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  • Bertens gives Dutch surprise win over Russia in Fed Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Last year’s finalist Russia suffered a surprise first-round defeat in the Fed Cup on Sunday as the Netherlands built an unassailable 3-0 lead. With Russian No. 1 Maria Sharapova only scheduled to…

  • Rescuers in Taiwan pull out survivors from quake rubble

    TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — With anxious families waiting nearby, rescuers on Sunday painstakingly pulled more survivors from the remains of a high-rise apartment building that collapsed a day earlier in a powerful earthquake that shook…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ___ ABC’s “This Week” — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. ___ CBS’ “Face…

  • Extremists free Australian woman kidnapped in Burkina Faso

    NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Islamic extremists have freed an Australian woman kidnapped last month in northern Burkina Faso, although her husband remains in captivity despite pleas from the family and efforts by officials to secure…

  • Turkey: Reaching limits but will keep taking in refugees

    KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has reached the end of its “capacity to absorb” refugees but will continue to take them in, Turkey’s deputy premier said Sunday as his country faced mounting pressure to open…

  • Bernie Sanders makes ‘SNL’ appearance with Larry David

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a cameo appearance on “Saturday Night Live” three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him.

  • Today in History: Feb. 7

    A look at things that have happened on this date in history.

  • Bosnian first-graders reach out to deaf schoolmate

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — When Mirzana Coralic asked the primary school in her Sarajevo neighborhood whether they would enroll her deaf son, teacher Sanela Ljumanovic volunteered without thinking much about it. Then September came and…

  • The nation’s weather

    Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, February 07, 2016 An area of low pressure will move east southeastward over the upper Midwest on Sunday, while a warm front brushes across the Pacific Northwest. A low pressure…

  • Korean skier earns applause at 2018 Olympics test event

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — South Korean skier Kim Hyeon-tae had a modest goal in his World Cup debut: to finish within five seconds of the winner. He didn’t quite reach it, finishing last in…

  • San Francisco police chase ends with crash thought to kill 3

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A police chase in San Francisco on Saturday night ended with a fiery crash that is believed to have killed three people, KPIX-TV reported. The crash took place about 10 p.m.…

  • Inarritu wins top DGA prize, further obscuring awards season

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unclear cinematic season got a little foggier on Saturday with Alejandro Inarritu’s Directors Guild win for his harrowing frontier epic “The Revenant.” With only weeks to go before the Academy…

  • Janka wins super-G at 2018 Olympics test by large margin

    JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Former overall World Cup champion Carlo Janka won the super-G test event for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics by a large margin Sunday, while several pre-race favorites failed to finish their…

  • AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn’t get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under “Obamacare” or what…

  • Demolition of famous LA bridge ahead of schedule

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demolition of a portion of a downtown Los Angeles bridge is ahead of schedule, and officials say they could reopen a portion of the U.S. 101 Freeway early. A 2.5-mile section…