Same as Olympics: Tokyo Paralympic ticket demand tops supply

TOKYO (AP) — When it comes to tickets, next year's Tokyo Paralympics will be just like the Olympics: There's more demand than there are tickets. “The interest is there and we are abs...

Holidays bring phishing scam surge aimed at small business

NEW YORK (AP) — The email looked legitimate, so Danielle Radin clicked on the link it contained, expecting to have her products included in a holiday gift guide. “I instantly regrett...

Taiwan receipt lottery winner buys rice ball for NT$27, pockets NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A lucky FamilyMart customer who bought a rice ball for a mere NT$27 (US$0.88) has won the NT$10 million special prize in the September-October issue of the Taiwan receipt ...

A new role for Steve Kerr: He gets to teach this season

Steve Kerr is teaching. And learning. That is his silver lining from this season. After five consecutive years of being No. 1 in the Western Conference — and ending...

Veteran big men stand out in Kansas, Michigan title runs

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Udoka Azubuike patrolled the paint with a dominating edge to help No. 4 Kansas win the Maui Invitational. Jon Teske offered a similar space-eating presence for Michigan...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2019. There are 30 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 1, 1824...

Michigan, Illinois set to usher in recreational pot sales

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — James Daly is eager to make marijuana history on Sunday, when he plans to open the doors to Arbors Wellness, beckon the lengthy line outside and legally start selling recreatio...

Michigan, Illinois set to usher in recreational pot sales

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — James Daly is eager to make marijuana history on Sunday, when he plans to open the doors to Arbors Wellness, beckon the lengthy line outside and legally start selling recreatio...

No. 1 Duke stunned by Stephen F. Austin at home

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Nathan Bain hit a breakaway layup at the overtime buzzer and Stephen F. Austin stunned No. 1 Duke 85-83 on Tuesday night, ending the Blue Devils’ 150-game home winning streak again...

New Hampshire signs sports betting contract with DraftKings

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Executive Council has voted to approve a sports betting contract between the New Hampshire Lottery Commission and DraftKings Inc. The council, an advisory bo...

Lottery group settles with winner who sought bigger prize

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A national lottery group rocked by an insider’s conspiracy to rig jackpots has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by a winner who contends his $9 million prize should have been ...

Jackpot! Lottery tickets on sale for 1st time in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi residents don’t have to leave the state to buy lottery tickets anymore. Tickets go on sale Monday. The tickets will be available in roughly 1,200 co...

Taiwan receipt lottery numbers for September, October announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the September-October round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Monday (Nov. 25), including the lucky ...

Dinwiddie scores 30, leads Nets over Knicks 103-101

NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored 30 points in another strong start in place of the injured Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets beat the New York Knicks 103-101 on Sunday for their season-high t...

Longer lives: Longer retirements, more chance to get scammed

NEW YORK (AP) — Retirements are growing longer than ever, which means more decades to pay for — and more decades to avoid getting scammed out of your savings. The financial and inves...