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No. 3 Louisville Women Pull Away From UC 75-51

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tia Gibbs scored 17 points and No. 3 Louisville pulled away from Cincinnati in the second half for a 75-51 victory Saturday. Antonita Slaughter added 14 points, Asia Taylor finished with 12 and Shoni Schimmel scored 10, helping keep alive Louisville’s bid...

LeBron switches to clear mask at NBA’s request

AP Photo/Alan Diaz MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James has dispensed with his menacing black mask at the NBA’s request and is wearing a clear protective cover for the Miami Heat’s game Saturday against the Orlando Magic. The black mask made its debut Thursday in...

U.S. foreign policy comes home to roost with Russia’s action in Ukraine

David J. Kramer is president of Freedom House and a former deputy assistant secretary of state for Russia and Ukraine in the George W. Bush administration. President Obama faces the gravest challenge of his presidency in figuring out how to respond to Russia’s invasion of...

Editorial: The litmus test in the gay rights fight

A FEDERAL JUDGE on Wednesday struck down Texas’s ban on same-sex marriages, the latest in a string of conservative states where judges have condemned discriminatory laws. U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia ruled that even under the laxest standard of judicial review, the...

Editorial: Maryland pension proposal breaks trust with state’s retirees

THREE YEARS AGO, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) made a deal with the state’s public-employee unions. Under its terms, state workers agreed to pay more of their salaries into Maryland’s underfunded pension system and accept lower benefits for new hires. In...

Editorial: Spell out the consequences for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

IT TOOK Vladimir Putin less than a day to trample on President Obama’s warning against a Russian military intervention in Ukraine. On Saturday, the Russian president orchestrated a unanimous vote by his rubber-stamp upper house of parliament authorizing invasion not just of...

Attack on China train station leaves 33 dead

The body of a victim is inspected by police officers outside a railway station, after an attack in Kunming, in southwestern China’s Yunnan province, Saturday March 1, 2014. China’s official Xinhua News Agency says authorities consider the attack by a group of...

Buffalo’s Big 2nd Half Tops Miami (Ohio) 78-55

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Joshua Freelove scored 21 of his 24 points in the second half as Buffalo won its fourth straight game, 78-55 over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday. Buffalo trailed 30-28 at the half, but doubled Miami’s output, 50-25, after the intermission. Freelove made four...

Indians-White Sox Game Rained Out

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Saturday’s scheduled exhibition game between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox has been called off because of rain. The starting pitchers were to have been Trevor Bauer for Cleveland and John Danks for the White Sox.

AP source: Richie Incognito receiving treatment

MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says embattled former Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito is receiving treatment in the wake of the team’s bullying scandal. The person commented to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because...