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Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 35 points and the San Antonio Spurs emphatically spoiled Kevin Durant's long-awaited Warriors debut Tuesday with a 129-100 rout that sent Golden State fans for the exits way early on opening night

Authorities say a fan has died after falling 60 feet at the Denver Broncos' stadium after a game on Monday night

The start time for Game 2 of the World Series has been moved up by an hour because there's rain in the Cleveland forecast

In New Zealand there are twice as many cows as people, but it's the hobbits that are really making hay

Corey Kluber dominated into the seventh inning, Roberto Perez homered twice, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 Tuesday night in the World Series opener

A man who acknowledges launching a computer network attack against Boston Children's Hospital is unapologetic and now waging a hunger strike in prison as he awaits trial

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has maintained for three years that he didn't know anything about the George Washington Bridge lane closures either before they happened or while they were going on

Dozens of students at a middle school in a Salt Lake City suburb witnessed a shooting in which a 16-year-old boy was critically wounded by another teenager during an argument, police said

Los Angeles prosecutors have charged an Australian man with attempted murder after he attacked a security guard outside supermodel Miranda Kerr's home earlier this month

A third African country, Gambia, says it will leave the International Criminal Court as fears grow of a mass pullout from the body that pursues some of the world's worst atrocities

Shares are broadly lower in Asia on Wednesday after a gloomy session on Wall Street, as weaker oil prices also took a toll

A San Francisco filmmaker and community activist arrested in connection with a fatal shooting won't immediately face criminal charges, prosecutors said Tuesday

Venezuela's standoff deepened after congress voted to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the constitutional order and opposition leaders called for mass demonstrations to drive the socialist leader from office

Even after missing three games with injuries, Leonard Fournette is poised to make some noise in the Heisman Trophy race

Now even Justin Timberlake has been forced to deal with the question of whether a ballot selfie is legal

Bob Hoover, a legendary military and civilian pilot who wowed crowds with aerobatic feats, has died at age 94. Longtime friend Bill Fanning says Hoover died early Tuesday in Southern California

An Ohio judge will hear arguments over defense efforts to use records of the convictions and medical condition of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white former police officer during a traffic stop

Colson Whitehead's novel, "The Underground Railroad," is up for another literary award, this one presented by the American Library Association

An Oregon ballot measure aims to save the state's unique "Outdoor School," an outdoor education program that's been offered to more than 1 million middle school students since it began as a pilot program decades ago

Cody Allen has closed out the Cleveland Indians' 6-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs in Game 1. Game 2 is Wednesday night

Prosecutors won't file criminal charges against a San Francisco filmmaker and community activist who was arrested in connection with a fatal shooting

LeBron James had his 43rd career triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers, who raised their championship banner before the game, beat the New York Knicks 117-88 on Tuesday night in the NBA season opener

National Hockey League representatives are in South Korea to inspect Olympic ice hockey facilities as the league mulls a decision on whether to let its players appear for a sixth consecutive Olympics in Pyeongchang

AP Source: DeMarcus Ware's Super Bowl 50 ring was among valuables stolen from his home during a burglary

A teenager has been shot by a classmate outside a middle school in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy

A federal official says the treads on half the tires of a tour bus that slammed into a tractor-trailer on a desert freeway, killing 13 people, were worn down to an unsafe level

A goal from returning captain Sidney Crosby started the comeback as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied to defeat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Tuesday night

Authorities say the Oklahoma man who's been wanted since Sunday in a string of violent crimes, including the killings of two relatives, had a hit list purporting to target several more people

The longtime sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix has been formally charged with criminal contempt-of-court for ignoring a judge's order in a racial-profiling case

Activists are suing Los Angeles police and prosecutors, arguing that sweeping gang injunctions violate the civil rights of thousands of people

Bob Hoover, a legendary military and civilian pilot who wowed crowds with aerobatic feats, has died at age 94. Longtime friend Bill Fanning says Hoover died early Tuesday in Southern California

A new report finds that violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from the region in their products

UK's Adele tells Miami concert crowd she is "100 percent for Hillary Clinton"

Cleveland had a sports night it won't soon forget

Police say a Los Angeles man has been charged with making terrorist threats to the Islamic Center of Southern California

Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber's rehab finished just in time for the World Series

Police say a nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over a seven-year period

Newborn babies at an Ohio hospital have joined the ranks of Cleveland Indians fans

Republican congressional candidates are increasingly seeking voters' support by saying they will check the agenda of a President Hillary Clinton

Two young children are fortunate to be alive, police said Wednesday, after they were thrown clear and survived an accident that killed four people on a river rapids ride at a popular theme park in Australia

Google's parent company is halting operations and laying off staff in a number of cities where it once hoped to bring high-speed internet access by installing new fiber-optic networks

A federal official says the treads on half the tires of a tour bus that slammed into a tractor-trailer on a desert freeway, killing 13 people, were worn down to an unsafe level

Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress has opened a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the country's constitutional order

Paul Beatty's "The Sellout," a stinging satire of race and class in the United States that has drawn comparisons to Richard Pryor and Mark Twain, won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday _ the first time an American has taken the prestigious fiction award

A man arrested for blocking traffic in Maine while dressed as an evergreen tree says the public display was intended to be performance art

Actor-activist Mark Ruffalo has traveled to North Dakota to support the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's opposition to the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline

A comedy writer and producer who spent 15 years on "The Simpsons" has died in Los Angeles after a long illness

AP's report on the day the Chicago Cubs won their last World Series championship, when Orval Overall and Johnny Evers helped them beat the Tigers 2-0 at Detroit in Game 5 on Oct. 14, 1908

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby will make his season debut Tuesday night against Florida

Softer iPhone sales dragged Apple’s earnings down in its most recent quarter.

Costume designer Janet Patterson, a four-time Oscar nominee for period films like "Bright Star," "The Portrait of a Lady" and "The Piano," has died

House Speaker Paul Ryan calls for the Pentagon to immediately suspend efforts to recover enlistment bonuses paid to thousands of soldiers in California who signed up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan

The last time the baseball world caught a glimpse of Trevor Bauer's mangled pinkie finger on his right hand, it was grotesquely dripping blood onto the pitching rubber in Toronto during the AL Championship Series

A data analysis firm hired by a voter registration group says Indiana's database has thousands of people over age 110 who are likely deceased and registered to vote

Authorities say officers fatally shot a fugitive couple on a motel balcony in Maryland when they refused to drop their weapons, which turned out to be BB guns that looked like real firearms

Both presidential candidates are halting their in-person fundraising activities

Chipotle says its sales fell for the fourth straight quarter, as the company struggles to win back customers after an E. coli scare last year.

A new poll portrays America as a deeply divided nation with a sizable number of citizens who think its best days are behind it.

Kyle Schwarber was added to the Chicago Cubs' World Series roster and immediately inserted into the starting lineup for Tuesday night's opener against the Cleveland Indians

Mormon leaders are telling gay and lesbian members that their attraction to people of the same sex isn't a sin or a measure of their faithfulness

Democrats have cut into the GOP's typical early voting advantage in the key battleground state, presenting an ominous sign for Donald Trump.

Some communities around the U.S. are moving polling places out of schools or canceling classes on Election Day, fearing confrontations or even violence that could threaten the safety of students

Apple says it sold 45.5 million iPhones in the last quarter, 5 percent fewer than it sold a year earlier

Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year with a Broadway-style marketing campaign and more exclusive toys

Jurors who are considering whether to convict Ammon Bundy and his followers for their occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge have indicated difficulty in reaching a consensus in two questions submitted to the judge

An AP Fact Check finds Donald Trump off base in accusing Hillary Clinton of committing a "criminal act" by giving large contributions to a Virginia state Senate candidate whose husband helped oversee the FBI's investigation of Clinton's emails

A New Jersey man who doted on his sons on social media died after jumping 100 feet off a bridge into a wooded area with his two toddler sons in his arms

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has never had much to say about his party's presidential nominee

Authorities say a man and woman who were shot to death by Maryland police when they refused to drop their weapons were armed with BB guns, not handguns as originally thought

Prince Albert II of Monaco has made a trip to Philadelphia to inspect the house he recently purchased

A lawyer for a south Mississippi school district says a student has been disciplined following allegations that one or more white students put a noose around the neck of a black football player

A backup dancer who has performed with Beyonce, Rihanna and Missy Elliott has been found after she went missing on Saturday

The annual American Royal horse and livestock exhibition in Kansas City is moving to Kansas from Missouri

The United States Golf Association is continuing its plan to hold the 2017 U.S. Women's Open at a New Jersey course owned by Donald Trump

National Intelligence director James Clapper says the U.S. goal of persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons is probably a "lost cause" and the best hope is to cap its capability

DraftKings, FanDuel have agreed to pay New York state $12 million to resolve allegations of false advertising

A company linked to an ally of Hungary's prime minister says it has bought the company that publishes the main opposition newspaper which suspended publication 2 ½ weeks ago

A Seaway Crude pipeline that spilled oil at a storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, remains closed

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the U.S.-led coalition is laying groundwork to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State militants

A UN human rights expert strongly criticized the United Nations for denying legal responsibility for the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti caused by UN peacekeepers

The former secretary of state endorsed the Democratic nominee after hacked emails revealed his reservations about major-party both contenders.

AMC's 'The Walking Dead' returned for another season with an episode likely to become the series' most-watched ever

Broadway Joe delivered a headline-making apology

An Ohio art museum has sold nearly two dozen antiquities at a New York auction despite objections from the governments of Egypt and Cyprus

Newly appointed Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan has told employees that he is "sorry for the pain" that the bank's employees have felt as a result of the company's sales practices scandal

New Zealand, Hong Kong and the U.K. topped the U.S. in a new international business report.

From the outside, it may look like the Indiana Hoosiers are rebuilding again

Unmet expectations: Big Ten championship runs by Michigan State, Iowa are last year's news

Donald Trump, whose worth is estimated by Forbes at about $3.7 billion, has suggested that his presidential campaign will boost his hotel business and personal brand

Galen Dively III of the Marijuana Party is running on just one issue: legalizing weed.

National Intelligence Director James Clapper says Russia might "shoot down an American aircraft" if a no-fly zone is imposed over Syria

White House spokesman Josh Earnest says President Barack Obama has told the Pentagon that it must ensure service members are treated fairly and expeditiously when it reviews the bonuses that some soldiers have been asked to repay

Poring through thousands of private, stolen emails from Hillary Clinton's confidants has become a daily ritual in Washington

Iraqi forces are battling Islamic State fighters for a third day in a remote town far from Mosul, but the U.S.-led coalition insists the latest in a series of "spoiler attacks" has not forced it to divert resources from the fight to retake the city

Four of the five victims who died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway have been identified as young men who attended college

Turkey's state-run news agency says the mayor of Turkey's largest Kurdish-populated city has been detained for questioning as part of a "terrorism" investigation

The annual American Royal horse and livestock exhibition in Kansas City is moving to Kansas from Missouri

AT&T says a streaming service with more than 100 popular TV channels that's coming out next month will cost $35 a month

Surprise: Women pretty much everywhere can't catch a break.