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Donahue fired as Boston College basketball coach

BOSTON (AP) — Steve Donahue has been fired as Boston College’s basketball coach after an 8-24 season. The Eagles failed to reach the NCAA tournament in his four years in the job. Athletic director Brad Bates made the announcement Tuesday with one year left on the...

Women’s NCAA tourney graduation rates best men

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Women’s teams competing in the NCAA tournament are graduating their players at a higher rate than their male counterparts. A study released Tuesday by the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport shows...
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What if the missing Malaysia plane is never found?

FILE – In this undated file photo, Amelia Earhart stands next to a Lockheed Electra 10E, before her last flight in 1937 from Oakland, Calif., bound for Honolulu on the first leg of her record-setting attempt to circumnavigate the world westward along the Equator. American...
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Biden in Lithuania for talks with Baltic leaders

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles during a press conference with Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski after their meeting in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Biden arrived in Warsaw for consultations with Prime Minister Donald Tusk and President...

Wal-Mart takes aim at $2B used video game market

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to start buying used video games from shoppers at stores in a move that goes after the bread-and-butter business of GameStop. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to expand its current online trade-in program by allowing customers to trade in their...

Wal-Mart takes aim at $2B used video game market

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to start buying used video games from shoppers at stores in a move that goes after the bread-and-butter business of GameStop. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to expand its current online trade-in program by allowing customers to trade in their...
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Italian musical ‘Rugantino’ eyes New York return

This undated image released by Michelle Tabnick Communications shows Italian comedian Enrico Brignano, left, and actress Serena Rossi in character from “Rugantino,†one of Italy’s most successful musicals. Producers said Monday, March 17, 2014, that the...

Wal-Mart takes aim at $2B used video game market

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to start buying used video games from shoppers at stores in a move that goes after the bread-and-butter business of GameStop. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to expand its current online trade-in program by allowing customers to trade in their...

Italian musical ‘Rugantino’ eyes New York return

This undated image released by Michelle Tabnick Communications shows Italian comedian Enrico Brignano, left, and actress Serena Rossi in character from “Rugantino,†one of Italy’s most successful musicals. Producers said Monday, March 17, 2014, that the...
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In Syrian spillover, hostilities swell in Lebanon

Sand barrier block the main road that link to the predominantly Sunni town of Arsal, seen on the top background, which was set by angry resident of predominately Shiite town of Labweh, near the border with Syria, northeast Lebanon, Monday March 17, 2014. Several rockets struck...