The Latest: UCLA’s Lonzo Ball sets season record for assists

Marquette’s Duane Wilson (1) shoots against South Carolina during the first half in a first-round game of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) The Latest on Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament...

Vintage US nuclear test films declassified and publicized

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — From the deserts of southern New Mexico and Nevada to islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. government conducted dozens of nuclear weapons tests from the 1940s until the early 1960s. Some of the blasts sent incredible mushroom clouds into the sky...

Portland pilot program puts homeless in residents' backyards

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Faced with an intractable homeless problem, officials in Portland are thinking inside the box. A handful of homeless families will soon move into tiny, government-constructed modular units in the backyards of willing homeowners. Under the pilot program...

In Appalachia, Trump's proposed budget has people worried

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Crystal Snyder was trying to figure out life as a single mom when she lost her job at a West Virginia T-shirt factory. The 37-year-old had no college degree, mostly because she married at 16, divorced at 19 and had two...

Comedian Artie Lange arrested over drug possession

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Comedian Artie Lange was arrested recently on drug possession charges outside his New Jersey home. Hoboken police spokesman Sgt. Edgardo Cruz tells to NJ Advance Media (http://bit.ly/2mEaW6G) that 49-year-old Lange was arrested on Sunday after allegedly...

GOP Official: Ohio Lawmaker Should Quit If Allegations True

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The chairwoman of the Ohio Republican Party says a GOP state lawmaker accused of impaired driving and mishandling a gun should resign from office if the allegations are true. Rep. Wes Retherford, of Hamilton, was arrested early Sunday after a caller reported...

The Latest: South Carolina-Marquette a standoff at halftime

Marquette’s Duane Wilson (1) shoots against South Carolina during the first half in a first-round game of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) The Latest on Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament...

Gilmour Academy Defeats Africentric, 65-54, In Division III

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gates Mills Gilmour Academy used a 3-pointer barrage to pull away from defending champion Columbus Africentric 65-54 in a girls Division III semifinal on Friday at Value City Arena. The Lancers (23-5) play the Versailles-Winchester Eastern winner on Saturday...

Quacks on the tracks: NYPD rescues duck from subway line

NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn’t an ordinary police call for someone trying to duck a subway fare. New York City officers found themselves chasing down a duck that strayed onto the tracks at a Brooklyn subway station Friday morning. Police arrived at the Jefferson Street...

Former Texas congressman accused of taking charity's money

HOUSTON (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, who invited rocker Ted Nugent to President Barack Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address, is accused of spending money meant for charity on himself and contributions to his campaign. Stockman, a Republican who served...