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Tesla steers toward industry profit driver with a pickup

Nov. 22, 2019 10:36 AM EST

Tesla is aiming for the heart of the auto industry’s profit machine with its own version of the heavy pickup truck. Rolling onstage before a wall of lasers and flame on a California stage, the introduction of Tesla’s sharp-angled, stainless-steel “cybertruck” was not a quiet one. Nor...

Already a star in China, US fame comes to ‘Farewell’ actress

Nov. 22, 2019 10:29 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Zhao Shuzhen, who has captivated audiences with her performance as the grandmother in “The Farewell,” is essentially unknown to most American audiences. Go to her IMDB page and it looks as though writer-director Lulu Wang’s real-life family drama is her only...

Commuter train hits RV in fiery collision near Los Angeles

Nov. 22, 2019 10:24 AM EST

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — An RV stopped on a track was hit by a commuter train and burst into flames near Los Angeles, causing widespread rail delays at rush hour Friday, officials said. There were no immediate reports of injuries following the fiery collision around 5:30 a.m. at an intersection in...

Leading white Democrats court black votes; some find trouble

Nov. 22, 2019 10:17 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Coming out of their debate in a key center of black America, the leading Democratic presidential contenders aimed for the party’s crucial black and minority vote, with the scramble putting internal party tensions on display. From black protesters disrupting Elizabeth Warren to the...

2020 LPGA Schedule

Nov. 22, 2019 10:16 AM EST

Jan. 16-19 — Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Jan. 23-26 — Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, Boca Rio GC, Boca Raton, Fla. Feb. 6-9 — ISPS Handa Vic Open, 13th Beach GL, Barwon Heads, Australia. Feb. 13-16 — ISPS...

Obama warns against ‘purity tests’ in the Democratic primary

Nov. 22, 2019 6:52 AM EST

LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama warned Democrats on Thursday against adopting “purity tests” in the presidential primary and said any adversity the candidates face in the contest will make whoever emerges an even stronger nominee. Obama spoke to about 100 donors...

Kings pick apart Oilers' top line 5-1 to stay hot at home

Nov. 22, 2019 2:47 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Kings coach Todd McLellan described the offensive prowess of Edmonton Oilers stars Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl as “as close to unstoppable right now” as anyone in the NHL. The Kings found a way to stop them, by forcing McDavid and Draisaitl to play from...

Buie, Ray lead Hofstra to 88-78 win over UCLA

Nov. 22, 2019 2:16 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Career nights from Desure Buie and Jalen Ray helped propel Hofstra to one of its biggest wins in school history. Buie scored 29 points and Ray added 27 as the Pride rallied in the second half for an 88-78 victory over UCLA on Thursday night at Pauley Pavilion. “Those two guys...

Terry scores 21, has 10 boards in Stanford's win over Tribe

Nov. 22, 2019 1:02 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Freshman Tyrell Terry was having trouble with his long-range shooting, so he put in some extra work. It paid off. Terry scored 21 points to go with 10 rebounds and Stanford opened its season with six straight victories for the first time in 11 years, beating William & Mary 81-50...

Krzyzewski wins 217th game with Duke ranked No. 1 in romp

Nov. 22, 2019 12:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski is about to become No. 1 at winning at No. 1. He has to share that milestone for at least one more game with the Wizard of Westwood. Krzyzewski coached a No. 1-ranked Duke team to victory for the 217th time, matching John Wooden for that career record in the Blue Devils'...