Long-term US mortgage rates slump to 3-month lows

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest level in three months, deepening the incentive for prospective homebuyers although they face eroded affordability as pric...

KyKy Tandy's career night lifts Xavier past Georgetown 66-57

CINCINNATI (AP) — Freshman KyKy Tandy scored a season-high 18 points, Naji Marshall also had 18 and Xavier snapped a three-game losing streak with a 66-57 victory over Georgetown on Wednesday night. ...

Taiwan raises travel alert for Wuhan to orange amid pneumonia fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cases of the new Chinese virus soar, Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has raised the travel advisory level to “orange” for Wuhan, the Chinese cit...

Sinclair highlights Canada's Olympic qualifying roster

Christine Sinclair, on the verge of tying the all-time international goals record, headlines Canada's roster for the CONCACAF Olympic soccer qualifying tournament. Canadian coach Ke...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 21, the 21st day of 2020. There are 345 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 21, 1...

MAC criticizes Beijing for unrealistic policy toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has restated the country’s firm opposition to the proposed “one country, two systems” model while criticizing Bei...

Howard's 42 points power Marquette past Georgetown, 84-80

WASHINGTON (AP) — Markus Howard scored half of Marquette's total points and Koby McEwen hit four free throws in the final nine seconds as the Golden Eagles held off Georgetown to earn an 84-80 Big Eas...

Lions coach Patricia finalists for Salute To Service award

NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia, Atlanta Falcons CEO Steve Cannon and former Chargers and Chiefs linebacker Donnie Edwards are finalists for the NFL's Salute to Service Award. ...

Lizzo, The Who, Foo Fighters among 2020 Jazz Fest top acts

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Who, Stevie Nicks and Foo Fighters will join Lizzo, Lionel Richie, Lenny Kravitz, The Avett Brothers and Elvis Costello at the 2020 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, organ...

Taiwan looking to block abusive Hong Kong police from entering country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has not confirmed plans to blacklist Hong Kong police officers, many of whom have been accused of human rights violations during the pro...

No. 18 Seton Hall rallies for road win over No. 5 Butler

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Powell scored 19 of his 29 points in the second half and Romaro Gill matched his career high with 17 points to lead No. 18 Seton Hall back from a 10-point halftime deficit fo...

Hoyas beat No. 25 Creighton behind Yurtseven's double-double

WASHINGTON (AP) — Omer Yurtseven had 20 points and 13 rebounds, Mac McClung scored 19 points and Georgetown beat No. 25 Creighton 83-80 on Wednesday night. The Hoyas (12-6, 2-3 Big E...

Koepka ready to get back to work after nearly 3 months off

HONOLULU (AP) — Brooks Koepka hasn't been the same since he tied for third in the FedEx Cup final in August, and hasn't felt entirely healthy since last March. He wouldn't rate himse...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 19-25

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 19-25 Jan. 19: Actress Tippi Hedren is 90. Director Richard Lester (“A Hard Day’s Night,” “Superman II and III”) is 88. Actor-singer Michael ...

Clemson's Robbie Robinson the No. 1 pick in MLS SuperDraft

Forward Robbie Robinson out of Clemson was the first overall pick Thursday in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft by Inter Miami. Robinson, who won the MAC Hermann Trophy as the nati...