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  • Sony plans to launch virtual-reality headset in 2016

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sony plans on putting its virtual-reality headset on consumers’ noggins next year. The gaming and electronics company announced Tuesday at the Game Developers Conference that its VR system nicknamed Project Morpheus…

  • Indonesia moves Australians ahead of expected executions

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Two convicted Australian drug smugglers arrived Wednesday at an Indonesian island prison where they will be executed by firing squad with seven other foreigner prisoners and an Indonesian, as diplomatic squabbles…

  • Hilton brother Conrad agrees to plead to assault on flight

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles say Paris Hilton’s brother Conrad has agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London last year. The U.S. attorney’s office says…

  • Maple Leafs earn 3-2 win after both Panthers goalies injured

    SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Peter Holland and the Toronto Maple Leafs took advantage after both Panthers goalies were injured Tuesday night and beat Florida 3-2 to snap a franchise-worst 16-game, road-losing streak. Holland netted the…

  • Harris hits winner as Ill-Chicago beats Wright St. 60-57

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jay Harris, who scored 23 points, drained a 3-pointer with 1:13 to play, bringing sixth-seeded Illinois-Chicago all the way back from a 19-point halftime deficit to defeat No. 7 seed Wright State…

  • Coyle nets winner in shootout, Wild stop Senators 3-2

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Charlie Coyle scored the winner in a shootout, Matt Dumba had two goals in regulation and the Minnesota Wild beat Andrew Hammond and the Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night to…

  • Alabama Supreme Court halts gay-marriage licenses

    The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state’s probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, saying a previous federal ruling that gay-marriage bans violate the U.S. Constitution does not preclude them…

  • New lawsuit attacks asset swap by Saints, Pelicans owner

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The type of asset swap New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is attempting to try to regain complete control of his business interests from recently estranged heirs is being…

  • USC Trojans will ignore early accolades as spring begins

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The senior class at Southern California knows from experience that where a team starts the season is not nearly as important as where it finishes. With quarterback Cody Kessler leading 16…

  • Tuesday’s College Basketball

    EAST Buffalo 93, Ohio 66 Maryland 60, Rutgers 50 SOUTH Mississippi 82, Alabama 74 North Carolina 81, Georgia Tech 49 MIDWEST Cent. Michigan 85, Toledo 77 Dayton 75, Rhode Island 59 E. Michigan 67, Ball…

  • Tuesday’s Women’s Major Basketball Scores

    EAST Mass.-Lowell 60, NJIT 51 MIDWEST Kansas St. 59, West Virginia 55 SOUTHWEST Texas 79, TCU 45 FAR WEST Boise St. 91, San Jose St. 76 Colorado St. 68, Nevada 61 Fresno St. 61, Air…

  • Turkish jetliner skids off on runway, passengers safe

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Turkish Airlines jet landing in dense fog in the Nepalese capital Wednesday skidded off a slippery runway but there were no serious injuries, officials said. Officials at Kathmandu’s Tribhuwan International…

  • Fairfax County supervisors vote for pay raise

    WASHINGTON – The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has voted to raise the salaries of future supervisors on Tuesday. According to a statement from John Nolan, an aide to Supervisor Pat Herrity, the vote was…

  • Clinton asks if nation wants to see a woman president

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday credited women with making a difference at all levels of government, asking an audience of Democratic women, “Don’t you someday want to see a woman president?” On…

  • Maple Leafs-Panthers Sums

    Toronto 0 1 2—3 Florida 1 1 0—2 First Period_1, Florida, Pirri 12 (Hayes, Trocheck), 19:42. Penalties_Campbell, Fla (tripping), 2:55. Second Period_2, Toronto, Bozak 18 (Kessel, Rielly), 4:40 (pp). 3, Florida, Ekblad 11 (Hayes, Huberdeau),…