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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) passes between Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges (25), center Deandre Ayton (22) and forward Jae Crowder (99) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Thunder rally for 102-97 win over Suns, ruining Paul's night

Jan. 28, 2021 12:03 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul reminded the Oklahoma City Thunder what they were missing after trading him during the offseason. Then the Thunder turned around and reminded the Phoenix Suns and Paul why they're a team that appears on the rise. Al Horford had 21 points and 11 rebounds, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander...

Security patrol outside the Pullman Hotel in Auckland, New Zealand, July 6, 2020. Health officials in New Zealand say Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, that genome tests indicate the country's most recent COVID-19 patient contracted the virus from another returning traveler just before leaving quarantine. (Peter Meecham/New Zealand Herald via AP)

The Latest: More rules for returning New Zealand travelers

Jan. 27, 2021 11:54 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Travelers returning to New Zealand will face stricter rules at quarantine hotels as health authorities investigate how up to three people got infected with the coronavirus while isolating at Auckland’s Pullman Hotel. The people were released before testing positive and...

Evan Mobley #4 of the USC Trojans rebounds against the Utah Utes In the first half of a NCAA basketball game at Galen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 2, 2021. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Oregon State at USC tops the week in Pac-12 hoops

Jan. 27, 2021 2:31 AM EST

Things to watch this week in Pac-12 Conference basketball: GAME OF THE WEEK: Oregon State at Southern California, Thursday. What would have been the marquee game of the week, Oregon at No. 23 UCLA, was postponed due to COVID-19 issues in the Ducks' program. The other game between the Pac-12's other Southern...

Anaheim Ducks center Sam Steel (23) skates away from Arizona Coyotes right wing Christian Fischer in the first period during an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Gibson stops 31 shots in Ducks' 1-0 win over Coyotes

Jan. 27, 2021 12:41 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — John Gibson stopped 31 shots for his second shutout in four starts, Danton Heinen scored and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Arizona Coyotes 1-0 on Tuesday night. Heinen scored his first goal of the season in the opening period and Gibson was sharp all night for his 21st career shutout....

Indian policemen wearing face mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus march during rehearsals of Republic Day parade in Kolkata, India, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

The Latest: India vaccinates 2 million health workers

Jan. 26, 2021 11:59 PM EST

NEW DELHI — India has vaccinated 2 million health workers in less than two weeks and recorded 12,689 new coronavirus positive cases in the past 24 hours, a sharp decline from a peak level of nearly 100,000 in mid-September. The health Ministry said the daily new cases had fallen below 10,000 on Tuesday...

A lone man walks along a frozen section of North Ave. beach on Lake Michigan north of downtown Chicago Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. A major winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the middle of the country stretching from central Kansas northeast to Chicago and southern Michigan.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Foot of snow blankets parts of Midwest, disrupts travel

Jan. 26, 2021 5:31 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the middle of the country while another system blanketed areas of the Southwest, disrupting travel for a second consecutive day Tuesday and shuttering many schools. Several coronavirus testing sites closed Monday and...

Phil Mickelson walks out from a bunker after hitting to the 17th green during the first round of The American Express golf tournament on the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Love appointed captain again, this time for Presidents Cup

Jan. 26, 2021 3:10 PM EST

Davis Love III is going back to where he was born for a job he knows as well as anyone. The PGA Tour has selected Love to be U.S. captain for the Presidents Cup in 2022 at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trevor Immelman of South Africa previously was selected to be the International team captain....

FILE - In this July 8, 2019, file photo, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a man during an operation in Escondido, Calif. During the Trump administration's final weeks, the Department of Homeland Security quietly signed agreements with at least four states that threaten to temporarily derail President Joe Biden's efforts to undo his predecessor's immigration policies. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Correction: Trump-Biden-Immigration Snub story

Jan. 26, 2021 12:38 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a Jan. 25, 2021, story about the Trump administration’s efforts to limit the Biden administration’s changes to immigration policy, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a statement about Indiana’s decision to keep an agreement with the Department of Homeland...

Arizona guard Bennedict Mathurin (0) dunks against Arizona State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Arizona beats rival Arizona State 80-67 for season sweep

Jan. 26, 2021 1:56 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona dominated early in its rematch with rival Arizona State, turning missed shots and mistakes into easy baskets while building a massive lead. The Wildcats weren't quite as good in the second half, committing sloppy turnovers and letting off the gas as the Sun Devils whittled away...

Two people hold hands while walking south on Madison Street toward 27th Avenue in Bellevue, Neb., during a winter storm warning on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. (Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP)

Storm blankets Midwest with heavy snow, travel disruptions

Jan. 25, 2021 10:54 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major winter storm blanketed parts of the middle of the country with snow that was forecast to continue into late Tuesday in some areas, disrupting traffic and closing some coronavirus testing sites. The National Weather Service said at least 4 inches (10 centimeters) of snow is...