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An Army helicopter crash in Alabama left 2 pilots with minor injuries

Feb. 23, 2024 18:35 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Two Army pilots on a training exercise escaped with minor injuries when the helicopter they were in crashed Friday in Alabama, military authorities said. Fort Novosel in Dale County confirmed in a news release that the two-person crew was conducting flight...

LeBron James out for Lakers against Warriors because of left ankle injury

Feb. 22, 2024 21:57 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is sitting out against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night with a left ankle injury. Coach Darvin Ham called it a “day-to-day thing.” “When we wake up in the morning we'll figure it out,” Ham...

Utah man sues Maduro over trauma caused by nearly two years of imprisonment in Venezuela

Feb. 22, 2024 21:27 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A Utah man imprisoned for nearly two years in Venezuela has sued President Nicolás Maduro, accusing the leftist leader of heading a “criminal enterprise” that kidnaps, tortures and unjustly imprisons American citizens. The complaint filed Thursday in Miami federal...

Golden Knights captain Mark Stone is week to week with upper-body injury

Feb. 22, 2024 18:57 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights captain Mark Stone could be out for an extended period with an injury that coach Bruce Cassidy said Thursday wasn't related to his surgically repaired back. Cassidy said Stone was week to week with an upper-body injury. He got hurt during...

2012 Olympic champ Gabby Douglas pulls out of first meet in 8 years after testing positive for COVID

Feb. 22, 2024 17:28 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Gabby Douglas' return to competition is going to have to wait. The 2012 Olympic gymnastics champion pulled out of this weekend's Winter Cup in Louisville, Kentucky, after posting on social media that she had tested positive for COVID-19. The...

Aaron Judge's big toe more than a New York Yankees footnote after injury last year

Feb. 20, 2024 17:28 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge's big toe is more than a footnote for the New York Yankees. Judge missed 42 games after tearing a ligament in his right big toe when he crashed into the right-field fence at Dodger Stadium last June 3, a big reason the Yankees fell from postseason...

Cyclist in Washington state sustains injuries after a cougar 'latched onto' her

Feb. 19, 2024 18:32 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A woman suffered injuries to her face and neck after a cougar leapt out and “latched onto” her while she was cycling with a group on a trail in Washington state, authorities said. The incident happened Saturday on a trail northeast of Fall City, a community about...

Another endangered whale was found dead off East Coast. This one died after colliding with a ship

Feb. 17, 2024 08:18 AM EST

Federal authorities said the second critically endangered North Atlantic right whale found dead in the last month showed injuries consistent with a collision with a ship. The whales number less than 360 and they have experienced decline in recent years. The National Oceanic and...

Patrick Cantlay builds a 5-shot lead at Riviera. Tiger Woods makes early exit with flu symptoms

Feb. 16, 2024 20:49 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Cantlay began with an eagle and never let anyone close to him the rest of the round Friday. He shot a 6-under 65 to build a five-shot lead at the Genesis Invitational going into a weekend that won't include Tiger Woods. Woods made another early exit, this...

Seven of 9 Los Angeles firefighters injured in truck blast have been released from a hospital

Feb. 16, 2024 20:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seven of nine firefighters injured when a truck's fuel tank exploded have been released from a hospital, a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said Friday. The two firefighters who were most seriously injured remained hospitalized, Capt. Erik Scott said in a...