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FIL - In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks in Wilmington, Del. Harris will make history Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, when she becomes the nation’s first Black, South Asian and female vice president. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Harris prepares for central role in Biden's White House

Jan. 18, 2021 11:46 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris will make history on Wednesday when she becomes the nation’s first female vice president — and the first Black woman and the first woman of South Asian descent to hold that office. But that’s only where her boundary-breaking role begins. With the...

Martin Szelag stands outside the state capitol in Lansing, Mich., Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Heavily fortified statehouses around US see small protests

Jan. 17, 2021 9:51 PM EST

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness fell, there...

Members of the Boogaloo Boys attend protest Sunday at the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus, Ohio, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

The Latest: Sunday protests quiet; officials brace for more

Jan. 17, 2021 6:15 PM EST

The Latest on demonstrating Sunday at statehouses across the country. ___ After a small, peaceful protest at the Ohio Statehouse on Sunday, Gov. Mike DeWine says security levels will remain high in Columbus for Wednesday’s presidential inauguration. DeWine praised demonstrators for exercising their free...

Northeastern tops College of Charleston 68-66

Jan. 17, 2021 4:41 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jahmyl Telfort came off the bench to score 16 points, reserve Chris Doherty scored on a tipin with 15.2 seconds to go and Northeastern defeated College of Charleston 68-66 on Sunday. Shaquille Walters had 15 points and eight rebounds for Northeastern (7-5, 6-0 Colonial Athletic...

LSU forward Josh LeBlanc Sr. (11) dunks the ball over South Carolina forward Keyshawn Bryant (24) and South Carolina center Wildens Leveque (15), during an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Baton Rouge, La.  (Hilary Scheinuk/The Advocate via AP)

Thomas, Watford rally LSU past South Carolina 85-80

Jan. 16, 2021 11:10 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cameron Thomas scored 25 points, Trendon Watford had 23 points, seven rebounds and five assists, and LSU rallied to beat South Carolina 85-80 on Saturday night. The Tigers (10-2, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) trailed for nearly 34 minutes of game time but went on a 20-4 run during...

No. 18 Virginia routs No. 12 Clemson to stay perfect in ACC

Jan. 16, 2021 8:58 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett thinks that his team has more to improve this season. But he believes his team's rout of No. 12 Clemson is a strong stride forward in that journey. “It's one game,” Bennett cautioned after the 18th-ranked Cavaliers won their 11th straight over...

Bothwell leads Furman past E. Tennessee St. 78-66

Jan. 16, 2021 6:57 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Mike Bothwell had a career-high 32 points as Furman beat East Tennessee State 78-66 on Saturday. Alex Hunter had 15 points for Furman (10-3, 4-0 Southern Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive victory. Clay Mounce added 14 points and nine rebounds. Jalen Slawson had 11...

Walker carries Northeastern over College of Charleston 67-62

Jan. 16, 2021 3:39 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Tyson Walker had 20 points, including the clinching free throws with 10.1 seconds left, as Northeastern edged past College of Charleston 67-62 on Saturday. After Walker's free throws, he intercepted a pass to secure the game. Jason Strong had 13 points for Northeastern (6-5, 5-0...

Warren lifts Hampton past South Carolina Upstate 84-74

Jan. 15, 2021 10:44 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Davion Warren had 27 points as Hampton defeated South Carolina Upstate 84-74 on Friday night. Warren made 8 of 10 foul shots. He added eight rebounds. Russell Dean had 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Hampton (7-8, 6-4 Big South Conference). Chris Shelton added 16...

Winthrop beats Longwood for 13th straight win to open season

Jan. 15, 2021 8:47 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Adonis Arms had 15 points, eight rebounds and four assists to lead Winthrop to a 70-50 win over Longwood on Friday night, the Eagles’ 13th consecutive victory to open the season. Winthrop has won 18 straight games, dating to last season, for the second longest winning streak...