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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — In the very first period after the Anaheim Ducks finally got captain Ryan Getzlaf and Jakob Silfverberg back from long-term inj..
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State returned from a dominant road trip that might help shape its season and showed once more how important depth is to..
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — It was the kind of ugly win Payton Pritchard would just as soon forget, except for the performance by the freshman seated next to ..
In this Oct. 4, 2017 photo provided by The National Press Club shows, Emilio Gutierrez Soto. Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote W..
A year ago, a loss to Northeastern proved the turning point in the University of Vermont men's basketball team's record-setting season. This year's ma..
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares took a small step back on Tuesday after three straight sessions of gains, with markets consolidating in the hope an up..
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mathieu Perreault scored two goals and added an assist to help the Winnipeg Jets halt a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 ..
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Colorado defenseman Mark Barberio was a healthy scratch last week against Buffalo. He made a huge play Monday night against the two-..
A couple was charged with second-degree murder on Monday after law enforcement discovered a 51-year-old woman bludgeoned to death inside a Hawaii home..
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Vic Law scored 18 points and Northwestern followed a seven-day layoff with its largest margin of victory in program history, bea..
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares took a breather on Tuesday after three straight sessions of gains, with markets consolidating in the hope an upswing i..
Shohei Ohtani, the surprise Angel, returned with much fanfare Monday to his native Japan. Once a work visa is in his possession, the Angels expect the..
It’s tempting. Even in the currently roaring stock market, people are looking for higher returns. And an investment that has jumped more than 40 perce..
Nathan Peterman of the Buffalo Bills got tackled by Margus Hunt of the Indianapolis Colts during Sunday's game in Orchard Park, N.Y. (Brett Carlsen/Ge..
From the Gulf Coast of Texas to Atlanta’s northern suburbs, the snowstorm which blanketed the Deep South on Thursday and Friday was one for the record..
Senate Republicans are divided over whether they should use the months before the 2018 elections trying to cut spending on social programs, including ..
Dana Ellis, a volunteer for the Doug Jones campaign, talks to Ebonique Jiles and her son on Saturday in Birmingham, Ala., about voting in Tuesday's U...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Frank Gore watched as the referees huddled in the snow. All Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano wanted was an explanation. Now, ..
NEW YORK (AP) — Jahlil Okafor finally got the fresh start he wanted. Okafor was the consensus No. 1 high school player in his class, won a national ch..
File-This Aug. 26, 2017, file photo shows Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Taylor (87) eluding the tackle of Green Bay Packers cornerback Kevin Kin..
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton eased his 6-foot-6 frame into a pinstriped No. 27 jersey, ready to join 6-foot-7 Aaron Judge as the To..
Photo: Brett Coomer, Houston Chronicle FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the ..
FILE - In this May 18, 2017 file photo, the Healthcare.gov website is seen on a laptop computer, in Washington. The Trump administration came in looki..
Dec 12 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not ..
The University of Tennessee was set to pay former Rutgers coach and current Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano $27 million over a six-year ..
She’s thinking pink! Kylie Jenner — who’s pregnant with her first child, a girl, with boyfriend Travis Scott — has been busy stocking up on fancy baby..
It's been a pretty good year for Eric McCormack. The actor once again has a hit series on his hands with NBC's successful revival of their beloved sit..
Oakland Athletics executive Grady Fuson talks during the annual West Texas Sports Banquet at Midland Country Club on Thursday. James Durbin/Reporter-T..
Christmas is coming and, as usual, the team led by LeBron James will be prominently involved during the NBA’s showcase day on Dec. 25. While nearly ev..
The order "will refocus America's space program on human exploration and discovery," and "marks an important step in returning American astronauts to ..
In this Oct. 4, 2017 photo provided by The National Press Club shows, Emilio Gutierrez Soto. Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote W..
Working barefoot and in beachwear from his home office on Australia’s Gold Coast, the amiable security researcher Troy Hunt set up his irreverent webs..
Walt Disney Co.’s planned acquisition of much of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox media company — a deal that is expected to be completed as early as..
Crowds of people swarmed Lonzo Ball and his family wherever they went, the first time Ball had experienced that kind of thing. That happened in June w..
Lessons learned from the past week of play in the NHL: What’s My Line? Coach John Stevens knows Besides dispelling fears he’d be a defense-first (and ..
NEW YORK — When the Washington Wizards look back at many of their 12 losses this season, a common frustration arises: A team with core stability still..
(The Sports Xchange) - Lavar Ball is taking two of his sons to play overseas in Lithuania. November 27, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; LaMelo Ball brothe..
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger’s record-setting night finished with a carry just as valuable as any of the franchise-record 66 passes he threw. As th..
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: Rate hike? Investors believe the Federal Reserve will raise inte..
Photo: Courtesy Photo Sure, Aerial Horizon could — and usually does — build a show entirely on its own. But the company, which specializes in high-fly..
Disney-Luscasfilm’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” dominated social media buzz last week in the wake of the Dec. 9 world premiere and announcing its dedic..
Melissa Salinas (left) hugs Paige Burleson as visitors gather around a Christmas tree at the Sutherland Springs Community Building. Twenty-six angels ..
The 34-year-old reality star didn’t hold back the PDA Thursday night when he joined Sofia, 19, for Haute Living and Maddox Gallery’s art exhibition by..
As it turns out, Beyoncé is a queen of bargains. The singer got into formation to scour major deals this week when she made a low-key visit to a local..
Chukwuma OkoraforAlabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick will be a consensus All-American at the very least. The junior was named to the first team ..
What makes a great hero on television? We think that it’s a few different things — a strong sense of resolve, determination, a willingness to put your..
ABC has given a straight-to-series order to an untitled multi-camera family comedy co-created by the 30 Rock actor, along with Kenya Barris (black-ish..
A series of Christmas cards and booklets containing poetry by the legendary poet Robert Frost will be on display at a Vermont college for the first ti..
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Giancarlo Stanton was shooting the breeze with Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford at the World Baseball Classic in March, list..
Federal Reserve official Jerome Powell attends an open meeting at the U.S. Federal Reserve in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, Oct. 22, ..