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Oklahoma City Thunder center Nerlens Noel (9) dunks between Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside (21) and guard Anfernee Simons (1) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Paul's 30 lead Thunder past short-handed Portland 119-106

Jan. 19, 2020 12:48 AM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chris Paul had become annoyed with Oklahoma City's recent slow starts, so he did something about it. He scored 21 of his 30 points in the first half, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 119-106 on Saturday night. Forward Danilo Gallinari,...

2 horses die in 2 days of racing at Santa Anita

Jan. 19, 2020 12:02 AM EST

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Two horses have died in two days of racing at Santa Anita, where four deaths have occurred since last month. Uncontainable and Harliss were both euthanized after breaking their right front ankles. Uncontainable was injured in a turf race on Saturday. The 5-year-old gelding trained...

The Stewart Detention Center is seen through the front gate, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Lumpkin, Ga. The rural town is about 140 miles southwest of Atlanta and next to the Georgia-Alabama state line. The town’s 1,172 residents are outnumbered by the roughly 1,650 male detainees that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said were being held in the detention center in late November. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

Jan. 19, 2020 12:02 AM EST

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls. A Spanish interpreter is running late because of a flat tire. Rothschild tells the five immigrants before him that he’ll take a break before the...

National Team quarterback Reid Sinnett, left, of San Diego, holds the game trophy while National Team quarterback Nick Tiano, of Chattanooga, holds the MVP trophy following the team's Collegiate Bowl college football game against the American Team on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. The National Team won 30-20. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Tiano leads National to 30-20 win in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Jan. 18, 2020 11:32 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Nick Tiano realizes he might have limited chances to show scouts he deserves a chance in the NFL. On Saturday, he was able to take advantage of his playing time. The Chattanooga quarterback threw for 135 yards and a touchdown en route to being selected the MVP of the NFLPA...

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Kardashian West pursues criminal justice reform in TV show

Jan. 18, 2020 11:20 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Kim Kardashian West is a step closer to becoming a lawyer, having finished her first year of study as an apprentice. She told The Associated Press on Saturday that her next step is taking the “baby bar,” so-called because it's a one-day exam. If she passes, she plans...

Southern California guard Elijah Weaver celebrates after USC defeated Stanford 82-78 in overtime in an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

USC completes rally to finish off Stanford 82-78 in OT

Jan. 18, 2020 11:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stanford was playing with a spring in its step Saturday, skipping into the halftime break with a 20-point lead after five points in a 10-second stretch before the buzzer. It ended up being the best thing that could have happened — to Southern California. Oneyka Okongwu scored 22...

Clare carries Cal St.-Fullerton past Long Beach St. 66-62

Jan. 18, 2020 10:42 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Davon Clare had 17 points as Cal State Fullerton narrowly defeated Long Beach State 66-62 on Saturday. Brandon Kamga and Jackson Rowe added 16 points each for the Titans. Kamga also had eight rebounds. The Titans (6-13, 1-3 Big West Conference) forced a season-high 23 turnovers....

No. 16 Gonzaga women beat San Francisco 69-46

Jan. 18, 2020 9:57 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Katie Campbell scored 13 points with three 3-pointers and Gonzaga beat San Francisco 69-46 for its 16th straight win on Saturday. Jessie Loera added 11 points and Jenn Wirth and LeeAnne Wirth each scored 10 for the Bulldogs (18-1, 7-0 West Coast Conference). Gonzaga made 23 of 41 from...

Participants of the Women's March hold banners near the White House, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Washington, three years after the first march in 2017, the day after President Donald Trump was sworn into office. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Thousands gather for Women's March rallies across the US

Jan. 18, 2020 7:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women's March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration. Hundreds showed up in New York City and thousands in Washington, D.C. for the rallies, which...

Andrew Landry hits from the eighth tee during the third round of The American Express golf tournament on the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Andrew Landry, Scottie Scheffler break away in desert

Jan. 18, 2020 7:25 PM EST

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Landry and Scottie Scheffler broke away Saturday at The American Express. Landry shot a 7-under 65 at PGA West's Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course to join Scheffler atop the leaderboard at 21-under 195, four strokes ahead of third-place Rickie Fowler. Scheffler had a 66 on the...