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Barrett falls vs Duke teammate Reddish, and Zion is next

Oct. 17, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett kept misfiring, a rough start to his college reunion week at Madison Square Garden. Barrett did plenty of things well but not shooting, going 4 for 14 on Wednesday night in the New York Knicks' 100-96 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Old teammate Cam Reddish left with a victory, but...

Japan PM visits storm-hit areas, royal parade may be delayed

Oct. 17, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting towns devasted by the deadly typhoon to meet residents to assess damage and their needs. Rescue and relief efforts for stranded or missing people in flooded mountain villages continued Thursday, as the death toll climbed. NHK television counted 77...

Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger's life and work

Oct. 17, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Salinger thought of including his generation's idea of a trigger alert as he worked on "The Catcher in the Rye." In an early draft of the 1951 novel, narrator Holden Caulfield warns that the story will include "quite a bit of swearing and sex stuff." But Salinger himself drew a large...

Police make arrest in Brooklyn playground shooting

Oct. 16, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have made an arrest in a community festival shooting that left one person dead and 11 wounded this summer. Police said Wednesday that 20-year-old Kyle Williams, of Brooklyn, was arrested on murder, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and attempted...

APNewsBreak: Skeleton unearthed beneath California peak

Oct. 16, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The climbers were closing in on the top of California's second-highest peak when they came upon the grisly discovery of what looked like a bone buried in a boulder field. Closer inspection revealed a fractured human skull. Tyler Hofer and his climbing partner moved rocks aside and...

Golf buddies no more? Trump, Graham swing apart over Syria

Oct. 16, 2019 10:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The golf-and-politics alliance between President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham frayed Wednesday over Syria, with the South Carolina Republican threatening to become the White House's "worst nightmare" unless more is done to protect Kurdish fighters against Turkish attacks. Trump,...

Musicians Hall of Fame to honor group with New Jersey roots

Oct. 16, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Seven years after hitting the road to perform and share their stories of recording with some of the biggest names in pop music, a New Jersey-based group of former A-list session musicians is being recognized for its efforts. The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville is...

Hawaii closes nature reserve cliff popular with climbers

Oct. 16, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii has closed access to a cliff face in a nature reserve over concerns that rock-climbing activities are threatening native plant species and modifying the rock face, officials said. The state Board of Land and Natural Resources approved the cliff closure in the Lihau section of...

APNewsBreak: Wright-designed home sold for nearly $1.7M

Oct. 16, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona house that was the last home architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed before his death sold Wednesday for nearly $1.7 million. Out of nearly 20 bids at a public auction for the Norman Lykes House, the winning bid came from a man who lives out of state, Heritage Auctions told The...

Iditarod changes tack, will meet with animal welfare leader

Oct. 16, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The new head of Alaska's Iditarod plans to meet with a leader of an animal welfare group that's devoted to ending the world's most famous sled dog race, which it sees as a cruel, deadly event for its canine participants. Organizers of the 1,000-mile wilderness trek have for decades...