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  • Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a “targeted incident,” though they’re still trying to determine a possible motive. It’s possible…

  • AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

    Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features…

  • Quotations in the News

    “By the way, if you get a call on Tuesday night that I dropped out, it isn’t true. Keep voting.” — Marco Rubio, tweaking Ted Cruz, whose campaign spread rumors hours before the Iowa caucuses…

  • Inglewood’s stadium rising soon, hoping to host Super Bowls

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The 50-yard line is still dirt and weeds around a protruding yellow pipe used for water table measurement. There isn’t much more than vacant space and idle construction equipment within a…

  • Louisville men’s basketball team coping with postseason ban

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville will be on the outside looking in at March Madness this spring, a view that neither the Cardinals players nor coach Rick Pitino expected. University President James Ramsey announced a…

  • 7 dead, hundreds rescued and injured as quake rattles Taiwan

    TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers raced to find additional survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday and collapsed a high-rise residential complex, killing at least seven people and sending scores…

  • Manziel’s troubles mount, police open criminal investigation

    Johnny Manziel’s troubles — both legal and personal — are worsening. A scrambling quarterback who can usually wriggle his way out of a predicament, Manziel is under pressure unlike any he’s felt before. Dallas police…

  • Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River. The demolition of the 6th Street Bridge…

  • New plan would set crash safety standards for Metro, others

    A proposed rule, published in the Federal Register on Friday, would require transit agencies to measure their safety performance based on fatalities, injuries, safety events and system reliability.

  • James Hahn has fun, shoots 65 to take Phoenix Open lead

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — James Hahn left his tee shot short and right on the par-3 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale, drawing boos from the rowdy fans on the stadium hole. Naturally, he felt obligated…

  • 3 people believed aboard 2 planes that collided off LA

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off a major search that…

  • Super Bowl champions haven’t always been ‘super’

    They have the gaudy rings and the rest of the swag that comes with being a Super Bowl champion. The prism of history, however, isn’t so kind. Some years, the team that rampaged through the…

  • Canada-US Summary

    Canada 0 0—0 United States 0 1—1 First half_None. Second half_1, United States, Altidore (Finlay), 89th minute. Yellow cards_1, United States, Besler, 42nd minute. 2, Canada, Doniel Henry, 79th minute. Red cards_None. Referee_Marlon Mejia, El…

  • Ducks beat Coyotes 5-2 for 6th straight win

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks wanted to make a statement Friday night against the Arizona Coyotes after losing their first three meetings this season. Since Anaheim entered with a slim lead over Arizona…

  • Kennaugh leads Froome after 3 stages of Melbourne cycle tour

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Britain’s Peter Kennaugh and Chris Froome retain the top-two placings on general classification entering Sunday’s final stage of the Herald-Sun Cycle Tour. American sprinter John Murphy won Saturday’s 146.2 kilometer (89…