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Balloon release honors teen killed during family vacation

Apr. 04, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Dozens of shiny red and black balloons floated up from behind a funeral home on Preston Highway Saturday evening, a memorial to 14-year-old Lucas Dale Likes. With the sun shining from just above the horizon, friends and family members...

Harden has triple-double, Irving 27 as Nets edge Wolves

Mar. 29, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden had 38 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds, tying the Nets' single-season record with his 12th triple-double in just 32 games, and Brooklyn held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-107 on Monday night. Kyrie Irving added 27 points in his...

North Carolina boy, 4, drowns in swimming pool in S Carolina

Mar. 29, 2021 14:12 PM EDT

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A 4-year-old North Carolina boy drowned after his body was found in a pool at a rental home in South Carolina, authorities said. Beaufort County Coroner David Ott said Aanay Sojitra of Cary, North Carolina died at Memorial Health Medical Center in...

Irving to miss Nets' road trip to tend to family matter

Mar. 22, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving will miss the Brooklyn Nets' three-game road trip this week while dealing with a family matter. The Nets said Monday that Irving would not accompany the team for games Tuesday at Portland, Wednesday at Utah or Friday at Detroit. ...

'Obviously a mistake': Cruz returns from Cancun after uproar

Feb. 18, 2021 22:02 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said his family vacation to Mexico was “obviously a mistake” as he returned stateside Thursday following an uproar over his disappearance during a deadly winter storm. The Republican senator said he began second-guessing the trip...

Buddhist temple food pantry a lifeline for Nepalese students

Feb. 16, 2021 12:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Inside the temple in the New York City borough of Queens, monks clad in maroon robes chanted and lit incense and candles at an altar before a golden statue of Buddha. Earlier, on the sidewalk outside, people with face masks, shopping baskets and...