Leonard scores 45 points, Raptors top 76ers 108-95 in Game 1

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored a career playoff-high 45 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Pascal Siakam added 29 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 108-95 in Game 1 of their...

Michelle Obama headlines college signing day event at UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama and a host of celebrities will join thousands of students to celebrate college signing day. Obama, Conan O'Brien, Kelly Rowland, B...

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Andy Hui apologizes after taxi camera captures infidelity

HONG KONG (AP) — A tearful Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui apologized after a newspaper published footage of his apparent dalliance with an actress that was captured on a camera installed in a taxi. ...

Stars from Willie Nelson to Anna Wintour donate to 2020 Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential candi...

Column: Long Beach sets gold standard in race promotion

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — House of Pistachios was a mom-and-pop startup launched in 1984 by a Southern California family trying to hawk homemade nuts, mints, candies, fruits and chews. As the tiny com...

Celeb or stranger? Study weighs Americans' interest in birds

NEW YORK (AP) — How interested are Americans in different kinds of birds? A new study used Google searches to find out. Whooping cranes, common ravens and peregrine falcons were deem...

Europe looks to remold internet with new copyright rules

LONDON (AP) — The European Union has approved a copyright rule that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creati...

Lomachenko stops Crolla in 4th, defends lightweight belts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vasyl Lomachenko defended his WBA and WBO lightweight belts on Friday night with a violent fourth-round stoppage of Britain's Anthony Crolla. Lomachenko (13-1, 10 ...

The Latest: Test taker pleads guilty in college bribery scam

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on dozens of people charged in the sweeping college admissions scam (all times local): 3 p.m. A former Florida prep school administrator ha...

Accused test taker in college scandal set to plead guilty

BOSTON (AP) — A Florida prep school administrator is set to plead guilty to taking entrance exams for students in a nationwide college admissions bribery scheme. Mark Riddell is due ...

Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor and R&B singer Jussie Smollett told Chicago police in January that two men physically attacked him and yelled racial and homophobic slurs. Some key moments in the sto...

Fans arrive for rapper Nipsey Hussle's Los Angeles memorial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The life of Nipsey Hussle will be remembered during a public memorial service Thursday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and hours before the event fans poured in to pay respect...

Hong Kong Legislator Urges Tougher Measures to Investigate Wildlife Crime

HONG KONG (WildAid)-With an increasing trend of major wildlife smuggling passing through Hong Kong and last week’s record seizure of rhino horn en route from South Africa to Malaysia, Hong Kong ...

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Tel Aviv for million-dollar fee

American pop star Madonna will perform at the Eurovision final in Tel Aviv next month, her public relations firm has confirmed. The 60-year-old is expected to sing two songs during the competition, w...