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  • Iraqi Yazidi girls abducted by IS endured horror

    BAGHDAD (AP) — An international watchdog group says women and girls from Iraq’s Yazidi minority have endured horrors while held captive by Islamic State extremists. In a report issued Tuesday, the London-based Amnesty International says…

  • Peyton Manning starting for Broncos vs Bengals

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Peyton Manning was in the starting lineup for Denver’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Monday night. Manning was limited in practice during the week by a strained…

  • Managing kids’ Christmas expectations

    WASHINGTON — It’s the holiday season. Kids are excited and are making out their wish lists. Although it is a tradition, this is also a potential source of frustration and unhappiness. Children may be focused…

  • AP sources: Bobo set to take over at Colorado St.

    Colorado State is turning to another high-profile Southeastern Conference assistant to run its program, bringing in Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo as head coach, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. The people spoke…

  • Thai farm workers may not get any of $8.7M award

    HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge is ordering a California-based labor contractor to pay $8.7 million in damages to Thai workers who were exploited while working at Hawaii farms. But it’s not clear whether the…

  • Battered NY mayor calls for temporary protest halt

    NEW YORK (AP) — As the New York Police Department mourns two of their own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening rift with those in a…

  • Smith reiterates Bucs will play finale to win

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Winning could hurt Tampa Bay’s chances of landing the No. 1 overall selection in the 2015 NFL draft. However, coach Lovie Smith expects his team to practice well and do everything…

  • Bridgewater finishing season on a high note

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have endured quite a season, losing star running back Adrian Peterson to legal issues, three-fifths of their offensive line to injury and never really threatening in the NFC playoff…

  • Penn State beats Dartmouth 69-49 for 10th straight victory

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Patrick Chambers’ squad is 12-1 and yet the coach believes the Nittany Lions’ record is 0-0. Penn State has 10 straight wins and its 69-49 victory over Dartmouth on Monday…

  • Charges to be dismissed in Arizona dog deaths

    PHOENIX (AP) — Animal cruelty charges against the owners of a suburban Phoenix kennel and two caretakers charged in the deaths of 21 dogs this summer will be dismissed, prosecutors said Monday. The charges could…

  • Colorado blows past DePaul 82-68

    HONOLULU (AP) — Askia Booker tied his career-high with 27 points and Xavier Johnson added 20 as Colorado beat DePaul 82-68 in the quarterfinals of the Diamond Head Classic on Monday. The Buffaloes (7-3) shot…

  • Marathon bombing suspect’s lawyers invoke McVeigh

    BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who are seeking to have his trial moved out of Massachusetts again drew parallels Monday between the media coverage of their client’s case and…

  • Rose and Gibson return for game against Raptors

    CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson have returned to the Chicago Bulls lineup for their game against the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Rose missed the previous two games with an…

  • Rose and Gibson return for game against Raptors

    CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson have returned to the Chicago Bulls lineup for their game against the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Rose missed the previous two games with an…

  • Madoff trustee seeks to return another $322M

    NEW YORK (AP) — Investors burned by Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme could be getting back more of their money. The trustee in charge of recovering funds for Madoff’s victims said Monday he is asking a…