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Czech state orders students to help at struggling hospitals

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government is ordering medical and other university and high school students to help out at hospitals struggling to cope the record numbers of COVID-19 patients, the country's ...

Suns cruise past short-handed Warriors 120-98

PHOENIX (AP) — Cameron Payne scored 17 points, Devin Booker added 16 and the Phoenix Suns easily handled the short-handed Golden State Warriors 120-98 on Thursday night. The Suns ent...

Nuggets close out 1st half with 113-103 win at Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Porter Jr. scored 24 points and Nikola Jokic added 24 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists Thursday night, leading the Denver Nuggets past the Indiana Pacers 113-103. ...

California to give 40% of vaccine doses to vulnerable areas

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will begin setting aside 40% of all vaccine doses for people who live in the most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to inoculate people most at risk from the c...

California Legislature OKs plan aimed at in-person learning

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $6.6 billion plan aimed at pressuring school districts to return students to the classroom before the end of the school year. ...

Louisville's Evans garners national attention chasing titles

Dana Evans’ competitive spirit almost led her away from Louisville before she took a moment — several, in fact — to accept that her opportunities would come. The Cardinals' All-Ameri...

Hungary tightens pandemic restrictions amid rising deaths

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Authorities in Hungary are tightening pandemic restrictions in an effort to mitigate a rapid rise in deaths and hospitalizations caused by COVID-19. Business...

Oregon State opens Pac-12 tourney with 71-63 win over Cal

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Jones had 17 points and 13 rebounds and Oregon State moved on in the Pac-12 tournament with a 71-63 opening-round victory over California on Wednesday. Talia...

The Wright way: Do-it-all guard has Buffs ranked, on track

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV often chats with himself in the heat of a close game. Just a quick on-court pep talk: “Come on, 25, pick it up,” the do-it-all point guard fo...

Teen held on $1 million bond in Arkansas school shooting

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — A judge has set a $1 million bond for a 15-year-old boy accused of shooting a classmate earlier this week at an Arkansas junior high school. The boy is being ...

Lawmakers can't cite local examples of trans girls in sports

Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams in public high schools. Yet in almost every case, sponsors can...

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II faces sentencing for rapes

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kellen Winslow II — once the highest-paid tight end in the NFL — could face more than a decade in prison for multiple rapes and other sexual offenses against five women in Southern Ca...

Cardinals all-out recruiting pitch brings Watt to the desert

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — J.J. Watt didn't lack for suitors when deciding where to continue his spectacular football career. The three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year said there were four or five team...

Trevor Simsby gets unusual shot at WGC and holds his own

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The latest World Golf Championship event has gone to nine venues with five title names since it began in 1999. What hasn't changed is a field that pulls in players from all over...

The Latest: Austria, Denmark to work with Israel on vaccines

BERLIN — Austria’s leader says his country and Denmark intend to stop relying solely on the European Union for coronavirus vaccines and will work with Israel to produce second-generation vaccines. ...