Marseille drops points in race for Champions League place

PARIS (AP) — Marseille missed the creativity of Dimitri Payet as it dropped points in the race for a Champions League place after being held 0-0 at home by Angers on Saturday in a dull French league e...

Campaigning heats up in Iowa as caucus voting approaches

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial keeping them on Capitol Hill for part of Saturday, several Democratic candidates trying to oust him in November will challenge t...

Taubitz wins World Cup luge race, closes in on points lead

SIGULDA, Latvia (AP) — Julia Taubitz of Germany pulled off a big rally in the second heat to win a World Cup women’s luge race Saturday, making the contest with Tatyana Ivanova of Russia for the overa...

Leipzig beaten, Bundesliga title race thrown wide open

BERLIN (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt defeated Bundesliga leader Leipzig 2-0 to throw the title race wide open on Saturday. Frankfurt defender Almamy Toure scored a brilliant goal just a...

In defending Sanders, Trump is stoking Democratic divisions

WASHINGTON (AP) — As tensions between Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren rose earlier this month, Sanders found himself with an unusual ally: President Donald Trump...

Racist threats rattle students, faculty at university

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Three months after a set of anonymous, threatening, racist, antisemitic and homophobic emails sent a wave of fear through the sociology department at Wake Forest University,...

Humphries of US wins to near World Cup bobsled overall title

KONIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Kaillie Humphries moved closer to her fourth overall World Cup championship Saturday, teaming with Sylvia Hoffman for her third victory of the season and extending her series...

With Trump's help, NJ's Van Drew courts former foes

President Donald Trump is expected to draw a crowd — and headlines — Tuesday when he comes to the New Jersey shore to reward newly minted Republican Rep. Jeff Van Drew with a rally for leaving the D...

Jeff Sessions stresses Trump loyalty in Alabama Senate race

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, giving a recent campaign speech to a suburban Republican club, recalled his 2016 decision to endorse then-presidential candidate Dona...

Mayer delights home crowd with Kitzbuehel downhill victory

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Matthias Mayer won the classic World Cup downhill on the Streif course on Saturday, becoming the first Austrian winner of the event in six years. In cloudy...

Curtoni leads Italian sweep at downhill, Shiffrin 4th

BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Elena Curtoni led an Italian sweep of the podium at a women’s World Cup downhill on Saturday for her first career victory, while Mikaela Shiffrin placed fourth. ...

Chaos greets inaugural Nanyao Temple race in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The "First Incense" event of the Lunar New Year in Changhua County on Friday (Jan. 25) was a mini-marathon-style activity that ended in a number of injuries &mda...

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you shoul...

Daryl Impey takes lead from Richie Porte at Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Two-time defending champion Daryl Impey of South Africa snatched the overall lead from Australia's Richie Porte on the penultimate stage of the Tour Down Under cycle race, t...

Players Championship raises purse to $15 million

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The PGA Tour is raising the prize money at The Players Championship to $15 million, making it the largest purse in golf unless any of the majors decide to up the ante this year. ...