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  • Doctors believe Eagles QB Carson Wentz tore his ACL and is out for the year

    Doctors believe Eagles QB Carson Wentz tore his ACL and is out for the year

    Carson Wentz threw a touchdown pass a few plays after suffering an injury that could ruin a special season for the Philadelphia Eagles, and then stuck around to greet teammates and celebrate a division-clinching victory with them. It's always team-first for No. 11. Two sources familiar with the...

  • Official: Device explodes on NYC subway platform

    Official: Device explodes on NYC subway platform

    A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a man had a pipe bomb strapped to him when it went off on a New York City subway platform. The explosion happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday. Details were still developing. The person was arrested and has non-life-threatening injuries. Another...

  • Steelers lock up AFC North with 39-38 win over Ravens

    Ryan Shazier was everywhere. His helmet rested on the Pittsburgh Steelers' bench. His jersey too. His face and #Shalieve stitched on specially-designed cleats. His familiar No. 50 printed in white in the middle of a gold circle on T-shirts worn by teammates searching for a way to let Shazier know...

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PUTIN MAKES SURPRISE STOP IN SYRIA EN ROUTE TO CAIRO The Russian president visits a Russian military air base in Latakia and announces a partial pullout of his forces from the country. 2....

  • Start the clock for Trump, GOP in last push on taxes, budget

    Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress. Republicans are determined to deliver the first revamp of the nation's tax code in three decades and prove they can govern after their failure to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law this...

  • Ukraine's anti-corruption agency faces strong resistance

    An anti-corruption agency established in Ukraine two years ago was expected to be the driving force that would uproot the endemic graft that depleted the nation's resources and worried its Western allies. But the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine instead has come under fire from allies...

  • Firefighters brace for second week of California wildfires

    As Southern California enters its second week engulfed in flames, fire officials anticipate more growth and danger due to continued strong wind gusts, no rain and decades-old dry vegetation. A powerful flare-up on the western edge of the largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing...

  • Nominations for 75th annual Golden Globes coming Monday

    When nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards are announced Monday morning, the shadow of sexual misconduct scandals will be hard to avoid. The nominations will begin at 8:15 a.m. EST. A second batch of nominees will follow live on NBC's "Today" show, where less than two weeks earlier,...

  • US Nobel laureate fears US politics could undermine science

    An American scientist who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet, saying that U.S. scientists are facing funding cutbacks that will hurt research. Michael Rosbash, who was honored for his work on circadian...

  • Field goal try wide on final play, Army holds off Navy 14-13

    Just when you thought Army-Navy couldn't get any more intense, it snowed. Then 60 minutes of bruising football came down to squinting through that snow to see where a long field goal attempt would land. Wide left. Cue the celebration for Army. The Black Knights are back. Bennett Moehring narrowly...

  • NYPD: Responding to report of Times Square area explosion

    The New York Police Department says it is responding to a report of an explosion near Times Square. The response is centered in the area of the Port Authority bus terminal. It's led to delays along some of the subway lines that pass beneath the bus terminal. Some passengers have been evacuated...

  • CBS' O'Donnell reports on sexual misconduct at Air Force

    One reason for the steeliness in Norah O'Donnell's demeanor the morning after the sexual misconduct accusations against former "CBS This Morning" co-anchor Charlie Rose were revealed became apparent on Monday. O'Donnell was working on a six-month investigation into sexual assault at the U.S. Air...

  • Protesters oppose return of disputed art in Catalonia

    Clashes have erupted between police and protesters in Spain's northeastern Catalan city of Lleida after a judicial ruling ordered the city's museum to return 44 pieces of religious art to the neighboring regional government of Aragon. Regional police cordoned off the area around Lleida Museum early...

  • 'Coco' tops box office again before 'Star Wars' hits

    The animated family film "Coco" has topped the box office for a third time on a quiet, pre "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" weekend in theaters. Disney estimated Sunday that "Coco" added $18.3 million, which would bring its domestic total to $135.5 million. The weekend's sole new wide release was the...

  • Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits major exchange

    The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange. The futures contract that expires in January surged more than $3,000 to $18,580 eight hours after trading launched on the Chicago Board Options...

  • Russia's Putin lands in Egypt in sign of growing ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, making his second visit to Egypt in as many years, held talks Monday with his Egyptian counterpart on their countries' rapidly expanding ties. Egypt's general-turned-president, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, has visited Russia three times since the ouster of his Islamist...

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  • Pablo Escobar's hit man Popeye accused of violating parole

    Colombian authorities are seeking to re-arrest a former hit man for late drug lord Pablo Escobar for violating his parole after he was caught partying with a major trafficker wanted by the U.S., prosecutors said Saturday. Jhon Jairo Velasquez, known by his nickname Popeye, was paroled in 2014 after...

  • South Carolina serial killer says there are more victims

    A South Carolina man convicted of killing seven people says he has more victims who have not been discovered. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that, in an eight-page letter, Todd Kohlhepp wrote that he tried to tell investigators and informed the FBI, but he said "it was blown off." He...

  • Judge dies days before trial of private eye over Trump taxes

    A senior federal judge in Louisiana died Saturday, days before he was to preside over the trial of a private investigator accused of trying to get Donald Trump's tax returns illegally during the 2016 presidential campaign, court officials said. Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson of Louisiana's Middle...

  • Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says

    Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords. Nearly 17,000 young children were hurt by window blinds between 1990 and 2015, and though most injuries were...

  • 'Firefighting at Christmas' may become normal in California

    A week of destructive fires in Southern California is ending but danger still looms. Well into what's considered the wet season, there's been nary a drop of rain. That's good for sun-seeking tourists, but could spell more disaster for a region that emerged this spring from a yearslong drought and...

  • Final push for Moore and Jones in Alabama Senate race

    Alabama Democrats see Tuesday's special Senate election as a chance to renounce a history littered with politicians whose race-baiting, bombast and other baggage have long soiled the state's reputation beyond its borders. Many Republicans see the vote as chance to ratify their conservative values...

  • Russia's Putin makes stop at Russian military base in Syria

    Declaring a victory in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation. Putin's surprise visit marked his first trip to Syria, drawing a symbolic line under the campaign...

  • France to name winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

    Several U.S.-based climate scientists are about to hit the jackpot, as French President Emmanuel Macron prepares to award them multi-year, all-expenses-paid grants to relocate to France. The "Make Our Planet Great Again" grants are part of Macron's efforts to counter U.S. President Donald Trump...

  • Hyperactive Missouri Gov. Greitens touts his physical feats

    Rappelling into a bull-riding rodeo event , crawling through dirt in a SWAT obstacle course and entering a burning building with firefighters. These could be action movie stunts by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Hollywood star turned California governor. But they were all done by another governor earning...

  • Aided by scandal, Dems fighting math and history in Alabama

    Renegade Republican Roy Moore may be plagued by scandal, but scandal alone will not convince the voters of 44th Place North to show up for Democrat Doug Jones. In a state where Democrats are used to losing, malaise hangs over this quiet African-American neighborhood in suburban Birmingham, even...

  • Police seek suspects in Best Buy electronics theft

    Police in Rhode Island have released surveillance images of two men they say stole electronics worth nearly $7,000 from a Warwick store last month. Police say the men entered a Best Buy store on Nov. 21 and stole two display laptops worth $2,100 and $1,600 and a camera worth $3,200. The suspects...

  • Early praise for 'The Last Jedi' after elaborate premiere

    There were cheers, gasps, droid photo opportunities, casino games and more than a few standing ovations at the jam-packed world premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Saturday night in Los Angeles, which many are already praising online. Rian Johnson, the writer and director of the eighth installment...

  • Why psychiatrists should not be involved in presidential politics

    (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Arash Javanbakht, Wayne State University (THE CONVERSATION) The media, politicians, celebrities, athletes and other groups have questioned the fitness and mental health of the president,...

  • Queens of the Stone Age singer apologizes for concert kick

    Queens of the Stone Age frontman Joshua Homme has apologized after a photographer claimed the singer kicked her camera while she photographed the band's concert in Southern California. Photographer Chelsea Lauren said on Instagram that she sought medical treatment after the camera smashed into...

  • Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

    Saudi Arabia announced on Monday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years, in the latest social push by the country's young crown prince. It's a stark reversal in a county where movie theaters were shut down in the 1980's...

  • Baby becomes regular presence with mom on Baltimore council

    She's known as the 16th member of Baltimore's city council. The Baltimore Sun reports that Rae Sneed, the 1-year-old daughter of Councilwoman Shannon Sneed, is a regular presence at city council offices and meetings. Sneed said she decided to take her daughter to work regularly after learning how...

  • 2 die in northwest Ohio home fire

    Authorities say two people died in a mobile home fire in northwest Ohio. The (Findlay) Courier newspaper reports that fire departments and police responded at around 2 a.m. EST Sunday to a fire report. Two bodies were found inside after the fire was put out. The Ohio state fire marshal and Hancock...

  • After allegations, Moore avoids spotlight, questions

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has been a rare sight on the traditional campaign trail in the days ahead of a critical U.S. Senate race. He's appeared at only a handful of rallies in front of friendly audiences and steadfastly has shunned reporters from the mainstream media. Moore's...

  • Utility offers abandoned nuclear site to state agency

    The parent company of South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. is offering the site of a failed nuclear reactor project to the state-owned utility Santee Cooper. The State newspaper reported SCANA proposed giving the Fairfield County site to Santee Cooper so the project could be preserved and perhaps...

  • Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears

    Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the largest dairy groups in the world, said it has been warned by health authorities in France that 26 infants have become...

  • Baby formula maker orders global recall over salmonella fears

    Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the largest dairy groups in the world, said it has been warned by health authorities in France that 26 infants have become...

  • HBO's 'Big Little Lies,' FX's 'Feud: Bette and Joan' among Golden Globe nominees

    Stars of HBO's "Big Little Lies," FX's "Feud: Bette and Joan," and ABC's "black-ish" are among the nominees for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards announced this morning. Nominees for best motion picture comedy or musical are: "The Disaster Artist," ''Get Out," ''The Greatest Showman," ''Lady...

  • Bitcoin futures rise as virtual currency hits Chicago Board Options Exchange

    The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange. The futures contract that expires in January surged more than $3,000 to $18,580 eight hours after trading launched on the Chicago Board Options...

  • Global shares advance following encouraging US jobs report

    Share prices are mostly higher in Europe and Asia on Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that took the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday despite weakness earlier in the week. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX climbed 0.1 percent to 13,162.33...

  • Boyega escapes Atlantas snow, will make 'Last Jedi' premiere

    After tweeting that snow in Atlanta might keep him from making the "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" premiere in Los Angeles, actor John Boyega has apparently landed, just without his luggage. Publicist Lindsay Galin told The Associated Press that Boyega's flight did take off Saturday morning and that...

  • Dems call for resignation of council chair over Moore ties

    Democrats in Maryland say a newly elected county council chairman should resign over his close ties to Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. The Anne Arundel County Council elected Michael Peroutka as its chairman last week. Peroutka, a Republican, has been a longtime supporter of Moore, donating...

  • Police: Man shot in vehicle then pushed out

    Police in Boston are investigating the death of man they say appears to have been shot in a vehicle and then pushed out. Officers responding to reports of a shooting in East Boston just before 5 p.m. Sunday found the victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The man was taken to the hospital...

  • Germany's Siemens to build 2 power plants in Libya

    Germany's Siemens says it has signed contracts worth some 700 million euros ($824 million) to build two gas-powered electricity plants in Libya. The Munich-based industrial conglomerate said Monday that the plants will be built in Misrata and Tripoli and that the value of the contracts with the...

  • Shelby bucks Alabama GOP leaders in voting against Moore

    In his sternest rebuke yet, Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said repeatedly Sunday his state can "do better" than electing fellow Republican Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate, making clear that a write-in candidate was far preferable to a man accused of sexual misconduct. Days before the pivotal race, Shelby,...

  • Israel preparing to extradite man wanted for murder in US

    Israel is preparing to extradite a 63-year-old citizen to the United States, where he is wanted on suspicion of killing his mother. The state prosecution says Monday it has asked the court to declare Thomas Joseph Gross fit for extradition. The American extradition request says Gross travelled...

  • Snow exits South, marches toward Northeast

    A pre-winter storm that roared through the Deep South and coated half of North Carolina and portions of Virginia in snow pushed northward on Saturday, leaving motorists to brave potentially icy roads and utility crews trying to restore heat and light to thousands. Forecasters were warning that...

  • Police: 5 officers struck by armed driver fleeing from scene

    Police say five New York City officers have been injured after an armed man struck them with his car while fleeing an arrest. Authorities say police responded to Brooklyn's Flatlands neighborhood around 11 a.m. Sunday to resolve a parking dispute. Police say a 33-year-old man was blocking a resident's...

  • Fatal fire claims life in northern Virginia

    One person is dead after a fire at a home in rural northern Virginia. News outlets report the fire occurred Sunday night on Taylorstown Road in Lovettsville. Fire crews from Loudoun County and from across the Potomac River in Maryland responded to the fire. The home became unstable after the fire,...

  • Cambodian community screens Jolie's drama about Khmer Rouge

    A prominent Cambodian filmmaker is speaking at a Massachusetts high school about the 2017 film he produced with Angelina Jolie on the Khmer Rouge's bloody reign in Cambodia. Rithy Panh will join Cambodian community organizers for a panel discussion following a free screening of "First They Killed...

  • HSBC says US officials will dismiss criminal charges

    HSBC says the U.S. Department of Justice will ask a court to dismiss deferred criminal charges against the London-based bank in recognition of its efforts to strengthen safeguards against money laundering. The bank says it has lived up to all of its commitments under a five-year deferred prosecution...

  • Mayor: All Chicago patrol officers now have body cameras

    The Chicago Police Department says all patrol officers are now equipped with body cameras. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Sunday the city reached its goal to provide the cameras to more than 7,000 officers one year earlier than originally planned. They say it's...

  • UK leader says there's new optimism in Brexit talks

    Prime Minister Theresa May is stressing her optimism about negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union, insisting that a preliminary deal has given fresh impetus to the talks. May met with her Cabinet on Monday morning before a scheduled address to the House of Commons, where...

  • Police: 3 men attack off-duty officer, steal gun

    New York City police have recovered the gun belonging to an off-duty officer who they say was beaten and robbed by three men. The Daily News reports the officer was leaving a charity event in the Bronx around 3:40 a.m. Sunday when he was attacked. During the fight the officer's gun fired but no...

  • County issues more than $2 million in senior tax credits

    Howard County has issued $2.2 million in new senior citizen tax credits this year, approving 2,489 new requests for credit since July 1. The county announced last week that it issued a total of 3,022 credits this year, 82 percent of which went toward two new credits: a senior tax credit and an...

  • Russia's Putin makes stop at Russian military base in Syria

    Declaring a victory in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation. Putin's surprise visit marked his first trip to Syria, drawing a symbolic line under the campaign...

  • Wisconsin man fleeing police crashed while checking phone

    Milwaukee prosecutors say a man who led police on a high-speed chased told arresting officers he crashed his minivan because he became distracted checking his cellphone for directions. The Milwaukee District Attorney's Office said in a criminal complaint released Friday that 20-year-old Logan Michael...

  • Princes William and Harry chose sculptor for Diana statue

    Kensington Palace says Princes William and Harry have chosen sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley to create a statute of their mother, Princess Diana, to mark the 20th anniversary of her death. Rank-Broadley, whose image of Queen Elizabeth II has appeared on British coins since 1998, will complete the work...

  • Lilly Endowment offers funding to support homework hotline

    The Lilly Endowment has awarded a more than $2.8 million grant to help the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology keep its Homework Hotline going for middle and high school students. The endowment announced Monday that the support will make tutors in math and science available each school year through...

  • Rutgers professor accused of anti-Semitism removed from role

    A Rutgers University professor accused of posting anti-Semitic statements on Facebook has been removed from his position as a director at the school. Rutgers President Robert Barchi says Michael Chikindas will no longer serve as director of the Center for Digestive Health at the Institute for Food,...

  • State police in Erie area handle record number of homicides

    State police in Pennsylvania's northwestern corner say it's hard to pinpoint a reason for a large spike in homicide cases this year. The Erie Times-News reports that the state police troop covering Erie, Crawford, Warren and Venango counties has investigated 15 homicides in 2017. Its previous high...

  • 4 nuns injured in Pennsylvania crash

    Police say four nuns and a male were injured in a motor vehicle crash in Pennsylvania. The crash occurred on Conchester Highway in Garnet Valley in Delaware County around 7 p.m. Sunday. Emergency crews had to free the victims from the wreckage. No names have been released and there is no word on...

  • Trump demands, gets apology from Washington Post reporter

    President Donald Trump has demanded and received an apology from a Washington Post reporter over a photo of Trump's Florida rally on Friday. Trump tweeted Saturday that ".@DaveWeigel @WashingtonPost put out a phony photo of an empty arena hours before I arrived @ the venue, w/ thousands of people...

  • Police: Bar employee stabbed, suspect run over during fight

    New York City police say a stabbing suspect was run over following a Queens bar fight that left an employee injured. Authorities say the fight happened early Monday in the Jamaica section of Queens. Police say a bar employee was stabbed in the back during a fight. Authorities say the suspect then...

  • Cincinnati police say 2 killed in early morning violence

    Police in Cincinnati say two people have been died after an early morning shooting. Police responded at around 1 a.m. EST Monday in the city's Roselawn neighborhood after a call of a shooting and a crashed vehicle. One adult was pronounced dead at the scene and another died at a hospital. Police...

  • Firefighter 'Santa' loses home in fire; toy delivery nixed

    A Pennsylvania firefighter who dresses up as Santa every year to deliver gifts on a firetruck has been forced to cancel this year after his own home was gutted by fire. Charles Wacik was scheduled to hand out gifts in Wilson on Sunday before an early-morning fire consumed his home. Wacik and his...

  • Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

    Arab foreign ministers on Saturday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling it a "grave" development that puts Washington on the same side as the occupation and the violation of international law. In a strongly-worded...

  • Charlie Sheen sues tabloid over assault allegation

    Charlie Sheen is suing the National Enquirer, saying that the magazine defamed him by alleging he sexually assaulted teen actor Corey Haim. In papers filed Friday in Los Angeles, Sheen called the tabloid's allegations "ridiculous" and "disgusting." The Enquirer's Nov. 8 edition includes a quote...

  • China's November auto sales growth flat

    China's auto sales were flat in November compared with a year earlier, leaving total purchases in the world's biggest market up an anemic 1.9 percent for the first 11 months of 2017, an industry group reported Monday. Chinese drivers bought 2.6 million sedans, SUVs and minivans, according to the...

  • Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

    Saudi Arabia announced on Monday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years, in the latest social push by the country's young crown prince. It's the latest stark reversal in a county where movie theaters were shut down in...

  • Injured hiker rescued from Pack Monadnock in New Hampshire

    Authorities in New Hampshire have rescued a 76-year-old Massachusetts hiker on Pack Monadnock. WMUR-TV reports New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game officers responded to an injured hiker around 3 p.m. Sunday in Miller State Park. Authorities say Robert Pantzer, of Framingham, Massachusetts,...

  • New Jersey bear hunt extended after harvest falls short

    Officials have decided to extend New Jersey's bear hunt because this year's harvest has fallen short. The state says hunters bagged 382 black bears during both segments of the 12-day hunt, which ended Saturday. However, only 21 of the 135 bears "tagged" or documented prior to the hunt. That is...

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  • AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EST

    Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his recordPresident Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi...

  • Oklahoma veterinarian removes 21 pacifiers from dog's belly

    An Oklahoma mother and father couldn't figure out what was happening to their child's pacifiers until the baby's grandmother saw the family dog swipe one off a counter. One nauseous pooch and a trip to their veterinarian's office confirmed the couple's hunch: Dovey had 21 pacifiers lodged in her...

  • Last of WWII black paratrooper pioneers dies at 96

    Clarence Beavers, the last living member of a pioneering unit that paved the way for the U.S. military's first black paratroopers, has died at age 96. His obituary says Beavers died Dec. 4 at his longtime home in Huntington Station on Long Island. Newsday reports the Harlem-born Beavers joined...

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  • Attorney general raises concerns about Edwards Medicaid plan

    Attorney General Jeff Landry's office is raising "concerns" that Louisiana's governor cannot legally sidestep lawmakers to enter into $15.4 billion in Medicaid contracts through an emergency process. Sixteen Republican state senators asked Landry to determine if Gov. John Bel Edwards can use emergency...

  • Asian investors embrace bitcoin, but regulators are wary

    The weekend launch of a U.S. futures contract for bitcoin reflects widespread acceptance of the virtual currency, especially among investors in Asia, though regulators are wary. Japan and South Korea are among the world's top five markets for bitcoin trading, according to sites that track trading...

  • California man freed after 15 years for shaken baby death

    A California man who spent 15 years in prison for shaking his baby to death was freed Saturday, one day after a judge set aside his conviction. Zavion Johnson, 34, walked out of the Sacramento County jail, where he was being held while his court case was heard. He had been serving a sentence of...

  • AP sources: Yankees set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins

    After helping the New York Yankees to five World Series titles, Derek Jeter might help them win another. The Yankees and Jeter's Miami Marlins have agreed to a trade that would send NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton to New York, pending a physical, a person familiar with the negotiations said Saturday....

  • Man's mission is to honor veterans through wreath-laying ceremony

    After finding no local wreath-laying ceremonies honoring deceased veterans close to home last year, a Baltimore County man has raised the money to place wreaths on the graves of each of the 3,500 veterans buried at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. The event organized by Steven Wheeler, of Phoenix,...

  • Commuter train service resumes after freight train derails

    Trains are running again on New Jersey Transit's Raritan Valley Line after a freight train derailment disrupted service over the weekend. NJ Transit says Raritan Valley riders could face delays of up to 15 minutes in both directions on Monday because of ongoing repairs. Workers over the weekend...

  • Steelers wrap up AFC North title, set up showdown with Pats

    Ben Roethlisberger's record-setting day finished with a carry just as valuable as any of the franchise-record 66 passes he threw. As the Pittsburgh Steelers poured onto the Heinz Field turf to celebrate a frantic 39-38 victory over Baltimore that wrapped up their third AFC North title in four years,...

  • McCoy scores to seal Bills' 13-7 OT win over Colts

    The snow sure suits Shady. LeSean McCoy scored on a 21-yard run with 1:33 left in overtime to secure the Buffalo Bills' 13-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday in a wintry, white-out setting best suited for snow shoes and sled dogs. Mush! He finished with 156 yards rushing, a career-best...

  • Eagles lose Wentz to injury, beat Rams 43-35 to win NFC East

    The Philadelphia Eagles might have lost star quarterback Carson Wentz for the rest of the season even as they clinched the NFC East title. Wentz threw for 291 yards and four touchdowns before leaving with an injured left knee and Jake Elliott kicked the go-ahead 33-yard field goal with 3:45 left...

  • Naughty or nice: Is there a financial reward for acting ethically?

    (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University (THE CONVERSATION) It is almost Christmas time, and the song "Santa Claus is coming to town" keeps playing over and over. For me, the key...

  • Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    Fittingly, Jack Morris reached the Hall of Fame in extra innings. Morris was elected to the Hall by its Modern Era committee on Sunday along with former Detroit Tigers teammate Alan Trammell, completing a joint journey from Motown to Cooperstown. The big-game pitcher and star shortstop were picked...

  • Worm poop means fertilizer and cash for student entrepreneur

    An entrepreneurial student who turns worm poop into organic fertilizer targeted for marijuana growers is generating buzz and earning accolades. Joseph Walker, who's studying at Brigham Young University, began the company OmniEarth to make fertilizer from worm castings — the technical term for worm...

  • AP sources: Doctors believe Wentz tore ACL, out for year

    Carson Wentz threw a touchdown pass a few plays after suffering an injury that could ruin a special season for the Philadelphia Eagles, and then stuck around to greet teammates and celebrate a division-clinching victory with them. It's always team-first for No. 11. Two sources familiar with the...

  • Russia says its athletes want to compete at the Olympics

    Russian athletes are overwhelmingly in favor of competing at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games despite a ban on the national team, the country's Olympic committee said Monday. Sofia Velikaya said the Russian Olympic Committee's athletes' commission, which she chairs, has heard from "all the athletes...

  • 3 hurt after Ohio fire caused by attempt to kill bed bugs

    Authorities say that three people have been injured and 10 people left homeless after a woman accidentally started a fire while trying to kill bed bugs with rubbing alcohol at a multi-family home in Cincinnati. WXIX-TV reports it's the second time in two weeks that a fire sparked by attempts to...

  • Packers stun Browns 27-21 in OT, set up Rodgers' return

    Your turn, Aaron Rodgers. The Green Bay Packers saved their season just in time for their star's return. Brett Hundley threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams in overtime as the Packers rallied from a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter for a 27-21 win on Sunday over the winless...

  • No. 16 Arizona State upset No. 2 Kansas in Lawrence

    Bobby Hurley is no stranger to college basketball lore. So when his Arizona State team travelled to Allen Fieldhouse to face Kansas on Sunday, the former Duke star knew what they were in for. "No one really wins here," Hurley said. "You come in here, most of the time you're not leaving real happy."...

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