Olympics: Vonn’s race ‘Really good. Really good. Really good. Baaaaad.’

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn’s first Olympic race in eight years included one obvious, late mistake that she was sure cost her a medal — maybe even the gold. Truth is, the American generally considered the greatest female ski...

Olympics: U.S. skater Chen dazzles in free skate

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Nathan Chen finally admitted the pressure of being the face of American figure skating got to him, winding him up so tight for his short program that it ended in what he described as a “disaster.” All that pressure...

Olympics: USA Bobsled carries on without Holcomb

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The memories are impossible to ignore. Justin Olsen sees him in the start house. Elana Meyers Taylor hears him on her track walks. Mentions of his name bring some members of the team to tears, and others still can’t...

Olympics: What to watch

By MAGAN CRANE and SCOTT MAYEROWITZ Associated Press PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — We’ve made it to the second week of the Olympics. We’d say things are heating up — and yes, the weather is a bit warmer — but remember these are still the Winter Games. There’s lots of action on...

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

By PETER ORSI and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press MEXICO CITY — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, causing people to flee swaying buildings and office towers in the country’s capital, where residents were still jittery after a deadly...

Puerto Rico to reduce power generation amid cash shortfall

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s electricity utility said Friday it will dial down the power generation starting this weekend as a federal control board urgently seeks a $300 million loan for the troubled utility after a judge rejected a previous $1 billion loan...

FBI says it failed to investigate shooting suspect

By KELLI KENNEDY, CURT ANDERSON and TAMARA LUSH Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. — The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a “desire to kill” and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the...

Trump meets Fla. shooting victims, 1st responders

By CATHERINE LUCEY and KEN THOMAS Associated Press POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump came face-to-face Friday with hospitalized victims of the horrific school shooting in Florida and offered thanks to the doctors and nurses who helped the wounded, declaring “the job...

13 Russians charged with meddling in 2016 election

By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON — In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in...

Ohio police chief: Slain officers were heroes ‘their entire lives’

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press WESTERVILLE — Two veteran officers shot and killed while responding to a 911 hang-up were true heroes because they spent their lives working for others and their community, a police chief told mourners Friday. Hundreds of officers and...