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New virus has infected more than 76,000 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 76,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the...

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Pompeo in Saudi Arabia for visit focused on Iranian threats

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the crown prince on...

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China’s top diplomat assures Southeast Asia on epidemic

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — China’s top diplomat assured his Southeast Asian counterparts on Wednesday that the situation in a...

Health

Experts ponder why cruise ship quarantine failed in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — As an extraordinary two-week quarantine of a cruise ship ends Wednesday in Japan, many scientists say it was a...

Business

Greyhound to stop allowing immigration checks on buses

SEATTLE (AP) — Greyhound, the nation's largest bus company, said Friday it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a...

Crime

Helicopter sharpshooters to kill Grand Teton nonnative goats

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A disputed effort to help native bighorn sheep in Grand Teton National Park was scheduled to start Friday...

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Despite strong start, Buttigieg seeks $13 million for Mar. 3

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says he needs to raise $13 million to stay competitive...

Crime

Police: Couple forced boys off road, angered by Trump flags

HOBART, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana couple allegedly used a car to force two teenage boys off a road, angered that the...

Business

Kansas business groups mobilize to stop local plastics bans

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas business groups have mobilized to snuff out a budding movement among a few cities to ban single-use...

Business

Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running...

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AP Interview: Venezuela's Guaidó extols Trump alliance

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that he trusts U.S. President Donald Trump's "firm and...

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Bright lights, big stakes for Democrats in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Just past the roulette wheel and slot machines, the smoky bars and blinking lights, Nevada Democrats are...

Health

Documents: Michigan student says he reported doctor's abuse

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — A former University of Michigan student who reported in 2018 that a doctor at the school had...

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks fell and bond prices rose sharply on Wall Street Friday amid fresh signs that the viral outbreak that originated in...

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Greyhound says it will stop letting Border Patrol agents conduct routine immigration checks on its buses

SEATTLE (AP) — Greyhound says it will stop letting Border Patrol agents conduct routine immigration checks on its buses.

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FBI agents search home, business of Tennessee state senator

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal authorities in Tennessee conducted searches Friday at the home and business addresses of...

Crime

Detectives: Gunman killed Florida trooper without warning

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A stranded motorist walked toward a Florida Highway Patrol trooper and suddenly shot him, a fatal...

Health

Fed officials downplay virus even as markets see rate cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Wall Street expects the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, should that influence the Fed's...

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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Michigan State hires Wisconsin's Gilmore as tight ends coach

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State hired Wisconsin assistant Ted Gilmore on Friday as tight ends coach.Gilmore, 52,...

Business

Canadian PM Trudeau says rail blockades have to end

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday the barricades blocking rail service in Canada have to come...

Health

Stocks sink, Treasury prices soar as investors seek safety

Stocks fell and bond prices rose sharply on Wall Street Friday amid signs that economic fallout from the viral outbreak that...

Crime

School bus draped with message targets UK's Prince Andrew

LONDON (AP) — A yellow school bus with a banner depicting the face of Britain's Prince Andrew drove past Buckingham Palace on...

Crime

AP Exclusive: DEA agent accused of conspiring with cartel

MIAMI (AP) — A once-standout U.S. federal narcotics agent known for spending lavishly on luxury cars and Tiffany jewelry has...

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Sanders condemns any Russian influence in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is condemning any Russian efforts to interfere in the...

Crime

Man accused in parents' deaths ordered to stand trial

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of fatally shooting his parents was on Friday ordered to stand trial on two counts...

Business

Oklahoma AG to dismiss federal opioid case, refile in state

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said Friday he plans to dismiss the state's lawsuit against three...

Health

FDA approves drug that lowers cholesterol in a new way

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new type of cholesterol-lowering drug aimed at millions of people who...

Sports

Parent pleads guilty in college admissions scheme

BOSTON (AP) — A woman charged in the college admissions scandal pleaded guilty Friday to paying $400,000 to get her son into...

Crime

Gang member gets prison 3 years after 'unspeakable' killing

BALTIMORE (AP) — A freshly dug grave was waiting for the 18-year-old man when gang members lured him to a Maryland park nearly...

Health

US virus cases climb to 35 with return of cruise passengers

At least 18 Americans who returned home from a quarantined cruise ship are infected with the new virus, bringing the number of...

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It's champs vs. cheaters as Nats and Astros meet Saturday

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It will be champs vs. cheaters in a World Series rematch when the Washington Nationals and Houston...

Crime

Defense cries foul over teens charged in Italy cop killing

ROME (AP) — Defense lawyers in the case of two American teenagers accused of slaying an Italian police officer in Rome...

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DNC chair unbowed by 2020 fracas: 'My job is ... to win'

Beyond the presidential candidates themselves, the Nevada caucuses Saturday will test Democratic National Committee Chairman...

Health

Meth still a Missouri problem, but now it comes from Mexico

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri may have shed its unwanted image as the meth lab capital of the U.S., but the dangerous and addictive...

Crime

Police settle lawsuit by protester for $50,000

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials have agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a lawsuit by a sobriety checkpoint protester...

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Wisconsin prison warden who posted anti-Muslim memes fired

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin deputy prison warden has been fired after posting Facebook memes comparing Muslim children to...

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Democrats avoid immigration specifics ahead of Nevada vote

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As a diverse crowd filled a college student union this week, they swapped stories of seeking refuge in the...

Crime

Mother of Mexican tourist shot by ICE agent demands justice

NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of a Mexican municipal worker who was shot in the face by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

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Trump rallies Nevada GOP ahead of state's Dem caucuses

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Donald Trump rallied supporters in the battleground state of Nevada on the eve of the state's...

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2016 again? Trump rejects intel reports of Russian meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday minimized new warnings from U.S. intelligence experts that Russia is...

Health

Iranians vote in parliament elections favoring conservatives

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians voted for a new parliament Friday, with turnout seen as a key measure of support for Iran's...

Business

Oklahoma governor appoints new regents to OU, OSU boards

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt appointed one regent on Friday to the governing boards of each of the state's...

Business

Energy Transfer LP and Energy Transfer Operating, L.P. File 2019 Annual Reports

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET) and Energy Transfer Operating, L.P. (ETO) today announced...

Health

South Korea becomes newest front in shifting virus outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cases of a new virus swelled Friday in South Korea, making the country the newest front in a widening...

Sports

2-time Cy Young winner Kluber has 'a lot to prove' in Texas

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — After Corey Kluber was traded to Texas, his new manager got a lot of texts and calls from people saying...

Sports

With Rodgers at 36, might Packers enter arms race at draft?

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brian Gutekunst was in the draft room in 2005. That’s the year his predecessor, Ted Thompson, used his...

Business

US pushes changes to Western land plans that judge blocked

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Interior Department officials are seeking to bolster their case for easing restrictions on energy...

Business

Grains lower, livestock mixed.

Wheat for Mar. lost 9 cents at 5.51 a bushel; Mar. corn was off 1.50 cents at 3.77 a bushel, Mar. oats was down 2.50 cents at...

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Bruins land Kase by trading Backes, 1st-round pick to Ducks

BOSTON (AP) — The NHL-leading Boston Bruins freed up salary cap space Friday by trading veteran forward David Backes and a...

Crime

Weinstein jury indicates it is split on most serious counts

NEW YORK (AP) — The jury in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial indicated Friday that it is deadlocked on the most serious charges,...

Sports

US, others pull out of Luge World Cup, citing safety

USA Luge said it is pulling its team out of this weekend’s World Cup luge races in Winterberg, Germany, adding to a chorus of...

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Democrats big money pledges give way to reality of 2020 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Democratic presidential candidates launched their campaigns last year with bold pledges to reject help...

Crime

Police: 3 dead, 1 injured in central Texas stabbings

SAN SABA, Texas (AP) — A man fatally stabbed three people, including a 13-year-old girl, in a small central Texas city early...

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Looking to Nevada, will Dems avoid mistakes of Iowa?

UNDATED (AP) — Nevada Democrats are hoping to avoid a repeat of the chaos that ensnared the Iowa caucuses, as voters gather...

Business

Phillips 66 Partners Files 2019 Form 10-K

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE: PSXP) (“the Partnership”) has filed its annual report on...

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University of Michigan alum whose 2018 letter prompted sex abuse investigation of doctor says he complained decades ago

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — University of Michigan alum whose 2018 letter prompted sex abuse investigation of doctor says he...

Business

Trump not a 'Parasite' fan, praises 'Gone with the Wind'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of Oscar winner “Parasite," his biggest complaint being that...

Sports

Ex-Ohio State football players charged with rape, kidnapping

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury on Friday indicted two former Ohio State football players on charges of rape and kidnapping...

Health

Former Iowa governor, US ag secretary to monitor drugmaker

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor and U.S agriculture secretary, will monitor Purdue Pharma’s...

Sports

Lewis hoping to power up for Mariners in first full season

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Lewis showed late last season that he’s ready for a regular role in the Seattle Mariners outfield,...

Health

Japan confirms 99 more cases of new virus on cruise ship

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese officials have confirmed 99 more people infected by the new virus aboard the quarantined cruise ship...

Sports

Jaguars exercise team options on WR Conley, FS Wilson

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars exercised contract options on receiver Chris Conley and free safety Jarrod...

Crime

Students' arrest over slur prompts review of ridicule law

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Free speech concerns that were raised following the arrests of two University of Connecticut students...

Business

Minnesota governor considers recycler permit hold after fire

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said Friday he is considering placing a 30-day hold on a metal recycling company's...

Crime

Government: Immigrant from Mexico died in custody in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A man from Mexico in government custody and awaiting deportation died by apparent suicide in an Ohio...

Business

Weekly Summary Corporate dividends, name changes, new listings

NEW YORK (AP) — Changes announced in corporate dividends Feb. 17-Feb. 21.INCREASED DIVIDENDSAdvance Auto Parts .25 from...

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Klobuchar heads to Midwest after Nevada caucuses

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Amy Klobuchar is heading to Middle America in a four-state swing as soon as the Nevada caucuses wrap...

Sports

Siena looks to extend streak vs Fairfield

Siena (14-10, 10-5) vs. Fairfield (10-15, 6-8)Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport, Connecticut; Sunday, 2 p.m....

Sports

Rutgers looks to sweep Wisconsin

Rutgers (18-9, 9-7) vs. Wisconsin (16-10, 9-6)Kohl Center, Madison, Wisconsin; Sunday, 1 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Rutgers goes for...

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UConn seeks revenge on USF

South Florida (11-15, 4-9) vs. UConn (14-12, 5-8)Harry A. Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Connecticut; Sunday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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SD State looks to extend streak vs SD

South Dakota (19-10, 9-5) vs. South Dakota State (21-8, 12-2)Frost Arena, Brookings, South Dakota; Sunday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Indiana St. looks to extend streak vs Evansville

Indiana State (15-11, 8-7) vs. Evansville (9-19, 0-15)Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana; Sunday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Indiana...

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Cincy looks to extend streak vs Wichita State

Wichita State (20-6, 8-5) vs. Cincinnati (17-9, 10-4)Fifth Third Arena, Cincinnati; Sunday, 1 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Cincinnati...

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Colgate looks to extend streak vs Holy Cross

Holy Cross (3-25, 2-13) vs. Colgate (21-7, 12-3)Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York; Sunday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Colgate...

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Northwestern looks to end streak vs Minnesota

Minnesota (12-13, 6-9) vs. Northwestern (6-19, 1-14)Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Illinois; Sunday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Northern Iowa seeks revenge on S. Illinois

Southern Illinois (16-12, 10-5) vs. Northern Iowa (22-5, 11-4)McLeod Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa; Sunday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

Business

Arizona governor pulls immigration plan amid business revolt

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey spent much of his first term working to repair the damage to the state's reputation...

Sports

Ex-Rice football player pleads guilty in opioid death

HOUSTON (AP) — A former Rice University football player pleaded guilty to selling the drugs that a player fatally overdosed on...

Business

For-profit firm seeking to run .org names makes concessions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A private equity firm seeking to buy rights to operate the internet's .org suffix said Friday it will cap...

Crime

Utah teacher pleads guilty in 2018 death of ex's girlfriend

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah teacher pleaded guilty Friday to murder charges in the shooting death of her ex-husband's...

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AP Sportlight

Feb. 231935 — George "The Iceman" Woolf makes history, riding Azucar to victory in the inaugural Santa Anita Handicap. Azucar...

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Bear that wandered yards near Los Angeles moved to forest

MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — A big, old bear wandered a Los Angeles foothill suburb Friday, drawing curious onlookers and news media...

Business

Judge questions plan to remove capsized ship in huge chunks

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge Friday ordered attorneys for the U.S. Coast Guard and a maritime salvage company to answer...

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OWN's 'Cherish the Day' is a rare celebration of black love

LOS ANGELES (AP) — To separate filmmaker and TV producer Ava DuVernay’s trenchant, history-driven projects, including “Selma”...

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Dominican government asks OAS to investigate e-vote failure

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Officials in the Dominican Republic announced Friday that they have asked the...

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US, Taliban truce takes effect, setting stage for peace deal

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A temporary truce between the United States and the Taliban took effect on Friday, setting the stage for the...

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McConnell-linked group funds ads helping N Carolina Democrat

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A political committee linked to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is funding ads and other campaign...

Crime

Inmate says in letter that he killed 2 molesters in prison

CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — A California inmate serving a life sentence for murder confessed in a letter that he beat to death two...

Crime

Mexico extradites son of Jalisco cartel to face US charges

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico extradited the son of the leader of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel to face drug charges in the...

Business

Kansas Senate leader wanted ambassadorship, Trump ally's aid

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Republican lawmaker in Kansas now running for the U.S. Senate sought an ambassadorship in 2018,...

Health

Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

NEW YORK (AP) — The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF...

Business

Democrats try to blunt strong California showing for Sanders

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is the largest prize in the calculations of any Democratic presidential candidate, and...

Business

American women seek more than $66M in damages from US Soccer

Players on the U.S. women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination...

Sports

7 Michigan school football players to be charged in hazing

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Seven football players at a prominent all-boys Catholic high school in suburban Detroit will be charged...

Sports

Bjorkstrand injury is latest blow for hard-luck Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Injuries to key players keep coming for the Columbus Blue Jackets, who now have lost top goal-scorer...

Business

Bloomberg struggles to respond to politics of #MeToo era

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Bloomberg's name last appeared on a ballot a decade before #MeToo transformed cultural mores surrounding...

Health

Cancer-linked chemical found inside Kansas aircraft hangar

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — More than 50 personnel at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas may have been exposed to dangerous levels of...

Health

Report: Feds need to do more to prevent failures at Hanford

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The federal government needs to do more to prevent the failure of radioactively contaminated facilities...

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3 additional Iranian students challenge removal from country

BOSTON (AP) — Three more students from Iran attending New England colleges have filed civil rights complaints with the U.S....

Health

Trump signals he's prepared to give farmers more federal aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signaled Friday that he’s prepared to tap federal coffers again to help farmers...

Business

Venezuela's Maduro taps DC firm to fight US sanctions

MIAMI (AP) — A top official for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro's government has hired a Washington law firm that also...

Crime

Mom of Idaho kids missing since September arrested in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The disappearance of an Idaho boy and his teenage sister last year has led to the arrest of their mother in...

Sports

Yankees' Severino frustrated by being shut down again

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino says it is "definitely frustrating" to be shut down in spring...

Crime

Florida woman guilty in torture death of adopted daughter

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida woman pleaded guilty Friday in the torture death of her adopted 10-year-old daughter nine years ago in a...

Business

US home sales fell 1.3% in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales retreated 1.3% in January from the prior month, but low mortgage rates helped enable an...

Crime

Security video captures jail inmate's fall through ceiling

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A security camera captured footage of a jail inmate's apparent escape attempt from a holding room that...

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Syrian war pulls in major foreign actors, increasing tension

BEIRUT (AP) — In northern Syria, heavy exchanges between Syrian and Turkish troops are erupting with more frequency,...

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Judge: High-profile corruption trial to stay in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal judge on Friday denied a request to move an upcoming corruption trial against former...

Sports

Sabres waive Bogosian with intention of terminating contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres placed suspended defenseman Zach Bogosian on unconditional waivers Friday with the...

Crime

Inmate dubbed the 'Starved Rock Killer' freed after 59 years

PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An 80-year-old man who spent nearly 60 years in prison after being convicted of killing one of three...

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GOP attorneys general seek to block Equal Rights Amendment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Five Republican attorneys general are seeking to block an effort by three Democratic-led states to see...

Health

Deere sees some stability on farms in bruising trade fight

Deere & Co. had a surprisingly strong first quarter after an extended period in which the tractor and construction equipment...

Crime

Bond set at $750,000 for man accused of killing woman, girls

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A $750,000 cash bond was set Friday for a Milwaukee man accused of strangling his girlfriend and her two young...

Business

Nome, Alaska sued by woman who says rape wasn't investigated

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A former police dispatcher in a small Alaska town filed a lawsuit Thursday, alleging her colleagues in...

Business

Grid Batteries: Valuation, Design, Procurement, and Operations (New York City, United States - June 25-26, 2020) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "Grid Batteries: Valuation, Design, Procurement, and Operations" conference has been...

Health

Wrestler adds to abuse allegations against university doctor

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — An Olympic wrestler has accused a University of Michigan doctor of touching him inappropriately...

Business

Grid Batteries: Valuation, Design, Procurement, and Operations Seminar (Houston, United States - June 11-12, 2020) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "Grid Batteries: Valuation, Design, Procurement, and Operations" conference has been...

Business

Kansas is dropping parents of crash victims from lawsuit

Kansas has dropped the parents of two sisters killed in a crash from a lawsuit seeking to recoup $116,832 for repairs to a...

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Florida homeless group helps top chefs prep food festival

MIAMI BEACH (AP) — From Rachael Ray to Bobby Flay, celebrity chefs are in town this weekend for the South Beach Wine & Food...

Business

Watchdog toughens global financial scrutiny of Iran

PARIS (AP) — An international agency monitoring terrorism funding announced tough new financial scrutiny of Iran on Friday and...

Crime

Man admits shooting helicopter piloted by state trooper

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man told investigators he shot a helicopter piloted by a state trooper because he didn't like it...

Sports

Bradley wins last arbitration case, teams have 7-5 margin

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona reliever Archie Bradley won the final salary arbitration case of the year, leaving teams with a 7-5...

Business

The U.S. Power Industry, ISO Markets, Electric Power Transactions, & Renewable Energy Resources Seminar (Brisbane, United States - May 5-6, 2020) -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "In Depth: The U.S. Power Industry, ISO Markets, Electric Power Transactions, &...

Business

Grid Batteries: Valuation, Design, Procurement, and Operations Seminar (Washington, United States - May 21-22, 2020) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "Grid Batteries: Valuation, Design, Procurement, and Operations" conference has been...

Sports

Groups want cows corralled to protect jumping mouse habitat

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists have accused U.S. land managers of failing to keep livestock and wild horses out of...

Business

Energy/Electricity Hedging, Trading, and Commodity Markets (Brisbane, United States - August 13-14, 2020) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "Energy/Electricity Hedging, Trading, and Commodity Markets" conference has been...

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Energy/Electricity Hedging, Trading, and Commodity Markets (New York City, United States - June 25-26, 2020) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "Energy/Electricity Hedging, Trading, and Commodity Markets" conference has been...

Business

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

Best-Selling Books Week Ended February 15th.FICTION1. “Dog Man: Fetch-22” by Dav Pilkey (Graphix)2. "Where the Crawdads Sing”...

Business

2-Day Seminar on Fundamentals of Today's U.S. Natural Gas Industry (Houston, United States - June 9-10, 2020) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "Fundamentals of Today's U.S. Natural Gas Industry" seminar has been added to...

Sports

Temple looks to sweep ECU

Temple (14-12, 6-7) vs. East Carolina (10-17, 4-10)Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum, Greenville, North Carolina; Sunday, 12...

Sports

Bucknell looks to sweep Lehigh

Bucknell (11-17, 7-8) vs. Lehigh (7-20, 4-11)Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 12 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Lehigh...

Sports

American looks to extend streak vs BU

American (14-12, 10-5) vs. Boston University (16-12, 10-5)Case Gym, Boston; Sunday, 12 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: American looks for...

Sports

Indiana looks for home win vs No. 9 Penn State

No. 9 Penn State (20-6, 10-5) vs. Indiana (17-9, 7-8)Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Indiana; Sunday, 12 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

News

Intel officials say Russia boosting Trump candidacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Intelligence officials have warned lawmakers that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign to help...

Business

Woman accused of calling 911 after parents cut off cellphone

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman was arrested for calling 911 when her parents cut off her cellphone service, authorities...

Health

Judge asked to decide permanent fate of Georgia abortion law

ATLANTA (AP) — After a federal judge temporarily blocked Georgia's restrictive abortion law, lawyers for the state and for...

Crime

US: Man threatened impeachment whistleblower's lawyer

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal prosecutors charged a Michigan man with threatening the life of an attorney for the...

News

Arizona governor, GOP lawmakers end sanctuary city ban push

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican lawmakers have pulled a contentious proposal to enshrine an existing ban...

Business

Lake Placid celebrates its Olympic past, and eyes its future

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The benefits of a miracle have been reaped in Lake Placid for 40 years.The plan now is to keep those...

News

Oahu had hottest year on record in 2019, officials say

HONOLULU (AP) — Oahu experienced its hottest year on record in 2019, according tofederal officials and municipal...

Crime

Brother testifies about man charged with killing 8 people

MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man on trial in the 2017 shooting deaths of eight people had previously helped two of...

Sports

Humphries leads at midpoint of bobsled world championships

ALTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Kaillie Humphries of the U.S. is the leader at the midway point of the women’s bobsled world...

Sports

Indians RHP Carrasco day to day with mild hip flexor strain

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco has been diagnosed with a mild strain of his right hip...

Business

Mom helps 2 men rescue truck driver days after giving birth

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana woman who had given birth just a few days earlier said her instincts kicked in when she stopped...

Sports

Broadway's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' readies for Garden visit

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Kyle Scatliffe has gone to Madison Square Garden plenty of times — for a Rangers game, a Muse concert and...

Crime

1 killed in shooting at Idaho senior complex, suspect dead

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — One person was killed and three were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex for senior citizens...

News

Caroline Kennedy resigns from Harvard Kennedy School board

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of President John F. Kennedy, has stepped down as honorary chair of an...

Crime

Mexico scientist accused as Russian spy held without bail

MIAMI (AP) — A Mexican scientist accused of spying for Russia in Miami will be detained without bail for now, a federal judge...

News

AP-NORC Poll: Democrats feel mixed about nomination process

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic voters feel generally positive about all of their top candidates running for president, but they...

Crime

Kansas man forced to take part in triple killing enters plea

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man who was forced to participate in the killing of his good friend to save his own life during a...

Health

College investigating reports of coronavirus-themed party

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York college is investigating whether an off-campus coronavirus-themed party violated the student...

Business

'West Side Story' opening draws protesters on Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a chorus outside the Broadway Theatre on Thursday at the opening night of a new revival of “West Side...

Business

Grains mixed, livestock lower.

\CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Mar. delivery rose...

News

Trump looks for permanent national intelligence director

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell is the new acting national intelligence director, but he's...

Sports

'I'm at peace' - Tai Babilonia returns to Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Tai Babilonia never hesitated.When the call came in inviting her to Lake Placid for the 40th...

Business

Trump tries new approach for $1 trillion infrastructure plan

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As a presidential candidate in 2016, Donald Trump promised a $1 trillion infrastructure plan that...

News

Naval Academy midshipman found dead in dorm

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Naval Academy midshipman was found dead in a dorm at the Maryland school.The academy says midshipmen,...

Health

Nervy return: Year after injury, Pirates' Burdi throwing gas

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The rib is stashed away somewhere in his parents’ house in suburban Chicago, a reminder of what...

Crime

Tennessee man gets electric chair for killing fellow inmate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A convicted murderer was put to death in Tennessee's electric chair Thursday, becoming the state's...

Business

Structured Energy/Power Transactions, Real Options, Retail Electricity Deals and How to Trade Around Energy Assets, 3 Day Seminar (Houston, United States -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "Three Days: Structured Energy/Power Transactions, Real Options, Retail Electricity...

Business

Firm wants to recover the Titanic's iconic telegraph machine

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The salvage firm that has plucked silverware, china and gold coins from the wreckage of the Titanic now...

News

Pompeo meets with Oman's new ruler amid US pressure on Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Friday with the new ruler of Oman, a Gulf Arab...

Business

Practical Statistical Analysis for the Energy & Power Markets Seminar (Houston, United States - April 22-24, 2020) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "In-Depth: Practical Statistical Analysis for the Energy & Power Markets" conference...

Sports

Gut-Behrami ends 2-year wait for win in a World Cup downhill

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — In ski-crazy Switzerland, Lara Gut-Behrami's first World Cup victory in more than two years...

News

NFL Calendar

Feb. 24-March 2 — NFL scouting combine, Indianapolis.Feb. 25 — First day for clubs to designate franchise or transition...

Sports

MLB Calendar

Feb. 4-21 — Salary arbitration hearings, Phoenix.Feb. 16 — Voluntary reporting date for other players.Feb. 21 — Mandatory...

Health

States step up funding for Planned Parenthood clinics

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Severalstates have begun picking up the tab for family planning services at clinics run by Planned...

Business

Phillips 66 Partners Acquires Interest in Liberty Pipeline

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE: PSXP) (“Phillips 66 Partners” or the “Partnership”) has...

Crime

North Carolina police charge mother in 1999 slaying of baby

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say they solved a 20-year-old cold case Thursday when they tracked down...

Crime

Maryland college cancels classes after racist graffiti found

SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Officials at a Maryland university canceled classes for a day after graffiti threatening black students...

Crime

Nurse sentenced to 13 years in prison for harming infants

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A nurse convicted of injuring nine infants at a Wisconsin hospital has been sentenced to 13 years in...

Health

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. INTEL OFFICIALS:...

Health

China suspends more penalties on US goods after trade truce

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday suspended more punitive tariffs on imports of U.S. industrial goods in response to a truce in...

Business

Fundamentals of Today's U.S. Natural Gas Industry Seminar (Houston, United States - March 17-18, 2020) - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "Fundamentals of Today's U.S. Natural Gas Industry" conference has been added to...

Health

World markets slip on renewed fears over virus outbreak

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets slipped on Friday after a spike in new virus cases in South Korea and other countries...

Sports

Presbyterian looks to end streak vs UNC-Asheville

Presbyterian (9-19, 6-9) vs. UNC-Asheville (12-14, 6-9)Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Davidson seeks revenge on Rhode Island

Rhode Island (19-6, 11-2) vs. Davidson (13-12, 7-6)Belk Arena, Davidson, North Carolina; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

Sports

UMBC, Vermont put streaks on line

Maryland-Baltimore County (13-14, 6-6) vs. Vermont (22-6, 12-1)Roy L Patrick Gymnasium, Burlington, Vermont; Saturday, 7 p.m....

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Iowa State seeks revenge on Texas Tech

Texas Tech (17-9, 8-5) vs. Iowa State (11-15, 4-9)James H. Hilton Coliseum, Ames, Iowa; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Iowa...

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UC Riverside looks to end streak vs Cal Poly

UC Riverside (14-14, 4-8) vs. Cal Poly (7-19, 4-8)Robert A. Mott Gym, San Luis Obispo, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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EWU looks to extend streak vs N. Arizona

Northern Arizona (15-10, 9-7) vs. Eastern Washington (18-8, 11-4)Reese Court, Cheney, Washington; Saturday, 5:05 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Ranked teams meet as No. 24 Arizona hosts No. 14 Oregon

No. 14 Oregon (20-7, 9-5) vs. No. 24 Arizona (19-7, 9-4)McKale Memorial Center, Tucson, Arizona; Saturday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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N. Colorado looks to extend streak vs Idaho State

Northern Colorado (18-8, 11-4) vs. Idaho State (6-18, 3-12)Holt Arena, Pocatello, Idaho; Saturday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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DePaul looks to end streak vs Georgetown

Georgetown (15-11, 5-8) vs. DePaul (13-13, 1-12)Wintrust Arena, Chicago; Saturday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Georgetown looks to...

Sports

ASU looks to extend streak vs Oregon State

Oregon State (15-11, 5-9) vs. Arizona State (18-8, 9-5)Desert Financial Arena, Tempe, Arizona; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Lipscomb looks to extend streak vs N. Fla.

Lipscomb (13-14, 8-6) vs. North Florida (18-11, 11-3)UNF Arena, Jacksonville, Florida; Saturday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Washington looks to end streak vs Cal

Cal (11-15, 5-8) vs. Washington (12-15, 2-12)Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Cal looks to...

Sports

Jacksonville looks for home win vs Kennesaw St.

Kennesaw State (1-25, 0-13) vs. Jacksonville (12-16, 5-8)Swisher Gym, Jacksonville, Florida; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Longwood looks to sweep High Point

High Point (9-19, 6-9) vs. Longwood (12-17, 7-9)Willett Hall, Farmville, Virginia; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: High Point...

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WKU looks to extend streak vs Charlotte

Charlotte (14-11, 8-6) vs. Western Kentucky (18-8, 11-3)E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

Sports

Hawaii seeks revenge on Long Beach St.

Hawaii (15-10, 6-5) vs. Long Beach State (9-18, 4-7)The Walter Pyramid, Long Beach, California; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Prairie View looks to extend streak vs UAPB

Prairie View (14-11, 10-2) vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (3-22, 2-11)H.O. Clemmons Arena, Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Saturday, 8 p.m....

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Santa Clara looks for road win vs Pacific

Santa Clara (18-10, 5-8) vs. Pacific (20-9, 8-5)Spanos Center, Stockton, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Santa...

Sports

Lewis Jr., Bama visit Ole Miss

Alabama (14-12, 6-7) vs. Mississippi (13-13, 4-9)The Pavilion at Ole Miss, Oxford, Mississippi; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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UC Irvine looks to extend streak vs CSUN

UC Irvine (18-10, 10-2) vs. Cal State Northridge (11-16, 6-5)Matadome, Northridge, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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UC Davis looks for road win vs UCSB

UC Davis (13-15, 7-5) vs. UC Santa Barbara (17-9, 6-5)Thunderdome, Santa Barbara, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Vandy looks to end streak vs Georgia

Georgia (13-13, 3-10) vs. Vanderbilt (9-17, 1-12)Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Georgia...

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No. 4 San Diego St. looks to extend streak vs UNLV

UNLV (14-14, 9-6) vs. No. 4 San Diego State (26-0, 15-0)Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, San Diego; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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UCLA faces tough test vs No. 18 Colorado

UCLA (16-11, 9-5) vs. No. 18 Colorado (21-6, 11-4)CU Events Center, Boulder, Colorado; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: No. 18...

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Montana looks to extend streak vs Montana State

Montana (16-10, 12-3) vs. Montana State (14-12, 8-7)Max Worthington Arena, Bozeman, Montana; Saturday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Utah Valley looks to sweep Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon (12-14, 7-5) vs. Utah Valley (10-17, 4-8)UCCU Events Center, Orem, Utah; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Grand...

Sports

SFA looks to extend streak vs Incarnate Word

Stephen F. Austin (23-3, 14-1) vs. Incarnate Word (9-17, 6-9)Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center, San Antonio; Saturday, 5:15...

Sports

Jackson St. looks to sweep Grambling St.

Jackson State (10-16, 7-6) vs. Grambling State (13-13, 7-6)Assembly Center, Grambling, Louisiana; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Nevada looks to extend streak vs Fresno State

Fresno State (10-17, 6-10) vs. Nevada (17-10, 10-5)Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Nevada...

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San Francisco looks for home win vs Pepperdine

Pepperdine (15-13, 8-6) vs. San Francisco (17-11, 6-7)War Memorial Gymnasium, San Francisco; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Portland looks to end streak vs LMU

Loyola Marymount (9-18, 3-10) vs. Portland (9-19, 1-12)Earle A. Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Southeast Mo. seeks revenge on Tenn. Tech

Southeast Missouri (7-21, 3-12) vs. Tennessee Tech (8-20, 5-10)Hooper Eblen Arena, Cookeville, Tennessee; Saturday, 5 p.m....

Sports

Alabama St. looks to extend streak vs Southern

Southern (11-15, 8-5) vs. Alabama State (8-17, 7-5)Dunn-Oliver Acadome, Montgomery, Alabama; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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Weber State looks to sweep Southern Utah

Southern Utah (14-12, 7-8) vs. Weber State (10-16, 6-9)Dee Events Center, Ogden, Utah; Saturday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

Sports

UTEP looks to end streak vs Rice

Rice (13-14, 5-9) vs. UTEP (13-14, 4-10)Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Rice looks to...

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William & Mary looks to extend streak vs JMU

William & Mary (19-10, 11-5) vs. James Madison (9-17, 2-13)JMU Convocation Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia; Saturday, 4 p.m....

Sports

Murray State looks to extend streak vs SIUE

Murray State (19-8, 12-3) vs. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (7-21, 4-11)Sam M. Vadalabene Center, Edwardsville, Illinois;...

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Bradley looks to extend streak vs Valpo

Bradley (19-9, 10-5) vs. Valparaiso (14-14, 7-8)Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana; Saturday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Alabama A&M seeks revenge on Alcorn State

Alcorn State (12-12, 8-5) vs. Alabama A&M (6-17, 3-9)Elmore Gymnasium, Normal, Alabama; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Alcorn...

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Marshall looks to sweep ODU

Old Dominion (11-16, 7-7) vs. Marshall (13-14, 7-7)Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

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Virginia Tech faces tough test vs No. 6 Duke

Virginia Tech (15-11, 6-9) vs. No. 6 Duke (22-4, 12-3)Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina; Saturday, 8 p.m....

Sports

Wright State looks to extend streak vs Cleveland St.

Wright State (23-6, 13-3) vs. Cleveland State (10-18, 6-9)Wolstein Center, Cleveland; Saturday, 3 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Wright...

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Drexel looks to end streak vs Northeastern

Northeastern (13-14, 7-8) vs. Drexel (13-15, 6-9)John A Daskalakis Center, Philadelphia; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

Sports

UTRGV, NMSU put streaks on line

Texas Rio Grande Valley (12-14, 7-5) vs. New Mexico State (21-6, 12-0)Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico; Saturday, 9...

Sports

LSU, S. Carolina meet in conference play

LSU (18-8, 9-4) vs. South Carolina (16-10, 8-5)Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina; Saturday, 6 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

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SHSU looks to extend streak vs HBU

Houston Baptist (3-21, 3-12) vs. Sam Houston State (17-10, 10-6)Johnson Coliseum, Huntsville, Texas; Saturday, 6:30 p.m....

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UAB looks to extend streak vs FAU

UAB (16-11, 7-7) vs. Florida Atlantic (14-13, 6-8)FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: UAB looks...

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Clemson looks to extend streak vs BC

Clemson (13-12, 7-8) vs. Boston College (13-14, 7-9)Silvio O. Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; Saturday, 6 p.m....

Sports

Richmond looks to extend streak vs SBU

Richmond (20-6, 10-3) vs. Saint Bonaventure (17-9, 9-4)Reilly Center, St. Bonaventure, New York; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

Sports

UTA seeks revenge on Ga. Southern

Georgia Southern (16-12, 10-7) vs. Texas-Arlington (13-15, 9-8)College Park Center, Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 3 p.m....

Sports

No. 2 Gonzaga looks to extend streak vs No. 23 BYU

No. 2 Gonzaga (27-1, 13-0) vs. No. 23 Brigham Young (22-7, 11-3)Marriott Center, Provo, Utah; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

Sports

Troy looks to end streak vs App State

Troy (9-19, 5-12) vs. Appalachian State (15-13, 9-8)Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina; Saturday, 4 p.m....

Sports

E. Illinois seeks revenge on Austin Peay

Austin Peay (19-9, 13-2) vs. Eastern Illinois (13-14, 6-9)Lantz Arena, Charleston, Illinois; Saturday, 4:15 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

Sports

Texas State seeks revenge on Ga. State

Georgia State (18-10, 11-6) vs. Texas State (18-10, 11-6)Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas; Saturday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

Sports

Seattle looks to sweep CSUB

Cal State Bakersfield (11-16, 5-7) vs. Seattle (13-14, 6-6)Redhawk Center, Seattle; Saturday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Seattle...

Sports

St. Mary's looks to extend streak vs San Diego

San Diego (9-19, 2-11) vs. Saint Mary's (22-6, 9-4)University Credit Union Pavilion, Moraga, California; Saturday, 8 p.m....

Sports

NDSU looks for road win vs N. Dakota

North Dakota State (20-7, 11-2) vs. North Dakota (12-15, 6-7)Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, Grand Forks, North Dakota; Saturday,...

Sports

Hofstra looks for road win vs Delaware

Hofstra (21-7, 12-3) vs. Delaware (20-8, 10-5)Bob Carpenter Center Acierno Arena, Newark, Delaware; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

Sports

Florida faces tough test vs No. 10 Kentucky

Florida (17-9, 9-4) vs. No. 10 Kentucky (21-5, 11-2)Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center, Lexington, Kentucky; Saturday, 6 p.m....

Sports

Idaho looks for home win vs Sac State

Sacramento State (13-12, 6-10) vs. Idaho (7-19, 3-12)Cowan Spectrum at the Kibbie Dome, Moscow, Idaho; Saturday, 5 p.m....

Sports

Lamar seeks revenge on Texas A&M-CC

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (10-16, 6-9) vs. Lamar (14-13, 8-8)Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

Sports

NKU looks to extend streak vs Youngstown St.

Northern Kentucky (20-8, 12-4) vs. Youngstown State (16-12, 9-6)Beeghly Physical Education Center, Youngstown, Ohio; Saturday,...

Sports

Elon seeks revenge on Towson

Elon (11-18, 7-9) vs. Towson (16-12, 9-6)SECU Arena, Towson, Maryland; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Elon seeks revenge on...

Sports

Gardner-Webb looks to sweep Campbell

Campbell (14-14, 5-11) vs. Gardner-Webb (11-15, 7-7)Paul Porter Arena, Boiling Springs, North Carolina; Saturday, 5 p.m....

Sports

S. Alabama looks to extend streak vs CCU

South Alabama (17-11, 10-7) vs. Coastal Carolina (14-14, 7-10)HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

Sports

Radford looks to extend streak vs USC Upstate

South Carolina Upstate (11-17, 6-9) vs. Radford (18-9, 13-2)Dedmon Center, Radford, Virginia; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ESTBOTTOM...

Sports

Stony Brook looks to extend streak vs Maine

Maine (7-19, 3-9) vs. Stony Brook (17-10, 8-4)Island Federal Credit Union Arena, Stony Brook, New York; Saturday, 7 p.m....

Sports

New Hampshire seeks revenge on Albany

New Hampshire (12-13, 5-7) vs. Albany (14-13, 7-5)SEFCU Arena, Albany, New York; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Albany goes...

Sports

Belmont looks to extend streak vs EKU

Belmont (21-7, 12-3) vs. Eastern Kentucky (14-14, 11-4)McBrayer Arena, Richmond, Kentucky; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE:...

Sports

Hartford looks to extend streak vs Binghamton

Hartford (14-14, 7-6) vs. Binghamton (9-17, 3-10)Events Center, Vestal, New York; Saturday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Hartford...

Sports

Liberty looks to extend streak vs Stetson

Stetson (15-13, 9-4) vs. Liberty (25-3, 11-2)Vines Center, Lynchburg, Virginia; Saturday, 5 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Liberty looks...

Sports

Charleston looks for road win vs UNCW

College of Charleston (15-12, 9-6) vs. UNC Wilmington (8-20, 3-12)Raiford G. Trask Coliseum, Wilmington, North Carolina;...

Sports

Morehead St. looks to end streak vs Tennessee St.

Tennessee State (16-12, 8-7) vs. Morehead State (12-16, 6-9)Ellis T Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky; Saturday, 3 p.m....

Business

The U.S. Power Industry, ISO Markets, Electric Power Transactions, & Renewable Energy Resources Seminar (Brisbane, United States - August 11-12, 2020) -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "In Depth: The U.S. Power Industry, ISO Markets, Electric Power Transactions, &...

Business

The U.S. Power Industry, ISO Markets, Electric Power Transactions, & Renewable Energy Resources Seminar (Washington D.C., United States - May 19-20, 2020) -...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "In Depth: The U.S. Power Industry, ISO Markets, Electric Power Transactions, &...

Business

In Depth: The U.S. Power Industry, ISO Markets, Electric Power Transactions, & Renewable Energy Resources (Hilton Head Island, United States - March 25-26,...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020--The "In Depth: The U.S. Power Industry, ISO Markets, Electric Power Transactions, &...

Health

Thursday Sports in Brief

NFLNEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has put the labor ball in the players' hands.In a somewhat surprisingly strong decision, the 32 team...

News

Hundreds of dams lack emergency plans in rain-soaked South

When recent heavy rains swelled a private Mississippi lake and began eroding its earthen dam, Yazoo County Emergency Management...

Sports

Heat retiring Dwyane Wade's No. 3 this weekend

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade says that whenever he would hear the national anthem play before Miami home games, he would take a...

Sports

No. 10 Kentucky looks to extend SEC lead against Florida

Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this weekend:GAME OF THE WEEKENDFlorida (17-9, 9-4) at No....

Sports

Big Ten: No. 7 Maryland looks to keep streak, boost lead

What to watch in Big Ten basketball:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 7 Maryland at No. 25 Ohio State on Sunday. The Big Ten-leading...

Sports

ACC basketball title contenders face rough road this weekend

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here are some things to watch for in ACC play this weekend:GAMES OF THE WEEKENDACC title contenders No. 8...

Crime

Sanity hearing delayed for man who said God told him to die

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A sanity hearing was delayed for a Louisiana man who told authorities God instructed him to end his...

Sports

Buffalo visits Pittsburgh after Montour's 2-goal game

Buffalo Sabres (27-25-8, sixth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (37-16-6, first in the Metropolitan...

Sports

Vegas faces Florida, looks for 5th straight home win

Florida Panthers (32-23-6, fourth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (32-22-8, first in the Pacific...

Sports

New Jersey takes home win streak into matchup with Washington

Washington Capitals (37-17-6, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (23-27-10, eighth in the Metropolitan...

Sports

Blues visit the Stars after shutout win

St. Louis Blues (34-17-10, first in the Central Division) vs. Dallas Stars (35-19-6, second in the Central Division)Dallas;...

Sports

Kucherov and the Lightning visit the Coyotes

Tampa Bay Lightning (40-16-5, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Arizona Coyotes (30-26-8, fifth in the Pacific...

Sports

Philadelphia hosts Winnipeg after overtime victory

Winnipeg Jets (32-25-5, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (34-20-7, third in the Metropolitan...

Sports

Los Angeles faces Sacramento, aims for 4th straight home win

Sacramento Kings (22-33, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (37-18, third in the Western Conference)Los...

Sports

Western Conference leader Los Angeles and Memphis meet

Memphis Grizzlies (28-27, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (41-12, first in the Western Conference)Los...

Sports

Philadelphia plays Milwaukee on 4-game win streak

Philadelphia 76ers (35-21, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (47-8, first in the Eastern...

Sports

Charlotte faces Brooklyn, looks for 4th straight victory

Brooklyn Nets (25-29, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (19-36, 11th in the Eastern...

Sports

Vilardi scores quickly in NHL debut as Kings defeat Panthers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not many players can top the NHL debut that Gabriel Vilardi had on Thursday night.The Los Angeles center...

Sports

Vegas stops Tampa Bay's 11-game streak with 5-3 win

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hours before making his Vegas debut, Alec Martinez sat on the team bench, gazing onto a clean sheet of ice...

Sports

Bernard jump starts UCLA to 69-58 win over Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Defense travels.UCLA coach Mick Cronin has been drilling this mantra into his team since he arrived in...

Sports

Barnes makes 7 3-pointers in Kings' win over Grizzlies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Five days after winning the 3-point competition during All-Star weekend, Buddy Hield’s free throw...

Sports

Phils beat Realmuto in arbitration; teams lead players 7-4

PHOENIX (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies won their arbitration case against All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto on Thursday, putting...

Sports

Dawson putback gives Hawaii 56-55 win over Riverside

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Justin Webster scored 18 points and Carper Dawson scored on a putback with 31.1 seconds to play and...

Sports

Tillie leads No. 2 Gonzaga over San Francisco 71-54

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — For the second time this season, San Francisco led second-ranked Gonzaga at halftime, and for the second...

Sports

James Harden, Rockets roll to 135-105 rout of young Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Russell Westbrook vowed to better control his emotions down the stretch of the regular season. They...

News

Warren's next challenge: Maintain post-debate momentum

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren enters the final stretch before Saturday's Nevada Democratic caucus with a new and enviable...

Sports

Solo on list of eligible players for 2020 Hall of Fame

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. national team goalkeeper Hope Solo is among the first-time eligible players on the ballot for...

Sports

Fitts, free throws help Saint Mary's defeat LMU 57-51

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts scored 20 points and Saint Mary's was perfect from the foul line to overcome a cold-shooting...

Sports

Hayes scores in OT, Flyers sweep home-and-home with Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Hayes scored 3:51 into overtime, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on...

Sports

Da Silva, Cardinal pull away from Washington in 2nd half

SEATTLE (AP) — There’s a point in every college basketball team’s season when it’s now-or-never time, and Stanford has reached...

Sports

Trae Young scores career-high 50 points, Hawks beat Heat

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young had a career-high 50 points and the Atlanta Hawks scored the last 10 points to beat the Miami Heat...

News

City that prayed, searched for missing girl to say goodbye

CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina community that searched, prayed and then cried gets to say goodbye Friday to a 6-year-old...

Sports

Arizona State tops No. 14 Oregon 77-72 for 6th win in a row

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Alonzo Verge Jr. scored 26 points, Rob Edwards added 24 and Arizona State beat No. 14 Oregon 77-72 on...

Business

Assembly GOP limits area with 4 a.m. convention bar time

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Assembly walked back a bill Thursday that would have allowed bars across Wisconsin to stay open...

Sports

No. 23 BYU edges Santa Clara 85-75

PROVO, Utah (AP) — It turns out blistering 3-point shooting is not the only tool in BYU's arsenal.When the shots did not fall...

Sports

UC Santa Barbara beats Cal St.-Fullerton 75-66

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidegger had 27 points as UC Santa Barbara topped Cal State Fullerton 75-66 on Thursday...

Sports

Gonzalez scores 18 to lift UC Davis over Cal Poly 77-62

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Stefan Gonzalez had 18 points off the bench to lift UC Davis to a 77-62 win over Cal Poly on...

News

Tech boom, suburban growth drive Nevada's Democratic shift

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Twenty years ago, long before Nevada was part of the early presidential selection process, the phone...

Crime

Trump savoring scrambled Dem race, Bloomberg's debate debut

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Relishing in Democrats' jumbled primary in the wake of a fractious debate, President Donald...

Sports

Embiid has 39, powers 76ers past Nets in overtime, 112-104

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A few weeks before the All-Star break, Joel Embiid said he wasn’t having much fun on the basketball floor...

Sports

No. 18 Colorado holds off Southern California 70-66

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes have never won a Pac-12 Conference title, so winning pretty isn't a priority....

Sports

Seattle holds off a Grand Canyon rally, earns a 95-89 win

SEATTLE (AP) — Riley Grigsby knocked down a 3-pointer with more than a minute left and Morgan Means added a jumper and two free...

Sports

Jackson, No. 9 Mississippi State beat Auburn 92-85 in OT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Mississippi State surged from behind after struggling most of the way, and Rickea Jackson took over in...

Sports

Arizona State beats No. 14 Oregon for 6th straight win

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State's Remy Martin was fighting for possession during the first half when he caught an inadvertent...

Sports

Monk, Bridges lead Hornets over cold-shooting Bulls, 103-93

CHICAGO (AP) — Devonte Graham failed to score for the first time this season. Even with their star guard held without a point,...

Sports

Portland St. uses balanced attack to subdue Montana St.

PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — Holland Woods scored 22 points and Portland State pulled away from Montana State for an 87-77 win on...

Sports

Hume, Radebaugh ice N. Colorado's 68-66 win over S. Utah

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Bodie Hume hit a dagger 3-pointer with six seconds remaining and Jonah Radebaugh added an insurance free...

Sports

No. 1 South Carolina women hold off LSU for 20th win in row

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston had 13 points, nine rebounds and five blocks and No. 1 South Carolina held off pesky LSU...

Sports

Green, Mannion lead No. 24 Wildcats past Oregon State

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona rolled past an undisciplined Oregon State squad 89-63 on Thursday night.Josh Green scored 18...

Sports

Brown-Turner's jumper lifts NC State past Miami, 50-48

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Jakia Brown-Turner will likely remember her first game-winning shot as a collegian, even if she has...

Sports

Peatling lifts E. Washington over Sacramento St. 77-76

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling had 28 points and 10 rebounds as Eastern Washington narrowly defeated Sacramento State...

Crime

3 charged after 11-year-old gives birth in Missouri bathtub

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Three relatives of an 11-year-old girl who gave birth in the bathtub of her suburban St. Louis home are...

Sports

Wallace caps comeback as E. Illinois upsets Murray St. 63-60

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Josiah Wallace nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer as Eastern Illinois rallied in the final minutes to...

Sports

Jordan Binnington blanks Coyotes as Blues post 1-0 win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington had a light night in net for the St. Louis Blues, yet he couldn't relax, even as his...

Sports

Michigan State shakes off sloppy play to beat Nebraska 86-65

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — As far as Tom Izzo is concerned, a 21-point win over lowly Nebraska doesn't mean everything's OK now for...

Sports

Seimone Augustus leaves Lynx after 14 seasons for Sparks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seimone Augustus has left the Minnesota Lynx after 14 seasons to join the Los Angeles Sparks.The All-WNBA...

Sports

Pepperdine pulls away late to beat Portland 66-59

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Colbey Ross scored 27 of his 30 points in the second half and grabbed a career-best 14 rebounds as...

Business

California sues Trump administration to block water rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California sued the Trump administration on Thursday to block new rules that would let farmers take...

Sports

Andre double-double leads Northern Arizona past Idaho 78-61

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Bernie Andre finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds and Northern Arizona drilled Idaho 78-61 on Thursday...

Sports

Denver rallies late to take down Oral Roberts 100-96 in OT

DENVER (AP) — Ade Murkey scored 26 points and Jase Townsend nearly missed a triple-double and Denver beat Oral Roberts 100-96...

Sports

Hayes' OT goal powers Flyers past Blue Jackets 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Hayes and the Philadelphia Flyers looked at their home-and-home series with Columbus as a chance to...

News

Wounded but defiant, Bloomberg promises to keep fighting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — His aura suddenly shattered, a defiant Michael Bloomberg sent a pointed message Thursday to a political...

Sports

Averette lifts Utah Valley over Cal State Bakersfield 72-58

OREM, Utah (AP) — Brandon Averette made five 3-pointers and matched his season high with 20 points as Utah Valley topped Cal...

Sports

Young's career-high 50 points lead Hawks past Heat, 129-124

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young didn't attribute his first 50-point game to confidence gained from his first All-Star start.Belief in...

Sports

Ware carries Jacksonville St. over SE Missouri 65-58

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — De'Torrion Ware had 16 points and 11 rebounds off the bench to lead Jacksonville State to a 65-58 win...

Sports

Scott, Pierre-Louis help Temple beat UConn 93-89 in 2OT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With its leading scorer’s shot not falling, Temple got needed offense from two other sources.Monty Scott...

Sports

Asadullah carries Lipscomb past Jacksonville 68-67

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Ahsan Asadullah had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Michael Buckland made a pair of free throws to cap...

Sports

Griffin carries UT Arlington past Georgia St. 70-62

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Sam Griffin had 13 points as UT Arlington beat Georgia State 70-62 on Thursday night.Nicolas Elame had...

Sports

Mackenzie Blackwood has 36 saves, Devils beat Sharks 2-1

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils finally have found a winning formula. Just put Mackenzie Blackwood in goal.Blackwood...

Sports

Abaev, Taylor double up to send Austin Peay past SIUE

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Eli Abaev recorded 19 points and 10 rebounds as Austin Peay beat Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 78-60...

Sports

Crosland sparks Tennessee Tech to 78-65 win over UT Martin

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cade Crosland came off the bench to score 15 points and Tennessee Tech turned back Tennessee-Martin...

Sports

Southern Illinois stymie Evansville in 2nd half, win 70-53

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Domask had 19 points as Southern Illinois got past Evansville 70-53 on Thursday night. Eric...

Sports

Vermont avenges loss to Stony Brook with 63-54 win

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Everett Duncan had 11 points and 10 rebounds to help lift Vermont to a 63-54 win over Stony Brook on...

Sports

Boston, No. 1 Gamecocks win 20th straight 63-48 over LSU

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley didn't enjoy her usually dominant team struggling early against LSU. She...