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Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler is tackled by Oakland Raiders inside linebacker Will Compton during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Chargers running back Ekeler looking to join elite company

Dec. 27, 2019 8:36 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' playoff hopes were dashed weeks ago. Austin Ekeler still has plenty to play in the finale Sunday at Kansas City. Ekeler needs 50 yards to become at least the fourth running back since the NFL-AFL merger to have 1,000 receiving yards in a season. He leads...

This combination of photographs shows from left, Aimee Brewer, Morgan O'Sullivan and Mark McQueen on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (AP Photo)

Among public, a great divide at moment of Trump impeachment

Dec. 19, 2019 5:08 PM EST

We interrupt the holiday spirit to bring you the impeachment of a president. In festive haunts, buzzing stores and rush-hour frenzy, Americans absorbed the moment Donald Trump became only the third president branded with the mark of impeachment, the Constitution's gravest political indictment. Depending whom you...

US flies 3 Central American asylum seekers to Guatemala

Dec. 3, 2019 2:50 PM EST

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Three Central Americans who arrived in the United States intending to seek asylum were sent to Guatemala on Tuesday under a July agreement between the two countries making Guatemala a so-called safe third country. Guatemala’s migration agency confirmed the arrivals of the two...

A vehicle travels along a street after several inches of hail fell Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Laveen, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Snow-like hail in Phoenix-area desert caps days of storms

Nov. 21, 2019 8:47 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Large hail coated the desert in parts of the Phoenix metro area as a string of storms that unleashed three days of wet weather blew out of Arizona. National Weather Service meteorologists say hail fell Thursday afternoon in parts of Phoenix and the suburbs of Goodyear, Avondale, Tempe, Mesa...

Douglas Haig, left, and his attorney Marc Victor leave the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse, Tuesday Nov. 19, 2019, in Las Vegas, after pleading guilty to illegally manufacturing tracer and armor-piercing bullets found in a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman took aim before the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago. Haig is a 57-year-old aerospace engineer who used to reload bullets at home in Mesa, Airz., and sell them at gun shows. He isn’t accused of a direct role in the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds at an open-air music festival.(Elizabeth Page Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)

Arizona man guilty of making ammo sold to Las Vegas shooter

Nov. 19, 2019 4:09 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man pleaded guilty Tuesday in a U.S. court in Nevada to illegally manufacturing tracer and armor-piercing bullets found in a hotel room where a gunman carried out the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago. Douglas Haig, 57, was not accused of a direct role in the Oct. 1, 2017,...

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, Douglas Haig takes questions from reporters at a news conference in Chandler, Ariz. Haig is due to plead guilty to illegally manufacturing tracer and armor-piercing bullets found in a high-rise hotel suite from which a gunman carried out the Las Vegas Strip massacre in October 2017. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff, File)

The Latest: Bullet-maker takes plea in Vegas shooting case

Nov. 19, 2019 2:28 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on an Arizona man’s guilty plea in federal court to illegally manufacturing bullets found in a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman unleashed the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A man whose home-loaded bullets were found in a suite...