California lawmakers want to repeal HIV criminalization laws

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Exposing a person to HIV is treated more seriously under California law than infecting someone with any other communicable disease, a policy some lawmakers say is a relic of the decades-old AIDS scare that unfairly...

Utah lawmakers pass toughest DUI limit in US at 0.05 percent

AP Photo/Rick Bowmer SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah could soon have the strictest DUI threshold in the nation after state lawmakers on Wednesday night voted to lower the limit for a driver’s blood-alcohol content to 0.05 percent, down from 0.08 percent. The measure heads...

AP source: USOC to discuss USA Gymnastics president's fate

U.S. Olympic Committee officials will consider recommending the ouster of USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny at their board meeting Thursday amid the fallout from a sexual assault scandal surrounding a former team doctor, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated...

AP PHOTOS: On Women's Day, many rally, skip work, wear red

AP Photo/Emrah Gurel PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Many American women have observed International Women’s Day by staying home from work, joining rallies or wearing red to show how vital they are to the economy. The Day Without a Woman protest in the United States was put...

Receiver Stills signs $32 million, 4-year deal with Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — Receiver Kenny Stills has signed a $32 million, four-year contract to remain with the Miami Dolphins. The deal Wednesday came on the eve of the start of free agency and ensured the Dolphins will keep their best deep threat. Stills led Miami last year with nine...

AP Source: LSU's Jones out as basketball coach after 5 years

AP Photo/Wade Payne NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones is out after five seasons at the school. The person spoke to The Associate Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because LSU has not announced...

Kevin Durant progressing in rehab, no timetable for return

AP Photo/Ben Margot OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant has been shooting from a chair from as far back as the free-throw line with no legs involved. Not yet. “Got to keep this jumper right,” Durant said with a smile, his injured left knee protected in a bulky...

Akron’s Dambrot, Johnson Take Top MAC Awards

CLEVELAND (AP) — Akron’s Keith Dambrot and Zips center Isaiah Johnson are the Mid-American Conference’s coach and player of the year. Dambrot led Akron to a 24-7 record in the regular season and the top seed in this week’s conference tournament. Dambrot notched...

Revenue At Ohio’s 4 Casinos Down Compared With Year Ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Casino Control Commission has reported that revenue last month was down at the state’s four casinos, but up at Ohio’s seven racinos, compared with the same time last year. Commission authorities announced Tuesday that casino revenue...

Rutgers Beats Ohio State, Gets First Big 10 Tournament Win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Plagued all season by the inability to close out games, 14th-seeded Rutgers overcame a rough shooting performance to beat 11th-seeded Ohio State 66-57 Wednesday night in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. Nigel Johnson scored 21 points on 5 of 11...