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  • Execution of Georgia woman postponed; problem with drug

    JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia postponed its first execution of a woman in 70 years late Monday, as officials cited problems with the lone drug that would be used for the lethal injection. The drug,…

  • No. 15 Oklahoma blows huge lead, loses at Iowa State, 77-70

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Oklahoma’s hopes for a share of the Big 12 title are still alive. The 15th-ranked Sooners will need West Virginia to upset Kansas in Lawrence on Tuesday — and recover from…

  • LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a “brutal” videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles…

  • Md. ‘free-range parents’ responsible for ‘unsubstantiated’ child neglect

    WASHINGTON — The case of the two Maryland “free-range parents” accused of child neglect for letting their 10- and 6-year-old children walk home by themselves from a park a mile away has reached an uncertain…

  • Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions attached, as Republican options dwindled for avoiding a capitulation…

  • MVSU holds on to beat Grambling State 66-62

    GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Jeffrey Simmons had 20 points and six assists as Mississippi Valley State held on to beat Grambling State 66-62 on Monday night. DeAngelo Priar had 15 points and eight rebounds and…

  • Nepal official says human waste on Everest a major problem

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The chief of Nepal’s mountaineering association says human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s…

  • Haitians’ ‘Brazilian dream’ sours as work hard to find

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Under a scorching sun, dozens of Haitians shuffled impatiently about the brick-walled courtyard of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. The sight of an approaching employer sparked a skirmish, with the…

  • Celeb birthdays for the week of March 8-14

    March 8: Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 71. Musician-actor Micky Dolenz of The Monkees is 70. Bassist Randy Meisner (The Eagles, Poco) is 69. Singer Peggy March is 67. Singer Gary Numan is 57. News…

  • NCAA Basketball

    All Times EST AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT Albany (NY) 15 1 .938 21 8 .724 Stony Brook 12 4 .750 21 10 .677 Vermont 12 4 .750…

  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2015. There are 303 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 3, 1945, the Allies fully secured the Philippine capital of Manila…

  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2015. There are 303 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 3, 1945, the Allies fully secured the Philippine capital of Manila…

  • College Basketball Standings

    America East Conference Conference AllGames W L Pct. W L Pct. Albany (NY) 15 1 .938 21 8 .724 Stony Brook 12 4 .750 21 10 .677 Vermont 12 4 .750 17 12 .586 New…

  • Monday’s College Basketball

    EAST Virginia 59, Syracuse 47 SOUTH Boston College 66, Virginia Tech 59 Delaware St. 85, Hampton 75 Howard 61, Norfolk St. 59, OT MVSU 66, Grambling St. 62 McNeese St. 70, Lamar 69 NC A&T…

  • Monday’s College Basketball Scores

    EAST Virginia 59, Syracuse 47 SOUTH Boston College 66, Virginia Tech 59 Delaware St. 85, Hampton 75 Howard 61, Norfolk St. 59, OT MVSU 66, Grambling St. 62 McNeese St. 70, Lamar 69 NC A&T…