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The Stewart Detention Center is seen through the front gate, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Lumpkin, Ga. The rural town is about 140 miles southwest of Atlanta and next to the Georgia-Alabama state line. The town’s 1,172 residents are outnumbered by the roughly 1,650 male detainees that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said were being held in the detention center in late November. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

Jan. 19, 2020 12:02 AM EST

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls. A Spanish interpreter is running late because of a flat tire. Rothschild tells the five immigrants before him that he’ll take a break before the...

Oklahoma City Thunder center Nerlens Noel (9) dunks between Portland Trail Blazers center Hassan Whiteside (21) and guard Anfernee Simons (1) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Paul's 30 lead Thunder past short-handed Portland 119-106

Jan. 18, 2020 11:43 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chris Paul matched a season high with 30 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 119-106 on Saturday night. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 22 points and Dennis Schroder and Nerlens Noel each added 15 for Oklahoma City. Portland had just eight...

Baylor forward Lauren Cox, right, pulls down a rebound over West Virginia center Blessing Ejiofor, center, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)

No. 2 Baylor women Big 12-record 45th straight league win

Jan. 18, 2020 11:32 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 2 Baylor goes much deeper than its starting five, and coach Kim Mulkey is getting more confident in those players coming off the bench. Mulkey is getting plenty of chances to use them all, and the defending national champion has another record winning streak. Moon Ursin, one of the...

Abilene Christian cruises past Southeastern Louisiana 76-55

Jan. 18, 2020 11:29 PM EST

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Joe Pleasant registered 12 points and seven rebounds as Abilene Christian easily beat Southeastern Louisiana 76-55 on Saturday night. Mahki Morris had 11 points for Abilene Christian (10-7, 5-1 Southland Conference). Payten Ricks added 10 points. Byron Smith and Maxim Romano each had...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) bumps Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) as he drives to the basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets 124-115

Jan. 18, 2020 11:27 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — LeBron James had 31 points and 12 assists and the Los Angeles Lakers rode a big third quarter to a a 124-115 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. The Lakers bounced back after a loss to Orlando on Wednesday night that snapped their nine-game winning streak. The loss was the third...

Pierson, Small lead Texas State past Louisiana-Lafayette

Jan. 18, 2020 10:57 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 18 points, Isiah Small had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Texas State got past Louisiana-Lafayette 68-59 on Saturday night. Mason Harrell added 12 points and Alonzo Sule had seven rebounds for the Bobcats (12-8, 5-4 Sun Belt Conference), who have won four in a...

Texas Southern cures road woes, beats Jackson State 77-66

Jan. 18, 2020 9:47 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Yahuza Rasas had 13 points and 11 rebounds for Texas Southern (6-11, 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which snapped its six-game road losing streak. Justin Hopkins added 12 points. Tyrik Armstrong had 10 points. Jonas James had 19 points for Jackson State (5-13, 2-3). Tristan...

Stars activate Johns, clear way for return from long absence

Jan. 18, 2020 9:13 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stephen Johns played in his first game in almost 22 months when the Dallas Stars visited Minnesota on Saturday night. Forward Radek Faksa was placed on injured reserve to make room for Johns on the active roster. Johns has been out since late in the 2017-18 season because of...

Johnson lifts Stephen F. Austin over Incarnate Word 80-56

Jan. 18, 2020 8:25 PM EST

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Cameron Johnson had 19 points off the bench to lead Stephen F. Austin to an 80-56 win over Incarnate Word on Saturday. Kevon Harris had 17 points for Stephen F. Austin (15-3, 6-1 Southland Conference). Oddyst Walker added 12 points. Gavin Kensmil had 11 points, nine rebounds and...

FILE - In this May 2, 2019, file photo, U.S. Border Patrol agents walk down the hallway of a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporary facility near the Donna International Bridge in Donna, Texas. The U.S. government says it will deport a Honduran mother and her two sick children, both of whom are currently hospitalized, to Guatemala as soon as it can get them medically cleared to travel, according to court documents and the family’s advocates. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

US seeks to deport Honduran mom, sick children to Guatemala

Jan. 18, 2020 8:20 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says it will deport a Honduran mother and her two sick children, both of whom are currently hospitalized, to Guatemala as soon as it can get them medically cleared to travel, according to court documents and the family’s advocates. The family’s advocates...