America Ferrera welcomes birth of her first child

LOS ANGELES (AP) — America Ferrera is a mom. The "Ugly Betty" actress wrote on Instagram on Tuesday that she and husband Ryan Piers Williams were welcoming "Sebastian Piers Williams ...

Roma seeks a 'miracle' against Barcelona armada in CL

ROME (AP) — Roma needs a miracle, says coach Eusebio Di Francesco. They trail Barcelona 4-1 going into the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday. ...

Vladimir Putin's power: From mean streets to Kremlin

MOSCOW (AP) — As a kid in a dismal Soviet communal apartment, Vladimir Putin was a scrapper who dreamed of being an operator — diligently training in martial arts and boldly walking into a KGB office ...

For Trump, Kudlow would be a camera-proven top economic aide

BALTIMORE (AP) — For more than a decade and a half, Larry Kudlow has been a fixture on the CNBC business news network, a pinstripe-suited conservative arguing relentlessly for tax cuts and a smaller g...

Kathy Griffin to do new shows, 9 months after Trump photo

Comedian Kathy Griffin says she'll be appearing in upcoming shows in New York and Washington. The shows come more than nine months after she provoked outrage for a photo in which she...

School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabric

Two of the victims were coaches. One was a student who played trombone in the school band. Another proudly wore his ROTC uniform. Still another loved soccer. And most were so very young. ...

Boedker scores twice to help Sharks beat Stars 5-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Mikkel Boedker scored twice in San Jose's four-goal first period and the Sharks beat the Dallas Stars on Sunday for their fourth victory in five games. Joe Pa...

Taiwan to see balmy Lunar New Year holiday 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The first day of the Lunar New Year in 2018 falls on Friday, February 16. After a cold start to the week, Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts a lot of sunshine ...

Marijuana's 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes

CHICAGO (AP) — Marijuana users' self-proclaimed holiday is linked with a slight increase in fatal U.S. car crashes, an analysis of 25 years of data found. The study lacks evidence on...

The Latest: Wounded Colorado officer is out of hospital

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Colorado sheriff's deputy (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A Colorado officer wounded in a shooting that ...

Colorado deputy dies; 3rd law enforcement death in 5 weeks

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities were investigating what happened before El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick was shot and became the third law enforcement officer to die in the line of duty in...

Colorado sheriff's deputy killed; 3rd to die in 5 weeks

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado sheriff's deputy was shot and killed on Monday, the third officer to be gunned down in the line of duty in the state in the past five weeks. El Paso County D...

Maria Menounos on Catt Sadler's pay dispute, tumor surgery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maria Menounos believes in equal pay for equal work, but feels the situation with her former E! News colleague Catt Sadler is a bit more complicated. Sadler left t...

Big birthday for Big Easy: New Orleans marks tricentennial

The Big Easy is celebrating a big birthday: 300 years since its founding. New Orleans' year-long tricentennial celebration began New Year's Eve with massive fireworks over the Missis...

Imagine Dragons happy to not be singing in the cold

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Imagine Dragons were happy to perform indoors ahead of Super Bowl 52, unlike their recent outdoor gig for New Year's Eve. The Grammy-winning rock band headlined th...