Jimmy Whitt Jr. flourishing in second stint at Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Annelle Whitt only had her son's best interest at heart when she looked new Arkansas basketball coach Eric Musselman squarely in the eyes and issued a simple ultimatum. ...

Mid-range radar station in Kaohsiung opened to media

The mid-range radar station in Shoushan (Long Life Mountain) in Kaohsiung City was opened to the media on Thursday in a rare move by the government to display Taiwan's combat readiness in the run-...

Croatia launches international bid to buy fighter squadron

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — NATO-member Croatia said Wednesday it has approached seven other countries to buy a squadron of multi-role fighter jets for its air force . The Croatian gover...

Officials: Dam at Mississippi lake could soon fail

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Heavy rains could cause the failure of a dam in a rural northeastern Mississippi county as officials on Tuesday urged residents to evacuate as a precaution. ...

Democratic debate allows one more jab before Iowa caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An unusually heated clash of rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination could be the hallmark of Tuesday night’s televised debate in Iowa. Just six can...

Democrats set to clash in final debate before Iowa caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats are preparing for what could be their most contentious debate yet as the leading candidates gather in Iowa on Tuesday looking for a way to break out of the crowded to...

Authorities: Kosher store shooters planned attack for months

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The two people who stormed a kosher grocery in Jersey City and killed three people planned an assault for some time and were involved in another shooting of a Jewish person a week ...

Riding Globes, '1917' ends 'Star Wars' box-office reign

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took the Great War to finally take down “Star Wars.” Director Sam Mendes' World War I story “1917" brought in $36.5 million in its first weekend of wide releas...

Tor system suspected of downing plane is very efficient

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S., Canadian and British officials said the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed near Tehran this week was downed by Iran in what could have been a mistake amid high U.S.-Iran tensions. The...

Privacy, once hidden topic, gets attention at CES tech show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Once a hidden and under-the-radar topic, privacy got more attention at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week. Startups now volunteer information about how they’re securing your d...

Iran crash and missile claims put Ukraine president in bind

MOSCOW (AP) — As allegations swirl and denials clash over what caused the fatal crash of a Ukrainian airliner in Iran this week, Ukraine's president is caught in the middle. Volodymy...

Verified videos show plane in Iran impacted before downing

LONDON (AP) — In the pitch black, pre-dawn sky on the outskirts of the Iranian capital Tehran, a tiny fast-moving light can be seen racing up through the trees, as someone films from the ground. Then ...

Chiefs pass rush could be pivotal vs Texans in playoff game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the Kansas City Chiefs' regular-season finale, that must-win game against the Los Angeles Chargers that helped them secure a first-round playoff bye, there was a play late i...

Women's World Cup vet Graeme Abel takes on top job at Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A rousing ovation greeted new Oregon women's soccer coach Graeme Abel when he was introduced to Ducks fans during the Pac-12 opener for the school's second-ranked women's basketbal...

Parity party has college basketball's best on constant edge

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The season was barely a week old when Michigan State lost to Kentucky in the Champions Classic, a defeat of the nation's No. 1 team that could be written off easily as a high-pro...