Ground-breaking electric Chevrolet Volt runs out of juice

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors has stopped making the Chevrolet Volt, a ground-breaking electric car with a gasoline backup motor. The last Volt rolled off the assembly line at a Detr...

A bumpy road to the Oscars could end in triumph for Netflix

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sunday's Academy Awards might be historic: Netflix could be in line for its first best-picture win. The race to Sunday's 91st Academy Awards remains unpredictable,...

Capitals acquire defenseman Nick Jensen from Red Wings

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Washington Capitals upgraded their blue line Friday by acquiring defenseman Nick Jensen from the Detroit Red Wings. Washington sent a 2020 second-round pick ...

Brazil governor to help Ford Motor Co. find a factory buyer

SAO PAULO (AP) — The government of Sao Paulo says that the state's governor has committed himself to helping Ford Motor Co. find a buyer for its truck and small car plant. The Brazil...

GOP senators to watch on Trump's emergency declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall is heading to the GOP-controlled Senate, putting Republicans in the uncomfortable spot of deciding whether to back his...

In letters, Whitey Bulger fondly recalled old days, Alcatraz

BOSTON (AP) — Locked up for life after 16 years on the run, murderous Boston gang boss James "Whitey" Bulger couldn't stand how much the world around him had changed. Prison was noth...

Gatland: Wales can't afford to give England fast start again

For the blockbuster Six Nations rugby match in Cardiff on Saturday, Warren Gatland gave two warnings about starting late. One was for England. The other was for his Wales side. ...

Highlanders beat Reds 36-31 in Super Rugby

DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) — The Dunedin, New Zealand-based Highlanders established themselves as the escape artists of Super Rugby as they came from behind Friday to beat the Queensland Reds 36-31 aft...

Tired Shiffrin takes break from World Cup stage to recharge

The only sure way to beat Mikaela Shiffrin these days is to have her not show up. And that's about to be the case. A worn out and under-the-weather Shiffrin will te...

Oakland teachers head into 2nd day of strike

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Teachers in Oakland, California, headed into another day of strikes Friday after parents and students applauded their demands by keeping city classrooms empty. ...

Predators beat Kings 2-1, move back atop Central Division

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roman Josi had a goal and an assist as the Nashville Predators beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 Thursday night to move atop the Central Division with their third win in four game...

Gallagher gets hat trick, Canadiens beat Flyers 5-1

MONTREAL (AP) — Brendan Gallagher earned his first career hat trick and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 Thursday night. Rookie Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Toma...

Sharks jump on Penguins early in 4-0 victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored a pair of first-period power-play goals, Martin Jones stopped 26 shots and the San Jose Sharks took advantage of sloppy play by the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-0 vi...

Cavaliers send Suns to franchise-record 16th straight loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cedi Osman scored 19 points, Kevin Love had 16 points and 11 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the Phoenix Suns to a franchise-record 16th straight loss, 111-98 on Thursday ni...

Republicans, Democrats spar over hearings on Lt. Gov.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A messy partisan battle is looming over efforts by Virginia lawmakers to investigate two women's allegations of rape against one of the state's top officials. Re...