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This circa 1985 photo provided by Esme Gibson shows Joe Coulombe, the founder of the Trader Joe's market chain, at his home in Pasadena, Calif. Coulombe, the man who created Trader Joe's markets with a vision that college-educated but poorly paid young people would buy healthy foods if they could only afford them, has died. Coulombe's family says he died Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 at age 89. He opened the first of his quirky, nautically themed markets in Pasadena, California, in 1967. He stocked it with granola, organic foods and other items he bought directly from suppliers to hold prices down. Trader Joe's now has more than 500 stores in over 40 states. (Image by Esme via AP)

Joe Coulombe, founder of popular Trader Joe’s markets, dies

Feb. 29, 2020 3:48 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Coulombe envisioned a new generation of young grocery shoppers emerging in the 1960s, one that wanted healthy, tasty, high-quality food they couldn’t find in most supermarkets and couldn’t afford to buy in the few high-end gourmet outlets. So he found a new way to...

Members of the Virginia Union band pose in front of a CIAA Tournament sign in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. The CIAA college basketball tournament is celebrating its 75th year. (AP Photo/Steve Reed)

CIAA tourney: Balancing basketball, partying for 75 years

Feb. 29, 2020 2:36 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bobby Vaughan can't help but smile when he thinks about the tradition of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament. “It's a party where they just happen to play some basketball," said the 92-year-old Vaughan, who has served a player, coach and...

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a Florida Coronavirus Response Meeting, at the West Palm Beach International Airport, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

States to get test kits as White House amps up virus effort

Feb. 29, 2020 2:24 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials scrambled Friday to get coronavirus testing up and running in every state, as the Trump administration signaled it may also invoke a 70-year-old defense law to guarantee the availability of protective gear should the virus spread. The Centers for Disease Control...

Game demonstrator Alex Chang, of New York, N.Y., hands only, uses a disinfectant wipe to clean a game console at the Nintendo Switch exhibit, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 at the Pax East conference, in Boston. A Nintendo Switch employee said that the coronavirus played a role in taking extra measures to keep gaming equipment clean at the conference. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Geneva auto show, other big events canceled amid virus fears

Feb. 29, 2020 1:47 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — The Geneva auto show was canceled after the Swiss government put an immediate ban Friday on all large events in order to halt the spread of the new coronavirus. The Swiss ban on public and private events involving more than 1,000 people will last until at least March 15. The move highlights...

In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 photo, a customer eats a bowl of soup at a deserted food court in the Koreatown section of Los Angeles. Fears of the coronavirus combined with the speed and reach of social media can quickly cripple the healthiest of businesses. That's what happened to several Korean restaurants in Los Angeles. Their business was hit hard by false rumors spread on social media that a Korean Air flight attendant with coronavirus dined there last week. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Restaurants in LA's Koreatown reel amid coronavirus rumor

Feb. 29, 2020 1:12 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a Koreatown restaurant known for its beef bone broth soup, the lunchtime crowd Friday was half its normal size. The reason was a virulent rumor about a customer with coronavirus. Han Bat Shul Lung Tang was one of five restaurants that lost business after being named in posts on a...

In this Feb. 22, 2020, photo, Dayton's Trey Landers stands on the court after the team's NCAA college basketball game against Duquesne in Dayton, Ohio. Dayton won 80-70. A Dayton native, the senior guard has helped lead the team to one of its best starts and highest ranking in 64 years. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

After trying year, Dayton rallies around college hoops team

Feb. 28, 2020 10:01 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Trey Landers survived one of his hometown's worst moments. Now he's contributing to one of its best. A Dayton native, the senior guard has helped lead the University of Dayton basketball team to its best start ever at 27-2 and to No. 4 in the current Associated Press poll, its highest...

Brett Quigley shoots 64 to take Cologuard Classic lead

Feb. 28, 2020 8:06 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Brett Quigley birdied six of the last seven holes Friday for a 9-under 64 and the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Cologuard Classic. The winner a month ago in Morocco in his second Champions start, the 50-year-old Quigley birdied Nos. 12-15 and 17-18 on Tucson National's...

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High-tech Chicago exhibit puts visitors eye-to-eye with MLK

Feb. 28, 2020 7:32 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Imagine being so close to Martin Luther King Jr. as he gives one of the world's most famous speeches that you notice the creases in his face and then realize the late civil rights leader is looking you square in the eye. That's the intense personal moment organizers are striving for with a...

Baby hippo at San Diego Zoo gets a name

Feb. 28, 2020 7:17 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A baby hippopotamus born at the San Diego Zoo last month has a name. The zoo says the river hippo calf will be called Amahle (pronounced ah-MA-shay), which means “beautiful one” in Zulu. The name was announced Friday on “Good Morning America,” which held an...

President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump walk toward Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The Trumps are heading to Florida to spend the weekend at their Mar-a-Lago estate. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Aide: Media ignores Trump's loving bond with 13-year-old son

Feb. 28, 2020 7:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aide to President Donald Trump complained Friday that the news media doesn't pay enough attention to the president's loving relationship with his 13-year-old son, Barron. “The president’s just a really caring father and you don’t see that,” acting White...