BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The investigation into the sexual assault of a disabled black football player by his white teammates at a small-town Idaho high school showed that crucial evidence was collected by school employees, not law enforcement officials, and that the culture that led to the attac…
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner says one of two police officers shot while investigating a home burglary in the city likely will be released from a hospital Wednesday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder signed guard Norris Cole to help fill the void after trading backup point guard Cameron Payne to the Chicago Bulls.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has passed its first major bill of the session with a proposal addressing the state's troubled foster care system.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Shaquera Wade scored 21 points, Hannah Cook added 15 and 12th-seeded Alabama opened the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday with a 77-57 win over 13th-seeded Vanderbilt.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota stands to gain more than $110 million annually in tax revenue after oil begins coursing through the Dakota Access pipeline, an analysis by The Associated Press shows.
VIENNA (AP) — Olympic snowboard champion Julia Dujmovits is pulling out of a World Cup event in the central Turkish city of Kayseri on Saturday because of security concerns.
GENEVA (AP) — The FIFA official who led inspections of 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidders says he has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against his three-year ban for seeking unpaid intern work in Qatar for relatives.
NEW YORK (AP) — In an interview following his Oscar win on Sunday, Casey Affleck addressed earlier sexual harassment claims against him and said "everyone deserves to be treated with respect in the workplace and everywhere else."
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Thomas Vanek is headed to the Florida Panthers, who added some offensive punch on trade-deadline day in an effort to get back to the playoffs for a second straight season.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is responding to sexual assault allegations against a sports doctor by requiring written consent for certain treatments.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top-seeded Andy Murray earned a place in the quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez on Wednesday.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Deshon Taylor scored 26 points, including a perfect 4 of 4 from 3-point range, and Fresno State snapped a 12-game road losing streak to Boise State with a 74-67 win on Tuesday night.
LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities in East Texas say a police officer has shot and killed a man who appeared to be stabbing another man during an altercation.
DETROIT (AP) — Lured by Presidents Day deals, U.S. buyers snapped up pickups and SUVs in February, brightening what is usually a lackluster month for the auto industry.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Syracuse guard Alexis Peterson is the women's basketball player of the year in the Atlantic Coast Conference, while North Carolina State's Wes Moore is the coach of the year.
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has withdrawn from a lawsuit he filed as a private citizen against the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system in an effort to prevent the plan from making large lump-sum payouts on deferred retirement funds.
NEW YORK (AP) — The new CEO of Exxon Mobil says the company will increase production and has a mix of projects that will let Exxon respond to any level of oil and gas prices.
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — Former Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee says he and team owner Jim Irsay are nearly doubling the reward for information leading to an arrest in the killing of two northern Indiana girls.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors say Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely after he sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee and bruised a bone in his leg.
U.S. stocks surged in early trading Wednesday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. Banks and other financial stocks led the gainers amid fresh expectations that interest rates will rise. Energy companies also rose as oil prices headed higher. The …
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that conservatives hope will provide an opening to challenge the landmark 2015 ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide.
TULIA, Texas (AP) — Firefighters have more fully contained two large wildfires in West Texas, including one that destroyed four homes and prompted the evacuation of nearly 1,200 others.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The case against a former Western Michigan University football player facing armed robbery and home invasion charges is moving forward.
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a new version of the frightful musical "Sweeney Todd" playing in downtown Manhattan that's undeniably meatier than most.