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Bishop holds the line as Bolts top Columbus 3-1

Bishop holds the line as Bolts top Columbus 3-1

TAMPA — Top lines, third lines, skill and some grit.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Scientist considered father of birth control pill dies

Scientist considered father of birth control pill dies

SAN FRANCISCO — Carl Djerassi, the chemist widely considered the father of the birth control pill, has died.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Rodgers wins MVP, Watt unanimous top AP defensive player

Rodgers wins MVP, Watt unanimous top AP defensive player

PHOENIX – Just living the dream. And looking for more.
Updated: 2 hours ago
N.Y. mayor says he has moved past police crisis

N.Y. mayor says he has moved past police crisis

NEW YORK – Weeks removed from an open revolt from his own police force that had officers turning their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio now declares he has moved past the rift, striking a tenuous truce with a strategy to stay above the fray ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Video: Islamic State group beheads Japanese journalist

Video: Islamic State group beheads Japanese journalist

TOKYO – Japan condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Authorities review video of Suge Knight fatal parking lot run-in

LOS ANGELES — Sheriff’s investigators today were reviewing a video of an incident in which hip-hop music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight hit two men with his pickup truck, killing one, that may help provide clarity on whether K...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Balloon pilots make history with trans-Pacific flight

Balloon pilots make history with trans-Pacific flight

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – An audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean came to an end today as two accomplished pilots safely touched down in the water just off the coast of Mexico in their helium-filled balloon after shatterin...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Whitney Houston’s daughter found unresponsive in tub

Whitney Houston’s daughter found unresponsive in tub

ATLANTA – The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Frazier's free throws lift Florida over Arkansas, 57-56

GAINESVILLE – Michael Frazier II hit two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining and Florida escaped with a 57-56 victory over Arkansas today.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Suspicious package at N.Y. bus station filled with condoms

NEW YORK – Police say a suspicious package left unattended behind a concrete barrier of a New York City bus station was cleared of explosives – but did contain 1,000 condoms.
Updated: 9 hours ago