8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

KADOMA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are still missing and f...

5 Filipino fishermen lost at sea near Falkland Islands after fire on Taiwanese vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Earlier this week, it was reported that a Taiwanese fishing vessel had caught fire near the Falkland Islands. Initial reports said that 64 crew members had been evacuated ...

Georgiev stops 31 in Rangers' 6-2 win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rookie Alexandar Georgiev stopped 31 shots, including 13 in the final period, and the New York Rangers rolled to a 6-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. ...

Bayern survives Augsburg scare to close gap in Bundesliga

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich survived a scare in winning 3-2 at Augsburg on Friday to close the gap on Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund to two points. Kingsley Coman twice equalize...

Review: Robert Ellis switches to keys on 'Texas Piano Man'

Robert Ellis, "Texas Piano Man" (New West) Texans play guitar. Stevie Ray Vaughan? Willie Nelson? Buddy Holly? Johnny "Guitar" Watson? Guitarists. Elton John is not a Texan, but when...

New UN Syria envoy sees opportunity in constitution process

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The new U.N. envoy for Syria says he sees the long-delayed formation of a committee to draft a new constitution for Syria "as a potential door-opener for the political process," ...

8 employees of Brazil's Vale arrested over dam collapse

SAO PAULO (AP) — Eight employees of Brazilian mining giant Vale have been arrested in connection with the investigation into last month's collapse of a mining dam that killed at least 166 people and l...

Women recall the 'hell' of Soviet war in Afghanistan

MOSCOW (AP) — Sitting in her living room, 65-year-old Tatyana Rybalchenko goes through a stack of black-and-white photos from more than 30 years ago. In one of them, she is dressed in a nurse's coat a...

Blues beat Coyotes 4-0 to stretch winning streak to 8 games

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jordan Binnington matched a franchise rookie record with his seventh straight victory, Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice and the St. Louis Blues stretched their longest winning st...

Ex-Minnesota elevator manager pleads guilty in swindle

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former manager of a western Minnesota grain elevator pleaded guilty Thursday in a swindle that cost his employer millions of dollars so he could pay for hunting safaris, taxider...

No female drivers in Daytona 500, but pipeline has potential

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hailie Deegan spent more time at Daytona 500 media day than any other driver. The 17-year-old was a guest host for NASCAR.com, trading in her firesuit for ...

Cueto pitched with severe pain in elbow nearly 3 years

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — For nearly three years, Johnny Cueto pitched with a stabbing pain in his right elbow. He won 18 games for San Francisco in 2016 and started the All-Star game that year dealing...

Autopsy finds Kenyan right activist died from bad abortion

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An autopsy shows that a Kenyan rights activist, missing for six days before her body was discovered in a city morgue, died from a botched abortion. Many had fea...

Rested Barcelona looks to find its stride again

MADRID (AP) — In a slump and under pressure, Barcelona hopes it got to fully recharge ahead of the most difficult stretch of the season. After three consecutive draws, including two ...

Bundesliga leader Dortmund in crisis after 4 winless games

BERLIN (AP) — Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund is going through its first crisis under coach Lucien Favre. Dortmund has failed to win any of its four games in February and has dev...