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AP source: Biden to meet with family as he ponders 2020

Dec. 12, 2018 10:47 AM EST

Former Vice President Joe Biden is wrapping up a busy stretch of events this week before stepping out of the public eye to hold family deliberations over the holidays on whether to launch another campaign for president, according to multiple people familiar with his thinking. They spoke on the condition of...

APNewsBreak: Julian Castro moves toward 2020 White House run

Dec. 12, 2018 10:37 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro says he's taking a step toward a possible White House campaign in 2020 by forming a presidential exploratory committee. The Texas Democrat tells The Associated Press that he will announce a decision Jan. 12. The move Wednesday gives the...

3 officers shot serving warrant on Texas man; suspect dead

Dec. 12, 2018 5:48 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Three officers have been shot while serving a family violence warrant at a Houston-area home. The suspect was found dead in the house hours later. The Harris County Sheriff's Office tweeted that one deputy and two officers from the Texas Attorney General's Office were wounded Tuesday...

A look at the unbeaten and the winless in college basketball

Dec. 12, 2018 3:59 AM EST

Just more than a month after the season started, there are only nine unbeaten teams left in Division I men's college basketball. And it's a similar story at the other end of the spectrum: Only five teams have yet to win a game. Getting this far without a loss is no small feat. Just ask Gonzaga, which knocked off...

Forbes' double-double fuels Spurs by Suns 111-86

Dec. 12, 2018 1:06 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Bryn Forbes was happy to finally earn the first double-double of his basketball career, and even happier that it came in another San Antonio Spurs victory grounded in defense. Forbes had a season-high 24 points and a career-best 11 rebounds as the Spurs beat the Phoenix Suns 111-86 on...

Serge Ibaka, Raptors cruise past Clippers 123-99

Dec. 12, 2018 12:55 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Serge Ibaka had 25 points and nine rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors cruised past the Los Angeles Clippers 123-99 on Tuesday night without injured Kawhi Leonard. Kyle Lowry added 21 points, making four of the Raptors' 14 3-pointers. Leonard sat out with a bruised right hip that he hurt...

Chiefs supplant Rams atop AP Pro32 poll; Saints remain No. 2

Dec. 12, 2018 12:19 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes has had a special season so far. A league-leading 43 touchdown passes. A no-look pass against the Baltimore Ravens. And he has led the Chiefs to the top of latest AP Pro32 poll . The Chiefs received seven of 12 first-place votes for 379 points in balloting...

Harden scores 29 to lead Rockets past Blazers 111-103

Dec. 11, 2018 11:52 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets' bench came to the rescue twice Tuesday night, and the second time made the difference. James Harden had 29 points and seven Rockets scored in double-figures as Houston used a big second-half run and snapped a three-game losing streak with a 111-103 victory over the...

Man who killed newlywed during robbery executed in Texas

Dec. 11, 2018 8:52 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago. Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he...

49ers place wide receiver Pierre Garcon on injured reserve

Dec. 11, 2018 8:51 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have placed receiver Pierre Garcon on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury. The 49ers signed safety Tyree Robinson from Dallas' practice squad to a two-year deal on Tuesday to replace Garcon on the active roster. San Francisco also signed tight...