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Electronic pollbook security raises concerns going into 2024

Feb. 04, 2023 11:46 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — They were blamed for long lines in Los Angeles during California’s 2020 presidential primary, triggered check-in delays in Columbus, Ohio, a few months later and were at the center of former President Donald Trump’s call for supporters to protest in Detroit during last...

No. 22 Arizona rallies to beat No. 14 UCLA in OT, 71-66

Feb. 04, 2023 01:50 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shaina Pellington led No. 22 Arizona on an 11-0 run to tie the game, then scored six over her team's 10 points in overtime to earn the Wildcats a 71-66 win over No. 14 UCLA in the lone meeting of the regular season between the Pac-12 Conference rivals on Friday night. ...

Ghana water polo grows as sport looks for more diversity

Feb. 03, 2023 11:57 AM EST

Back at the very beginning, right when the idea of water polo in Ghana started swimming into reality, Prince Asante got out a couple of balls and caps in front of a handful of curious kids. He decided to try a scrimmage, but he had no nets. So they put a soccer bench on each side of...

Bennett earns 500th win as No. 18 Saint Mary's beats USF

Feb. 03, 2023 01:59 AM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Randy Bennett earned his 500th win as Saint Mary's coach when the 18th-ranked Gaels beat San Francisco 68-59 on Thursday night for their 11th straight victory. Alex Ducas had 18 points and Aidan Mahaney scored 13 of his 17 in the second half to lead the Gaels...

Tubelis scores 40 in No. 5 Arizona's 91-76 rout of Oregon

Feb. 03, 2023 01:47 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Azuolas Tubelis took his family and friends from Lithuania to breakfast in the morning, then to see the desert surrounding Tucson. After a 40-minute nap, the Arizona big man arrived at McKale Center and started roasting Ducks. Not a bad way to...

Cambridge brothers lift Arizona St. past Oregon St. 68-57

Feb. 02, 2023 22:59 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Desmond Cambridge Jr. and his brother, Devan, combined to score 32 points to help Arizona State complete a season sweep of Oregon State, posting a 68-57 win on Thursday night. The Sun Devils won at Corvallis, 74-69, but dropped four straight heading into the...

Interior: $580M headed to 15 tribes to fulfill water rights

Feb. 02, 2023 19:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fifteen Native American tribes will get a total of $580 million in federal money this year for water rights settlements, the Biden administration announced Thursday. The money will help carry out the agreements that define the tribes' rights to water from rivers...

Psychedelic churches in US pushing boundaries of religion

Feb. 02, 2023 13:48 PM EST

HILDALE, Utah (AP) — The tea tasted bitter and earthy, but Lorenzo Gonzales drank it anyway. On that night in remote Utah, he was hoping for a life-changing experience, which is how he found himself inside a tent with two dozen others waiting for the psychedelic brew known as ayahuasca to kick...

Psychedelic churches in US pushing boundaries of religion

Feb. 02, 2023 13:47 PM EST

HILDALE, Utah (AP) — The tea tasted bitter and earthy, but Lorenzo Gonzales drank it anyway. On that frigid night in remote Utah, he was hoping for a life-changing experience, which is how he found himself inside a tent with two dozen others waiting for the psychedelic brew known as ayahuasca to...

Biden urges unity at prayer breakfast under new management

Feb. 02, 2023 11:38 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden delivered a message of unity at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, the first time the annual event has been held since its leadership and structure were overhauled to distance it from a controversial private religious group. “In our...