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Chryst says Wisconsin's troubles on offense go beyond Mertz

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst says the Badgers’ problems on offense don’t rest solely with struggling quarterback Graham Mertz. Mertz was 18 for 41 for 240 yards w...

Biden to name African-born doctor to lead HIV/AIDS response

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that he intends to nominate Dr. John N. Nkengasong to coordinate the U.S. response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide. Nkengasong, ...

UEFA abandons disciplinary case against Super League rebels

UEFA has been forced to abandon its attempt to ban Super League clubs Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid from the Champions League due to court action over the governing body's attempt to punish the ...

Business Highlights: Fed departures, plant-based chicken

___ Dallas Fed’s Kaplan to leave in wake of trading disclosures WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Kaplan will step down as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas e...

Wiggins says he will stick to beliefs regarding vaccine

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins has declined to discuss whether he remains unvaccinated, but it certainly sounds like that's the case. Wiggins said during the t...

The Latest: Leonard tries to stay 'relevant' during rehab

The latest from NBA media day on Monday (All times EDT) ___ 4:15 p.m. Kawhi Leonard is heading into his third season with the Los Angeles Clippers...

Irving asks for privacy about vaccine, availability for Nets

NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to attend the Brooklyn Nets' media day, Kyrie Irving asked for privacy Monday when pressed about his vaccination status and availability for home games. On a b...

Frustrating start has winless Colts seeking jump-start

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts are frustrated about being 0-3 for the first time in a decade. They're mystified by the repeated inability to convert short-yardage situati...

76ers ready to start season without Ben Simmons drama

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons grew from lottery picks to All-Stars to franchise cornerstones getting paid max contracts together and — the thought was — they would try for a decade t...

Alabama trying to use COVID relief funds for new prisons

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Facing a Justice Department lawsuit over Alabama's notoriously violent prisons, state lawmakers on Monday began a special session on a $1.3 billion construction plan that would...

Beyond, Impossible join crowded plant-based chicken market

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods found success with realistic plant-based burgers. Now, they're hoping to replicate that in the fast-growing but crowded market for plant-based chicken nuggets. ...

NYC to hire forecaster, beef up warnings after Ida flooding

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is planning to hire a private weather forecaster, design more systems to catch and drain water and issue earlier and more aggressive warnings to residents under a new pla...

Uncertain start to post-Merkel era after close German vote

BERLIN (AP) — The party that narrowly beat outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s bloc pushed Monday for a quick agreement on a coalition government, but Europe’s biggest economy could still be in...

Lawyers: Man killed no one, so nix death penalty possibility

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for an Ohio man charged in eight slayings want the aggravated murder charges and the possibility of a death penalty to be dismissed because they say prosecutors now have...

Liz Weston: Is a new job the right financial move?

Whether you call it “The Great Resignation,” “The Great Reshuffle” or just high time for a change, millions of American workers are looking for new jobs — and some have already quit the ones they have...