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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1

Jan. 23, 2020 9:49 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of of Jan. 26-Feb. 1. Jan. 26: Sports announcer-actor Bob Uecker is 85. Actor Scott Glenn is 81. Singer Jean Knight is 77. Actor Richard Portnow ("Trumbo," ''The Sopranos") is 73. Drummer Corky Laing of Mountain is 72. Actor David Strathairn is 71. Musician Lucinda Williams is 67....

Missing Standing Rock mother found in Texas

Jan. 23, 2020 9:45 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A woman who disappeared from the Standing Rock Reservation more than two months ago has been found in Texas. Law enforcement and volunteers had searched extensively for 30-year-old Kara Lynn Mauai after she disappeared Nov. 8. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe said in a statement...

New charges filed in case linked to NH couple's deaths

Jan. 23, 2020 9:12 AM EST

KINGSVILLE, Texas (AP) — New charges have been filed against a Utah couple arrested last year in connection with the deaths of a New Hampshire couple found buried at a South Texas beach. Amanda Noverr, 33, and Adam Curtis Williams, 33, were indicted on charges of tampering with evidence, felony theft, and...

David Xol-Cholom, of Guatemala hugs his son Byron at Los Angeles International Airport as they reunite after being separated about one and half year ago during the Trump administration's wide-scale separation of immigrant families, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Migrant parents separated from kids since 2018 return to US

Jan. 23, 2020 9:06 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nine parents who were deported as the Trump administration separated thousands of migrant families landed back into the U.S. late Wednesday to reunite with children they had not seen in a year and a half. The group arrived at Los Angeles International Airport from Guatemala City in a...

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2019, file photo an American Airlines jet approaches Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia. American Airlines reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

American Airlines profit rises 27% on strong travel demand

Jan. 23, 2020 8:10 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines' fourth-quarter profit rose 27% to $414 million on strong travel demand that resulted in record occupancy levels on its planes. However, American continues to be weighed down by the grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets. American said Thursday that it had canceled about 10,000...

Sam Houston St. beats Abilene Christian 82-76 in OT

Jan. 23, 2020 12:16 AM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Kai Mitchell scored seven of his career-high tying 27 points in overtime and Sam Houston State defeated Abilene Christian 82-76 on Wednesday night. Mitchell made 8 of 12 from the field, hit all 10 of his foul shots and blocked three shots. Zach Nutall had 15 points and six rebounds...

Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) passes the ball as Denver Nuggets' Malik Beasley (25) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Houston. The Rockets won 121-105. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Westbrook, Harden lead Rockets past Nuggets, 121-105

Jan. 22, 2020 11:41 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston saw what potential it could achieve when Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Eric Gordon play well on the same night. Westbrook had 28 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists, Harden added 27 points and the Rockets snapped a four-game losing streak with a 121-105 victory over the...

Talton-Thomas leads Texas A&M-CC past New Orleans 74-71

Jan. 22, 2020 11:09 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jashawn Talton-Thomas had 21 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi edged past New Orleans 74-71 on Wednesday night. Irshaad Hunte had 15 points for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (8-12, 4-5 Southland Conference). Jordan Hairston added 14 points. Myles Smith had 13 points. Jaylen...

Baylor guard DiDi Richards (2) drives to the basket against Texas Christian guard Kianna Ray (25) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Baylor won 66-57. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

No. 2 Baylor women beat TCU 66-57 for 46th straight B12 win

Jan. 22, 2020 11:01 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Sometimes even No. 2 Baylor just has to find a way to win in the Big 12. The defending national champion Lady Bears, who have won the last nine league titles, overcame the absence of their leading scorer and a fourth-quarter deficit for a 66-57 victory over TCU on Wednesday night. ...

Atwood scores 23 in Lamar's 89-77 win over Incarnate Word

Jan. 22, 2020 10:26 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — T.J. Atwood had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Lamar beat Incarnate Word 89-77 on Wednesday night. Davion Buster had 18 points for Lamar (10-10, 4-5 Southland Conference). V.J. Holmes added 18 points. Anderson Kopp had 12 points. Drew Lutz scored a season-high 25 points for...