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  • Running story: Super Bowl ads from start to finish

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl ad games have so far delivered a nod to the Brady Bunch, voiceovers from Muhammad Ali and John F. Kennedy and Mindy Kaling trying to steal a kiss…

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHAT’S IN OBAMA’S $4 TRILLION BUDGET PLAN The president proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations,…

  • Correction: Treasure Hunter Fugitive story

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In a story Jan. 29 and updated early Jan. 30 about the arrest of a deep-sea treasure hunter who had vanished during a court fight over a $50 million…

  • Fog in Phoenix causes flight delays, cancellations

    PHOENIX (AP) — Officials at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport said flight operations were back to normal by Sunday afternoon after dense fog caused numerous delays and cancellations. Airport spokeswoman Heather Lissner said that all…

  • Balloon pilots arrive in New Mexico after historic flight

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots who completed a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean in a helium-filled balloon returned to New Mexico on Sunday to the sounds of mariachi music and an enthusiastic and…

  • ‘Power Ranger’ actor arrested in fatal sword attack

    PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — A former star of the “Power Rangers” TV series has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing his roommate with a sword. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials said 36-year-old Ricardo Medina…

  • Northern California chief’s new approach revitalizes force

    RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — In December, the openly gay, white police chief of this tough, minority-dominated Northern California city held up a sign reading “#blacklivesmatter” during a protest over the deaths of two unarmed black…

  • Storm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast

    CHICAGO (AP) — A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of roughly 2,000 flights, making roads treacherous and forcing some people to rethink…

  • Sheriff’s office IDs injured Mount Hood climbers

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have identified a husband and wife who were taken to a Portland hospital after a fall on Mount Hood. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-old Michelle Carlson of Portland…

  • Baby born on roadside as mom drives herself to hospital

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pregnant Utah woman driving herself to the hospital gave birth to a healthy, nearly 10-pound baby boy on the side of an interstate highway, police said. Devi Ostler’s labor…

  • Snowstorm delays Boston Marathon bombing trial

    BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) is suspended Monday because a snowstorm is expected. Around a foot of snow was forecast. Proceedings are scheduled…

  • Celebrities offer support for Whitney Houston’s daughter

    ATLANTA (AP) — Celebrities are offering their support and prayers for Whitney Houston’s daughter, who authorities say was recently found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub in a suburban Atlanta townhome. Police said 21-year-old…

  • Michigan fighting claims of sexual abuse by teens in prison

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s prison system is the target of a class-action lawsuit alleging that guards and other workers failed to prevent the sexual assault of male teen inmates who were locked up…

  • Marathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother

    BOSTON (AP) — The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial. When Tsarnaev’s case begins, his lawyers are likely to…

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

    LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say they 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…