Father of fallen Muslim-American soldier decries travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The father of a Muslim-American soldier who died in combat in Iraq has filed an amicus brief supporting a federal judge’s decision to block President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. Gold Star father Khizr Khan drew national attention when...

Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder

AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 35 points and the Houston Rockets overcame 51 points from Russell Westbrook in the highest-scoring triple-double in playoff history, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-111 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0...

US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

AP Photo/Ken Thomas JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is meeting Indonesia’s president and other top officials in Jakarta with trade and commercial disputes expected to be on the agenda. The two-day stop in Indonesia comes as President Joko...

Senators beat Bruins 1-0, take 3-1 lead in series

AP Photo/Charles Krupa BOSTON (AP) — Bobby Ryan scored early in the third period, Craig Anderson stopped 22 shots and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. It was Anderson’s fourth career...

Capitals beat Maple Leafs 5-4, tie series at 2 games apiece

TORONTO (AP) — Tom Wilson and T.J. Oshie each scored two goals, and the Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Wednesday night to tie their first-round playoff series at two games apiece. Alex Ovechkin added his third goal of the playoffs as the top-seeded...

1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For members of Prince’s 1980s backing band The Revolution, reuniting and hitting the road for a spring U.S. tour is how they are coping with the “Purple Rain” pop superstar’s unexpected death a year ago. “We’re taking...

NCAA First Four Stays In Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — March Madness will continue its start in Dayton, as the NCAA says the Ohio city will host the pair of play-in games known as the First Four through 2022. The University of Dayton beat Detroit, Hershey, Pennsylvania, and Evansville, Indiana, to retain the...

ECHL Playoff Glance

Friday, April 14: Manchester 3, Adirondack 1 Saturday, April 15: Manchester 4, Adirondack 2 Tuesday, April 18: Adirondack 3, Manchester 1 Thursday, April 20: Manchester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22: Manchester at Adirondack, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 25: Manchester at...

Judge who wrote key physician-assisted suicide ruling dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court judge who wrote a key ruling on doctor-assisted suicide has died. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Senior Judge John T. Noonan died on Monday at the age of 90. Noonan – an appointee of President Ronald Reagan...

APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld

MIAMI (AP) — The last orca has been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park in San Antonio, Texas, just over a year after the theme park decided to stop breeding orcas following animal rights protests and declining ticket sales. The Orlando-based company said the orca –...