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FILE - In this Friday June 9, 2017 file photo, students are led out of school as members of the Fountain Police Department take part in an Active Shooter Response Training exercise at Fountain Middle School in Fountain, Colo. The nation's two largest teachers unions want schools to revise or eliminate active shooter drills, asserting Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 that they can harm students' mental health and that there are better ways to prepare for the possibility of a school shooting. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP, File)

Teacher unions: Children terrified by active shooter drills

Feb. 13, 2020 9:51 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The nation's two largest teachers unions want schools to revise or eliminate active shooter drills, asserting Tuesday that they can harm students' mental health and that there are better ways to prepare for the possibility of a school shooting. The American Federation of Teachers...

New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) misses a scoring chance during the second period of an NHL hockey game against Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Jim McIsaac)

Sellers have plenty of inventory ahead of NHL trade deadline

Feb. 12, 2020 2:35 AM EST

Chris Kreider watched teammates Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes handle all the speculation before getting traded a year ago and saw others do the same in previous seasons. With the New York Rangers still in the process of transitioning to contender status, it is Kreider’s turn, and he’s dealing with...

In this Jan. 27, 2020 photo, Jessica Hahn-Chaplin, center, from Bristol, England, dances during a rehearsal of the Paraiso de Tuiuti samba school in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Hahn-Chaplin is part of the movement of foreigners who flock to Brazil to train in the ways of the hip swiveling and hot stepping rhythms of samba. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Samba goes global as foreign dancers bring Rio Carnival home

Feb. 11, 2020 12:00 AM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — At rehearsal for the Paraiso de Tuiuti samba school, a dancer poses for photos with admiring onlookers while wearing the bright yellow uniform and sky-high heels of the school’s elite passista samba dancers. Paraiso de Tuiuti has been a cradle of Carnival culture for people in...

Chicago returns to World TeamTennis with expansion Smash

Feb. 10, 2020 8:42 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago will return to World TeamTennis this summer, with 2017 U.S. Open women's champion Sloane Stephens leading the expansion Smash. Stephens' coach, Chicago native Kamau Murray, will coach the team that will play its home matches at Credit Union 1 Arena on the campus of the University of...

Mozambique drops appeal in South Africa over former minister

Feb. 10, 2020 12:19 PM EST

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — The Mozambican attorney general’s office on Monday withdrew its appeal to South African courts to have former Finance Minister Manuel Chang extradited back home amid a massive debt scandal. Chang faces trial in the United States and in Mozambique for his involvement in the...

The Latest: ‘Parasite’ wins best picture Academy Award

Feb. 9, 2020 11:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 92nd Academy Awards, which are being bestowed Sunday at the Dolby Theatre (all times local): __ 8:30 p.m. “Parasite” has won the best picture Academy Award, making history as the first foreign language film to win the ceremony's top honor. Bong Joon...

FILE - In this Tuesday Jan. 26, 2010 file photo, Italian opera soprano Mirella Freni poses at the 44th MIDEM (International record music publishing and video music market) in Cannes, southern France. Mirella Freni, an Italian soprano whose uncommon elegance and intensity combined with a sumptuous voice and intelligence to enthrall opera audiences for a half-century, has died at age 84. Freni's manager said she died Sunday Feb. 9, 2020 at her home in Modena, Italy. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

Renowned Italian soprano Mirella Freni dies at age 84

Feb. 9, 2020 6:19 PM EST

Mirella Freni, an Italian soprano whose uncommon elegance and intensity combined with a sumptuous voice and intelligence to enthrall audiences for a half-century, has died at age 84. Freni died Sunday at her home in Modena, Italy, from a degenerative muscular disease and a series of stokes, according to her...

Hartfield, Calcaterra help San Diego beat Portland in 2OT

Feb. 9, 2020 12:59 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Braun Hartfield scored of his 23 points after regulation, Joey Calcaterra and Yauhen Massalski each finished with 19 points, and San Diego beat Portland 89-81 in double overtime on Saturday night. Massalski shot 8 of 14 from the field, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked three shots. James...

Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine (29) scores on Ottawa Senators' goaltender Marcus Hogberg (35) during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday Feb. 8, 2020. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Laine's hat trick helps Jets beat Senators 5-2

Feb. 8, 2020 7:01 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Patrik Laine scored a hat trick with three power-play goals to propel the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 victory against the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. It was Laine's eighth career hat trick and gave the Jets points in four straight games after a five-game losing streak. “Gotta...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, attendees walk past a display for 5G services from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing. Chinese smartphone brand Huawei says it will attend the industry’s biggest global event this month in Barcelona while more companies reported losses due to China’s efforts to contain a disease outbreak. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

No handshakes at meet and greet? Tech show adapts to virus

Feb. 7, 2020 4:51 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A major European technology trade fair has a low-tech idea for reducing virus risks: go hands-free. Organizers of this month's Mobile World Congress show are advising attendees to adopt a no-handshake policy, threatening to dampen visiting executives' ability to meet and schmooze customers....