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  • Huckabee compares gay marriage to alcohol, profanity

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says gay marriage is akin to alcohol and profanity — options the Republican weighing a 2016 presidential bid says are appealing to others, but not to him.…

  • Sheriff seeking ‘person of interest’ after 5 people killed

    LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a “person of interest” after five people were found slain inside a home in west Georgia. Investigators are looking for a 26-year-old man who may be driving…

  • ‘Sniper’ shoots down Super Bowl weekend record with $31.9M

    NEW YORK (AP) — “American Sniper” has shot down another box-office record: Its $31.9 million is the biggest Super Bowl weekend gross ever. According to studio estimates Sunday, the Clint Eastwood film narrowly surpassed the…

  • Police: Woman dials wrong number, offers detective drugs

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say a woman selling drugs made a big mistake that landed her in jail — she mistakenly called an Albuquerque police detective. KOB-TV reports (http://goo.gl/zEdfKo) that 30-year-old Renea Lucero was…

  • AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Expletive warning at Murray final

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — There was a chance the Australian Open men’s final could contain explicit language, and so came the warning. Andy Murray’s fiancee, Kim Sears, dressed for Sunday’s final in an oversized T-shirt…

  • New York Giants matriarch Ann Mara dies at 85

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ann Mara, the matriarch of the NFL’s New York Giants for the past 60 years, has died. She was 85. Giants co-owner John Mara announced his mother’s death on Super…

  • Toboggan Championships offer a swift, snowy thrill ride

    Seventy feet up, tobogganing newbies suddenly appreciate the gravity of their situation: They’re about to approach 40 mph on something that looks like it belongs on an old fashioned postcard. Hundreds of teams will fill…

  • Forget Wimbledon, Andy Murray’s new burden is in Australia

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray now has another burden to bear, and it’s not in Britain. The 27-year-old Scottish player earned the dubious distinction Sunday of becoming the only man in the Open Era…

  • Culturally sensitive palliative care represents new approach

    WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — When doctors diagnosed Pilar Alcantara with advanced breast cancer, she felt lost and intimidated. Growing up in Mexico, she learned to deal with illnesses using home remedies and prayer. She…

  • A bunch of 5: Djokovic wins another Australian Open title

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — This was one occasion where Novak Djokovic couldn’t really empathize with Andy Murray, his long-time friend. As he prepared to receive the trophy for the Australian Open winner for a fifth…

  • Greek finance chief seeks European support for new debt deal

    PARIS (AP) — Greece’s finance minister is holding talks in Paris on Sunday amid high tensions with international creditors, as his country’s new leftist leadership seeks European backing to renegotiate huge debts. It is a…

  • Toddler wounds both parents with 1 shot from handgun

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother’s purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque motel on Saturday, police said. According to investigators,…

  • Ski Jump World Cup Results

    Sunday At Willingen, Germany Large Hill 1. Severin Freund, Germany, 270.3 points (149.5-146 meters). 2. Rune Velta, Norway, 269.3 (145-143). 3. Roman Koudelka, Czech Republic, 252.4 (146-139). 4. Peter Prevc, Slovenia, 247.5 (145.5-136). 5. Anders…

  • Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

    CHICAGO (AP) — A powerful storm moved from the Plains into the Midwest early Sunday that was expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places before making its way into New…

  • Snow arrives in Midwest

    CHICAGO (AP) — A powerful storm has moved from the Plains into the Midwest, creating blizzard-like conditions in Chicago and elsewhere. The storm is expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some…