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Last Cuban doctor defectors arrive in US after policy change

MIAMI (AP) — Yoandri Pavot applied just in time for a visa under a recently scrapped U.S. policy that had long welcomed doctors from Cuba who defected while on assignment in third countries. Pavot and other Cuban doctors arriving this week in Miami under the now canceled...

Price nears Senate confirmation as Trump health secretary

FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2017 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary-designate, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee. Republicans are ready to overpower Democrats...

Judges’ response to Trump criticism: Silence

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch meets with Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s unusually personal...

Korver’s 3s, James’ Energy Boost Lead Cavs Past Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Korver scored a season-high 29 points and LeBron James gave the Cleveland Cavaliers a second-half energy boost, lifting the defending champs over the Indiana Pacers 132-117 on Wednesday night. Cleveland has won the first three games on its four-game road...

Men's basketball team loses game, then bus in New York

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — The Saint Louis University men’s basketball team lost a game and then their bus while playing in New York. New York State Police say the Saint Louis Billikens walked out of the arena in St. Bonaventure following their 70-55 Wednesday night...

Police arrest protesters at Phoenix Immigration office

PHOENIX (AP) — Police made several arrests as protesters blocked enforcement vans from leaving a U.S. immigration office in Phoenix late Wednesday, fearing that a mother of two was headed for deportation. The protest surged at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Rapper DMX inspires homeless group in surprise visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper DMX gave a group of Philadelphia men advice during a surprise appearance at a homeless support group meeting. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/2lmLQfr ) the rapper, whose given name is Earl Simmons, stopped by to speak to members...

Wednesday’s Scores

Akr. Hoban 70, Akr. SVSM 53 Atwater Waterloo 46, Rootstown 26 Austintown Fitch 69, Cortland Lakeview 49 Bellbrook 53, Clarksville Clinton-Massie 29 Beloit W. Branch 54, Can. South 28 Can. Glenoak 49, N. Can. Hoover 44 Canfield 63, Youngs. East 35 Centerville 40, Beavercreek 34...

New Knicks’ dysfunction: A wild Wednesday at MSG

New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose (25) reacts after being hurt during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the LA Clippers, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in New York. The Clippers won 119-115. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Hornacek was told to...

Korver’s 3s, James’ energy boost lead Cavs past Pacers

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives on Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (13) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James wanted Kyle Korver on his...