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Judge: COVID asylum restrictions must continue on border

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum on the southern border must continue, a judge ruled Friday in an order blocking the Biden administration’s plan to lift them...

LEADING OFF: Snowdays in Denver, Greene's no-hit follow up

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: ___ THERE’S SNOW WAY A late-spring snowstorm in Denver postponed Friday’s opener between th...

Reds activate slugger Votto off IL before Toronto series

TORONTO (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds activated Canadian slugger Joey Votto off the injured list before Friday’s game in Toronto against the Blue Jays. A six-time All-Star in 16 seasons...

Australians vote to determine conservative government future

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Polling stations opened across eastern Australia on Saturday for voters to decide whether Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s conservative government will defy odds and rule for...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — White House COVID-⁠19 response coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha; retired Adm. Mike Mullen, former Joint Chiefs of Staff chair. __ NB...

Power Rangers actor charged with paycheck protection fraud

PLANO, Texas (AP) — The actor who played Red Power Ranger in the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” films and television series has been charged with wire fraud conspiracy relating to the federal Paycheck...

Managers Hinch, Francona out as Tigers meet Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Guardians are both without their managers for the series opener between the teams Friday night. Detroit’s A.J. Hinch will miss ...

Judge rules COVID-19 asylum restrictions must continue on southern US border; blocks US government plan to end them

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Judge rules COVID-19 asylum restrictions must continue on southern US border; blocks US government plan to end them.

Pac-12 suffered a 36% decrease in revenue for 2020-21

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 Conference suffered a 36% decrease in revenue for the 2020-21 fiscal year due in large part to pandemic-related cancellations in football and basketball. ...

Dutch leader faces pressure over old-school text messages

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The long-serving Dutch prime minister is in hot water over his low-tech cell phone. Mark Rutte is facing unusual political and public pressure after rev...

FRENCH OPEN: Djokovic, Krejcikova try to defend Paris titles

PARIS (AP) — A glance at the French Open, the second Grand Slam tennis tournament of 2022: SURFACE Red clay courts SITE Roland G...

Burnley, Leeds seek EPL action on Everton losses

LONDON (AP) — Relegation-threatened Burnley and Leeds have asked the English Premier League to form a panel to decide if Everton should be punished for breaching financial rules to fund the squad that...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked ...

Cyprus drills hone skills on evacuations from conflict zones

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Seven countries including the U.S., France, Italy, Israel and Greece have taken part in an series of drills in and around Cyprus designed to ease civilian evacuations from confl...

Taiwan president rides high in polls despite COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the sixth anniversary of her first inauguration, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is still riding high in the opinion polls despite the onslaught of a COVID-19 surge, the t...