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California sheriff's deputy, driver dead following shootout

Jan. 19, 2021 5:43 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California sheriff’s deputy has died and another deputy was injured following a chase and shootout that also left a suspect dead, authorities said. A sheriff’s K-9 dog also died in the gunfire late Monday near Cal Expo, a Sacramento event venue, Sacramento County...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, top, goes up for a basket as Golden State Warriors' Andrew Wiggins watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Warriors rally from 14 down in 4th, beat Lakers 115-113

Jan. 19, 2021 2:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are starting to make a habit of fourth-quarter rallies against teams from Los Angeles. Curry scored 26 points on Monday night as the Warriors rallied from a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 115-113. “We...

Chaplain Kristin Michealsen holds the hand of a deceased COVID-19 patient while talking on the phone with the patient's family member at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills section of Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

Exhausted hospital chaplains bring solace to lonely, dying

Jan. 19, 2021 1:10 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Inside hospital rooms across America, where the sick are alone without family to comfort them, the grim task of offering solace falls to overworked and emotionally drained hospital chaplains who are dealing with more death than they’ve ever seen. Last week nearly a dozen died on a...

Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson, center, stops a shot from Minnesota Wild center Joel Eriksson Ek during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Gibson posts shutout, Ducks hold off Wild 1-0 in home opener

Jan. 19, 2021 12:37 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — John Gibson made 33 saves in his 20th career shutout, and Nicolas Deslauriers scored early in the third period of the Anaheim Ducks' 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night. After two scoreless periods dominated by Gibson and Minnesota goalie Cam Talbot, Deslauriers...

A man holds up a child, both wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, to reach out a tree branches at the Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. A Chinese province grappling with a spike in coronavirus cases is reinstating tight restrictions on weddings, funerals and other family gatherings, threatening violators with criminal charges. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: China grapples with virus outbreaks in northeast

Jan. 18, 2021 11:37 PM EST

BEIJING — China is now dealing with coronavirus outbreaks across its frigid northeast, prompting additional lockdowns and travel bans. The country reported a total of 118 newly confirmed cases Tuesday — most of them in Jilin province, the Hebei region just outside Beijing and Heilongjiang province...

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2020, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Joe Musgrove delivers against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game in Cleveland. The San Diego Padres are adding yet another pitcher to their rotation, agreeing to bring right-hander Musgrove to his hometown in a trade with the Pirates, according to a person familiar with the deal. 
 (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, file)

AP source: Padres acquiring SD native Musgrove from Pirates

Jan. 18, 2021 8:21 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are adding yet another pitcher to their rotation, agreeing to bring right-hander Joe Musgrove to his hometown team in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to a person familiar with the deal. Another person confirmed the New York Mets were also involved in the...

In this 1955 file photo, Jon Arnett of the University of Southern California, is shown in posed action in Los Angeles. Hall of Fame halfback Jon Arnett, one of University of Southern California's greatest running backs who then starred with the Los Angeles Rams, died on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, of heart failure in Lake Oswego, Ore. He was 85. (AP Photo/File)

Jon Arnett, star college and NFL running back, dies at 85

Jan. 18, 2021 7:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jon Arnett, one of Southern California’s greatest running backs who went on to become a five-time Pro Bowl player for the Los Angeles Rams, has died. He was 85. USC said Monday that Arnett died Saturday of heart failure in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Arnett earned the nickname...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2021 photo provided by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner, National Guard members assisting with processing COVID-19 deaths, placing them into temporary storage at the medical examiner-coroner's office in Los Angeles. The seven-day rolling average of daily deaths is rising in 30 states and the District of Columbia, and on Monday, Jan 18, 2021, the U.S. was approaching 398,000, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University, by far the highest of any country in the world. (Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner via AP, File)

Coronavirus deaths rising in 30 US states amid winter surge

Jan. 18, 2021 7:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 amid warnings that a new, highly contagious variant is taking hold. As Americans observed a national holiday Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pleaded with...

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2021, file photo, vials of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are placed next to a loaded syringe in Throop, Pa. On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, California's state epidemiologist Dr. Erica S. Pan  recommended providers stop using lot 41L20A of the Moderna vaccine pending completion of an investigation by state officials, Moderna, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the federal Food and Drug Administration, because some people received medical treatment for possible severe allergic reactions. (Christopher Dolan/The Times-Tribune via AP, File)

California becomes first state to top 3 million virus cases

Jan. 18, 2021 6:52 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California on Monday became the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections. The grim milestone, as tallied by Johns Hopkins University, wasn’t entirely unexpected in a state with 40 million residents but its speed stunning. The state only reached 2...

California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections

Jan. 18, 2021 6:18 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections.