Campus police officer shoots teen at Nevada high school

AP Photo/Scott Sonner RENO, Nev. (AP) — A campus police officer shot a student Wednesday during a confrontation witnessed by dozens of other students at a Nevada high school, according to authorities. Reno police Officer Tim Broadway told reporters that one student was...

Rose Misses Knicks’ Game Against Cavs With Lower Back Pain

NEW YORK (AP) — Derrick Rose is missing the New York Knicks’ game against Cleveland because of lower back pain. Rose left the Knicks’ victory over Miami on Tuesday in the third quarter with back spasms. Coach Jeff Hornacek says Rose still felt sore on Wednesday when...

US envoy nominee Branstad member of Masons, banned in China

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — If Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad becomes the next U.S. Ambassador to China, he may want to leave any Masonic symbols at home. That’s because the Freemasons group that Branstad belongs to has been banned in mainland China for...

Orange Bowl has Harbaugh, Fisher talking memories

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — While seated near a trophy filled with oranges, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was reminded of a coconut. It was 41 years ago when Harbaugh came to the Orange Bowl as the son of a Wolverines’ assistant, a trip where he saw the ocean, the beach and...

Congress cracks down on “bots” that snap up concert tickets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama that could make it easier to get tickets to popular shows, sports events and concerts. Legislation passed by the House on Wednesday would crack down on computer software used by ticket brokers to snap up...
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Trump on the attack against 'SNL' again

AP Photo/Gerry Broome NEW YORK (AP) — The chief critic-elect of “Saturday Night Live,” Donald Trump, is bashing the show and impersonator Alec Baldwin again – this time prodded into action Wednesday by NBC’s own Matt Lauer. The president-elect called...
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AP Source: Grammy country committee rejects Beyonce song

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce earned a whopping nine Grammy nominations Tuesday, including best rock performance, but the singer’s twangy song “Daddy Lessons” was rejected by the Recording Academy’s country music committee. A person...

Review: 'Office Christmas Party' throws a holiday rager

Movie-wise, the office Christmas party is the great dismantler of white-collar worker-bee life. Set out the booze, turn down the lights, and suddenly the cubicle walls around staid office life are blown away by heartbreak (“The Apartment”) or Hans Gruber (“Die...

Ohio Lawmakers Plan Votes On Abortion, Concealed-guns Bills

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Abortions would be banned after 20 weeks, concealed weapons would be permitted in more places including day cares and puppy mills would be outlawed under bills that lawmakers hoped to pass Wednesday in the final days of their two-year session. The 20-week...

New-look Spurs still piling up the wins aplenty

AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For so many years, the San Antonio Spurs have been defined by their consistency, an unprecedented level of stability that has brought five championships and established the organization as a model franchise in professional sports....