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Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 24 The Democrat & Chronicle on no charges in the death of Daniel Pru...

Syracuse's heart: PG, cancer survivor Tiana Mangakahia

In spite of everything that's been thrown her way, the smile of Syracuse point guard Tiana Mangakahia and her effervescent persona remain as infectious as ever in the waning weeks of her final season ...

Accused Texas school shooter to remain at state hospital

HOUSTON (AP) — A student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school in 2018 will spend up to another 12 months at a state mental health facility as doctors say he remains incompetent...

A year on, India's riot victims say justice still unserved

NEW DELHI (AP) — The shooter shouted “Victory to Lord Ram,” the Hindu god, before pulling the trigger that sent a bullet into Muhammad Nasir Khan’s left eye. Khan placed his tremblin...

Ahmaud Arbery memorialized in Georgia a year after slaying

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — When white men armed with guns pursued and killed Ahmaud Arbery as he ran through their neighborhood, few outside the Georgia port city of Brunswick paid notice in the days and we...

Louisiana gun store operator says shooter refused to unload

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A shootout that left three people dead and wounded two more at a Louisiana gun store and shooting range began when a customer refused to unload his weapon, an operator of the stor...

Sheriff: 3 dead in gun store shooting in New Orleans suburb

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff says three people have died in a shooting at a gun store in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said...

Duarte, Richardson lift Oregon over Colorado 60-56

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Chris Duarte scored 18 points and Will Richardson scored 5 of his 11 in the last 61 second and Oregon defeated Colorado 60-56 on Thursday night. In a game where n...

Patberg, No. 14 Indiana women edge No. 11 Michigan 70-65

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Ali Patberg scored 21 points, including the only field goal by either team in the last 3 1/2 minutes, and No. 14 Indiana made a couple key defensive plays in the final minute ...

Shots still fall when opponents put body on Iowa's Wieskamp

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Big Ten opponents defended Iowa two ways last season — double-teaming Luka Garza and getting physical with Joe Wieskamp. The Garza defenses rarely worked. He f...

Taliban tweet threatens Malala; Twitter removes account

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani Taliban militant who nine years ago is alleged to have shot and badly wounded Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai has threatened a second attempt on her life, tweeting that ne...

Patberg, No. 15 Indiana women overcome Illini 58-50

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ali Patberg scored 16 points and No. 15 Indiana overcame a horrible shooting day to turn back Illinois 58-50 on Sunday. The struggles of leading scorer Mackenz...

Randle, Knicks outmuscle Beal-less Wizards in 109-91 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julius Randle had 24 points and 18 rebounds, and the New York Knicks cruised to a 109-91 victory over the cold-shooting Washington Wizards on Friday night. Derrick ...

Patterson, No. 20 Kentucky pull away from Lady Vols 71-56

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Chasity Patterson scored 21 points and No. 20 Kentucky was 10 of 20 from 3-point range to pull away for a 71-56 win over No. 16 Tennessee on Thursday night. The...

Utah wins 76-75, Cal misses 1 of 2 FTs with 0.7 seconds left

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Timmy Allen scored 18 points, freshman Ian Martinez added a season-high 16 and Utah survived a late turnover and a foul with 0.7 seconds left to hold off California 76-75 on Th...