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Cristen Giangarra speaks to reporters on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, about the night in June that she says she was raped by a Lyft driver in St. Louis. Attorney Michael Gallagher is at center. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Alleged rape victim names Lyft, St. Louis driver in lawsuit

Jan. 23, 2020 3:43 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by a Lyft driver in St. Louis has filed a lawsuit accusing the ride-sharing company of prioritizing profits over passenger safety. Cristen Giangarra's lawsuit, filed Wednesday, is the latest of several filed by women across the country who have claimed they...

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford celebrates with teammate Duncan Keith after the Blackhawks defeated the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Smith scores twice, Blackhawks beat Canadiens 4-1

Jan. 16, 2020 12:21 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Corey Crawford doesn’t know why he plays well against his hometown team. The veteran goalie stopped 32 shots to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Wednesday night. Crawford, from suburban Chateauguay, Quebec, improved to 11-2-2 against the Canadiens....

Extreme Makeover: Pitt unveils ambitious 'Victory Heights'

Jan. 14, 2020 5:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh athletic director Heather Lyke believes the Atlantic Coast Conference is the toughest league in the country, both athletically and academically. She think it's past time that Pitt's athletic facilities live up to that pedigree. All of them. Saying the Panthers need to raise...

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Showtime says 'Shameless' will air final season this summer

Jan. 13, 2020 2:52 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The wild ride of the Gallagher family on “Shameless” is coming to an end. The series will air its 11th and final season this summer, Showtime entertainment president Gary Levine said Monday. The debut date was not immediately announced. “It will be one last...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom gestures toward a chart showing the growth of the state's rainy day fund as he discusses his proposed 2020-2021 state budget during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California budget plan aids teachers, those in US illegally

Jan. 10, 2020 8:54 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor revealed a spending plan on Friday that puts a new tax on vaping, gives $20,000 to teachers who commit to working in high-needs schools and gives taxpayer-funded health benefits to older adults living in the country illegally. Gov. Gavin Newsom's $222 billion...

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Review: Kristen Stewart can't save 'Underwater' from sinking

Jan. 9, 2020 9:39 AM EST

Welcome to January, which, in terms of quality movies, is the worst, the lowest, the abyss. Actually, that's pretty accurate when it comes to the latest, straight-to-January release “Underwater," which steals from “The Abyss” and many other movies like “Alien” and even...

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, a Moran tugboat nears the stern of the capsizing vessel Golden Ray as a tent and rescuers can be seen near the bottom of the ship near the tug boat in Jekyll Island, Ga. A Texas-based salvage company will cut up and remove the 656-foot (200- meter) shipwreck from St. Simons Sound off the coast of Georgia.  The Coast Guard's Unified Command has hired T&T Salvage LLC of Galveston to remove the Golden Ray cargo ship, The Brunswick News reported. The ship, roughly the size of a 70-story office building, has sat overturned in the sound for four months. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

Company hired to extract cargo ship months after it capsized

Jan. 8, 2020 2:05 PM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Texas-based salvage company will cut up and remove a 656-foot (200- meter) shipwreck from St. Simons Sound off the coast of Georgia. The Coast Guard's Unified Command has hired T&T Salvage LLC of Galveston to remove the Golden Ray cargo ship, The Brunswick News reported. ...

FILE - In a Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 file photo, members of the state Assembly listen to an address by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, at the in Sacramento, Calif. California lawmakers will return to work for the second half of their two-year session. Gov. Gavin Newsom must present his budget proposal to lawmakers by Friday, Jan.10, 2020. Lawmakers in the Senate and Assembly have until Jan. 31 to act on bills that were carried over from last year. Democrats have comfortable majorities in both chambers. Democratic leaders say they plan to focus this year on combating homelessness, protecting the environment and mitigating impacts from wildfires. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California eyes climate bond to prepare for disasters

Jan. 5, 2020 11:27 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, CAlif. (AP) — In a state burdened by billions of dollars in wildfire damage, California lawmakers are hoping for an advance loan before the next climate-fueled catastrophe hits. Lawmakers in the Democratic-dominated state Legislature return to work Monday for the second year of a two-year...

West Virginia's Emmitt Matthews Jr. celebrates during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Cleveland. West Virginia defeated Ohio State 67-59. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Baylor, West Virginia surprise teams as Big 12 play begins

Jan. 3, 2020 2:09 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A look at the upcoming week around the Big 12 Conference. GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 16 West Virginia heads to Allen Fieldhouse to take on third-ranked Kansas on Saturday in what few had circled on the calendar just a few months ago. The Mountaineers (11-1) are coming off a dominant...

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is scored on by Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Lightning extend win streak to 7 with 2-1 win over Canadiens

Jan. 2, 2020 11:30 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal coach Claude Julien felt a hot goaltender prevented the Canadiens from getting the result they deserved. Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 38 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their winning streak to five games with a 2-1 win over the Canadiens on Thursday night. Montreal lost...