Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2020. There are 331 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 4, 200...

Brazil's government blasts Oscar-nominated documentary-maker

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's government criticized Oscar-nominated filmmaker Petra Costa on Monday after she once more labeled far-right President Jair Bolsonaro a risk to the country's democracy. ...

Crosby gets better of Ovechkin as Penguins beat Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patric Hornqvist scored the day after undergoing a dental procedure, Matt Murray made 29 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Sunday in the 50th regular...

Williams' shootout goal lifts Hurricanes past Canucks, 4-3

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justin Williams scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Carolina Hurricanes over the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Sunday afternoon. Williams wristed a shot...

'Bad Boys' tops box office for third straight week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Bad Boys of Life” went for a three-peat at the box office during Super Bowl weekend. The Sony Pictures’ film starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence brought in $...

US wants to return codebreaker's seized items to UK school

DENVER (AP) — A U.S. woman who said she was visiting England to do a study of the late World War II codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing walked into the prestigious boys’ boarding school he a...

'Joker' leads British Academy Awards race amid controversy

LONDON (AP) — The superhero villain saga “Joker” leads the race for Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards, a glitzy event that has been overshadowed by criticism of the nominees’ lack of diversity. ...

Lady Gaga: 'I better hear no lip-syncing' at halftime show

MIAMI (AP) — Descending from the air, Lady Gaga kicked off a pre-Super Bowl concert by mimicking her entrance to her Super Bowl halftime performance three years ago, which earned her raved reviews. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 2, the 33rd day of 2020. There are 333 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 2, 1653...

Da Silva 27 points, 15 rebounds, Stanford tops No. 11 Oregon

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Oscar da Silva scored a career-high 27 points and had 15 rebounds, helping Stanford rally in the second half to beat No. 11 Oregon 70-60 on Saturday. Stanford...

How to binge on Oscar movies in cinemas for cheap

NEW YORK (AP) — At $15 a pop in major cities — and sometimes more — going to the cinema can easily break the bank. That's where a movie subscription comes in. Although MoviePass fail...

Mosaic of discarded bottlecaps transforms Venezuelan plaza

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A young Venezuelan artist has transformed a once-abandoned plaza in the country's capital with a huge, vibrant mosaic made of bottlecaps. Four huge macaws, ...

10 ads to watch for on Super Bowl Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s Super Bowl won't be a politics-free zone, as both President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg will air campaign ads during the game. ...

Lucas leads Oregon State past Stanford, 68-63

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jarod Lucas scored a season-high 21 points, Kylor Kelly matched his season-high with seven blocks and Oregon State ended a four-game losing streak to Stanford with a 68-63 vict...

Houston writer Bryan Washington to receive Gaines award

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — His path to writing was not straightforward, but Bryan Washington says he's grateful to have found his way. “I really fell into this,” Washington said in a recent ...