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Las Vegas Raiders running back Jalen Richard, left, celebrates after wide receiver Zay Jones (12) scored a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Sunday will be a historic day for women on NFL sidelines

Sep. 25, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

Sunday will be a historic day for women on NFL sidelines in Cleveland. For the first time in NFL history, there will be two female coaches on the sideline and a female official on the field when the Browns host the Washington Football team. Jennifer King is in her first season on Washington’s staff, while...

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: Biden vows to 'restore dignity for everyone'

Sep. 14, 2020 8:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is promising to “restore dignity for everyone, especially the poor” if he defeats President Donald Trump in November. Biden made his pledge Monday to an online...

FILE- In this Oct. 28, 2014, file photo people shop at the Century 21 Department Store in Philadelphia. Century 21 Stores - a destination for bargain hunters looking for fat deals on designer dresses and shoes for nearly 60 years -  has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is winding down its business, including all multiple stores across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Bargain chain Century 21 to shut down after nearly 60 years

Sep. 10, 2020 11:22 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Century 21 Stores — a destination for bargain hunters looking for fat deals on designer dresses and shoes, cosmetics and housewares for nearly 60 years — has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is winding down its business, shutting all 13 stores across New York, New Jersey,...

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018 photo, actor Chadwick Boseman poses for a portrait in New York to promote his film,

Chadwick Boseman didn't just play icons. He was one.

Aug. 29, 2020 1:37 PM EDT

The image that keeps replaying in my head since the death of Chadwick Boseman is from early 2018. It was just days before “Black Panther” would open in theaters and the exhilaration aroused by this long-in-coming cultural event was everywhere around Boseman. Flocked by fans, he repeatedly paused for...

Orange County sees big increase in remote rescues of hikers

Aug. 26, 2020 2:46 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Unprepared hikers are calling for rescue from remote areas of Southern California's Orange County at an alarming rate, tying up helicopters needed for other purposes including firefighting, authorities said Wednesday. The Orange County Fire Authority and the sheriff’s air...

Jamal Murray of the Denver Nuggets reacts after a shot during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

Murray scores 42, Nuggets beat Jazz 117-107 in Game 5

Aug. 25, 2020 10:27 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 33 of his 42 points in a second half where he played every minute and the Denver Nuggets avoided elimination by beating the Utah Jazz 117-107 on Tuesday night in Game 5. The Nuggets trail the sixth-seeded Jazz 3-2 with Game 6 on Thursday. Murray was...

PSG's Angel Di Maria scores his side's second goal during the Champions League semifinal soccer match between RB Leipzig and Paris Saint-Germain at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (David Ramos/Pool Photo via AP)

New carbon-plate boots give speed boost at Champions League

Aug. 22, 2020 11:49 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Designed after deconstructing track spikes, new lightweight soccer boots featuring carbon-fiber plates have been giving players a speedy edge at the Champions League finals. Serge Gnabry has three goals in two games for Bayern Munich, and rival winger Angel Di Maria scored one and...

Collin Morikawa holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Morikawa puts his own kind of stamp on winning PGA title

Aug. 18, 2020 6:38 PM EDT

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Collin Morikawa put his own kind of stamp on winning his first major at the PGA Championship. He was unpacking from his week at Harding Park and was about to put away the two pairs of golf shoes he wore for the week. That’s when the 23-year-old Californian decided it was worthy...

Dorian Autman competes in the Bull Doggin event at the 65th annual Okmulgee Roy LeBlanc Invitational Rodeo, the nation's oldest all-black professional rodeo event, in Okmulgee, Okla., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Long-running Oklahoma Black rodeo rides on despite COVID-19

Aug. 15, 2020 4:20 PM EDT

OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) — The oldest continuously held Black rodeo in the U.S. rode on in eastern Oklahoma despite months of uncertainty because of the coronavirus pandemic, though this year some cowboys wore face masks along with boots. The 65th annual Roy LeBlanc Invitational Rodeo took place Aug. 7-8 in...

Brother Ronald Marin, a 30-year-old layworker from Venezuela, walks along a paved dirt road lined by graves, inside the

Venezuelan does funerals alone in Peru cemetery amid virus

Aug. 3, 2020 9:40 AM EDT

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Wearing a white robe and shoes worn down by dust, Venezuelan layworker Ronald Marín is the only one who administers funerals in a cemetery far from the capital’s center. At a time when Peruvian authorities calculate that more than a quarter of Lima's population may have been...