• Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he'd be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Even as an unprecedented 9,000 prospective jurors were...

  • Serena Williams to meet Cibulkova in Aussie Open quarters

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Motivated by a Grand Slam loss that stung her more than most, Serena Williams dug deep for a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 comeback win over Garbine Muguruza on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals. The top-ranked Williams was pushed all the way by No....

  • Pro Bowl a testing range for quirky rules

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The odd rules that the NFL tried in the Pro Bowl made for a strange sideshow. No kickoffs, no blitzing, alternate possessions to start each quarter, two-minute warnings for each quarter and stopping the clock when a running play doesn't gain a yard in the final...

  • Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl. What may be not visible amid all the hoopla is a sobering reality about the Super Bowl host city: Glendale is suffering deep financial issues over its troubled effort to become a...

  • New Jersey's Christie launches political action committee

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign. While not a formal entry into the race, opening the political action committee will...

  • At Koch summit, Rand Paul splits with Cruz, Rubio

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Rand Paul is demonstrating how he could disrupt the Republican presidential field if he seeks the nomination, sparring with potential rivals over Iran, Cuba and the Pentagon's budget in a face-to-face forum that offered an early preview of the feisty policy debate to...

  • Some Republican presidential hopefuls court evangelicals

    Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    ATLANTA (AP) — Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's elite donors in private phone calls and meetings, a group of likely candidates to their right are just as eagerly chasing...

  • Credit card interest cap before Colorado lawmakers

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Democrats want to see finance charges on credit cards from Colorado lenders capped at 12.5 percent, instead of the current 21 percent limit. But their proposal faces long odds in a Republican committee. Sen. Jessie Ulibarri of Commerce City is leading the effort to...

  • Colorado lawmakers consider banning powdered alcohol

    Published: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to ban powdered alcohol before the product arrives in stores. Alaska, Delaware, Louisiana, South Carolina and Vermont have already banned the product, which is pending approval from federal regulators. A bill to join those states...

  • Malaysia Air site hacked by group claiming support for IS

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    HONG KONG (AP) — Malaysia Airlines officials were struggling Monday to restore the embattled carrier's website after it was hacked by a group proclaiming support for the Islamic State group. The airline's site was changed, at first displaying a message saying "404 - Plane Not Found"...

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