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James Harden, Tyrese Maxey lead 76ers past Nets, 137-133

Jan. 25, 2023 23:51 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Harden hit two 3-pointers and had a driving layup in the final four minutes against his former Brooklyn teammates and the Philadelphia 76ers stretched their winning streak to six games, outscoring the Nets 137-133 on Wednesday night. Tyrese Maxey led the...

Colombia's once most-wanted drug lord pleads guilty in US

Jan. 25, 2023 17:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Colombian man who was once one of the world's most-wanted drug lords pleaded guilty Wednesday to U.S. smuggling charges, admitting that he led a cartel and paramilitary group that trafficked in cocaine and deadly violence. “Tons of cocaine were moved with my...

Mexico's former safety chief goes on trial in US drug case

Jan. 23, 2023 18:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Shielded by anonymity and extra security, jurors got their first look Monday at a rare U.S. trial of a former cabinet-level Mexican official charged with taking bribes to aid drug traffickers he was supposed to be neutralizing. After blowing a kiss to his wife and...

Biden’s next climate hurdle: Enticing Americans to buy green

Jan. 23, 2023 10:54 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden persuaded Democrats in Congress to provide hundreds of billions of dollars to fight climate change. Now comes another formidable task: enticing Americans to buy millions of electric cars, heat pumps, solar panels and more efficient appliances. ...

O'Neale's late 3-pointer lifts Nets past Warriors 120-116

Jan. 23, 2023 00:05 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Royce O'Neale walked gingerly onto the podium with an ice bag around each knee and reiterated the soaring confidence level among the Brooklyn Nets even with star Kevin Durant on the sidelines nursing a knee injury. Taking down Stephen Curry and the defending...

Taylor, Moore lead Wagner to 68-58 victory over Sacred Heart

Jan. 22, 2023 15:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Taylor II and Rahmir Moore scored 19 points apiece to lead Wagner to a 68-58 victory over Sacred Heart on Sunday. Taylor added seven rebounds for the Seahawks (11-7, 4-3 Northeast Conference). Moore made 9 of 13 shots. Zaire Williams hit two 3-pointers and...

Historic Black churches receive $4M in preservation grants

Jan. 20, 2023 12:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Administrators of a trust fund established to preserve historic Black churches in the United States on Friday revealed a list of houses of worship receiving $4 million in financial grants. The list of 35 grantees includes 16th Street Baptist Church Inc. in...

Mikal Bridges scores 28 points, Suns beat Nets to snap skid

Jan. 20, 2023 01:58 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Cam Johnson got an All-Star level ovation from the home crowd in the first quarter when he came to the scorer's table, returning to the floor after losing 37 games to a knee injury. He's not the best player on the Phoenix Suns. But he's a very good player, and right...

Antetokounmpo passes Durant for East All-Star voting lead

Jan. 19, 2023 13:03 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo has passed Brooklyn’s Kevin Durant for the All-Star Game voting lead among Eastern Conference players, now putting him on track to be a captain for the Feb. 19 game in Salt Lake City. Antetokounmpo had 5,970,196 votes entering...

Ex-Fox execs go on trial in soccer TV rights bribery case

Jan. 17, 2023 20:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two former Fox executives went on trial Tuesday, accused of bribing South American soccer officials for TV rights to one of the continent’s biggest annual tournaments and using information gathered in the process to help the network’s winning World Cup broadcast bid. It's the...