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Guatemalan families think massacre victims were migrants

Jan. 25, 2021 5:40 PM EST

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Relatives of migrants from Guatemala said Monday they believe that 13 of the 19 charred corpses found in a northern Mexico border state could be their loved ones and the country's Foreign Ministry said it was collecting DNA samples from a dozen relatives to see if there was a match...

Mississippi city implements curfew to fight violence

Jan. 25, 2021 5:37 PM EST

MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city on Monday implemented a temporary curfew for anyone under 18 after recent instances of violent crime. Moss Point Mayor Mario King said during a news conference that people under 18 cannot be out between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. unless they are traveling to and from work...

FILE - This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar, a Green Beret, who died from non-combat related injuries in Mali in June 2017. Tony DeDolph, a U.S. Navy SEAL, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, for his role in the hazing-related death of Melgar.  (U.S. Army via AP, File)

Navy SEAL gets 10 years for his role in Green Beret's death

Jan. 25, 2021 1:18 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy SEAL has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the hazing death of a U.S. Army Green Beret while the men served together in Africa. The SEAL's attorney said he plans to appeal the punishment. Tony DeDolph received the sentence Saturday from a jury of fellow...

Vicksburg, Miss., Mayor George Flaggs, left, speaks about the search committee's suggestion that Burl Cain, the former warden of the Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola, seated second from left, be selected by Gov. Tate Reeves, second from right, as the new commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Correction, during Reeves' daily coronavirus update for media, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

2 former lawmakers running again as mayors in Mississippi

Jan. 24, 2021 9:52 AM EST

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Two former Mississippi lawmakers are seeking reelection as mayors, while leaders of some other cities will not be back on the ballot this year. Billy Hewes said Friday that he is running for a third term as mayor of Gulfport, again as a Republican. He served in the state Senate from...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes walks on the sideline during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)

Big offenses, overlooked defenses in AFC title game

Jan. 23, 2021 12:37 PM EST

Two teams so absent from championship history for so long until recently face off for the AFC championship. The Kansas City Chiefs won their first NFL title since 1970 when they beat San Francisco in last year's Super Bowl. When they host Buffalo, the Chiefs will take on a franchise that went from the 2000-2016...

FILE - In this May 29, 2015, file photo, television actor Dustin Diamond, center, leaves court in Port Washington, Wis., after being convicted of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight on Christmas Day 2014. Diamond is undergoing chemotherapy treatments after being diagnosed with cancer, according to his representative. Diamond, best known for playing Screech on the hit ’90s sitcom, was hospitalized earlier this month in Florida. Last week, his team disclosed he did have cancer. (AP Photo/Dana Ferguson, File)

Dustin Diamond undergoing chemotherapy treatments for cancer

Jan. 21, 2021 3:13 PM EST

Original “Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond has begun undergoing chemotherapy treatments after being diagnosed with cancer, according to his representative. Diamond, best known for playing Screech on the hit ’90s sitcom, was hospitalized earlier this month in Florida. Last week, his team...

FILE - In this April 2, 2015 file photo, Dr. Salomon Melgen arrives at the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Courthouse for his arraignment in Newark, N.J. The prominent Florida eye doctor, convicted of defrauding Medicare out of $73 million, got out of prison early on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, after former President Donald Trump commuted his sentence just hours before his term ended. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Florida eye doctor gets clemency from Trump in health fraud

Jan. 21, 2021 10:45 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Dr. Salomon Melgen once held political fundraisers at his palatial Florida home, hung out with prominent Democrats including New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez and made millions of dollars through his eye care practice. The problem, according to federal prosecutors, was that Melgen...

New Mexico quarterback Isaiah Chavez (13) runs by Fresno State defensive back Reggie Strong (7) for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

New Mexico college teams finally returning home

Jan. 20, 2021 4:35 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — New Mexico State relocated to Arizona in an attempt to play a basketball season. Restrictions in the Aggies' home state made it impossible for them to even practice there, so they packed up and moved into a Phoenix resort. The pandemic had other plans. Hamstrung by COVID-19 issues inside and...

Retired NYC firefighter surrenders in US Capitol riot sweep

Jan. 19, 2021 4:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A retired New York City firefighter and a state court employee were swept up Tuesday in the federal investigation of the storming of the U.S. Capitol. Former firefighter Thomas Fee surrendered to face charges in Washington of disorderly conduct and entering a restricted building without...

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New this week: 'The White Tiger,' Salt-N-Pepa movie & Rhye

Jan. 19, 2021 3:20 PM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Diane Lane, Kevin Costner and Lesley Manville are a formidable trio in “Let Him Go,” a slow-burn Western...