Cause of Taiwan Black Hawk crash revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human error and environmental factors caused the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter in Taiwan last month that killed eight military officers including Chief of the General S...

Jon Jones fends off title challenge at UFC 247

HOUSTON (AP) — Jon Jones faced his most serious challenge in years and ultimately held off Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 on Saturday night, retaining his UFC light heavyweight belt following a surprisingl...

CBS News head calls threats against Gayle King reprehensible

NEW YORK (AP) — The CBS News chief called threats against journalist Gayle King “reprehensible” Saturday as backlash grew against rapper Snoop Dogg and others critical of King for an interview where s...

Probe: No outward engine failure in Bryant helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wreckage from the helicopter that crashed last month and killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others did not show any outward evidence of engine failure, the National Transpo...

Kobe Bryant's books surging in popularity

Books created by Kobe Bryant’s content company soared in popularity in the days following the basketball legend’s death in a helicopter crash. A trio of the books created by Bryant’s...

Italian team retires Kobe Bryant's No. 24 in tribute

RIETI, Italy (AP) — The first Italian basketball team that Kobe Bryant’s father played for retired the Lakers superstar’s jersey to the rafters in a pregame ceremony Wednesday. “You ...

Hundreds evacuate homes in New Zealand to escape flooding

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of people evacuated their homes and farms Wednesday to escape flooding in southern New Zealand. Authorities told many residents in the towns o...

Phone data leads to rescue of kayaker missing in Everglades

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A kayaker who went missing during a solo trip in the Florida Everglades was found alive after his cell phone washed up on a riverbank and authorities were able to recover data show...

No. 3 Oregon hands No. 4 UConn worst home loss since 2005

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Ruthy Hebard had 22 points and 12 rebounds and No. 3 Oregon handed fourth-ranked UConn its first loss on campus in seven years, rolling to a 74-56 victory on Monday night. ...

Officials find missing kayaker in Florida Everglades

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Virginia man who went missing while kayaking in the Florida Everglades was found alive Monday, authorities said. A helicopter crew spotted Mark Miele, 67, and l...

Wisconsin lawmakers at odds over Black History Month

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's black lawmakers are feuding with one of their white colleagues after he proposed celebrating Black History Month by recognizing white abolitionists rather than letting...

3 WVa kids who left home, wanted to visit New York found

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (AP) — Three children who wanted to visit New York City walked out of their adoptive parents' home in their pajamas early Monday but were found safe several hours later after being s...

The best and worst of Super Bowl ads

NEW YORK (AP) — During advertising's biggest night, Super Bowl Sunday, marketers battled it out to bolster their brands and promote new products. Advertisers paid up to $5.6 million for 30 seconds, an...

At the Super Bowl, they remembered Kobe Bryant

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Even at the Super Bowl, they mourned Kobe Bryant. San Francisco’s Richard Sherman showed up for the Super Bowl in a Bryant jersey, the start of numerous ho...

PGA Tour remembers Kobe Bryant with 16th-hole pin position

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The PGA Tour joined players with a 16th-hole tribute to Kobe Bryant on Sunday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, using his two Lakers uniform numbers to cut the final-round...