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Trevor Noah returns as Grammy host with comfort, nervousness

Jan. 30, 2023 09:04 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trevor Noah feels more comfortable hosting the Grammy Awards for a third-straight year, but the former “The Daily Show” host still has some nervousness about leading the ceremony with big-time acts like Beyoncé, Adele and Harry Styles looking on. “The...

Authorities ID 3 killed in shooting at home in Los Angeles

Jan. 29, 2023 22:38 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three women killed in a weekend shooting at a short-term rental home in an upscale Los Angeles neighborhood were identified Sunday while police searched for suspects. Four other people were wounded, two critically, when gunfire erupted around 2:30 a.m. Saturday...

Tyre Nichols case revives calls for change in police culture

Jan. 29, 2023 21:26 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An unarmed Black man dies after a videotaped beating by police. The officers involved are fired. After a thorough review of the evidence, criminal charges are swiftly filed against the offending officers. Investigation, accountability and charges. ...

Cougar studied by biologists found dead on LA-area freeway

Jan. 29, 2023 15:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California mountain lion studied by the National Park Service was killed after a likely vehicle strike earlier this month on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, officials said. The radio-collared cougar known as P-81 was found dead along the route near...

'Don’t be numb to this': Battling despair over gun deaths

Jan. 29, 2023 15:00 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Increasingly it feels like America is at war with itself. In New Orleans, just days into the new year, a 14-year-old girl was shot to death, along with her father and uncle. A few days after, in a Virginia classroom, a 6-year-old boy pulled out a gun and shot...

Gregory Allen Howard, who wrote 'Remember the Titans,' dies

Jan. 29, 2023 12:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard, who skillfully adapted stories of historical Black figures in “Remember the Titans” starring Denzel Washington, “Ali” with Will Smith and “Harriet” with Cynthia Erivo, has died. He was 70. Howard died Friday at a...

Brown forces OT, Celtics snap skid by beating LA 125-121

Jan. 29, 2023 09:17 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Lakers guard Patrick Beverley grabbed a courtside camera in an effort to show referee Eric Lewis what everyone who'd watched the replay already knew: LeBron James was fouled on his missed layup at the end of regulation. Instead of getting the call, Beverley drew a...

Trump says beating of Nichols 'never should have happened'

Jan. 28, 2023 23:28 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Saturday said the footage of the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols by five Memphis police officers is “horrible” and that the attack “never should have happened.” “I thought it was terrible. He was in such trouble. He...

U.S. men end training camp in scoreless draw with Colombia

Jan. 28, 2023 23:13 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The annual January training camp for the U.S. men’s national team is a chance for young, inexperienced players to build their skills for international competition, and interim head coach Anthony Hudson’s young U.S. squad got plenty of foundational work done this month. ...

Leonard scores 32, Clippers beat Hawks for 5th straight win

Jan. 28, 2023 23:12 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 32 points, including a season-high five 3-pointers, Paul George added 23 points and the Los Angeles Clippers won their fifth straight game, a 120-113 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night. “We limited them to 25% from 3 tonight,...