Kennard and Rose help Pistons over Rockets 115-107

HOUSTON (AP) — Luke Kennard scored 22 points, Derrick Rose added 20 off the bench and the Detroit Pistons beat the Houston Rockets 115-107 on Saturday night. The Pistons didn't trail...

Bears activate Hicks from IR going into matchup at Green Bay

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears activated defensive tackle Akiem Hicks from injured reserve on Saturday, a day before a key matchup against the rival Green Bay Packers. A ...

Democratic hopefuls pledge more money for schools, teachers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates pledged to boost funding for public schools, increase teacher salaries and reduce college debt at a Saturday forum that cast a rare spotlight on ed...

Iowa Democrats worry 'Medicare for All' hurts key industry

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kim Motl doesn’t work in the health insurance industry. But her friends and neighbors do. So when she saw Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Motl pressed the D...

Jokic, Grant lead Nuggets to 114-99 win over Trail Blazers

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic and Jerami Grant scored 20 points apiece and the Denver Nuggets overcame a career-high 33 by Hassan Whiteside to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 114-99 on Thursday night. ...

Addazio eager to lead Colorado State after being fired at BC

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Steve Addazio got a little lost inside his new facility. The Colorado State football coach wandered from room to room, before taking a moment to gaze out a...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 10 The Chicago Tribune on the World Anti-Doping Agency banning Russia fr...

Scott optimistic about ending years of Presidents Cup losses

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — No one at Royal Melbourne has more playing experience in the Presidents Cup than Adam Scott. Not much of it is positive. He was a rookie...

Reeling Knicks drop 10th straight, 115-87 to Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard had 31 points, including eight 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the New York Knicks their 10th straight loss, 115-87 on Tuesday night. Hassan Whitesi...

Embiid leads 76ers past Denver to stay perfect at home

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 22 points, including two key free throws with 15.3 seconds left, and Tobias Harris added 20 to keep the Philadelphia 76ers perfect at home with a 97-92 victory o...

Airbus beats Boeing again in aircraft orders and deliveries

Boeing's grounded 737 Max got a boost from two orders in November, but the American aircraft company continues to trail Europe's Airbus in both orders and deliveries of airline planes. ...

Holiday rom-com 'Love, Actually' inspires UK election memes

LONDON (AP) — “Love, Actually” is all around this year in Britain’s pre-Christmas election. The 2003 romantic comedy about the love lives of assorted Londoners over the holiday seaso...

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn: Redistribute UK wealth, tax the rich

LONDON (AP) — If Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn wins Britain's general election on Thursday, he’s promising a remix of British society, with a strong emphasis on raising the lot of Britain’s disenf...

Rule-breaker Boris Johnson faces toughest test in election

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson defies political gravity. Britain’s prime minister has failed to deliver on his core promise -- to take the country out of the European Union by Oct. 31. ...

Johnson dodges UK health woes, seeks to campaign on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought Tuesday to get his campaign back to the issue of Brexit after coming under fire for his lack of empathy for looking away from an image of chil...