• Chile's president pushes to ease ban on all abortions

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet sent legislation to Congress on Saturday proposing to allow some abortions in Chile, a socially conservative South American nation that is among the few countries in the world that ban abortion in all circumstances. The bill would...

  • South Dakota State routs Denver 69-39

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — George Marshall scored 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting to lead South Dakota State in a 69-39 rout of Denver on Saturday. Deondre Parks finished with 13 points and Cody Larson chipped in 12 for the Jackrabbits (17-7, 8-2 Summit), who shot 59.5 percent from the...

  • Laird takes a 3-shot lead in Phoenix Open

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Martin Laird watched the ball disappear into the cup on the par-3 16th hole and put some elbow grease into his fist pump. It certainly wasn't the most exciting moment on golf's most raucous hole. That belonged to Francesco Molinari, who made the first...

  • AP source: Ricky Rubio to return Monday against Dallas

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio is one game away from returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio has been cleared to play Monday night against the Dallas Mavericks, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person spoke on condition of...

  • Greek leader tamps down rhetoric, vows to pay off debts

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A day after Greece appeared on a collision course with its creditors, new radical left Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has tamped down the rhetoric by vowing to pay off debts and not act unilaterally. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who had a tense meeting with...

  • 3 men shot in Afghanistan worked for North Carolina firm

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina-based firm says it employed the three military contractors who were shot to death earlier this week in Afghanistan. Praetorian Standard Inc. of Fayetteville identified the men slain Thursday as Walter D. Fisher of North Myrtle Beach, South...

  • Loyola (Md) clips Army, 77-71

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Eric Laster scored 19 points on 9-of-15 shooting from the field to lead Loyola (Md) to a 77-71 victory over Army on Saturday. Franz Rassman finished with 18 points and Andre Walker added 12 points for Loyola (9-12, 5-5 Patriot League), which won for just the...

  • Japan 'indignant' over purported video of hostage beheading

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage Sunday over a video purportedly from the Islamic State group that shows a militant beheading hostage Kenji Goto. "I feel indignation over this immoral and heinous act of terrorism," Abe told reporters after convening an...

  • Homeland Security advises Indiana drivers be ready for snow

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is advising motorists to make sure they have emergency supplies in their vehicles in case they get stuck in a storm expected to bring up to 15 inches of snow in some areas of northern Indiana. Among the supplies...

  • Washington state may bring back the cigar bar

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — In the years since Washington voters approved a statewide smoking ban nearly a decade ago, Daniel Shaw and his cigars have wandered a state thin on options for places to light up and smoke. Shaw can be found a couple of nights a week perched at the upstairs bar...

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