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Noose closed on Mexican drug lord as allies fell

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. A senior U.S. law enforcement official said Saturday, that Guzman, the head of MexicoÃŒs Sinaloa Cartel, was captured...
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Collins to become 1st openly gay player with Nets

FILE – In a March 17, 2009, file photo Minnesota Timberwolves center Jason Collins, left, defends San Antonio Spurs center Kurt Thomas during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio. A person familiar with the situation says Jason Collins and the Brooklyn...
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Collins to become 1st openly gay player with Nets

FILE – In a March 17, 2009, file photo Minnesota Timberwolves center Jason Collins, left, defends San Antonio Spurs center Kurt Thomas during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio. A person familiar with the situation says Jason Collins and the Brooklyn...

Residents Rescued Amid Northern Ohio Flooding

VERMILION, Ohio (AP) — Northern Ohio authorities have rescued the residents of six homes by boat as ice jams caused river flooding. No one was hurt as the Vermilion River crested Saturday following a text alert to residents on Friday warning of an ice jam. Vermilion Fire Chief...

Estonian prime minister to resign after 9 years

HELSINKI (AP) — Estonia’s prime minister said Sunday he would step down next week after nearly nine years in office in the small Baltic nation. Andrus Ansip’s resignation had been expected after his 2012 announcement that he wouldn’t seek another term in...
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Day, Dubuissson advance to finals at Match Play

Victor Dubuisson, of France, waves on the eighth hole in his match against Ernie Els, of South Africa, during the fifth round of the Match Play Championship golf tournament on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Victor Dubuisson, of France, waves on...
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Ukraine parliament head takes presidential powers

Top Ukrainian opposition figure Yulia Tymoshenko, center, U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt, left, and EU Ambassador to Ukraine Jan Tombinski during their meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Long-jailed Tymoshenko assumed presidential powers Sunday, plunging Ukraine...

Fire That Destroyed $4M Ohio Mansion Still Probed

CINCINNATI (AP) — The multiagency investigation of a fire that destroyed a $4 million southwest Ohio mansion last month is still working on finding a cause. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports ( ) that the state fire marshal’s office says it’s not unusual that the cause...

Oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies at 110

LONDON (AP) — Alice Herz-Sommer, who was believed to be the oldest-known survivor of the Holocaust, died in London on Sunday morning at the age of 110, a family member said. A film about her has been nominated for best short documentary at next month’s Academy...
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Michigan beats Michigan St 79-70 for league lead

Michigan guard Zak Irvin (21) dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) Michigan guard Zak Irvin (21) dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game...