TNT To Launch NBA Coverage Featuring Ex-players

NEW YORK (AP) — TNT will use broadcast teams featuring only former players and no traditional play-by-play men during five NBA doubleheaders later this season. The “Players Only” schedule runs Monday nights from Feb. 27 to March 27 and includes matchups such as Golden...

Scientists will live in a dome for 8 months to simulate Mars

HONOLULU (AP) — Six carefully selected scientists will spend the next eight months living inside a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA as it draws up plans for sending astronauts on long missions to Mars. The four...

Phil Mickelson returns with scrambling 68 at La Quinta

Phil Mickelson watches his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the CareerBuilder Challenge at the La Quinta County Club Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson hit his opening tee shot so...

Fatal Police Shootings On The Rise This Decade In Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — A new analysis shows that the number of fatal shootings involving Cincinnati police officers since 2010 is on the rise in comparison to the previous decade. The Cincinnati Enquirer’s investigation ( ) found that the average rate per year of police-involved...

Different era, different drug question for Rodriguez, Raines

Newly elected baseball Hall of Fame inductees Jeff Bagwell, left, Tim Raines, center, and Ivan Rodriguez, take part in a news conference, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) — Moments after Tim Raines spoke openly about overcoming...

Ohio Home Fire That Killed 4 Is Blamed On Unattended Cooking

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Investigators say a northeast Ohio fire that killed two girls and their parents was caused by unattended cooking. Fire officials in Akron say evidence indicates that the Dec. 3 blaze began in the kitchen and that one burner of the gas stove was turned on....

Costco agrees to pay $12M over lax pharmacy practices

SEATTLE (AP) — Costco Wholesale Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $12 million to settle Justice Department allegations of lax pharmacy controls over a four-year period. The Issaquah, Washington-based company acknowledges in the settlement announced Thursday that some of its...

Belafonte to celebrate 90th birthday with new project

AP Photo/Steffi Loos NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Belafonte is turning 90 in a few weeks, and he’s planning to use the milestone to release an album that will underscore part of his life’s work – fostering racial harmony. A multi-ethnic children’s choir...

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman is extradited to US

FILE – In this Jan. 8, 2016 file photo, a handcuffed Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is made to face the press as he is escorted to a helicopter by Mexican soldiers and marines at a federal hangar in Mexico City. According to Mexico’s Foreign Ministry, Guzman...

Inaugural cheers, fireworks: Trump sweeps in for his big day

President-elect Donald Trump, left, and his wife Melania Trump arrive to the “Make America Great Again Welcome Concert” at the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — With fireworks heralding his big...