his neighbor this month in a dispute over...

Health

Asian shares mixed after US stock fall ahead of Fed meeting

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday as world markets cautiously awaited the U.S. central bank's latest comments on...

Health

Oklahoma prisons reopen to visitors as vaccine access grows

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State prison inmates in Oklahoma will again be allowed visitors, more than six months after visitations...

Business

Texas company behind huge electricity bills seeks bankruptcy

The company that drew attention after sending huge electricity bills to customers after last month’s blackout-causing winter...

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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Health

Storms taking aim at South could bring strong tornadoes

ATLANTA (AP) — Storms dumped as much as 6 inches of rain on Mississippi and Alabama on Tuesday ahead of threatening weather...

Business

Black woman becomes face of Missouri following NAACP warning

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Black woman has become the face of Missouri's tourism campaign, nearly four years after the NAACP...

Health

US VP Harris: `status of women is the status of democracy'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris told the U.N.’s premiere global body fighting for gender equality that...

Business

AP source: Shaquill Griffin agrees to join Jaguars

A person familiar with negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars and former Seattle cornerback Shaquill Griffin have agreed to...

Sports

Picking a winner: Quenneville has made Florida a contender

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Joel Quenneville loves horse racing. As any good bettor does, he goes through all the past...

News

Palmetto pride: South Carolina state flag sparks debate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina senators may soon take up one of the most divisive issues to hit the state in years:...

Health

Battling bigness: Congress eyes action against monopolies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The battle against bigness is building. Whether it’s beer, banks or book publishing, lawmakers are targeting...

Sports

Iowa State AD expects quick search to find Prohm successor

Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard anticipates a quick search to find a new men's basketball coach after the firing of...

Health

As signature collection ends, California heads toward recall

ROCKLIN, Calif. (AP) — A plodding, months-long review kicks off Wednesday to confirm what appears inevitable: California Gov....

Health

The Latest: Philippines imposes airport entry restrictions

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government has decided to temporarily ban the entry of foreigners and limit the entry of...

Health

6 officials out of NCAA Tournament after 1 tests positive

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Six officials won’t be working the NCAA Tournament because one tested positive for COVID-19 and five others...

Health

Parts of Wyoming, Colorado, still snarled by record blizzard

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Schools in eastern Wyoming and northern Colorado remained closed Tuesday for a second day and roads were...

Crime

Battle over Floyd's 2019 arrest highlights key trial issue

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer for the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd’s neck wants to...

Sports

Bears agree to 1-year, $10 million contract with QB Dalton

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears agreed to a one-year, $10 million contract with former Cincinnati Bengals and Dallas Cowboys...

Sports

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Miami Open because of back issue

MIAMI (AP) — Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Miami Open on Tuesday because of the bad back that bothered him during the...

Health

Naval Academy sets penalties for COVID-19 rules violators

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy has established penalties for midshipmen who violate its COVID-19 restrictions, a...

News

Original 'SNL' player's memoir looks back in fondness, humor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If Laraine Newman recounted only her experiences as an original “Saturday Night Live” player — a storied...

Crime

Deadly violence resumes in Myanmar after peaceful protests

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — At least two people protesting last month's military coup were reported shot and killed by Myanmar...

Business

Lobbyist named in $60M Ohio bribery probe is found dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A longtime Ohio lobbyist who had pleaded not guilty in a sweeping federal bribery investigation has been...

Sports

New Mexico hires Pitino, as Minnesota aims higher once again

After an amicable split with Minnesota, Richard Pitino headed west for New Mexico, no longer a young man relying more on name...

Business

Ethiopia rejects outside mediation in Nile River dam dispute

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An Ethiopian official said on Tuesday that his government opposes calls by Sudan for outside mediators...

Health

Traditions on hold, justices near a year of phone arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers arguing in jeans and hoodies. A justice who has been silent for years regularly talking. A sound like...

Health

Denver Broncos exercise Von Miller's 2021 option

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have exercised star linebacker Von Miller's 2021 option.The move engages the final...

Crime

Assistant principal accused in homecoming court vote fraud

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — An assistant principal at an elementary school is accused of accessing the school district's internal...

Health

Ford partners with U-M on robotics research, new building

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Digit marches on two legs across the floor of the University of Michigan’s Ford Motor Co. Robotics...

Sports

The Associated Press Men's All-America Teams

The Associated Press All-America men’s basketball team with statistics through regular-season and conference tournaments:First...

Sports

Gonzaga, Baylor dominate AP All-America teams

Gonzaga and Baylor spent almost the entire season holding down the top two spots in the Top 25.Makes sense they'd hold down a...

Crime

Police: Shooting near Boise State campus was botched robbery

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two men have been charged with first-degree murder after police said they shot and killed someone during a...

Sports

Hartford guard leads fight off the court against violence

Traci Carter vowed to help make a difference for at-risk youth when he lost his brother to gun violence less than a year ago....

Health

In one week, Duke COVID cases approach fall semester total

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke University saw nearly as many cases of the coronavirus last week as it did during the entire fall...

Sports

Oregon St scrutinizing president for actions in LSU cases

The Oregon State board of trustees will meet this week to discuss president F. King Alexander's role in the mishandling of...

Business

Global Offshore Pipelines Market Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--The "Offshore Pipelines - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to...

Health

Canada lags in vaccinations but expects to catch up quickly

TORONTO (AP) — Canada once was hailed as a success story in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, faring much better than the...

Sports

Olympic baseball qualifying moved from Arizona to Florida

The second-chance tournament for the U.S. to qualify for baseball at the delayed Tokyo Olympics is likely to take place in...

Business

Grains mostly higher, livestock mixed

Wheat for May was off 2.50 cents at 6.1550 a bushel; May corn was up 1 cent at 5.5425 a bushel, May oats rose 1 cent at $3.74 a...

Business

UN atomic watchdog: Return to Iran nuclear deal possible

BERLIN (AP) — A U.S. return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran remains possible, but both sides need to be prepared to...

Health

Researchers study impact of pandemic cancer screening pause

John Abraham’s colonoscopy was postponed for several months because of the pandemic. When he finally got it, doctors found a...

Crime

Northern Indiana girl died from asphyxiation: prosecutors

NEW CARLISLE, Ind. (AP) — A 6-year-old northern Indiana girl whose body was found in a wooded area just hours after she was...

Sports

Road to the Masters continues with Honda Classic

PGA TOURHONDA CLASSICSite: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.Course: PGA National (Champions). Yardage: 7,125. Par: 70.Prize money:...

Health

Icy weather sends industrial production down 2.2% last month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Industrial output fell sharply in February as severe winter storms battered much of the country, disrupting a...

Business

Founder of Baltimore art collection backed Confederate cause

BALTIMORE (AP) — A founder of the Baltimore art collection that bears his name campaigned for the Confederate cause along with...

Business

Lawmakers fear turning 144 cities into "micropolitan" areas

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators and congressmen is urging the federal government not to approve recommendations to remove...

Business

Rescuers save 2 from pickup dangling over deep Idaho gorge

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a set of camp trailer safety chains and quick, careful work by emergency crews saved two...

Health

Voter outreach led to big drop in rejected mail ballots

ATLANTA (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic triggered an unprecedented surge in mailed ballots last year, raising concerns that a...

Business

Advocates seek Biden push on gun bills, but prospects iffy

WASHINGTON (AP) — After President Joe Biden’s giant COVID-19 relief bill passed Congress, he made a prime-time address to the...

Business

Racial diversity in children's books grows, but slowly

CHICAGO (AP) — In the world of children's books, villagers can protect their water from a black snake, dark skin is as...

Business

Inc. Magazine Recognizes GridPoint Among the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the D.C. Metro Region

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--Inc. magazine announced today that GridPoint is No. 140 on its annual Inc. 5000...

Health

College president Zooms with students isolated due to virus

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Every day at 5 p.m., no matter what Dr. Debra Schwinn is doing, Palm Beach Atlantic University's...

Health

February retail sales fall 3% after soaring the month before

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans spent less last month, partly due to bad weather in parts of the country that kept shoppers away from...

Business

Advaxis: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) _ Advaxis Inc. (ADXS) on Tuesday reported a loss of $4 million in its fiscal first quarter.On a per-share...

Business

Cabot Corporation Launches New ENERMAX™ Carbon Nanotube Solutions

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--Cabot Corporation today announced the launch of a new ENERMAX™ 6 carbon nanotube (CNT)...

Health

Japan, US criticize China in top Biden officials' first trip

TOKYO (AP) — Japan and the United States joined forces to criticize China's “coercion and aggression" in Asia as senior...

Health

Anxiety, confusion, terror, relief: Giving birth in pandemic

NEW YORK (AP) — Pregnancy, birth and life with a newborn in the middle of a pandemic has brought on high anxiety, ever-shifting...

Business

Sarah Welton Joins Longevity Partners as US Business Growth Director for the East Coast

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--Longevity Partners, the leading service provider for energy and sustainability advice...

Business

Citi Trends: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) _ Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $18 million.On a per-share...

Business

Jabil: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Jabil Inc. (JBL) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $151.7 million, after...

Health

Family of boy killed at Disney World urges organ donation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska couple whose 2-year-old son died tragically at Walt Disney World nearly five years ago wants more...

News

Look out, Labs: French bulldogs now 2nd most popular US dog

NEW YORK (AP) — Could the French bulldog become America's favorite purebred pooch?After riding a rocket ship to popularity over...

Business

Element 1 Corp. Announces Strategic Investment and Joint Venture with Ardmore Shipping and Maritime Partners to Deliver Hydrogen Power to the Marine Sector

BEND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--Element 1 Corp. (“e1,” or the “Company”), a leading developer of hydrogen generation...

Business

Swell Energy Launches Virtual Power Plant in Queens, NY

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--Energy and smart grid solutions provider Swell Energy (Swell) today announced the...

Business

FuelCell Energy: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL) on Tuesday reported a loss of $46 million in its fiscal first quarter.The...

Sports

St. Mary's, WKU meet in NIT first round

No. 3 seed Western Kentucky (20-7) vs. No. 2 seed Saint Mary's (14-9)NIT First Round, Comerica Center, Frisco, Texas;...

Business

Foxconn mulls making electric vehicles at Wisconsin plant

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest electronics manufacturer, is considering making electric...

Health

'I don’t need the vaccine': GOP worries threaten virus fight

FRONT ROYAL, Va. (AP) — In this rural swath of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, former President Donald Trump remains deeply...

Health

Connecticut's zoning laws a focus in racial equity debate

After the police killing of George Floyd, a Connecticut law professor invited architects, planners and land use attorneys to a...

Business

Aravive: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

HOUSTON (AP) _ Aravive, Inc. (ARAV) on Tuesday reported a loss of $4 million in its fourth quarter.On a per-share basis, the...

Business

Designer Brands: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ Designer Brands Inc. (DBI) on Tuesday reported a loss of $134 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.On a...

Business

J.Jill: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) _ J.Jill Inc. (JILL) on Tuesday reported a loss of $29 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.On a per-share...

Business

Flotek Industries: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

HOUSTON (AP) _ Flotek Industries Inc. (FTK) on Tuesday reported a loss of $17.7 million in its fourth quarter.On a per-share...

Crime

EXPLAINER: What is the impact of racially diverse juries?

CHICAGO (AP) — Questions around race have been central to the murder case against the former Minneapolis police officer who...

Business

NOV Provides Operational Update for the First Quarter 2021

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--NOV Inc. (NYSE: NOV) announced today that it expects operational disruptions and...

Sports

Winston re-joins Saints for 2021 after Brees retirement

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints are bringing back quarterback Jameis Winston on a one-year contract.The move...

News

Martin Luther King's traffic ticket changed history's course

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — On this day 60 years ago, a black man driving a white woman was pulled over in a traffic stop that would...

News

Children among victims of jihadi rebels in Mozambique

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Northern Mozambique's humanitarian crisis is growing rapidly, with nearly 670,000 people displaced by the...

Business

Genesis Energy, L.P. to Participate in the Goldman Sachs Energy Credit Virtual Field Trip

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 16, 2021--Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE: GEL) announced today that it will participate in the...

Health

N Korea warns US not to 'cause a stink' before Seoul meeting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In North Korea’s first comments directed at the Biden administration, Kim Jong Un’s powerful sister...

Sports

Stars host the Lightning following shootout win

Tampa Bay Lightning (19-6-2, third in the Central Division) vs. Dallas Stars (9-9-6, seventh in the Central Division)Dallas;...

Sports

Vegas plays San Jose on 3-game win streak

San Jose Sharks (11-12-3, seventh in the West Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (19-6-1, first in the West Division)Paradise,...

Sports

Pittsburgh faces Boston, looks for 5th straight home win

Boston Bruins (14-8-4, fourth in the East Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (18-9-1, third in the East Division)Pittsburgh;...

Sports

Flyers visit the Rangers after overtime victory

Philadelphia Flyers (14-9-3, fifth in the East Division) vs. New York Rangers (11-12-4, sixth in the East Division)New York;...

Sports

Blues face the Kings on 4-game skid

St. Louis Blues (14-9-5, fourth in the West Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (11-10-6, fifth in the West Division)Los Angeles;...

Sports

Capitals and Islanders square off in battle of top East Division teams

New York Islanders (19-6-4, first in the East Division) vs. Washington Capitals (18-6-4, second in the East...

Sports

New York travels to play Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia

New York Knicks (20-20, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (27-12, first in the Eastern...

Sports

New Jersey plays Buffalo on 11-game home skid

Buffalo Sabres (6-17-4, eighth in the East Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (8-13-4, seventh in the East Division)Newark, New...

Sports

Indiana hosts Brooklyn, aims to stop home slide

Brooklyn Nets (27-13, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (17-21, 10th in the Eastern Conference)Indianapolis;...

Sports

Toronto faces Detroit, looks to end road slide

Toronto Raptors (17-22, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (10-29, 15th in the Eastern Conference)Detroit;...

Sports

James and the Lakers host conference foe Minnesota

Minnesota Timberwolves (9-30, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (26-13, third in the Western...

Sports

Beal and the Wizards take on the Kings

Sacramento Kings (15-24, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (14-24, 13th in the Eastern...

Sports

Jokic and the Nuggets face the Hornets

Charlotte Hornets (20-18, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (23-16, fifth in the Western Conference)Denver;...

Sports

Top scorers square off in Dallas-Los Angeles matchup

Los Angeles Clippers (26-15, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (20-18, eighth in the Western...

Health

What to watch the first week of the NCAA Tournament

The 2020 NCAA Tournament was wiped out by the coronavirus, robbing the sports world of one of its greatest spectacles.After a...

Sports

LeBron, short-handed Lakers beat up on Warriors 128-97

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LeBron James had a triple-double with 22 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, leading the injury-depleted...

Health

Monday's Sports In Brief

In the raw aftermath of another killing of a Black man by police in Minnesota, there was no place for pro sports in the Twin...

Sports

Pick Six: Veterans to watch as NCAA Tournament begins

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There has never been a better time to have senior leadership in the NCAA Tournament than this season.There...

Health

Analysis: Even the NBA trade deadline has a different feel

If these were normal times, the Toronto Raptors would probably be on the cusp of trading Kyle Lowry to a contender right about...

Sports

Pacioretty, Stone score to give Vegas 2-1 win over Sharks

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty and Mark Stone each had a goal and an assist to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the San Jose...

Sports

Jokic, Nuggets beat travel-weary Pacers 121-106

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic notched his 35th double-double with 32 points and 14 rebounds, leading the Denver Nuggets over the...

Sports

Irving, Harden lead Nets to 117-112 win over rival Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 34 points, James Harden welcomed himself to New York’s basketball rivalry with his 10th...

Health

Vikings agree to deal with ex-Giants DT Dalvin Tomlinson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings agreed to terms on a contract with former New York Giants defensive tackle Dalvin...

Sports

Ovechkin ties Esposito as Capitals beat lowly Sabres 6-0

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin matched Phil Esposito for sixth on the NHL list with his 717th goal, and the Washington...

Health

New wave of bars creates buzz without the booze

There’s something missing from a new wave of bars opening around the world: Alcohol.Aimed at the growing number of people...

Sports

Booker scores 27, Suns roll past Grizzlies 122-99

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 27 points, Chris Paul added 18 and the Phoenix Suns rolled to a 122-99 victory over the...

Health

Advocates, some AGs wary of Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan

Some state attorneys general and opioid addiction activists pushed back Tuesday against a settlement offer from OxyContin maker...

Sports

Irving's 34, Harden's triple-double help Nets edge Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — It was clear from the noise in the seats, even with only about 1,600 fans in attendance.It was obvious from the...

Sports

Leonard, Clippers bounce back with 109-99 win over Mavericks

DALLAS (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers answered a couple of low moments in their season — and kept rolling on...

Sports

Voracek scores in OT to give Flyers 5-4 win over Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) — Jakub Voracek scored on a breakaway at 3:47 of overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 5-4 win over the New...

Health

Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Friday, April 23, the 113th day of 2021. There are 252 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in...

Health

Asia shares mostly higher after US stocks gain for fifth day

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose on Tuesday, cheered by a rally to all-time highs on Wall Street.Japan's benchmark Nikkei...

Sports

Minnesota fires coach Richard Pitino after 8 seasons

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota fired Richard Pitino on Monday after the coach compiled a 54-96 regular-season record over eight...

Sports

Murray leads Spurs to bounce-back win over Pistons

DETROIT (AP) — Dejounte Murray had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead a balanced attack as the San Antonio Spurs beat the...

Sports

Malkin records 1,100th NHL point, leads Pens to win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored on a power play for his 1,100th career point and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Boston...

Sports

Cheerleader's mom accused of making 'deepfakes' of rivals

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman is accused of doctoring photos and video of her daughter's cheerleading rivals to...

Health

DC government allows 5K fans per game for 1st Nats homestand

WASHINGTON (AP) — The city government gave the Washington Nationals the go-ahead Monday to have 5,000 spectators at their home...

Sports

Struggling Kings lose Bagley to broken left hand

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The struggling Sacramento Kings were dealt another big blow when forward Marvin Bagley III broke his...

Health

With Brady's largesse, Bucs keeping title gang together

Tom Brady doesn't merely lead teams to Super Bowl wins on the field. He also helps keep together championship teams that have...

Sports

Ovechkin matches Esposito with 717th goal; Caps rout Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alexander Ovechkin’s business in the NHL has always been scoring goals, and his climb up the NHL's career...

News

Newsom will appoint Black woman if Feinstein retires early

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday he'd appoint a Black woman to replace U.S. Sen. Dianne...

Business

US sends team to Detroit to investigate Tesla-semi crash

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency is sending a team to Detroit to investigate a crash involving a...

Health

Rozier, Hayward help Hornets rally past Kings 122-116

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Gordon Hayward saw the athletic De'Aaron Fox closing in on him out of the corner of his eye while...

Sports

Barkov's short-handed goal leads Panthers over Blackhawks

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov scored a tiebreaking short-handed goal in the third period, and the Florida Panthers...

Health

AP sources: Jets agree with DE Lawson, WR Davis, LB Davis

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets got their long-elusive pass rusher, a No. 1 wide receiver and a playmaking linebacker. And...

Sports

Giannis has 3rd straight triple-double, Bucks beat Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists for his third consecutive triple-double to...

Sports

Prohm out at Iowa State after 2-win season, worst since 1925

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State and men's basketball coach Steve Prohm have agreed to part ways after one of the worst seasons in...

Sports

Iowa State, men's basketball coach Steve Prohm part ways

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State, men's basketball coach Steve Prohm part ways.

Sports

Minnesota fires men's basketball coach Richard Pitino

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota fires men's basketball coach Richard Pitino.

Health

Ammon Bundy arrested after missing trial on trespass charge

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Anti-government activist Ammon Bundy was arrested Monday after failing to attend his trial on charges that...

Health

California governor launches campaign against likely recall

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom established a political committee Monday to begin raising money to defend his...

Health

The Latest: China donates vaccine doses to UN peacekeepers

UNITED NATIONS -- China’s U.N. ambassador says China is donating 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to U.N. peacekeepers, with...

Health

Woodland among 3 players to test positive for coronavirus

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland was among three players who withdrew from the Honda...

Sports

AP Source: Titans agree to terms with Dupree, Autry, Lamm

NASHVILLE, Ten. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans looked to improve their anemic pass rush with their first two free agent deals,...

Health

Tennessee's NCAA run continues, Notre Dame's ends

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tennessee's perfect NCAA Tournament run is intact.The Lady Vols have made all 39 tournaments since the...

Crime

Portland leaders condemn ongoing violence by 'anarchists'

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Leaders and elected officials in Portland, Oregon, came together Monday to demand an end to violence,...

Health

The road show begins: VP Harris, Jill Biden promote aid plan

LAS VEGAS (AP) — From a vaccination site in the desert West to a grade school on the Eastern seaboard, President Joe Biden’s...

Sports

Byington gets her shining moment calling NCAA Tournament

Lisa Byington's favorite event since she was 10 years old has been the NCAA Tournament after she saw Indiana's Keith Smart hit...

Health

Leading Senate Dem says outlook bleak on immigration bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — A leader of Senate Democrats' drive to help millions of immigrants become citizens cast severe doubt on its...

Health

UFC intends to welcome fans next month in Jacksonville

The UFC intends to stage a pay-per-view show in front of an arena full of fans on April 24 in Jacksonville, Florida.UFC...

Sports

LB Biegel, TE Carter agree to deals with Miami Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — Linebacker Vince Biegel agreed to terms Monday on a one-year contract to remain with the Miami Dolphins.They also...

Business

AP source: Browns signing S Johnson, edge rushers elusive

CLEVELAND (AP) — Weakened by injuries and lacking experienced depth, the Browns' secondary was a major problem throughout last...

Business

News Corp strikes Facebook pay deal for Australian news

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — News Corp and Facebook have reached pay deals for news in Australia three weeks after the government...

Health

UConn coach Geno Auriemma tests positive for coronavirus

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss at...

Health

Broncos keep Harris in Denver, bolster secondary with Darby

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have addressed their biggest defensive need by agreeing to terms with former...

Sports

Security officials to scale back fencing around US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid strong bipartisan pushback, security officials say they will soon scale back fencing that has circled...

Health

Stanford tops NCAA women's field; NC State gets No. 1 seed

UConn is in its normal spot with a No. 1 seed for the women’s NCAA Tournament. Familiar territory for Stanford and South...

Health

2-way matchup is all Shohei: Ohtani hits 2 HRs off Lorenzen

In the matchup of baseball’s most prominent two-way players, Shohei Ohtani had it all his way against Michael Lorenzen.Ohtani...

Sports

Cowboys plan to retain DT Woods, WRs Wilson, Brown

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are set to bring back defensive tackle Antwaun Woods and a pair of receivers lower on...

News

'Monumental day’: Indian Country reacts to Deb Haaland vote

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Citizens of tribes across the U.S. cried and clapped in celebration Monday as Deb Haaland became the...

Business

Meyer, Jaguars fail to generate splash in NFL free agency

Coach Urban Meyer's rebuilding project in Jacksonville started with a thud instead of a splash.The Jaguars opened free agency...

News

Correction: Georgia Election-Investigation story

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story February 10, 2021, about an investigation into potential attempts to influence the 2020 election in...

News

Correction: Trump-Georgia story

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story January 9, 2021, about a phone call between then-President Donald Trump and a lead Georgia elections...

Sports

Calle Jarnkrok powers Predators past Lightning 4-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It was a very nice Monday for Calle Jarnkrok, Pekka Rinne and the rest of the Nashville Predators.Jarnkrok...

Sports

Barrett, Gronkowski agree to deals to stay with Buccaneers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers feel good about their chances of repeating as Super Bowl champions and aren't...

Business

Haaland OK'd at Interior, 1st Native American Cabinet head

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday confirmed New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as interior secretary, making her the first Native...

Sports

AP Sources: Panthers agree to terms with OL Elflein, Erving

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers addressed their offensive line of the first day of the NFL’s “legal tampering”...

Health

Cities, groups aim to stop Ohio's push for early census data

A coalition of cities, counties and civil rights groups sued the U.S. Census Bureau last year to stop it from ending the 2020...

Sports

Indiana snapshot: Basketball temples take center stage

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George McGinnis remembers every detail from that night he listened to the Indiana state basketball...

Business

AP source: Chargers reach deal with Linsley, retain Davis

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers are taking a huge step toward upgrading their offensive line, agreeing to...

Health

3 die when car hits 9 people in San Diego homeless camp

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A driver plowed through a sidewalk homeless encampment Monday in downtown San Diego, killing three people and...

Business

Andrew Cuomo accuser speaks with investigators for 4 hours

As New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tried to return to the business of governing Monday, one of his sexual harassment accusers met...

Business

Eastern: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

NAUGATUCK, Conn. (AP) _ Eastern Co. (EML) on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.4 million.The Naugatuck,...

News

Tennessee Senate OKs bid to remove 'slavery' as punishment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Senate on Monday advanced a proposal that would remove a clause in the state's...

Crime

Defense in ex-cop's trial fears impact of $27M settlement

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death asked the judge Monday...

Sports

Rams re-sign pass rusher Leonard Floyd after breakout year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pass rusher Leonard Floyd has agreed to a four-year deal to return to the Los Angeles Rams, slowing the...

Crime

Georgia prosecutor investigating Trump call urges patience

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia prosecutor investigating potential efforts by Donald Trump and others to influence last year’s...

Crime

Georgia prosecutor investigates election after Trump call

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prosecutor said Wednesday that she has opened a criminal investigation into “attempts to influence”...

Health

Column: NCAA brackets NOT the best use of stimulus check

Forget what you’ve read elsewhere. And since it’s been a while, remember this one simple rule while filling out an NCAA...

Crime

Trump pressed Georgia investigator to look at Fulton County

ATLANTA (AP) — While election officials in Georgia were verifying signatures on absentee ballot envelopes in one metro-Atlanta...

News

Barbara Rickles, widow of comedian Don Rickles, dies at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Rickles, the widow of Don Rickles and a fictionalized target of his comic insults during what was...

Sports

Stanford, Connecticut, South Carolina and North Carolina State get No. 1 seeds for women's NCAA Tournament

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Stanford, Connecticut, South Carolina and North Carolina State get No. 1 seeds for women's NCAA Tournament.

Crime

Miami taps Houston's top cop for police chief post

MIAMI (AP) — Art Acevedo, the Houston police chief who forged a national profile by calling for gun control, marching with...

Sports

AP source: Raiders agree to 2-year contract with Ngakoue

The Las Vegas Raiders have agreed to a two-year contract with edge rusher Yannick Ngakoue in a deal they hope fills the void...

Health

Alcatraz reopens for indoor tours after yearlong closure

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alcatraz, the historic island prison off San Francisco, opened up Monday for a limited number of indoor...

Business

Florida lawmakers plunge into effort regulating social media

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida lawmakers plunged deeper Monday into the politically fraught task of attempting to regulate...

Health

Indiana fires Miller, raises private money to cover buyout

Archie Miller’s $10.3 million buyout was one of college basketball’s priciest.Indiana athletic director Scott Dolson decided...

Health

US air travel rises to highest levels yet since pandemic hit

Across the United States, air travel is recovering more quickly from the depths of the pandemic, and it is showing up in longer...

Health

EXPLAINER: How 'dead money' lives, as NFL free agency begins

In their annual preparation for the official opening of the NFL's signing and trading period, teams will predictably jettison...

Business

African court orders release of ally of Maduro wanted by US

MIAMI (AP) — A regional court in West Africa has ordered the immediate release of a Venezuelan businessman close to President...

Health

Immigrant teens to be housed at Dallas convention center

DALLAS (AP) — The U.S. government plans to house up to 3,000 immigrant teenagers at a convention center in downtown Dallas as...

Sports

Column: Suarez makes historical mark for himself, NASCAR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bubba Wallace is the face of NASCAR diversity. Daniel Suarez plays an equally important role.His road to...

News

LGBTQ Catholics stung by Vatican rebuff of same-sex unions

The Vatican’s declaration that same-sex unions are a sin the Roman Catholic Church cannot bless was no surprise for LGBTQ...

Crime

Huawei CFO lawyer argues new evidence to be submitted

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Lawyers for a senior executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies were in...

Sports

49ers keep CB Jason Verrett, add Samson Ebukam

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are bringing back cornerback Jason Verrett on a one-year deal and have...

Business

Sharp jump in US Navy transits to counter China under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Activity by the U.S. Navy in its campaign to challenge China's efforts to restrict transit in the South China...

Health

Georgia Tech honors Fauci with annual social courage prize

ATLANTA (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the public face of the nation's fight against COVID-19, has accepted an award that honors his...

News

New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland confirmed as interior secretary; 1st Native American to lead US Cabinet agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland confirmed as interior secretary; 1st Native American to lead US Cabinet agency.

Sports

Shelby Harris agrees to 3-year, $27M deal to stay in Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — New general manager George Paton scored his first victory as John Elway's hand-picked successor Monday...

Sports

Back-up plan: NCAA tourney standbys not expecting a call

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Cardinals coach Chris Mack isn’t holding his breath waiting for the call for his team to...

Crime

2 charged in assault of Capitol officer who died after riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have arrested and charged two men with assaulting U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick...

Health

Nuverra Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 15, 2021--Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc. (NYSE American: NES) (“Nuverra” or the...

Health

California sues major US nursing home operator over ratings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general and local officials sued the nation's largest senior living home...

News

South emerges as flashpoint of brewing redistricting battle

The partisan showdown over redistricting has hardly begun, but already both sides agree on one thing: It largely comes down to...

Health

Denver's airport reopens after powerful winter storm

DENVER (AP) — Denver's airport reopened Monday after a powerful late winter snowstorm dumped over 3 feet of heavy, wet snow on...

Crime

FBI: Nashville bomber driven by conspiracies, paranoia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who blew himself up inside his recreational vehicle in a Christmas Day bombing in Nashville was...

Health

Yanks lefty Britton has elbow surgery, likely out until May

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees left-hander Zack Britton had surgery Monday to remove a bone chip from his pitching...

Business

Catalyst: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) _ Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Inc. (CPRX) on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $11.4...

Sports

Washington fires coach Jody Wynn after 4 losing seasons

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington fired women’s basketball coach Jody Wynn on Monday after four seasons during which the Huskies were...

Health

Business Highlights

___Stocks end lower after report on Biden’s tax proposalNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended lower on Wall Street Thursday after...

Business

Ski Report

Arizona Snowbowl — Wed 6:38a machine groomed 52 - 52 base 36 of 55 trails 65% open, 6 of 8 lifts, Thu/Fri: 10a-4p; Sat/Sun:...

Health

Oklahoma City mayor publicly receives COVID-19 vaccine

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The mayor of Oklahoma’s largest city publicly received his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday...

News

California ethnic studies debate: Whose stories get told?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Race and ethnicity can be tricky topics to discuss, especially in the classroom. But the California...

Health

Major European nations suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine

BERLIN (AP) — A cascading number of European countries — including Germany, France, Italy and Spain — suspended use of...

Business

Westport: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) _ Westport Innovations Inc. (WPRT) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4.1...

Crime

West Virginia woman cleared in false abduction trial

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman was cleared on Monday of charges that she made up a story about an Egyptian man...

Sports

Marlins top prospect Sixto Sánchez makes spring debut

Sixto Sánchez's first pitch for the Miami Marlins in the first spring training game of his career squarely met José Altuve's...

Sports

University of the South reviewing racial insults during game

SEWANEE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of the South in Tennessee is working to identify students who leveled racial epithets at...

News

A by-the-numbers look at a year of Oscar diversity, firsts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look, by the numbers, at notable facts, figures and trivia from the nominations for the 93rd Academy...

Health

'Mank' leads Oscar nominations in a year of record diversity

NEW YORK (AP) — After a pandemic year that shuttered movie theaters and upended the movie business, Academy Awards nominations...

Business

Phillips 66 to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 15, 2021--Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) Chairman and CEO Greg Garland will speak to investors and...

Business

Maiden Holdings: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

PEMBROKE, Bermuda (AP) _ Maiden Holdings Ltd. (MHLD) on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $9.5 million, after...

Health

Arkansas attorney general sues Walgreens over opioid crisis

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Monday sued Walgreens, accusing the pharmacy chain of...

Business

StarTek: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) _ StarTek Inc. (SRT) on Monday reported a loss of $7.6 million in its fourth quarter.On a...

Health

Gonzaga's bid for perfection begins with No. 1 overall seed

Gonzaga's road to perfection will be filled with familiar faces.The Bulldogs were the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament...

Health

Chiefs, Thuney agree to 5-year deal as O-line rebuild begins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The cash-strapped Kansas City Chiefs made their first big first move to rebuild their offensive line...

Sports

LA Kings' game against St. Louis Blues postponed by weather

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings' game against the St. Louis Blues on Monday night has been postponed because of...

Business

Amphastar: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) _ Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AMPH) on Monday reported a loss of $6.3 million in its fourth...

Business

Automakers embrace electric vehicles. But what about buyers?

DETROIT (AP) — The world’s major automakers have made something abundantly clear: They believe electric vehicles will dominate...

Business

Hallmark Financial: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

DALLAS (AP) _ Hallmark Financial Services Inc. (HALL) on Monday reported a loss of $6 million in its fourth quarter.The...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Monday, pulling major indexes below the latest record highs they reached last...

Business

Pangaea Logistics: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) _ Pangaea Logistics Solutions Ltd. (PANL) on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $7.6 million,...

Health

Dallas Seavey wins Iditarod, matches most wins by a musher

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Ever since Dallas Seavey became the youngest musher to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 2012,...

Crime

Man charged with spitting at Disney guard who asked for mask

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man spat on a security officer at Walt Disney World after she asked him to put on a mask,...

Business

Extended Stay, AMC rise; Eli Lilly, US Steel fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday:Extended Stay America Inc., up $2.27 to...

News

UN says international diplomacy crucial to end Syria's war

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Syria said Monday that international diplomacy is crucial to end Syria’s...

Business

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) _ AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACRX) on Monday reported a loss of $8.9 million in its fourth...

Sports

Coach Oats, No. 5 Alabama put pedal to metal in rapid rise

Nate Oats didn’t just speed up Alabama’s playing style by urging his players to put the pedal to the metal whenever they got...

News

Down from mountain, Japanese internee's remains return home

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — When Giichi Matsumura arrived at his final resting place in late December, the people who knew him...

Sports

Rizzotti out after 5 years as GW's women's basketball coach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jennifer Rizzotti was fired as George Washington's women's basketball coach on Monday after one NCAA...

News

Lin Emery, sculptor of movement, nature, dies at 94

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lin Emery, a New Orleans-based artist whose delicately balanced moving sculptures can be seen worldwide, has...

Business

Grains mostly higher, livestock mixed.

Wheat for May rose 6.50 cents at 6.45 a bushel; May corn advanced 10.50 cents at 5.4950 a bushel, May oats was off 1 cent at...

Sports

Boston College hires Charleston's Grant as basketball coach

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College hired Earl Grant as its basketball coach on Monday, bringing in the man who led the College of...

Business

Woman in Uber driver attack to be returned to San Francisco

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman arrested in Las Vegas several days after an attack on an Uber driver in San Francisco that was widely...

Business

National Western Life: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ National Western Life Insurance Co. (NWLI) on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $34.1 million.The...

Crime

Federal agents arrest rapper who was on the run for months

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Marshals in Tennessee have arrested a Georgia rapper who was wanted for nearly three months after...

Sports

K-State forward Gordon transferring after 'health issues'

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State forward Antonio Gordon has been released from his scholarship and will transfer for his...

News

DeFeo, convicted killer in 'Amityville Horror' case, dies

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man convicted of slaughtering his parents and four siblings in a home that later inspired the “The...

Health

Nebraska declares pro-meat day on Colorado meatless day

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts railed Monday against a proclamation by the governor of neighboring Colorado...

Health

Kansas headed to NCAA tourney trying to put bad week to bed

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — It began with the resignation of Kansas football coach Les Miles amid allegations of sexual harassment...

Health

Extent of COVID-19 vaccine waste remains largely unknown

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As millions continue to wait their turn for the COVID-19 vaccine, small but steady amounts of the...

Health

Hawkeyes extending Fran McCaffery's contract through 2028

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coach Fran McCaffery signed a four-year contract extension through 2027-28 on Monday after leading...

Sports

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert signs 1-year contract extension

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Colbert is sticking with the Pittsburgh Steelers.The team's long-time general manager signed a one-year...

News

Scientists: Climate-whipped winds pose Great Lakes hazards

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Powerful gusts linked to global warming are damaging water quality and creating a hazard for fish...

Health

DePaul fires Leitao seeking spark for once-proud program

CHICAGO (AP) — DePaul fired coach Dave Leitao on Monday six years into his second tenure in another effort to lift a once-proud...

Health

AP source: Patriots trade tackle Marcus Cannon to Texans

BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are trading tackle Marcus Cannon, a mainstay on the right side of their offensive line,...

Sports

Humbled early, Texas back on track after sweeping Gamecocks

Any consternation over how the Texas baseball team opened the season has been replaced by anticipation for what the Longhorns...

Sports

Betts returning to Iowa as assistant; Barnett new line coach

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Ladell Betts will return to Iowa to coach running backs and George Barnett has been hired to coach the...

Health

US astronaut launching next month may spend year in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA may soon chalk up another one-year space mission thanks to an out-of-this-world Russian...

Sports

Butler guard needs offseason surgery after tearing ACL

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler guard Myles Tate will need offseason surgery after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his...

Health

Cruise ship passengers recall deaths, confusion, quarantine

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The last vacation Margrit and Lucio Gonzalez took together began with an ominous delay: a medical...

Crime

'Dating scammer' faces more time after escape, capture

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who has twice served prison terms for using dating services to defraud women is facing...

Health

Biden taps Gene Sperling to oversee COVID-19 relief package

Gene Sperling, a veteran of the Clinton and Obama administrations, will lead the oversight for distributing funds from...

Business

Democrats' 2018 Trump Country hero faces hard political path

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In 2018, Conor Lamb wasn’t just a candidate — he was a symbol.Barely a year into Donald Trump’s...

News

Study: Tween TV viewers get new message about value of fame

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a parent, Yalda Uhls found herself immersed a decade ago in TV series including “Hannah Montana,”...

News

San Diego authorities say 3 killed when car strikes 9 people near college

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego authorities say 3 killed when car strikes 9 people near college.

Crime

Chicago parish fiercely backs priest after sex abuse claims

CHICAGO (AP) — When her teenage son was murdered outside a church in 2006, Pam Bosley contacted ministers around Chicago,...

Health

Pandemic-delayed Boston Marathon field set for 20,000

BOSTON (AP) — The pandemic-delayed 2021 Boston Marathon will have space for 20,000 entrants, race organizers announced...

News

Johnson says comments about Capitol breach were not racist

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin denied Monday that he made racist comments last week when...

Sports

Ravens add veteran guard Kevin Zeitler in 3-year deal

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Guard Kevin Zeitler has agreed to a three-year, $22 million contract with the Baltimore Ravens.The...

Sports

Brewers' Keston Hiura getting crash course at first base

Milwaukee’s Keston Hiura couldn’t ever remember playing first base during a game in high school, college or the professional...

Sports

Cardinals face tough choices on which veterans to keep

ARIZONA CARDINALS (8-8)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Patrick Peterson, WR Larry Fitzgerald, RB Kenyan Drake, LB De'Vondre...

Crime

Police: Indiana man killed 4, abducted baby after argument

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man suspected of killing three adults and a child and abducting his baby daughter had pulled out a gun...

Business

In early foreign policy tests, Biden takes on world as it is

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden in his early days in office has vowed a dramatic reordering of U.S. foreign policy from...

Business

Swiss police raid over hack on U.S. security-camera company

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss authorities on Monday confirmed a police raid at the home of a Swiss software engineer who took credit for...

Sports

Gonzaga completes season-long run at No. 1 in AP Top 25

Gonzaga opened the season at No. 1. The Bulldogs never let go of that ranking.Now, after a start-to-finish run atop The...

Business

Linebacker Markus Golden returns to Cardinals on 2-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have re-signed linebacker Markus Golden to a two-year deal.The team on Monday did not...

Health

US prison guards refusing vaccine despite COVID-19 outbreaks

A Florida correctional officer polled his colleagues earlier this year in a private Facebook group: “Will you take the COVID-19...

News

Tornadoes reported in Texas Panhandle, no injuries reported

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Several suspected tornadoes touched down Saturday afternoon in the Texas Panhandle between Lubbock and...

Sports

POLL ALERT: Gonzaga completes season-long run at No. 1 in AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll; Illinois up to No. 2

NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Gonzaga completes season-long run at No. 1 in AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll; Illinois up...

News

Booker 'strongly considering' 2022 Senate run in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Charles Booker, who nearly pulled off an upset in last year's Senate primary, said he's...

Health

AP Source: Archie Miller out as Indiana's basketball coach

Indiana has fired coach Archie Miller after four mediocre seasons, a person with knowledge of the decision told to The...

Crime

Boy, 14, arrested in death of 6-year-old N. Indiana girl

NEW CARLISLE, Ind. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the death of a 6-year-old northern Indiana girl whose body was...

Health

Court: Defendant in teacher slaying has route to state funds

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's highest court opened a door Monday for taxpayer funds to help cover the legal defense of a man...

Business

Grains mixed, livestock mixed

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed on Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for May rose 6 cents at...

Sports

ACC to allow transfers within conference to play immediately

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference has eliminated its rule requiring athletes to sit out a season if they...

Sports

Pedri makes it to Spain's senior national team for 1st time

MADRID (AP) — Young Barcelona playmaker Pedri was called up for Spain's senior national team for the first time on Monday.He...

Health

Push to prevent next meat shortage hits big obstacle

MAXWELL, Iowa (AP) — Sudden meat shortages last year because of the coronavirus led to millions of dollars in federal grants to...

Health

Fashionable Grammys: Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles' boas

NEW YORK (AP) — Doja Cat went for neon feathers and a moto-inspired look zipped allll the way down and Cynthia Erivo stunned in...

Sports

Valencia midfielder Yunus Musah commits to US national team

CHICAGO (AP) — Valencia midfielder Yunus Musah has committed to the U.S. national team program, four months after making his...

Health

'Republic of Queues': 10 years on, Syria is a hungry nation

BEIRUT (AP) — The lines stretch for miles outside gas stations in Syrian cities, with an average wait of five hours to fill up...

Sports

PGA Tour Champions to hold 3-way cup for all parts of world

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jim Furyk played in his final Ryder Cup in 2014, and he was captain in 2018. Now he gets to play...

Health

New challenge for the Powell Fed: A strengthening economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the past year, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has expressed a wish for more rescue spending from...

Crime

Hearing set on effort to dismiss youth center abuse lawsuit

CONCORD (AP) — A judge will hear arguments next week on whether to dismiss a lawsuit alleging decades of abuse at New...

Health

Brand firm takes controlling stake in Toys R Us parent

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York-based brand management firm that already owns Anne Klein and Joseph Abboud is taking a controlling...

News

Complete list of nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Complete list of nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards:Best picture: “The Father”; “Judas and the Black...

Business

Alaska Communications: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) _ Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. (ALSK) on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $8.2...

Health

March Madness: 68 teams punch ticket; the hard part awaits

The 68 teams whose names popped up in the March Madness bracket only thought it was time to celebrate: The next four or five...

Business

RigNet: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

HOUSTON (AP) _ RigNet Inc. (RNET) on Monday reported a loss of $9.1 million in its fourth quarter.On a per-share basis, the...

Business

Opportune LLP Announces Trent Determann as Managing Director, President of Outsourcing

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 15, 2021--Opportune LLP, a leading global energy business advisory firm, is pleased to announce...

Business

Willis Lease: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) _ Willis Lease Finance Corp. (WLFC) on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $2.9 million, after...

Business

Ciner Resources: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

ATLANTA (AP) _ Ciner Resources LP (CINR) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $6 million.The Atlanta-based company...

Business

J. Alexander's: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ J. Alexander's Holdings Inc. (JAX) on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $3.9 million.On a...

News

2 key US Cabinet members visit Japan for China-focused talks

TOKYO (AP) — Shared concerns about China's growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region will take center stage when President...

Health

Comcast signs deal with LA 2028 Olympic organizers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The company that owns NBC is pumping more money into the Olympic business, signing a deal with the 2028 Los...

Business

Agenus: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

LEXINGTON, Mass. (AP) _ Agenus Inc. (AGEN) on Monday reported a loss of $37.7 million in its fourth quarter.The Lexington,...

Business

Corbus Pharmaceuticals: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

NORWOOD, Mass. (AP) _ Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. (CRBP) on Monday reported a loss of $8.6 million in its fourth...

Business

Independence Holding: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Independence Holding Co. (IHC) on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $5.5 million, after...

Business

Select Interior Concepts: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

ATLANTA (AP) _ Select Interior Concepts, Inc. (SIC) on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $3.2 million, after reporting a...

News

Biden declines to call for Cuomo to resign, awaits probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Sunday passed up an opportunity to join other Democrats calling for the resignation of...

Health

Iran warns election delays could slow nuclear deal moves

BRUSSELS (AP) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday urged the United States to quickly rejoin the...

Health

Weekend Sports in Brief

MLBANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Twins’ games against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday and Sunday were postponed due to...

Sports

LaVine and the Bulls face the Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder (17-22, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (17-20, 11th in the Eastern Conference)Chicago;...

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Gobert leads Utah against Boston after 24-28 outing

Utah Jazz (28-10, first in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (20-18, fifth in the Eastern Conference)Boston; Tuesday,...

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Curry and the Warriors take on the Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers (25-13, third in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (20-19, ninth in the Western...

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Lillard and the Trail Blazers face the Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans (17-22, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (22-16, sixth in the Western...

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Detroit faces San Antonio, seeks to stop 3-game slide

San Antonio Spurs (19-16, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (10-28, 15th in the Eastern...

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Leonard and Los Angeles visit Doncic and the Mavericks

Los Angeles Clippers (25-15, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (20-17, eighth in the Western...

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Minnesota takes home win streak into matchup with Arizona

Arizona Coyotes (12-12-4, sixth in the West Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (17-8-1, second in the West Division)St. Paul,...

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Atlanta plays Houston on 5-game win streak

Atlanta Hawks (19-20, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (11-26, 14th in the Western Conference)Houston;...

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Heat face the Cavaliers on 4-game win streak

Cleveland Cavaliers (14-24, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (21-18, fourth in the Eastern Conference)Miami;...