Shanghai esports team ends 42-match Overwatch losing streak

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — A Shanghai esports team has finally secured a victory after losing its first 42 matches, a skid that carried into the Overwatch League's second season. The Sha...

Markannen makes 2 late free throws, Bulls beat Magic 110-109

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Lauri Markannen made two of three free throws with 1.5 seconds left to give the Chicago Bulls a 110-109 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night in the first game after the ...

Hagelin's playoff past makes him familiar with Capitals

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Forward Carl Hagelin has faced Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals so often in the playoffs, the speedy, defensive specialist didn't require an introduction upon practicing with his ne...

Capitals acquire defenseman Nick Jensen from Red Wings

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Washington Capitals upgraded their blue line Friday by acquiring defenseman Nick Jensen from the Detroit Red Wings. Washington sent a 2020 second-round pick ...

Celebrities, athletes, others accused of lying to the public

CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Jussie Smollett was arrested in Chicago early Thursday, one day after prosecutors charged him with filing a false police report for what he claimed was a racist and homophobic att...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2019. There are 312 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 22, 19...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 17 The Toronto Star on the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty: ...

Police seek 2nd site in deaths of 4 in western Michigan

SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say evidence at the scene suggests some of the three children and one adult found fatally shot in a house in western Michigan may have been killed somewhere el...

4 people, including children, dead in Michigan shooting

SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say four people, including children, have been fatally shot at a property in western Michigan. WOOD-TV reports Kent County S...

Top suspect in Istanbul nightclub shooting denies charges

ISTANBUL (AP) — The main suspect on trial for the New Year's Eve attack that left 39 people dead in Istanbul has denied being the shooter. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said ...

Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

CHICAGO (AP) — The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager. A look at the victims...

Authorities provide detailed account of Warehouse shooting

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Hundreds of officers swarmed the scene Friday after receiving reports that there was a man shooting people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse. Authorit...

Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 officers at a suburban Chicago business

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An employee of a manufacturing company opened fire at its suburban Chicago plant Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, pol...

The Latest: City says shooter arrested in Aurora, Illinois

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a business in Aurora, Illinois (all times local): 3:15 a.m. City officials in Aurora, Illinois, say a shooter has be...

City reports active shooter situation in Aurora, Illinois

City officials say there is an active shooter situation at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois. The city sent a tweet Friday afternoon saying police are on the scene. ...