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Trump says his criminal indictments boosted his appeal to Black voters

Feb. 24, 2024 17:35 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump claimed Friday that his four criminal indictments have boosted his support among Black Americans because they see him as a victim of discrimination, comparing his legal jeopardy to the historic legacy of anti-Black prejudice in the U.S. legal...

Ferrari's 18 help Brown beat Columbia 66-64

Feb. 23, 2024 21:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Cooley sank a pair of free throws with just under a minute left to allow Brown to beat Columbia 66-64 on Friday night. Cooley blocked an Avery Brown layup to help protect the lead and Kalu Anya missed two free throws with three seconds left that would have...

White House, tribal leaders hail 'historic' deal to restore salmon runs in Pacific Northwest

Feb. 23, 2024 18:24 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration, leaders of four Columbia River Basin tribes and the governors of Oregon and Washington celebrated on Friday as they signed papers formally launching a $1 billion plan to help recover depleted salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest. ...

Columbia hosts Brown after Lilly's 25-point showing

Feb. 23, 2024 03:51 AM EST

Brown Bears (7-17, 3-6 Ivy League) at Columbia Lions (13-9, 4-5 Ivy League) New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lions -3.5; over/under is 147 BOTTOM LINE: Brown visits the Columbia Lions after Kino Lilly Jr. scored 25 points in Brown's...

South Carolina's Elliott says downsizing was for family reasons, not changes in college football

Feb. 20, 2024 13:55 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Newly hired South Carolina assistant Shawn Elliott did not leave his job as Georgia State's head coach because of challenges with NIL, retaining players or other changes in college football. His reasons were a lot closer to home. For all of his seven seasons...

Nikki Haley is sharpening contrasts with Donald Trump in the South Carolina primary's closing days

Feb. 19, 2024 20:55 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley is using the closing days of her South Carolina Republican primary matchup with Donald Trump to hone her argument that she is the lone remaining candidate who can unite Americans, despite the former president's electoral wins thus far and his popularity in her...

Columbia hosts Neskovic and Dartmouth

Feb. 16, 2024 04:03 AM EST

Dartmouth Big Green (5-15, 1-6 Ivy League) at Columbia Lions (12-8, 3-4 Ivy League) New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lions -9.5; over/under is 135.5 BOTTOM LINE: Dartmouth visits the Columbia Lions after Dusan Neskovic scored 20...

Columbia hosts Dartmouth following Neskovic's 20-point outing

Feb. 15, 2024 03:45 AM EST

Dartmouth Big Green (5-15, 1-6 Ivy League) at Columbia Lions (12-8, 3-4 Ivy League) New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Dartmouth visits the Columbia Lions after Dusan Neskovic scored 20 points in Dartmouth's 77-59 loss to the Harvard Crimson. The...

Retired AP photographer Lou Krasky, who captured hurricanes, golf stars and presidents, has died

Feb. 12, 2024 13:48 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lou Krasky, an Associated Press photographer who took photos of presidents and the pope as well as hurricanes, golf tournaments, car racing stars and space shuttle launches throughout his more than 35 years with the wire service, has died. Krasky, 86, died...

How Biden and his allies are pushing back against a special counsel's claims about his memory

Feb. 10, 2024 10:48 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's Democratic allies are launching an aggressive defense against a special counsel's explosive claims that the 81-year-old president couldn't remember major milestones in his life, trying to diminish the significance of the prosecutor's allegations that Biden...