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Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) scores against Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart (79) during a shootout in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Boston. The Bruins won 5-4 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Bruins rally past Flyers for 5-4 shootout win in home opener

Jan. 21, 2021 11:17 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jake DeBrusk scored the lone goal in a shootout and the Boston Bruins won their home opener with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. In a wild game, the Flyers (3-1-1) led 2-0 and 3-2 but the Bruins (2-1-1) scored four times in the third period on goals by rookie...

FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni speaks during a news conference at the NFL football team's facility in Indianapolis. The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing a deal to hire Nick Sirianni to be their head coach, according to two people familiar with the decision. Both people spoke to The Associated Press Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't officially announced the hiring.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

AP sources: Eagles plan to hire Colts OC Nick Sirianni

Jan. 21, 2021 10:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni's success working with various quarterbacks with different styles comes in handy in his new job. The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing a deal to hire Sirianni to be their head coach, according to two people familiar with the decision. Both people spoke to The Associated...

A man carries a child, both wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, as they stroll along a street near the popular frozen Houhai Lake in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. China is making some of its toughest travel restrictions yet as coronavirus cases surge in several northern provinces ahead of the travel rush for Lunar New Year on next month. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: Shanghai locks down 2 major hospitals over cases

Jan. 21, 2021 10:33 PM EST

BEIJING — Shanghai has imposed lockdowns on two of China’s best-known hospitals after they were linked to new coronavirus cases. Outpatient services have been suspended at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center and Renji Hospital, both of which have been cordoned off along with some surrounding...

Cohen leads St. Francis (Pa.) over Sacred Heart 76-58

Jan. 21, 2021 10:09 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Josh Cohen had 11 points and 10 rebounds to carry St. Francis (Pa.) to a 76-58 win over Sacred Heart on Thursday night. Maxwell Land had 14 points for St. Francis (Pa.) (3-7, 2-4 Northeast Conference), which ended its five-game road losing streak. Ramiir Dixon-Conover added 12...

Father of 9-year-old girl shot by child charged in her death

Jan. 21, 2021 8:33 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 39-year-old man was charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter in connection to the death of his 9-year-old daughter, who was fatally shot by another child in a north Philadelphia home, authorities said. The girl’s brother and cousin, both minors, were inside the home with...

Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis releases the names of two people found shot to death near Interstate 95 more than 44 years ago at a news conference on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Sumter, S.C. DNA testing helped identify the victims, whose killer has not been found. (Kayla Green/The Item via AP)

Bodies found shot to death in SC identified after 44 years

Jan. 21, 2021 6:48 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man and a woman found shot to death just off a South Carolina highway have been identified by DNA after more than 44 years, a sheriff said Thursday. James Paul Freund was 30 and Pamela Mae Buckley was 25 when a trucker found their bodies in August 1976 on a narrow paved road just...

Pennsylvania hospitals: Not enough vaccine to go around

Jan. 21, 2021 5:44 PM EST

Some of Pennsylvania’s largest health systems are delivering a reality check after the state greatly expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine this week, pointing out there's not nearly enough supply to meet surging demand. Pennsylvania, which surpassed 20,000 deaths attributed to the coronavirus...

FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2020, file photo, Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins (7) throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. The Pittsburgh Steelers signed the former Washington quarterback to a futures contract on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, giving the 23-year-old a second chance after the flamed out in the nation's capital in less than two seasons.  (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Former Washington QB Haskins signs deal with Steelers

Jan. 21, 2021 5:33 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dwayne Haskins will attempt to kick-start his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers signed the former Washington quarterback to a futures contract on Thursday, giving the 23-year-old a second chance after he flamed out in the nation's capital in less than two seasons. Haskins...

Police investigate shots fired into Democratic Party office

Jan. 21, 2021 1:33 PM EST

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police are investigating after gunshots were apparently fired through the front window of a Democratic Party office in a suburban Philadelphia county, officials said. No one was reported injured. The city of Norristown said the executive director of the Montgomery County Democratic...

Man charged after he fatally shoots intruder, wounds woman

Jan. 21, 2021 12:22 PM EST

STROUD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was charged with homicide after he fatally shot a man and wounded a woman who he said were trying to rob his house, authorities said. Randy Halterman, 66, of Stroud Township, also faces attempted homicide and aggravated assault counts stemming from Tuesday's shooting...