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Thich Nhat Hanh: Influential Zen Buddhist monk dies at 95

One of the world's most influential Buddhist monks, Thich Nhat Hanh, died in Vietnam on Saturday. He was 95. Nhat Hanh "passed away peacefully" at the Tu Hie Temple, the Plum Village Co...

La Salle coach raises awareness for daughter with leukemia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Emily MacGillivray treated her house like an obstacle course. The toddler, a tornado of energy, could be found after a scamper sitting on counter tops. “We never ...

Louis Vuitton stages Virgil Abloh swansong in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton pulled out the stops Thursday to present the final collection of Virgil Abloh, the house’s first African-American creative director who died in November after a two-year bat...

Edwards leads No. 10 Houston over USF for 8th straight win

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyler Edwards had 23 points and seven rebounds, Fabian White Jr. added 16 points and five rebounds, and No. 10 Houston won its eighth straight by beating South Florida 74-55 on Tuesday ...

Minnesota-PSU men postponed; Indiana women push back 2 games

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has become the latest Big Ten team with a COVID-19 problem. The Gophers announced Tuesday they were postponing their Wednesday game at Penn State because...

Funeral services held for 12 killed in Philadelphia fire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Funeral services were held Monday for nine children and three adults who died in a Philadelphia fire five days into the new year, the deadliest blaze in the city in more than a cen...

Former NBA great Yao Ming addresses Peng Shuai, Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — Former NBA great Yao Ming said Monday he and others had a pleasant talk when they met last month with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, whose disappearance after making a sexual assault...

Chinese city Xi'an lifts some restrictions after lockdown

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese city of Xi’an has gradually begun lifting restrictions after over three weeks of lockdown, as authorities sought to stamp out a local outbreak before the Beijing Winter Olym...

George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy honored by Producer’s Guild

George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy, stewards of the Star Wars universe and numerous other notable motion pictures, are being honored by the Producers Guild of America for their contributions to the fil...

Jourdain scores 24 to lift Temple past Tulsa 69-64

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Nick Jourdain had a career-high 24 points as Temple edged past Tulsa 69-64 on Wednesday night. Damian Dunn had 17 points for Temple (10-6, 3-2 American Athletic C...

List of nominees for the 2022 Screen Actors Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nominations for the 28th annual Screen Actor Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Feb. 27: FILM Ensemble: “Belfast”; “CODA”; “Don’t Look Up”...

Ingram's 3 late 3s lift Pelicans past Timberwolves 128-125

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram threw both arms above his head, extending three fingers on each hand and smiling triumphantly as his Pelicans teammates and fans celebrated wildly. ...

Greece hopes marble foot will get UK to return sculptures

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It's only the size of a shoebox, carved with the broken-off foot of an ancient Greek goddess. But Greece hopes the 2,500-year-old marble fragment, which arrived...

Bob Saget, beloved TV dad of 'Full House,' dead at 65

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Saget, the actor-comedian known for his role as beloved single dad Danny Tanner on the sitcom “Full House” and as the wisecracking host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” died...

Bucs beat Panthers 41-17, earn No. 2 playoff seeding in NFC

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Once the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took care of their own business, the defending Super Bowl champions allowed themselves to become scoreboard watchers. Sunday's 41-17 ...