• Michael Phelps takes plunge, gets engaged

    Updated: Sun, Feb 22, 2015

    Michael Phelps has taken the plunge and gotten engaged. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist announced on Twitter he's marrying Nicole Johnson, who was Miss California in 2010 and has dated the swimmer on and off the past few years. Phelps tweeted early Sunday: "She said yes." He also...

  • Report: Saudi men detained for dancing at birthday party

    Updated: Sun, Feb 22, 2015

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's morality police detained a group of young men for dancing at a birthday party and referred them to prosecutors, according to a state-linked media report. The news website Ayn al-Youm reported Saturday that the Commission for the Promotion of...

  • US teen Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom to top standings

    Updated: Sun, Feb 22, 2015

    MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin defied the pouring rain to comfortably earn her 12th career slalom victory Sunday, taking sole possession of the women's World Cup record for most wins in the discipline by a teenager. The American, who turns 20 next month, had previously...

  • Kyle Busch breaks right leg in crash at Daytona

    Updated: Sun, Feb 22, 2015

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch broke his right leg and left foot in a vicious hit Saturday into a concrete wall during the Xfinity Series race. He'll miss the Daytona 500 on Sunday and is out indefinitely. Busch sustained a right lower leg compound fracture and left mid-foot...

  • Kardashian sisters in Montana crash

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    Updated: Sun, Feb 22, 2015

    BOZEMAN, Mont. — Khloe and Kim Kardashian are safe after the vehicle they were in slid off a Montana road and into a ditch on Saturday. Montana Highway Patrol Capt. Mark Wilfore says the accident occurred before noon on a highway between Bozeman and Belgrade, where the Bozeman...

  • 1980 US Olympic hockey team reunites in Lake Placid

    Updated: Sat, Feb 21, 2015

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The ovation wasn't quite as deafening as it was 35 years ago. It was riveting, nonetheless, for Dave Christian and his old Olympic buddies, together again to celebrate their Miracle on Ice. "It feels exactly the same," Christian said Saturday night as the...

  • 1,000 join Muslim 'ring of peace' outside Oslo synagogue

    Updated: Sat, Feb 21, 2015

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — More than 1,000 people formed a "ring of peace" Saturday outside Oslo's main synagogue at the initiative of a group of young Muslims. The event in the Norwegian capital follows a series of attacks against Jews in Europe, including the terror attacks in Paris...

  • Ali, Liston gloves, Shoeless Joe photo fetch $1.1M in NYC

    Updated: Sat, Feb 21, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson fetched over $1.1 million total at an auction Saturday. Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine —...

  • Some Republican governors back Homeland Security showdown

    Updated: Sat, Feb 21, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Several Republican governors are urging GOP congressional leaders to stand firm next week in opposing legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security if it doesn't also overturn President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration. Governors in both...

  • Buffett's 2006 Cadillac worth $12,000 auctioned for $122,500

    Updated: Sat, Feb 21, 2015

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Talk about value investing. A car owned by Warren Buffett was auctioned for more than $122,000, about 10 times the estimated worth, as the billionaire and philanthropist offered to again help out one of his favorite charities. Buffett put the 2006 Cadillac DTS for...

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