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Ex-Rice football player pleads guilty in opioid death

Feb. 21, 2020 3:29 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A former Rice University football player pleaded guilty to selling the drugs that a player fatally overdosed on in 2018. Stuart Mouchantaf, 26, admitted Thursday to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute, causing death, and possession with the intent to distribute, causing...

Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) celebrates his goal with defenseman Shea Weber (6) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Ovechkin scores 699th goal, Capitals lose to Canadiens in OT

Feb. 20, 2020 10:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — All eyes were on Alex Ovechkin needing two goals to reach 700 in his career. The other No. 8 on the ice scored twice instead. Ovechkin scored his 699th goal to close in on another milestone, but the Washington Capitals dropped their third in a row, losing 4-3 in overtime to the Montreal...

In this Feb. 11, 2020, photo, Brent Frederick, founder of Jester Concepts, a restaurant group in Minneapolis poses at P.S. Steak. Frederick puts a 3% voluntary surcharge on guest checks to help pay for health insurance and mental health services and says almost all guests agree to pay it. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Small businesses embrace wellness to help retain staffers

Feb. 19, 2020 11:56 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Every month, the 30 staffers at Chris Boehlke's public relations firm each get $100 to pay for anything that contributes to their wellness. And not just for typical expenditures like gym memberships or yoga classes. “You can get nails done, anything you feel is helping your overall...

Zucker's two goals help Penguins beat Canadiens 4-1

Feb. 14, 2020 10:43 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins forward Jason Zucker is settling in nicely after two games with his new team. Zucker scored his first two goals with the Penguins during a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night. “To me, it was about the win,” Zucker said. “It was good to get...

Vatican, Chinese foreign ministers hold highest-level talks

Feb. 14, 2020 3:38 PM EST

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican and Chinese foreign ministers met Friday in the highest-level encounter between the two sides following the 2018 signing of a landmark accord on Catholic bishop nominations. The Vatican said Archbishop Paul Gallagher met with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, on the...

Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) scores on Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. At left is Montreal Canadiens left wing Jonathan Drouin (92). (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Pastrnak gets hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 4-1

Feb. 12, 2020 11:20 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — David Pastrnak has been one of the Bruins' most reliable scorers this season. His latest big night came at the expense of one of Boston's longtime rivals. Pastrnak had his fourth hat trick of the season and the Bruins rolled to their third straight win over the Montreal Canadiens, 4-1 on...

Arizona Coyotes left wing Taylor Hall (91) celebrates with teammate Alex Goligoski (33) after scoring the second goal against the Montreal Canadiens during second period NHL hockey action, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Coyotes rally for 3-2 win over Canadiens

Feb. 10, 2020 11:54 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Jakob Chychrun scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with a minute left, and the Arizona Coyotes topped the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Monday night. Derek Stepan and Taylor Hall also scored for the Coyotes (28-23-7), who scored three unanswered goals after going down 2-0 early. Antti Raanta...

Alaska to pay $550K settlement to family of deceased inmate

Feb. 10, 2020 6:42 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska agreed to pay $550,000 to settle a negligence claim by the family of a man who died in jail, court documents said. Joseph Murphy suffered a fatal heart attack in 2015 while he was being held in Juneau’s Lemon Creek Correctional Center, The Anchorage Daily...

5 hospitalized after carbon monoxide leak at Helena hotel

Feb. 7, 2020 4:13 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Five people were hospitalized after being exposed to carbon monoxide at a Helena hotel, fire officials said. A guest called 911 Thursday evening after their child became ill, Jorgenson's general manager Ann Marie Bowers tells the Independent Record. Responding firefighters knew what...

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a campaign event Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Trump's ex-Navy secretary endorses Bloomberg for president

Feb. 7, 2020 1:31 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The former Navy secretary who was fired after criticizing President Donald Trump endorsed Democrat Michael Bloomberg for president on Friday, saying the U.S. needs a leader with integrity who would have “a steady hand on the wheel.” Former Secretary of the Navy Richard V....