AP Was There: Thompson, Wolfpack end UCLA's long run in '74

EDITOR'S NOTE — A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport ...

K-pop star Chou Tzu-yu returns to S. Korea after Taiwan quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chou Tzu-yu (周子瑜), the Taiwanese member of K-pop girl group Twice, on Wednesday (March 18) returned to South Korea after undergoing a 14-day quarantine in her hometown of ...

TV ratings illustrate hunger for news on coronavirus threat

NEW YORK (AP) — Reflecting a hunger for information about the coronavirus outbreak, last Thursday's episode of ABC's “World News Tonight” had more viewers than anything that aired in television's prim...

'60 Minutes' tops television ratings with coronavirus report

NEW YORK (AP) — There's only one television show that can stand atop the weekly ratings and say it did the same thing more than 40 years ago. That's CBS' venerable newsmagazine “60 M...

K-pop star Chou Tzu-yu quarantined in Taiwan after returning from S. Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mother of Chou Tzu-yu (周子瑜), the Taiwanese member of K-pop girl group Twice, on Sunday (March. 8) confirmed that her daughter is undergoing a two-week quarantine in he...

Political programming dominates the week in television

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight week, politics was the dominant force in prime-time television. CBS News' coverage of the Democratic presidential debate from South Carolina l...

Ortlieb wins 1st World Cup, Brignone extends overall lead

LA THUILE, Italy (AP) — Nina Ortlieb loves leap day. The Austrian skier won the junior world title in super-G four years ago on Feb. 29, and she got her first career victory on the w...

A rebel yell: Billy Idol stars in New York anti-idling ads

NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Billy Idol is the face of an anti-idling campaign launched Thursday in New York City. “Billy never idles, so why should you?” the '80s MTV star growls in a pub...

'Criminal Minds,' 'Fresh Off the Boat' end on ratings high

NEW YORK (AP) — Two long-running series — CBS drama “Criminal Minds” and ABC's “Fresh Off the Boat” — ended their runs last week with modest bumps in the ratings. The investigators o...

Placido Domingo apology prompts new accuser to step forward

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The words "I am truly sorry" have not been uttered often in the #MeToo era. So when soprano Luz del Alba Rubio woke up Tuesday to see an apology from opera superstar Placido Domin...

Can Ovechkin catch Gretzky? NHL's new Mr. 700 has a chance

Alex Ovechkin is making the seemingly impossible appear to be not so far-fetched after all. Wayne Gretzky's 894 career goals has, for decades, loomed as one of hockey's most untoucha...

'NCIS' leads the way on quiet television week

NEW YORK (AP) — Two long-running television competitions, “American Idol" and “Survivor,” debuted new seasons this past week but it was another old reliable that beat them both. “NCI...

Rhode Island governor backs Michael Bloomberg for president

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Billionaire presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg snagged his first endorsement from a governor on Wednesday, as Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo called him the right leader ...

Djokovic returns to No. 1; Kenin top American woman at No. 7

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic returned to No. 1 in the ATP rankings Monday after winning his eighth Australian Open title, while Sofia Kenin's first Grand Slam trophy boosted her to a car...

Living 'American Dream,' Sofia Kenin wins her 1st Slam title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Back in 1987, 11 years before new Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin was born, her parents left Moscow for New York City, eager to escape the Soviet Union and live in the...