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In reversal, Clinton says she'd back Sanders if he's nominee

Jan. 21, 2020 8:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an abrupt about-face, Hillary Clinton said Tuesday night that she would endorse her 2016 rival Bernie Sanders if he wins the Democratic nomination to face President Donald Trump in November. The former secretary of state had earlier refused to say whether she would endorse Sanders in...

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Liz Weston: Who should consider a Roth conversion now?

Jan. 20, 2020 9:00 AM EST

If you’ve saved a lot for retirement, or your parents have, you could be affected by recent changes in the rules about retirement distributions. The recently enacted Secure Act eliminated the “stretch IRA,” a strategy used by affluent investors to pass tax-advantaged money to their heirs. The...

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.(AP Photo/Jon Super)

Liverpool fans already celebrating title after United win

Jan. 19, 2020 4:06 PM EST

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — After providing the assist, Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson wasn't going to miss out on joining the celebrations. Even if it meant racing the length of the field to slide into Mohamed Salah. By that time, on a freezing winter's evening on Merseyside, Salah was shirtless, torso...

Balanced Vermont hands Hartford 1st AEC loss 74-57

Jan. 18, 2020 4:57 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Robin Duncan scored 11 points off the bench, Everett Duncan added 10 and hot-shooting Vermont knocked off conference leader Hartford 74-57 on Saturday. Vermont (13-6, 3-1 America East Conference) broke away late in the first half to lead 37-27 at the break and didn't slow down,...

Manchester City's goalkeeper Ederson, left, and Manchester City's John Stones react after Manchester City's Fernandinho scores an own goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Man City held by Palace as EPL's big teams drop points

Jan. 18, 2020 3:20 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — On a standout day for the Premier League's underdogs and English managers, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all dropped points Saturday. Pep Guardiola's Manchester City was held 2-2 by Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace, further boosting Liverpool's title hopes, after...

Man convicted of child sex abuse sentenced for child porn

Jan. 17, 2020 10:06 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for sexually abusing a child caused an outcry has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. Mark Hulett, of Ferrisburgh, was sentenced in federal court on Thursday. In a previous case,...

Davis, Lamb, Shungu lead Vermont past Binghamton 72-53

Jan. 15, 2020 10:10 PM EST

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Davis came off the bench to tally 12 points and lead Vermont to a 72-53 win over Binghamton on Wednesday night. Anthony Lamb and Ben Shungu each added 12 points for Vermont (12-6, 2-1 America East Conference). Robin Duncan had 10 points and eight rebounds. Brenton Mills had 13...

The Latest: Democratic debate ends with talk of hope for '20

Jan. 14, 2020 11:30 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the January Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Six Democratic presidential candidates have wrapped up their final debate before primary voting begins with talk of hope, defeating President Donald Trump and bringing a divided nation back...

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Rising in the polls, Sanders takes jabs from Trump, Warren

Jan. 12, 2020 10:07 PM EST

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders found himself on the receiving end of attacks from both President Donald Trump and Elizabeth Warren on Sunday, a reflection of his rising status in the Democratic presidential race and perceived momentum just three weeks out from the Iowa caucuses. In a tweet, Trump...

Duncan and Smith pace Vermont in 24-point win over UMBC

Jan. 11, 2020 3:20 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Everett Duncan scored 15 points and Stef Smith added 14 and Vermont beat UMBC 74-50 on Saturday. Vermont (11-6, 1-1 America East) led 32-20 with 4:09 before halftime before the Retrievers (7-11, 0-3) went on a 14-3 run that continued 58 seconds into the second half. Anthony Lamb made a...