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  • Will Smith’s ‘Focus’ tops box office with $19.1 million

    NEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith’s con-man caper “Focus” disrobed “Fifty Shades of Grey” at the box office, but the film’s modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once…

  • Disney ride reopens after nearby fire; no damage reported

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A Disneyland attraction has reopened after a small fire nearby was quickly put out. The theme park says the “It’s a Small World” ride resumed operations Saturday night. The fire broke…

  • Freestyle Aerials World Cup Results

    Sunday At Minsk, Belarus Men Final 2 1. Oleksandr Abramenko, Ukraine, 122.62 points. 2. Mac Bohonnon, United States, 119.91. 3. Denis Osipau, Belarus, 114.81. 4. Pavel Krotov, Russia, 114.48. 5. Ilya Burov, Russia, 113.57. 6.…

  • Brrr! February brought record cold, snow to Northeast

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hardy souls who shivered and shoveled their way through February in the Northeast now have evidence of just how brutal the weather was, with record cold in seven cities and record…

  • 1 killed, 5 wounded in shooting at Detroit social hall

    DETROIT (AP) — Police say a 44-year-old man was killed and five other people were wounded when gunfire erupted during a party at a Detroit social hall. The shooting happened about 4 a.m. Sunday at…

  • Popular Peru ex-minister charged in killing of journalist

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — A retired army general widely seen as a possible presidential candidate has been charged with murdering a journalist during the country’s conflicts 26 years ago, a prosecutor announced. Luis Landa said…

  • AP Essay: ‘Jihadi John’ won’t have the same impact unmasked

    LONDON (AP) — As “Jihadi John,” he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use it in…

  • Angels starter Garrett Richards progressing in knee rehab

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards is expected to begin pitcher fielding drills in about a week as he makes progress from August knee surgery, and the club remains hopeful he…

  • Former Redskins consultant A.J. Smith retires

    WASHINGTON — Albert J. Smith was a consultant for the Washington Redskins the past two seasons, after spending the previous 10 years as General Manager of the San Diego Chargers. With 38 years in the…

  • DC area seeing freezing rain, will turn to drizzle in hours

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Residents of the Washington metropolitan region are seeing freezing rain, but it should turn to drizzle in the evening hours. National Weather Service meteorologist Jason Elliott says sleet and snow changed to…

  • Disney ride reopens after nearby fire; no damage reported

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A Disneyland attraction has reopened after a small fire nearby was quickly put out. The theme park says the “It’s a Small World” ride resumed operations Saturday night. The fire broke…

  • Cross Country Worlds Results

    1. Petter Northug, Norway, 2:26:02.1 2. Lukas Bauer, Czech Republic, 2:26:03.8 3. Johan Olsson, Sweden, 2:26:04.1 4. Maxim Vylegzhanin, Russia, 2:26:04.9 5. Alex Harvey, Canada, 2:26:08.1 6. Dario Cologna, Switzerland, 2:26:11.6 7. Alexey Poltoranin, Kaxzakhstan,…

  • US officials called ‘terrorists’ mock Venezuela travel ban

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Conservative U.S. politicians banned from traveling to Venezuela by socialist President Nicolas Maduro are taking the restriction as a badge of honor. Maduro laid out a series of measures against U.S.…

  • McKinnon, Bohonnon give US World Cup aerials double

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Kiley McKinnon and Mac Bohonnon gave the United States its first ever World Cup title double in aerials skiing Sunday. McKinnon becomes the first U.S. woman to win the World Cup…

  • Snowboard World Cup Parallel Slalom Results

    1. Zan Kosir, Slovenia, 1,000. 2. Justin Reiter, United States, 800. 3. Mirko Felicetti, Italy, 600. 4. Rok Flander, Slovenia, 500. 5. Aaron March, Italy, 450. 6. Rok Marguc, Slovenia, 400. 7. Jay Jasey Anderson,…