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Bernard scores 19 as UCLA keeps Utah at arm's length 76-61

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jules Bernard scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half, making all four of his field goals, as UCLA broke away to defeat Utah 76-61 on Thursday night. Bern...

No. 5 South Carolina wins 13th straight over Ole Miss, 68-43

COLUMBIA, S.,C. (AP) — Zia Cooke scored 17 points and No. 5 South Carolina won its 13th game in a row against Mississippi, a 68-43 victory on Thursday. The Gamecocks (19-3, 14-1 Sout...

Damson Idris leads ambitious 'Snowfall' into a new season

NEW YORK (AP) — When we last saw Franklin Saint, he had problems, not least of which was three fresh bullet wounds. As season three of “Snowfall” ended, rivals were circling his mini-drug empire and v...

America's pandemic toll: In one year, half a million lives

Just one year ago, America had no idea. Life in February 2020 still felt normal. Concern was building about a mystery respiratory illness that had just been named COVID-19. There wa...

Former Trump casino where stars played going out with a bang

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — By mid-morning Wednesday, a spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk where movie stars, athletes and rock stars used to party — and a future president honed his instincts for bra...

From fight to Fox: NASCAR rivals play nice as TV teammates

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer have no idea exactly how or when they repaired their once-fractured relationship. It was years ago and surely involved dinner and drinks. ...

Northern Taiwan to see 5 days of cold rain over LNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A weather front set to arrive on Wednesday (Feb. 10) is predicted to bring cold, soggy conditions for the first five days of the Lunar New Year holiday for some parts of t...

Dubai closes bars, limits activities after virus cases spike

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai announced Monday it would close all bars and pubs for the entire month of February and limit other activities after a spike in coronavirus cases followed New Y...

Hong Kong government critic Jimmy Lai returns to court

HONG KONG (AP) — Prominent Hong Kong democracy advocate and newspaper founder Jimmy Lai returned to court Monday to contest an attempt by the government to keep him in jail while facing charges under ...

Dubai blamed for virus cases abroad; questions swirl at home

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After opening itself to New Year's revelers, Dubai is now being blamed by several countries for spreading the coronavirus abroad, even as questions swirl about the c...

Dry January is moist for some at the rocky start of 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — A raging pandemic, tumultuous presidential election and deadly Capitol insurrection have combined to make the annual tradition of Dry January more moist than air-tight for some. ...

Body found in Taiwan river believed to be missing Indonesian student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A body found floating in the Tamsui River in New Taipei City might be the Indonesian student who fell off a boat after a New Year’s Eve party, reports said Friday (J...

Waitress credited with helping boy after noticing bruises

A Florida waitress who noticed bruises on an 11-year-old boy flashed him a handwritten note asking him if he needed help, and when he nodded yes, she called the police, authorities said. ...

Trump's Mar-a-Lago warned over coronavirus mask violations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club's failure to enforce Palm Beach County's mask ordinance at its New Year's Eve bash has resulted in a warning but no fine or other ...

Brockers, Donald back together on Rams' D-line for playoffs

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Brockers' time away from the Los Angeles Rams was tough on both the defensive tackle and his teammates and coaches, who all rely on their veteran leader for much m...