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Affidavit: Man found Tiger Woods unconscious after SUV crash

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — Tiger Woods was unconscious in a mangled SUV after he crashed the vehicle in Southern California last week,...

Wyoming governor quietly mobilized Guard troops in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — While the Wyoming National Guard was sending more than 100 troops to Washington, D.C., to help with security around President...

Father of fugitive pleads not guilty in Vegas slaying case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man who was arrested in January at the U.S.-Mexico border in California pleaded not guilty Friday to helping his...

‘Miracle on Ice’ star Mark Pavelich dies at treatment home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A member of the “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team has died at a treatment center for mental illness. ...

Kupcho, Ernst share lead in LPGA’s Drive On Championship.

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Jennifer Kupcho and Austin Ernst each shot their second straight 5-under 67 to share the second-round lead Friday in the...

US to open more beds for immigrant children as numbers rise

HOUSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's administration is instructing long-term facilities that hold immigrant children to lift capacity restrictions enacted during the coronavirus pandemic...

Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 still wait for advice

More than 28 million Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to keep waiting for guidance from federal health officials for what they...

NASA’s new Mars rover hits dusty red road, 1st trip 21 feet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s newest Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its...

Dems draw on civil rights history to push Amazon union vote

BESSEMER, Alabama (AP) — Some Democratic members of Congress and national union leaders on Friday sought to rustle up support for unionizing a massive...

California to let Major League Baseball, Disneyland reopen

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials will allow people to attend Major League Baseball games and other outdoor sporting events, go to Disneyland and...

Biden White House: message discipline, no news conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — No news conference. No Oval Office address. No primetime speech to a joint session of Congress. ...

NY officials removed fuller tally of nursing home deaths

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration insisted Friday that a quest for scientific accuracy, not political concerns, prompted members of his COVID-19...

New California law aims to put kids in class. Will it work?

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s public schools can tap into $6.6 billion in a plan Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Friday to try...

Antivirus software creator charged with cheating investors

NEW YORK (AP) — Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee was indicted on fraud and money laundering conspiracy charges alleging that he and cohorts made...

Elijah McClain’s mom says his death sparked push for change

DENVER (AP) — Sheneen McClain is not always hopeful but thinks it's possible the death of her son Elijah McClain could create change. ...

Police video: California man who died said ‘I can’t breathe’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man being restrained by Fresno police officers and sheriff's deputies cried out "I can’t breathe!” in the moments before...

The Latest: South Carolina governor lifts mandates on masks

COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Gov. Henry McMaster lifted mandates Friday on face coverings in South Carolina’s government office buildings and restaurants, leaving it up...

New York cinemas reopen, brightening outlook for theaters

NEW YORK (AP) — After growing cobwebs for nearly a year, movie theaters in New York City reopen Friday, returning film titles to Manhattan...

Giuliani probe awaits Garland as he nears AG confirmation

NEW YORK (AP) — With Merrick Garland poised to be confirmed as attorney general as early as next week, one of the first major...

Canada clears Johnson & Johnson vaccine, first to approve 4

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the country's health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot...

St. Louis-area mom, 2 children killed; baby taken, but safe

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis-area man fatally shot his estranged wife and two of her children before fleeing with the couple’s baby,...

Blake Griffin, Detroit Pistons agree to buyout

DETROIT (AP) — Blake Griffin's time in Detroit is over, another significant step in a rebuilding process that has the Pistons at the bottom...

Brandon Marshall hosts mini combine for draft prospects

MIAMI (AP) — Fifteen years ago, Brandon Marshall barely made the cut for the NFL's Indianapolis combine. ...

3rd-degree murder count could be reinstated in Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Friday ordered a judge to reconsider adding a third-degree murder charge against a former Minneapolis...

Credit card borrowing falls to lowest in level in 4 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Borrowing by Americans fell in January for the first time in five months, as the use of credit cards fell to...

Police investigate pepper spraying of mother near toddler

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A Rochester police officer has been placed on administrative duty after using pepper spray on a woman suspected of shoplifting...

EXPLAINER: 5 key takeaways from the February jobs report

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's job market delivered a burst of strength in February. It lifted hopes that the rollout of viral vaccines, the distribution...

Jump in hiring fuels optimism for US economic recovery

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring accelerated more quickly than expected last month, evidence that a year after the pandemic took hold, the economy is...

House impeachment manager sues Trump, allies over riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Eric Swalwell, who served as a House manager in Donald Trump’s last impeachment trial, filed a lawsuit Friday against the...

Pitcher Sam Dyson banned 1 yr under domestic violence policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Sam Dyson was suspended for the 2021 season by Major League Baseball on Friday under the domestic violence policy...

Detroit mayor turned down J&J vaccine in favor of others

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Detroit this week turned down 6,200 doses of the newly authorized Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, favoring shots from Pfizer...

What’s in California law aimed at returning kids to school?

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law on Friday aimed at returning students to classrooms in the nation’s most populous...

Civilian jet trainer crashes in California desert; crew safe

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A military-style jet trainer operated by a civilian test pilot school crashed in California’s Mojave Desert on Friday and the...

Alaska Native group, Neiman Marcus settle lawsuit over coat

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native cultural organization and the luxury department store Neiman Marcus have settled a lawsuit over the sale of...

VIRUS TODAY: Vaccinated adults await advice on family visits

Here's what's happening Friday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: ...

Reporter faces trial in case seen as attack on press rights

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa journalist faces trial Monday on charges stemming from her coverage of a protest against racial injustice, a...

Spacewalkers finish solar panel prep for station power boost

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts completed the first round of prep work Friday for new solar panels, part of a major power...

Boone better with pacemaker, to return to Yanks this weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Boone felt something was wrong. ...

Woman impaled by tree limb has 7 broken ribs, husband says

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine passenger who was impaled when a falling pine tree struck the vehicle she was riding in suffered seven...

EU, US agree to suspend tariffs over Airbus-Boeing dispute

BRUSSELS (AP) — A first phone call Friday clinched the first trade breakthrough to start rebuilding trans-Atlantic relations between the United States and the...

Mass 2020 exodus from California did not happen, study says

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A popular notion that there was a mass exodus from California last year is wrong, according to research from a...

New SC abortion law remains on hold under judge’s order

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new South Carolina law banning abortions will stay on hold following a judge's order on Friday to extend a...

Meghan: talk with Oprah without royals’ input ‘liberating’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex has described to Oprah Winfrey how “liberating” it was to have a conversation - let...

Nonprofits stepping up to bolster COVID vaccination efforts

The messy and confusing distribution of vaccines has prompted a broad array of nonprofits and volunteers nationwide to step in to fill the gaps....

AP-NORC poll: Americans largely back Biden’s virus response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is enjoying an early presidential honeymoon, with 60% of Americans approving of his job performance thus far and even...

No winners: UK waits for Harry, Meghan’s take on royal split

LONDON (AP) — The timing couldn’t be worse for Harry and Meghan. ...

Teacher vaccinations go untracked amid school reopening push

The national rush to vaccinate teachers in hopes of soon reopening pandemic-shuttered schools is running into one basic problem: Almost no one knows how...

Myanmar cracked down brutally on protests. It may get worse.

TOKYO (AP) — Myanmar's security forces have killed scores of demonstrators protesting a coup. The new junta has jailed journalists — and anyone else...

Ex-chief: Dallas cop kept on job to not tip him off to probe

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Police Department allowed an officer to continue patrolling for more than a year while investigating whether he ordered two...

January 2022 trial set for IS militants nicknamed ‘Beatles’

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia has tentatively scheduled a January 2022 trial for two Britain militants charged with being part...

American Academy of Arts and Letters expands, diversifies

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's oldest cultural instititutions, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, is undergoing some of its biggest...

NFL hires first Black female game official, Maia Chaka

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has hired Maia Chaka as the first Black female official in league history. She will work games during...

The Latest: Pope honors massacre victims at Baghdad church

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' historic visit to Iraq to deliver a message of hope to the country's dwindling Christian community...

Scandals reveal Cuomo known by New Yorkers to wider nation

It was Andrew Cuomo’s Emmy-winning performance: daily televised coronavirus briefings in which the New York governor projected competence and compassion, helping to calm a...

As other states close prisons, Nebraska may build a big one

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Across the nation officials are closing prisons as crime rates drop and views about drug use change, but not in...

Biden signals support to replace war power authority

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday signaled support to replace decades-old authorizations for the use of military force in the Middle East,...

US trade deficit up 1.9% in January on record goods imports

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The level of imported goods to the U.S. in January reached unprecedented levels and pushed the trade deficit 1.9%...

Agreement could free Robert Indiana’s estate from lawsuit

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — A New York-based copyright holder that sued the late artist Robert Indiana a day before his death has reached a...

1 of 2 teens in Slender Man stabbing to ask for release

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — One of the teens convicted of stabbing a classmate to please the fictional internet horror character Slender Man is expected...

China sets growth target ‘over 6%,’ tightening HK control

BEIJING (AP) — China’s No. 2 leader set a healthy economic growth target Friday and vowed to make the nation self-reliant in technology amid...

A timeline of disaster and displacement for Iraqi Christians

BAGHDAD (AP) — In Iraq, two decades of back-to-back conflicts have left ancient Christian communities that were once a vibrant and integral part of...

LeBron James going to All-Star with elections on his mind

LeBron James is going to Georgia this weekend for more than the NBA All-Star Game. ...

Dallas police officer charged with arranging two killings

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas police officer was arrested Thursday on two counts of capital murder, more than a year and a half after...

Georgia GOP leaders who stood up to Trump back voting bills

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger won wide praise last fall for firmly rejecting then-President Donald Trump’s...

Simone says: Olympic champ pushes for change in, out of pool

The pool has long been home to Simone Manuel. Outside of it, the Olympic champion is pushing herself in a new endeavor to boost...

Heart problems may be rare in pro athletes after COVID-19

Heart inflammation is uncommon in pro athletes who’ve had mostly mild COVID-19 and most don’t need to be sidelined, a study conducted by major...

Guatemala woman, 23, is among 13 killed in California crash

EL CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — One of the 13 people killed when the SUV smuggling them into California hit a tractor-trailer was a 23-year-old...

Lillard has 44 and Blazers down Kings 123-119

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 44 points, including 10 straight at a key moment down the stretch, to give the Portland Trail...

9 in SUV have major injuries in border crash that killed 13

El CENTRO, Calif. (AP) — Nine migrants in an SUV packed with 25 people that drove through an opening in a border wall suffered...

San Francisco paying $16.1 million for homeless tent camps

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is paying $16.1 million to feed and house people in tent villages as the city struggles with a...

Suns cruise past short-handed Warriors 120-98

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix coach Monty Williams loves saying that he isn't going to get “happy on the farm” because his team's won a...

Resisting pressure, Alabama governor extends mask order

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has faced political pressure and angry constituents over her state’s mask order during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Capitol Police chief appeals for National Guard to stay

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about continuing threats, the acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police has appealed to congressional leaders to use their influence...

California to give 40% of vaccine to Latino, high-risk areas

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will begin sending 40% of all vaccine doses to the most vulnerable neighborhoods in the state to try to...

Riot charges reinstated against California white supremacist

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court Thursday reinstated rioting charges against the leader of a white supremacist group involved in violent California...

The Latest: San Diego zoo vaccinates 9 great apes for virus

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Zoo has vaccinated nine great apes for the coronavirus after a troop of gorillas in its Safari Park...

No. 2 Michigan clinches Big Ten, beats Michigan State 69-50

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — At some point during Michigan's giddy postgame celebration, Juwan Howard saved himself a little keepsake from this marvelous season. ...

Shares slip in Asia after bond yield spike hits Wall St

Asian shares slipped Friday after surging U.S. bond yields renewed pressure on high-flying technology companies. ...

Creighton suspends Greg McDermott for ‘plantation’ remark

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton University suspended basketball coach Greg McDermott indefinitely Thursday night for using racially insensitive language while addressing the team after...

What a difference a year makes: California poised to reopen

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — This April should look very different than the last for California’s nearly 40 million residents, with a new plan from...

9 great apes get COVID-19 vaccinations at San Diego Zoo

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Zoo has vaccinated nine great apes for the coronavirus after a troop of gorillas in its Safari...

Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70

WACO, Texas (AP) — Jared Butler and No. 3 Baylor certainly seem to be getting their legs back after a three-week stretch when the...

James, Durant choose their teams for Sunday’s All-Star Game

LeBron James has faced Giannis Antetokounmpo as an opponent in the last three All-Star Games. ...

California Legislature OKs plan aimed at in-person learning

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $6.6 billion plan aimed at pressuring school districts to return students to the classroom...

NCAA bubble trouble: Pandemic pushes mid-majors to margins

The economic downturn across college sports caused by the pandemic led Drake to slash its athletic budget, including a quarter of what it spends...

Boston Marathon plan to hand out 70,000 medals roils runners

BOSTON (AP) — Distance running, traditionally one of the world's most genteel sports, has been roiled by an ugly mid-pandemic squabble over who should...

Audit finds major gaps in US bio weapons detection system

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. program created after the 2003 anthrax attacks to help detect biological weapons provided protection in less than half the...

Boy Scouts given more time to respond to lawsuit over assets

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The official committee representing child sex abuse victims in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy has agreed to give the...

Settlement OKs return of indoor youth sports in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Indoor youth sports can soon resume in California after Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration agreed on Thursday to settle a lawsuit...

Florida governor faces growing claims of vaccine favoritism

MIAMI (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and state health officials came under deeper scrutiny amid revelations that seniors in a wealthy enclave in...

No. 4 Stanford women throttle USC 92-53 in Pac 12 quarters

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ashten Prechtel had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 4 Stanford to a 92-53 victory over Southern California...

Capitol Police chief appeals for National Guard to stay

WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about continuing threats, the acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police appealed to congressional leaders Thursday to use their influence...

Pew survey shows hardening American attitudes toward China

BEIJING (AP) — New polling from the Pew Research Center shows strong negative attitudes among Americans toward China, with almost nine out of 10...

The Latest: Penguins captain Sidney Crosby cleared to play

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ...

House OKs George Floyd Act as Democrats avoid ‘defund’ clash

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats passed the most ambitious effort in decades to overhaul policing nationwide, avoiding a potential clash with moderates in their...

GOP state lawmakers seek to nullify federal gun limits

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With Democrats controlling the presidency and Congress, Republican state lawmakers concerned about the possibility of new federal gun control...

Police request 60-day extension of Guard at US Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Capitol Police have requested that members of the National Guard continue to provide security at the U.S. Capitol for another...

Costco 4Q profits rise, helped by pandemic shopping habits

ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) — Warehouse retail chain Costco Wholesale said its fourth-quarter profits rose slightly from a year ago, its profits weighed by wage...

Boone discharged from hospital, day after getting pacemaker

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was discharged from St. Joseph’s Hospital on Thursday, a day after having a pacemaker...

Biden lauds NASA team for giving US ‘dose of confidence’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday congratulated the NASA team responsible for last month’s successful landing of an unmanned rover on Mars...

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