The Latest: A few hundred people protest Berkeley speech

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a speech by a conservative commentator at the University of California, Berkeley (all times local): 8:40 p.m. A few hundred people are protesting outside a hall where conservative commentator Ben Shapiro is speaking at the University of...

Capitals' Ovechkin releases statement about Olympics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin released a statement Thursday night through the NHL team expressing frustration about the league’s decision to skip the Olympics. “I wanted to make this statement so that my words are clear and nobody...

Watson runs for TD, leads Texans over Bengals 13-9 in debut

AP Photo/Gary Landers CINCINNATI (AP) — Deshaun Watson ran 49 yards for a touchdown in his first NFL start and led the Houston Texans’ depleted offense to a late clinching field goal in a 13-9 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. Watson showed up in...

Timeline: Key recent weapons tests by North Korea

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon North Korea launched an intermediate-range missile that flew over Japan in its longest-ever flight, showing that leader Kim Jong Un is defiantly pushing to bolster his weapons programs despite U.S.-led international pressure. A look at the recent weapons...

Hyundai Motor to launch Genesis midsize sedan in US in 2018

HWASEONG, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor will launch its first midsize sports sedan under the Genesis brand in South Korea next week and in the U.S. early next year, the latest attempt by the emerging Korean luxury brand to challenge BMW’s 3 series and other...

No Ordinary Joe: Thomas Nearing 10,000th Consecutive Snap

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Joe Thomas weaved his way through reporters in the locker room, surveying the group before stepping behind a podium. “I’m not sure what all the commotion is about,” the 10-time Pro Bowl left tackle said Thursday. “I’m just a guy...

Catch 22: Indians rally, win AL-record 22nd straight game

AP Photo/David Dermer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians added a walk-off win to a streak that has had everything. Jay Bruce hit an RBI double in the 10th inning as the Indians rallied for their 22nd straight win to extend their AL record, beating the Kansas City Royals...

Cambodia retaliates for visa ban, suspends US MIA searches

AP Photo/Heng Sinith PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday he will retaliate against a U.S. halt on the issuing of most visas to senior foreign ministry officials and their families by suspending missions by U.S. military-led teams...

Research on big ears, crocodile gambling wins Ig Nobels

AP Photo/Michael Dwyer BOSTON (AP) — Scientists who discovered that old men really do have big ears, that playing the didgeridoo helps relieve sleep apnea and that handling crocodiles can influence gambling decisions are among this year’s recipients of the Ig Nobel,...

AP PHOTOS: A young Rohingya mother's horrified discovery

AP Photo/Dar Yasin SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (AP) — The wooden boat packed with Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar was a few meters (yards) away from shore in Bangladesh on Thursday when it capsized. AP photographer Dar Yasin says what happened next will haunt...