• Coach's adopted toddler builds a life with hoops team

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would be the child the Virginia women's basketball coach could bring home. The fuzzy picture popped...

  • Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware prosecutors said Thursday that they will not file criminal charges against NASCAR driver Kurt Busch following allegations of domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend. NASCAR officials indefinitely suspended Busch last month after a Delaware Family Court...

  • Wilfork tweets that Patriots won't pick up his option

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Vince Wilfork says his time with the New England Patriots is over after 11 years. The stalwart defensive tackle who won two Super Bowls with the Patriots says the front office told him it will not be picking up his option. Wilfork will become a free agent...

  • Veteran defensive tackle Dockett joins 49ers on 2-year deal

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Defensive tackle Darnell Dockett has signed a two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that will keep him in the NFC West after playing all of his 10 NFL seasons with Arizona. Agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed the deal Thursday morning for the three-time Pro...

  • Former IRS commissioner launches GOP presidential campaign

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A businessman who led the Internal Revenue Service from 2003 to 2007 says he's running as a Republican for president because he wants to make federal tax laws more consistent and less complex. Mark W. Everson (EE-ver-son) said he wants to replace part of the...

  • Source: Obama counsel not aware of Clinton's email practice

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House counsel's office was not aware at the time Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary of state that she relied solely on personal email and only found out as part of the congressional investigation into the Benghazi attack, according to a person familiar...

  • County sheriffs from 3 states sue over Colorado pot law

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Ten sheriffs from three different states are suing Colorado for legalizing marijuana. The sheriffs are from Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska. They say in a lawsuit filed Thursday that Colorado's 2012 marijuana legalization vote violates federal law and shouldn't be...

  • Bill extends federal help to rural water systems

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Senators from Colorado, Wyoming and Montana are co-sponsoring a bill to re-authorize training and other assistance for rural water providers. Colorado Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet said Wednesday the bill will renew the Environmental Protection Agency's technical...

  • Kerry seeks to ease Arab concerns of Iran deal

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Thursday to ease Gulf Arab concerns about an emerging nuclear deal with Iran and vowed that any agreement reached would not reduce America's commitment to combating Tehran's destabilizing actions in the Middle East...

  • Egypt's el-Sissi replaces interior minister in reshuffle

    Updated: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi reshuffled his Cabinet on Thursday, replacing the powerful minister in charge of the nation's police along with six other ministers, state television reported. Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim, who oversees police, was replaced...

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