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Lamb scores 19 to lead Vermont past Binghamton 76-48

Feb. 15, 2020 6:47 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb posted 19 points and eight rebounds as Vermont extended its winning streak to 11 games, easily defeating Binghamton 76-48 on Saturday. Stef Smith had 18 points for Vermont (21-6, 11-1 America East Conference). Ryan Davis added 13 points. Bailey Patella had 10 rebounds....

In this screenshot from NASA's Twitter account that was posted on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, astronaut Alvin Drew and scientist Sara Noble demonstrate that a broom will stand up any day of the year, debunking the myth that the physics behind the simple trick only works on Feb. 10. (NASA/Twitter via AP)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Feb. 14, 2020 4:20 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: NASA said Feb. 10 is the only day of the year that a broom can stand...

This Dec. 30, 2019, photo taken by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent and released by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows one of seven parrots allegedly smuggled into the United States at Derby Line, Vt. Jafet Rodriguez, of Pennsylvania, was arrested and is due in federal court Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Burlington, Vt., to face charges he smuggled seven parrots into the United States by carrying them across the Quebec-Vermont border at Derby Line. (U.S. Attorney's Office via AP)

Man charged with smuggling parrots into the United States

Feb. 13, 2020 3:01 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with smuggling seven parrots into the United States by carrying them across the Quebec-Vermont border. A federal court affidavit alleges that Jafet Rodriguez picked up the birds from a car parked in Canada outside the Haskell Free Library and Opera...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks to supporters at a primary election night rally, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

2020 hopefuls eye Super Tuesday even as 2 other states loom

Feb. 13, 2020 5:53 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nevada votes next and then South Carolina. But top Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination are already looking ahead to the biggest prize on the primary calendar: Super Tuesday, the slate of contests when more than a dozen states go to the polls. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is...

Davis scores 16 to carry Vermont past New Hampshire 74-50

Feb. 12, 2020 9:51 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ryan Davis came off the bench to score 16 points to lead Vermont to a 74-50 win over New Hampshire on Wednesday night, the Catamounts' 10th straight victory. Anthony Lamb had 12 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks for Vermont (20-6, 10-1 America East Conference). Ben Shungu added 12...

2nd Burlington officer resigns over social media scandal

Feb. 11, 2020 10:11 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A deputy Burlington police chief who used a fake social media account is resigning, nearly two months after the former police chief resigned for the same reason. The city reached an agreement with Jan Wright that will be effective on Feb. 21, current Burlington Police Chief Jennifer...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during a campaign event at Exeter Town Hall, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Exeter, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The Latest: Klobuchar optimistic before New Hampshire vote

Feb. 10, 2020 10:39 PM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The latest on campaigning for the 2020 election (all times local): 10:30 p.m. At a rowdy event Monday at a Manchester bar, Amy Klobuchar made her final push for votes ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Amid chants of “Amy” and plenty of beer, Klobuchar...

Duncan, Davis lift Vermont over Hartford 69-68

Feb. 8, 2020 9:51 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Everett Duncan had 18 points and Ryan Davis scored the winning layup with 2.2 seconds left as Vermont extended its winning streak to nine games, narrowly beating Hartford 69-68 on Saturday night. Davis added 16 points for the Catamounts, while Stef Smith chipped in 15. Davis...

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg takes a question from the audience at a campaign stop at the Merrimack American Legion, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Merrimack, N.H. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Buttigieg says he's raised $4M since strong showing in Iowa

Feb. 7, 2020 7:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Buttigieg said Friday that he has raised $4 million since the Iowa caucuses, an impressive haul for a candidate looking to capitalize on his strong showing to continue building a national political brand. The campaign of the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, announced that it had...

Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott, speaking on Thursday Feb. 6, 2020 at the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt., said he thought President Donald Trump abused his power and he doesn't think the president should be in office. Scott also praised Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, the only Republican to break ranks with his party and vote to convict Trump. Scott has been a frequent critic of the president. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)

Vermont's Republican governor: Trump shouldn't be in office

Feb. 7, 2020 3:10 AM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — President Donald Trump abused his power and shouldn't be in office, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott, a fellow Republican, said Thursday in a rare dissent from within party ranks. The U.S. Senate should have been allowed to hear from more witnesses who could have provided evidence about the...