World

Pence defends Trump's shift in Israeli policies

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is defending President Donald Trump's move to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, a decision that has touched off uneasiness among Arab nations on his first tour of the region.

Sport

Florida rallies down the stretch, upsets Kentucky on the road

Jalen Hudson came off the bench to score 17 points as Florida rallied to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64 on Saturday night.

Sport

Lightning upended by Wild to begin long road trip as losing streak grows to 3

Zach Parise scored his first goal of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the suddenly sputtering Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night.

World

Kabul hotel attack leaves at least 5 civilians dead

At least five civilians have been killed and six other people have been wounded as an attack on a hotel in Afghanistan’s capital entered its 11th hour Sunday morning.

World

Pope wrapping up contentious, restive trip to Latin America

Pope Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent trip of his papacy Sunday with a series of meetings with Peruvian church leaders and a final Mass at an air base in Peru's capital.

World

5 killed as gunmen battle security forces at Kabul hotel

An Afghan official says at least five civilians have been killed after gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul and have been fighting security forces for 11 hours into Sunday morning.

World

Wozniacki into Aussie Open quarterfinals vs Suarez Navarro

Caroline Wozniacki is continuing to cash in on her second chance at the Australian Open, reaching the quarterfinals here for the first time since 2012 with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Magdelana Rybaricova on Sunday.

Sport

Panthers lose tough road matchup to Predators

The Florida Panthers lose a tough game on the road to the reigning Western Conference champion Nashville Predators by a score of 4-3.

Sport

No. 14 Arizona rallies then holds of for narrow win at Stanford

The Wildcats have won 13 of 14, but this one was closer than the 12 other victories.

Sport

Idaho hands Lumberjacks 7th straight loss

Torry Johnson scored 25 points for NAU.

United States

National parks open or closed? In shutdown, it's hit or miss

New York's governor has said he'll try to find state funding to open the Statue of Liberty to visitors in spite of the shutdown, just part of the parks drama arising from the stalemate in D.C.

Sport

Badgers' Jamerson named East-West Shrine Game defensive MVP

Former Wisconsin Badgers safety Natrell Jamerson returned a fumble for a touchdown in the collegiate all-star game

World

USGS: Magnitude 6.3 earthquake shakes northern Chile

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck northern Chile.

Sport

George scores 36, Thunder blast LeBron, Cavs 148-124

George scores 36, Thunder blast LeBron, Cavs 148-124

United States

Military chopper crash in Calif. leaves 2 dead

A routine training mission at Fort Irwin turns deadly.

Politics

Pence makes diplomatic trip to Middle East, meets with Egypt's el-Sissi first

Vice President Mike Pence met with Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo on Saturday on the first leg of a trip to the volatile region.

Politics

Ryan orders ethics inquiry into Pa. lawmaker's reported use of taxpayer cash to settle misconduct case

U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan has denied any harassment of an ex-aide. He will lose his seat on the ethics panel

Sport

No Garden party: Coffey returns, but Gophers fall to Ohio State

Amir Coffey was back on the court after missing time with a shoulder injury, but Minnesota lost to Ohio State 67-49 in New York City

World

Canadian billionaire and wife may have been killed, report says, conflicting with murder-suicide theory

Despite previous reports that a Canadian billionaire and his wife were killed via a murder-suicide, a private investigation into the matter has found otherwise, saying that Barry and Honey Sherman were allegedly killed in a double-homicide. This, accordin

Politics

Alabama Dem Doug Jones votes with GOP on spending bill to avoid shutdown

Newly elected Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, in his most high-profile vote since taking office, was one five Democratic senators to vote overnight with Republicans on a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown.

World

A Toronto-area mall Santa is suspected of killing 2 men

A Toronto man who worked as a mall Santa has been charged in the murders of two men.

World

Prague hotel fire kills 2, injures 8

Czech officials say a hotel fire in downtown Prague has killed at least two people.

United States

Police: Murder suspect may be tied to old slaying

Authorities in Florida say a woman arrested for killing and dismembering her ex-boyfriend may be linked to another, 10-year-old case.

Politics

Maine town manager under fire for promoting white separatism, criticizing Islam

The town manager of a small community in northern Maine has come under fire for promoting white separatist views and making comments critical of Islam, it was reported Saturday.

Sport

Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey eager to match up against Rob Gronkowski

All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey wants to cover the No. 1 receiver each opponent has to offer. He welcomes the challenge. He even requests it.

Life & Style

'Forest skating' is the coolest new winter workout

It doesn't cost a dime more than a pair of skates, and sense of adventure.

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