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MVP Jonquel Jones embraces role as a new face of the WNBA

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones had experienced a certain level of anonymity off the basketball court, only occasionally recognized outside the Mohegan Sun arena as one of the best players in t...

Meet Taipei-based AI startup founder Han Jin, one of 'Forbes 30 under 30'

Despite the success of its first product launch, LucidCam, Han quickly realized he needed to pivot his business to software solutions if he wanted Lucid to survive in the fiercely competitive startup ...

Sillinger, Danforth score in 10 second-span, Columbus wins

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Cole Sillinger and Justin Danforth scored 10 seconds apart in the third period and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Florida Panthers 6-3 on Thursday night. Oli...

Valerie Boyd, Zora Neale Hurston biographer, dead at 58

NEW YORK (AP) — Valerie Boyd, who wrote a well regarded biography of Zora Neale Hurston and editor of an upcoming collection of author Alice Walker's journals, has died at age 58. Pu...

Shiffrin saw what Biles, other Summer Olympians went through

Alpine skiing superstar Mikaela Shiffrin was paying attention when gymnastics superstar Simone Biles opened up about being burdened by “the weight of the world” and sat out a string of finals at the T...

John Mellencamp plumbs mortality and regret in his new album

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a brutal calculus that goes on in John Mellencamp's mind these days. Time is not on his side, and he knows it. “I am 70. I’ve been smoking since I was 14. If ...

Ronnie Spector, '60s icon who sang ‘Be My Baby,’ dies at 78

NEW YORK (AP) — Ronnie Spector, the cat-eyed, bee-hived rock ‘n’ roll siren who sang such 1960s hits as “Be My Baby,” “Baby I Love You” and “Walking in the Rain” as the leader of the girl group The Ro...

Mahomes, Chiefs struggling with significant turnover problem

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes takes the blame for his two turnovers against Tennessee, saying he pressed too much trying to make something happen. That ...

Male tennis players surveyed on LGBTQ attitudes, environment

About 60 players on the men’s professional tennis tour have taken part so far in an anonymous, online survey about LGBTQ issues that ATP CEO Massimo Calvelli calls part of a “broader initiative” to cr...

From battlefield to Tokyo: Combat vets vie at Paralympics

FREMONT, Ind. (AP) — The bald, broad-shouldered cyclist has spent years remembering a nighttime road in a faraway city. He can still describe the city’s narrow streets and crushing heat. He talks abou...

New Mexico forest draws crowd for annual 'Rainbow Gathering'

CARSON NATIONAL FOREST, N.M. (AP) — Across a mile-long stretch of forest in a remote part of northern New Mexico, the party is in full swing. Tents dotted mountain meadows flanked b...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 at end of rainbow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American radio host captured this photo of a rainbow landing on Taipei 101 on Wednesday (April 21). The photographer, Andrew Ryan, has lived in Taiwan for over 20 ye...

Mass fossil site may prove tyrannosaurs lived in packs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ferocious tyrannosaur dinosaurs may not have been solitary predators as long envisioned, but more like social carnivores such as wolves, new research unveiled Monday found. ...

Polish court acquits activists who put LGBT rainbow on icon

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A court in Poland on Tuesday acquitted three activists who had been accused of desecration and offending religious feelings for adding the LGBT rainbow to images of a revered Rom...

Hawaii vs. Houston rematch in relocated New Mexico Bowl

New Mexico Bowl: Hawaii (4-4) vs. Houston (3-4), at Frisco, Texas, Thursday, 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN) Line: Houston by 7 1/2. Series record: Hawaii leads 1-0. ...