Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2020. There are 319 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 16, 20...

Cream rises: Purrier's track feats paved by dairy farm work

The determination of Elle Purrier to churn through the last lap on her way to breaking an American indoor mile record last weekend can be traced to many, many things. Like growing u...

NTSB to examine weather, other factors in crash of small jet

CALHOUN, Ga. (AP) — Wreckage of a small jet that crashed in the north Georgia mountains, killing all four people on board, will continue to be examined Monday, federal investigators said. ...

Syracuse, ACC scoring leader Hughes under the radar no more

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has rarely taken transfers in his 44 years at Syracuse. Elijah Hughes is one of a handful, and he's become invaluable in his second season. ...

North Macedonia: Migrants allegedly held to ransom, abused

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonian authorities have filed criminal charges against three Pakistanis and a Macedonian man for allegedly imprisoning a group of migrants and holding them to ...

Ukraine: Recordings show Iran knew jetliner hit by a missile

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A leaked recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities immediately knew a missile had downed a Ukrainia...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 3, the 34th day of 2020. There are 332 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 3, 1943...

The Latest: Warren says Beyonce is one of her role models

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Elizabeth Warren’s role model? Beyonce — or form...

Climate change poses threat to future Super Bowls in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — The forecast for the Super Bowl in Miami is grim. Clear skies and temperature in the 60s are expected when the game kicks off, so weather won't be a problem. ...

KC fans under closer scrutiny for chants, 'tomahawk chops'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — While other sports teams using Native American nicknames and imagery have faced decades of protests and boycotts, the Kansas City Chiefs have largely slid under the radar. ...

Rapper Missy Elliott, H.E.R. team up for Pepsi Super Bowl ad

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Almost three years ago, Missy Elliott sent a tweet to a then under-the-radar artist whose music she admired and told her that “she was going to blow up.” ...

Germany rejigs reconnaissance system plan, drops US drones

BERLIN (AP) — Germany said Tuesday it is abandoning plans to install a new airborne reconnaissance system on U.S.-made drones and will instead install it on manned aircraft. The defe...

Soldier slain, general wounded during Mexico drug plane raid

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican soldier was killed and a general wounded Monday when traffickers opened fire on a military patrol that sought to intercept a drug plane as it landed on a roadway, official...

At Sundance, Clinton warns of voter suppression in election

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Since losing the 2016 election to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has released a memoir about that defeat, launched a political action committee and penned another book about “gut...

Athlete Aircraft Crashes

Athletes, coaches and officials whose careers were cut short by dying in plane and helicopter crashes: Oct. 18, 1925 — Marvin Goodwin, Cincinnati Reds pitcher, in Houston. ...