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Denver Broncos defensive end Shelby Harris (96) kneels alongside defensive end DeShawn Williams (90) and running back Melvin Gordon during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Prime-time "showcase" has 0-3 Broncos and 0-3 Jets

Sep. 30, 2020 1:24 PM EDT

It sure seemed like an historically bad prime-time matchup when the Broncos and Jets fell to 0-3 as they headed to the Thursday night NFL “showcase.” Turns out, it happened in Week 4 last year, when the Bengals and Steelers limped into the game. And limping is exactly what the representatives of the...

FILE - In this June 20, 2012, file photo, New York Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist poses with the Vezina Trophy after winning the award for the league's best goalie during the NHL Awards in Las Vegas. The New York Rangers have bought out the contract of star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. The Rangers parted with one of the greatest netminders in franchise history on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, when they paid off the final year of his contract.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

Rangers buy out star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist's contract

Sep. 30, 2020 12:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The “King” of Madison Square Garden has been deposed. The New York Rangers have bought out the contract of star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, parting ways with one of their greatest players in franchise history after 15 mostly spectacular seasons. “Few players have been...

Man pleads guilty to bank fraud involving 6 states

Sep. 30, 2020 12:38 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty in federal court in New Hampshire to using other people's identification to make bank withdrawals in six states totaling about $111,000. Court documents say Derrick McKenzie, 61, of Mount Vernon, New York, entered bank branches in New Hampshire, New York, New...

Serena Williams of the U.S., right, leaves after a video link press conference in which she announced her withdrawal from the tournament because of an Achilles injury prior to her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

'Bad timing and bad luck': Injured Serena out of French Open

Sep. 30, 2020 12:35 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams laughed at her own jokes and sounded an upbeat tone — or one as positive, at least, as could be expected from a player whose latest bid for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title ended because of injury, as did her season, probably. Williams tried to warm up for her...

FILE - This July 30, 2020 image taken from video by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services shows Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers in Madison, Wis. Faced with soaring coronavirus cases across Wisconsin, particularly on college campuses, Evers on Tuesday, Sept. 22, extended a statewide mask mandate until Nov. 21.  (Wisconsin Department of Health Services via the AP,  File)

The Latest: Virus patients filling hospitals in Wisconsin

Sep. 30, 2020 12:29 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE — Coronavirus patients are filling Wisconsin hospitals, forcing doctors to transfer patients to other facilities as the disease surges across the state. The number of people hospitalized in Wisconsin stood at 646 on Tuesday, a new record, with 205 patients in intensive care units, the Milwaukee...

Man who accidentally shot wife on paid leave as a teacher

Sep. 30, 2020 11:42 AM EDT

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who plead guilty to accidentally shooting his wife in 2018 is still on paid leave from his job as a science teacher while on probation. The Lake George school district has kept Eric Rosenbrock on paid leave since Sept. 2019 following his indictment in the shooting...

Mama Fox owner Samantha DiStefano installs electric tea lights in preparation for indoor dining at her bar and restaurant, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, in New York. Some lights were dead because they haven't been used in six months when Mama Fox closed during the viral pandemic. New York restaurants may reopen for indoor dining on Wednesday, but with capacity restricted to 25%.

Cold weather means new challenges for struggling restaurants

Sep. 30, 2020 10:28 AM EDT

U.S. restaurants are moving warily into fall, hoping their slow recovery persists despite the new challenge of chilly weather and a pandemic that's expected to claim even more lives. New York opens indoor dining on Wednesday, restricting capacity to 25%. San Francisco may do the same as early as this week....

Minimum security resident missing since November found

Sep. 30, 2020 10:16 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A minimum-security resident on escape status since November has been found and taken into custody, the New Hampshire Department of Corrections said Wednesday. The department said Shaun Cook, 41, who lived in a transitional housing unit in Concord, failed to return home as scheduled...

Police: Queens woman killed by bullet fired into apartment

Sep. 30, 2020 9:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 43-year-old woman was fatally struck by a stray bullet fired into her Queens apartment early Wednesday, police said. Bertha Arriaga was inside her apartment in Jackson Heights when she was shot in the head shortly before 1 a.m., a police spokesperson said. She was pronounced dead at the...

This photo shows the Brown family of Atlanta, from left, Jayde Brown, Jay’Elle Brown, Jayson R. Brown, Tammy Brown and Jayson E. Brown at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Dec. 27, 2019.  Parents Tammy and Jayson have been taking their kids on educational trips for five years and are among families heading out with remote-learning kids during the new school year rather than leaving them stuck at home. (Jayson E. Brown via AP).

Resorts to RV parks: Parents take school year on the road

Sep. 30, 2020 7:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In RVs, rental homes and five-star resorts, families untethered by the constraints of physical classrooms for their kids have turned the new school year into an extended summer vacation, some lured by the ailing hotel industry catering to parents with remote learners through...