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Here's a look at the week ahead on our "Sunday Morning" Calendar:          On Monday filmmaker Steven Spielberg celebrates his 71st birthday.         ..
The D.C. State Board of Education may call for an independent investigation of public and charter schools amid allegations that Ballou High School in ..
* Saudi 2018 budget seen hiking infrastructure spending a bit * Top 10 gainers include six cement firms * Dubai’s Drake & Scull climbs in heavy trade ..
Celtic’s record undefeated run of 69 matches was ended in spectacular style by Hearts on Sunday, with Craig Levein’s side running out 4-0 winners at T..
British Prime Minister Theresa May walks by the British flag during an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Europe..
Jose Mourinho has started with Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku in attack for Manchester United as they chase down league leaders Manchest..
Kylian Mbappe has been named French Young Player of the Year by Telefoot, beating Anthony Martial and Maxime Lopez to the award. There were two panels..
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rallied to all time highs this past week, attracting new attention from U.S. regulators. Professional and amateur i..
NASA on Friday successfully dropped a replica Orion spacecraft from an Air Force transport aircraft to a southwestern Arizona desert site to test the ..
Mixon is still recovering from a concussion that led to him missing Week 14. He missed practice on Wednesday before going limited on Thursday. Mixon g..
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In a story Dec. 15 about deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Jerusalem's We..
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Coach Dave Rose knew all week that his BYU team would need to knock down perimeter shots against a sizable Utah team that can cl..
Manchester United travel to West Brom on Saturday looking for a third successive away victory and further momentum after edging past Bournemouth in mi..
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phoenix coach Jay Triano says he needs newly signed Isaiah Canaan to learn on the fly. Standing at the foul line for three shots wi..
This was the big game the Chargers needed; the night to control their destiny. But instead of seizing the moment Saturday night in Kansas City, the Ch..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to tho..
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — His team down a point in the final minute, Kansas' Devonte Graham never thought twice about passing to struggling teammate Svi My..
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — With around 50 friends and family coming in on a nearly six-hour bus ride from St. Louis, Xavier Sneed felt at home in more way..
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 60th career triple-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the short-h..
NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony's return to Madison Square Garden was much like the 6 1/2 years he spent playing for the Knicks. A video played on the..
MIAMI (AP) — A slow start to the season is in the past for Josh Richardson. Richardson scored a career-high 28 points to help the Miami Heat beat the ..
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 20 points, Jayson Tatum had 19 points and nine rebounds and the Boston Celtics pulled away in the fourth qua..
FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. On Satur..
President Jacob Zuma came to power in South Africa as a populist, a traditional Zulu man with a common touch and a mighty singing voice that could lif..
Texas A&M-Commerce won its first DII title in school history on Saturday night with a 37-27 victory over West Florida in Kansas City. With the win, th..
WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousand..
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jae'Sean Tate scored 19 points for Ohio State in a 80-67 win against Appalachian State at Value City Arena on Saturday. Keita Ba..
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Kenny Wooten scored eight of his 13 points as part of a big run in the second half and Oregon pulled away to beat Fresno State 6..
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Malachi Flynn had 17 points, Viont'e Daniels added 15 and Washington State beat IUPUI 72-59 on Saturday. The Cougars (7-3) broke..
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Marcquise Reed threw a 75-foot pass in the final minute to put the Clemson Tigers ahead, and kept them there by making a free thr..
No. 2 Texas A&M-Commerce is taking on No. 4 West Florida for the DII football championship on Saturday night in Kansas City. A&M-Commerce leads West F..
It's official: Aaron Rodgers is back. As expected, the Packers activated the veteran quarterback off injured reserve Saturday, making him eligible to ..
With a final tax overhaul bill in hand, congressional Republicans say they have enough votes to pass legislation next week and deliver a major victory..
With a final tax overhaul bill in hand, congressional Republicans say they have enough votes to pass legislation next week and deliver a major victory..
An assault victim was attacked in the District with an expandable baton, and D.C. police said they are investigating the incident as a possible hate c..
Sen. John Neely Kennedy (R-La.) asked President Trump's U.S. District nominee Matthew S. Petersen law questions during a hearing on Dec. 13. Peterson ..
Oscar Isaacs is in negotiations to loan his voice to Gomez Addams in the upcoming animated reboot of The Addams Family. Isaacs plays Resistance pilot ..
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers activated quarterback Aaron Rodgers from injured reserve Saturday, a day before he starts Sunday in a mus..
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Luwane Pipkins scored 10 of his 17 points in the opening five minutes, Carl Pierre had 15 points on five 3-pointers and Massachu..
DETROIT (AP) — Cassius Winston scored 19 points, and No. 2 Michigan State went on a 12-2 run late in the second half to hold off Oakland 86-73 on Satu..
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a lot like old times Saturday, with Jim Boeheim and Patrick Ewing facing each other for the first time as opposing coaches in..
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green and Coach Steve Kerr discuss a call in the first quarter during Game 2 of the First Round of the Western Confere..
Emond Johnson, 39, was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, on charges of murder and arson. Authorities opened the investigation after a fire at the Ingr..
The Green Bay Packers activated quarterback Aaron Rodgers from injured reserve Saturday, a day before he starts Sunday in a must-win game at Carolina...
A first grader's heartbreaking letter to Santa has spurred a flood of donations, after her teacher shared the humble wish list on social media. Ruth E..
Republicans are on the verge of passing a massive tax cut for businesses that is deeply unpopular with the American public. They are doing it with no ..
Kerryon Johnson attempted to put to rest any concerns about his status for the Peach Bowl. The Auburn running back was asked by a fan on Friday night ..
U.S. national team midfielder Christian Pulisic scored an impressive 89th-minute winner in Borussia Dortmund's 2-1 victory over Hoffenheim on Saturday..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyus Battle had 29 points, Oshae Brissett had 25 points, and Syracuse overcame a 13-point second half deficit to defeat rival George..
Ten years ago, the Sabres and Penguins forged a new NHL tradition under a picturesque snow-globe scene in Buffalo, N.Y. MORE: Watch NHL in U.S. live a..