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The Latest: Bitter cold freezes US regions hit by storm

Jan. 21, 2019 4:15 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm moving across the country (all times local): 9:15 p.m. A winter storm that covered parts of the Midwest and Northeast in snow and sleet this weekend has manifested into a bitter freeze. The National Weather Service says temperatures across the Great Lakes, Ohio...

'Gotti' leads Razzie nominations, Trump up for worst actor

Jan. 21, 2019 4:15 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — John Travolta's John Gotti biopic "Gotti" has topped the 39th annual Razzie Awards with a co-leading six nominations, while President Donald Trump also earned a nod for worst actor. In nominations announced Monday, "Gotti," the Will Ferrell comedy "Holmes & Watson," conservative...

Islanders down Ducks 3-0 for 5th straight win

Jan. 20, 2019 9:34 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders are dominating opponents with a smothering defense and timely scoring. They executed that winning formula to perfection on Sunday against the Anaheim Ducks. Cal Clutterbuck scored twice in the first period and Robin Lehner made 19 saves for his third shutout...

Ice glazes over swath of US as wind chills fall below zero

Jan. 20, 2019 8:33 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Bitter cold is setting in after a major winter storm blanketed a wide swath of the country in snow, sleet and rain this weekend, creating dangerously icy conditions that promise to complicate cleanup efforts and make travel challenging on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Some of the coldest...

TOP 25 REWIND: Losses hit top tier of AP Top 25 poll

Jan. 20, 2019 4:43 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — This time, it was the top tier's turn. The headliners in the AP Top 25 couldn't avoid the stumbles that had befallen their lower-ranked poll peers a week earlier, from top-ranked Duke's home loss to Syracuse to the nation's last two unbeaten teams — No. 2 Michigan and No. 4...

Handcuffed man flees police during transport

Jan. 20, 2019 3:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is looking for a man last seen in handcuffs who fled from authorities while he was being taken to a booking center. Authorities say the 31-year-old was in the custody of Department of Homeless Services police. He was being taken to Brooklyn Central Booking...

Sociologist and intellectual, Nathan Glazer, dead at 95

Jan. 20, 2019 10:50 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Nathan Glazer, a prominent sociologist and public intellectual who assisted on a classic study of conformity, "The Lonely Crowd," and co-authored a groundbreaking document of non-conformity, "Beyond the Melting Pot," has died at 95. Glazer's daughter, Sarah Glazer, confirmed her father died...

Cejudo defends 125-pound belt with record win over Dillashaw

Jan. 20, 2019 1:11 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Henry Cejudo needed only a record 32 seconds to defend his 125-pound title in New York. Cejudo's next defense was a passionate one for the flyweights — and the hope that the pounding he put on T.J. Dillashaw early Sunday was enough to keep a sparkling new UFC title belt around his...

The Latest: Cejudo defends 125-pound belt with 1st-round win

Jan. 20, 2019 12:46 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the UFC card in New York with T.J. Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo fighting for the 125-pound title (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Henry Cejudo did his part to defend the UFC 125-pound title and perhaps the fate of the flyweight division with a punishing first-round win over...

Zibanejad, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Bruins 3-2

Jan. 19, 2019 11:32 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist hopes his teammates take some time to think about how well they've played going into a long break. He'll also have some time to reflect on his climb up the NHL's career wins list. Lundqvist made 27 saves to take over sole possession of sixth place in wins and...