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Records: KC police used force more often on Black people

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Black people are far more likely to be subjected to use of force by police in Kansas City, Missouri, according to police data obtained by the Kansas City Star. ...

Eagles 3-time Pro Bowl guard Brandon Brooks retires

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With great reluctance and more than a few tears, Philadelphia Eagles right guard Brandon Brooks announced his retirement Wednesday after 10 seasons in the NFL. Th...

UK government holds breath as it awaits 'partygate' report

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced Wednesday for the conclusions of an investigation into allegations of lockdown-breaching parties, a document that could help him end weeks of scandal ...

Ukraine's front line: Where lives turn on distant decisions

In trenches dusted with snow and tinged with soot, men search for enough cellphone signal to hear the latest from the distant capitals that will decide their fate. Moscow, Washington...

Carter's dream, almost reached: Guinea worm cases drop to 14

ATLANTA (AP) — Guinea worm infections dropped to just over a dozen worldwide last year, getting closer to fulfilling former President Jimmy Carter's dream of completely eradicating the disease during ...

Musher out of Iditarod after crash killed 1 dog, injured 3

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A rookie New Hampshire musher has decided against running in this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race after her team of sled dogs veered onto a busy Alaska highway and collide...

Roaming charge: Alaska Nanooks making most of independence

Playing college hockey in the nation's northernmost state comes with an education in patience, positive attitudes — and efficient packing. The Alaska Nanooks are all about making the...

6 puppies stolen from Virginia pet salon; 2 still missing

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Another newborn husky from a litter of six that was stolen from a Virginia pet salon has been recovered, but the dogs’ owner said two puppies still remain missing and need to be re...

Taiwan train station becomes temporary chicken shelter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Staff at a train station assumed the role of chicken keepers on Friday (Jan. 21) when a college student was stopped from taking his pet hens with him on a ride home. A ...

Garland, Mobley have big nights, Cavs beat Thunder 94-87

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland collected 23 points and 11 assists, and rookie Evan Mobley had 15 points and a season-high 17 rebounds to power the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Oklahoma City Thunder 9...

Olympian Aaron Blunck finds peace after scary halfpipe crash

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Six ribs were broken. His pelvis fractured. Kidney lacerated. Heart bruised. Freestyle skier Aaron Blunck didn't know if he would make it — “Don't let me die,” he...

US diplomats suggest caving to China on Taiwan office name in Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American diplomats have reportedly recommended to Lithuanian officials that the name of the Taiwan representative office in Vilnius be changed to relieve pressure from Chi...

The 18 jurors picked for federal trial over Floyd's killing

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eighteen people were picked to hear the federal case against three former Minneapolis officers who are charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights during the May 2020 arr...

Musher's dog killed when team crossed busy Alaska highway

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A dog was killed and another ran off after a pickup collided with a sled team that was crossing a busy highway in Alaska. The musher was identified as Jaye F...

Thousands in Hong Kong volunteer to adopt hamsters amid COVID-19 fears

Thousands of people in Hong Kong volunteered on Wednesday to adopt unwanted hamsters after a mass cull order from the government over COVID-19 fears raised alarm that panicky owners would abandon thei...