Detroit airport kickback scheme leads to 10-year prison term

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area airport employee convicted of fixing contracts and collecting more than $6 million in kickbacks was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday, far below the 25-year term ...

Drinkers want fizz, low carbs, and Super Bowl ads reflect it

DETROIT (AP) — When Americans crack open a cold one during Sunday's Super Bowl, it might not be a traditional domestic beer. Sales of classic beers like Bud Light have been dropping ...

Conor McGregor holds all the UFC cards after comeback win

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After three years without a victory, Conor McGregor needed only 40 seconds to reclaim his place at the center of the mixed martial arts world. McGregor's dynamic sto...

Conor McGregor finds structure in life rolling into UFC 246

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor used to train whenever he felt like it, and he stayed up late every night. He would sleep deep into the daylight hours, and he perpetually showed up late for almost any...

Review: Marcus King stirs soul, rock, country on 'El Dorado'

Marcus King, “El Dorado” (Fantasy Records) Marcus King's solo debut is an enticing mix of deep soul, rock and country in the best Southern traditions. King, though...

Taiwan to launch limited edition liquor, beer for Pres. Tsai’s inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation (TTL) announced on Tuesday (Jan. 14) plans to launch a range of limited edition liquor and beer products to mark the inauguration...

NYPD’s new leader: Helping people is at heart of police work

NEW YORK (AP) — On the Bronx streets where New York City’s new police commissioner started as a patrolman in the crime-ravaged early 1990s, gunfire and burned-out buildings were everywhere. ...

CES Gadget Show: Say 'no' to junk food with DNA wristband

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wristband that will help you say “no" to junk food. A machine that will mix drinks for you. These were among the gadgets showcased this week at the CES technology...

Globes special award: DeGeneres thanks 'power of television'

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres turned her spotlight at the Golden Globe Awards into a very personal stand-up routine, gently mocking traditional award show speeches and ultimately thanking “the power...

Jim Beam fined in massive bourbon spill that killed fish

VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) — Jim Beam was fined $600,000 (537,000 Euros) earlier this month after a July warehouse fire sent a nearly 23-mile (37-kilometer) plume of alcohol into the Kentucky and Ohio...

Jim Beam fined in massive bourbon spill that killed fish

VERSAILLES, Ky. (AP) — Jim Beam was fined $600,000 (537,000 Euros) earlier this month after a July warehouse fire sent a nearly 23-mile (37-kilometer) plume of alcohol into the Kentucky and Ohio river...

Giuliani pals leveraged GOP access to seek Ukraine gas deal

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — In a back corner of the swank H Bar in Houston, near a huge photo of Brigitte Bardot with a dangling cigarette and a deck of cards, two Russian-speaking men offered a Ukrainian ga...

Ex-NFL star Deltha O'Neal charged with DUI after crash

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL star Deltha O'Neal has been charged with felony drunken driving in connection with an August high-speed crash that seriously injured him and a passenger, Florid...

London offers winter warmers with a festive flavor

LONDON (AP) — Mulled wine, warm spiced cider and hot toddies have long been British staples during winter. Whiskey expert Ross Dennis at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery explains that th...

Idris Elba DJs, banana art sells for $120k at Art Basel

MIAMI (AP) — 3D-printed cocktails, a traffic jam sculpture made of hundreds of tons of sand and more celebrity sightings than a Kardashian Christmas party were all part of over-the-top festivities dur...