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Harvey Weinstein leaves a Manhattan courthouse during his rape trial, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Jurors at Weinstein rape trial continue to focus on Sciorra

Feb. 21, 2020 5:52 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The name that keeps coming up during deliberations at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial — Annabella Sciorra — will be front and center again on Friday when jurors are expected to hear a reading of a large chunk of her testimony. Before concluding its third day of...

FILE - This Feb. 13, 1980, file photo shows the opening ceremony of the XIII Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. Lake Placid is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Winter Olympics that were held in the Adirondack Mountain village. It's an important moment for Lake Placid, which will host the 2023 Winter World University Games, and a reminder of its place as one of only three resort towns to host two Winter Olympiads.(AP Photo)

Lake Placid celebrates its Olympic past, and eyes its future

Feb. 21, 2020 3:23 AM EST

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The benefits of a miracle have been reaped in Lake Placid for 40 years. The plan now is to keep those miracles — and miracle-seekers — coming. Parts of Lake Placid's sports landscape are largely under construction again these days, a plan that walks a tightrope...

Louisville forward Jordan Nwora (33) dunks the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Louisville won 90-66. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

ACC basketball title contenders face rough road this weekend

Feb. 21, 2020 3:08 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here are some things to watch for in ACC play this weekend: GAMES OF THE WEEKEND ACC title contenders No. 8 Florida State and No. 11 Louisville may have more on their minds than just their upcoming games this weekend. Both will have quick turnarounds for a Monday night showdown that...

NY project would map genes of 1 million to fight Alzheimer's

Feb. 21, 2020 1:00 AM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Researchers would aim to map the genes of one million people living with or at-risk of Alzheimer's disease over five years through a proposed initiative at the State University of New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed Friday to establish the SUNY Curing Alzheimer's Health Consortium to...

From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Democrats big money pledges give way to reality of 2020 race

Feb. 21, 2020 12:43 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Democratic presidential candidates launched their campaigns last year with bold pledges to reject help from super PACs and dark money groups. But as the realities of a tough primary fight sink in, those promises are fading away. Elizabeth Warren, one of the fiercest critics of money...

President Donald Trump waves at a campaign rally Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Trump savoring scrambled Dem race, Bloomberg's debate debut

Feb. 21, 2020 12:36 AM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Relishing in Democrats' jumbled primary in the wake of a fractious debate, President Donald Trump offered stinging criticism of his rivals as he sought to take advantage of the moment. Making a rare four-day swing through the West, Trump was exuding reelection confidence...

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg waves after speaking at a campaign event, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Bloomberg struggles to respond to politics of #MeToo era

Feb. 21, 2020 12:01 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Bloomberg's name last appeared on a ballot a decade before #MeToo transformed cultural mores surrounding sexual harassment and the treatment of women. As he campaigns for the presidency, the 78-year-old billionaire is struggling to adjust. The former New York City mayor was caught...

From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Wounded but defiant, Bloomberg promises to keep fighting

Feb. 20, 2020 11:28 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — His aura suddenly shattered, a defiant Michael Bloomberg sent a pointed message Thursday to a political world grappling with his underwhelming presidential debate debut: He's not going away. The New York ultra-billionaire lashed out at leading Democratic rival Bernie Sanders and...

Vermont avenges loss to Stony Brook with 63-54 win

Feb. 20, 2020 10:50 PM EST

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Everett Duncan had 11 points and 10 rebounds to help lift Vermont to a 63-54 win over Stony Brook on Thursday night for the Catamounts' 12th consecutive victory. Vermont (22-6, 12-1) has three games left and the second-place Seawolves (17-10, 8-4) have four. With a win at home...

Sessoms carries Binghamton past Mass.-Lowell 86-84

Feb. 20, 2020 10:41 PM EST

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Sessoms had 39 points, one short of his career high, and scored the go-ahead basket with 20 seconds left as Binghamton edged past UMass Lowell 86-84 on Thursday night. Sessoms hit 11 of 13 free throws. He added six assists. George Tinsley had 15 points and five steals for Binghamton...