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Correction: NerdWallet-Liz Weston-Year-End Money Tasks story

Dec. 3, 2019 4:17 PM EST

In a story Nov. 18 about year-end financial tasks, The Associated Press — in an article supplied by the personal finance website NerdWallet — reported erroneously which states offer transfer-on-death deeds for real estate. They are available in Nebraska and Texas and not available in Michigan,...

Ruckelshaus, who defied Nixon in Watergate firing, dies

Nov. 27, 2019 5:03 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — William Doyle Ruckelshaus, who famously quit his job in the U.S. Justice Department rather than carry out President Richard Nixon’s order to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 87. Ruckelshaus served as the first administrator of the U.S....

Fever names Stanley new head coach, expands Catchings duties

Nov. 26, 2019 2:49 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Fever needed a proven leader to take over as their next head coach. Marianne Stanley seemed like the perfect fit. On Tuesday, Fever officials announced they had hired the Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer, who just celebrated her most recent championship last season as...

Saturday’s best

Nov. 24, 2019 2:58 AM EST

STARS — Kedon Slovis, Southern California, passed for a school-record 515 yards and four TDs in the Trojans’ 52-35 victory over UCLA. — Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin, rushed for 222 yards for the 12th 200-yard game in his career as the No. 14 Badgers defeated Purdue 45-24 — J.K. Dobbins,...

Rose Lavelle to speak at 2020 sports awards show in Ohio

Oct. 27, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Soccer player Rose Lavelle, midfielder for the U.S. Women's National Team and the Washington Spirit, will be the guest speaker at the fifth-annual 2020 Cincinnati.com Sports Awards. The awards show on April 17 at Music Hall in Cincinnati will honor high school athletes from Greater...

Frost says Huskers' Maurice Washington not with team for now

Oct. 21, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska running back Maurice Washington is not with the team and there's no timetable for his return, coach Scott Frost said Monday. "There are certain standards we ask our players to uphold," Frost said. "When those standards aren't upheld, it doesn't matter who it is. They aren't...