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Police: More than a dozen people rescued from SeaWorld ride

Feb. 19, 2019 2:52 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police say more than a dozen people trapped on a ride at SeaWorld in San Diego have been rescued. San Diego police tell FOX5 News that around six gondolas stopped functioning Monday night after a big gust of wind tripped a circuit breaker on "Bayside Skyride." Authorities had estimated...

McAvoy's OT goal sends Bruins to 6th straight win

Feb. 19, 2019 2:45 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A controversial non-call helped the Boston Bruins avoid what would have been a dispiriting loss. Then an unexpected source extended their winning streak. Charlie McAvoy scored the game-winning goal in overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the San Jose Sharks 6-5 on Monday night in a...

Ovechkin scores a pair as Capitals edge Kings 3-2

Feb. 19, 2019 2:17 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Ovechkin's one-timer from the left faceoff circle has been unstoppable this season for the Washington Capitals. The Russian forward scored a pair of power-play goals from his favorite spot as the Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Monday night. Ovechkin — who had his...

'Black Panther' designer Ruth Carter on her start, Spike Lee

Feb. 19, 2019 1:36 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a big week for Ruth E. Carter, who on Sunday could become the first African-American to win an Academy Award for costume design through her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in "Black Panther." But before that show, Carter will receive a career achievement award Tuesday at the 21st annual...

The Latest: Klobuchar takes a 'relative' look at gun laws

Feb. 18, 2019 11:36 PM EST

The Latest on the presidential candidates (all times EST): 11:30 p.m. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says that she comes at gun safety legislation from the perspective of: "Would this hurt my Uncle Dick in the deer stand?" Appearing Monday night at a CNN town hall in New Hampshire, the 2020 Democratic presidential...

16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

Feb. 18, 2019 9:25 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a statement Monday saying the suit alleges the Trump administration's action...

Protests slam Trump's declaration as states ready lawsuit

Feb. 18, 2019 9:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Protesters around the U.S. spent Presidents Day rallying against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration as at least a dozen states planned a lawsuit to block Trump's latest ploy to fund his long-promised border wall. "Trump is the national emergency!" chanted a group of...

Latest: California sues Trump over emergency declaration

Feb. 18, 2019 8:18 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration (all times local): 5:15 p.m. California's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Xavier Becerra released a...

Lisa Borders steps down as head of Time's Up organization

Feb. 18, 2019 7:22 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lisa Borders says she has resigned as president and CEO of Time's Up, the gender equality initiative formed last year in response to sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood. Borders says in statement Monday that she is stepping aside "with deep regret" due to family issues. She didn't...

Moustakas' return has Brewers' teammates excited

Feb. 18, 2019 5:12 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — NL MVP Christian Yelich tweeted a GIF of a leaping Moose . The Milwaukee Brewers were excited to know Mike Moustakas likely is sticking around for 2019. Moustakas and the Brewers are nearing a deal that would keep the third baseman in Milwaukee for a guarantee of $10 million, a person...