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Hollywood's A-listers are lining up behind Joe Biden. Will their support matter in November?

Jun. 13, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Robert De Niro showed up outside a Manhattan courthouse to decry Donald Trump as his New York hush money trial was winding down, it sparked a life-imitates-art screaming match with a nearby group of the former president's supporters. “You are gangsters!”...

Giants offensive coordinator Mike Kafka not focused on role in play-calling

Jun. 12, 2024 17:53 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — When the New York Giants and their offense stumbled last season after making the playoffs in coach Brian Daboll's first season, there was some speculation on the future of offensive coordinator Mike Kafka. Instead, defensive coordinator Wink Martindale...

Supermarket gunman's lawyers say he should be exempt from the death penalty because he was 18

Jun. 11, 2024 19:29 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The gunman who killed 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket should be exempt from the death penalty because he was 18 at the time of the attack, an age when the brain is still developing and more vulnerable to negative influences, his defense team said in a new court...

New York judge seen shoving police officer will be replaced on the bench

Jun. 05, 2024 20:15 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge who was censured after being seen on video shoving a police officer during a brawl with neighbors will be replaced on the bench, authorities said Wednesday. Judge Mark Grisanti, an acting State Supreme Court justice in Buffalo, has been serving...

Texans' Stefon Diggs pushes back against Super Bowl talk in first comments since trade from Buffalo

Jun. 04, 2024 18:45 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When Stefon Diggs was dealt to Houston from Buffalo in April, many believed the addition of the superstar receiver vaulted the Texans into Super Bowl contention. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday for the first time since the trade, Diggs said it’s far too early to...

Gable Steveson makes switch from wrestling to football by signing with the Buffalo Bills

May. 31, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Olympic gold medal wrestler Gable Steveson is seeking to trade the mat for the gridiron by signing a standard undrafted rookie free agent contract with the Buffalo Bills on Friday. The Bills list the 24-year-old Steveson as a defensive lineman in hopes his...

Jets QB Aaron Rodgers is 'doing everything' at practice in his return from torn Achilles tendon

May. 21, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers is throwing and, more importantly, running again — and officially putting his torn Achilles tendon behind him. The New York Jets quarterback has no limitations as he practices with the team during organized team activities, which began...

Residents forced out of Canada's oil sands hub by wildfire cleared to return, officials say

May. 18, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Residents who were ordered out of Canada's oil sands hub of Fort McMurray, Alberta, due to a nearby wildfire are clear to return home, authorities said Saturday. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo lifted the evacuation order for the Abasand,...

NFL schedule makers didn't seek out a Chiefs game close to a Taylor Swift concert

May. 16, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

Creating the NFL schedule is a complicated process that requires tens of thousands of computers coming up with countless possibilities over a process that lasts about four months. There are several sometimes competing factors at play from keeping all of the television partners happy,...

Drones smuggled drugs across Niagara River from Canada, 3 suspects caught in NY

May. 16, 2024 13:22 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A smuggling operation used drones to fly drugs across the Niagara River from Canada into upstate New York, using a newly purchased $630,000 house along the river as a drop point, according to a criminal complaint unsealed this week. One person has pleaded...