President of embattled Uber leaves after 6 months on job

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Jones, the president of the embattled ride-hailing company Uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job. Uber on Sunday confirmed Jones’ resignation and in a brief statement wished him the best. Jones’ departure comes days...

The Latest: Baylor jumps ahead of USC 36-31 at the break

Baylor guard King McClure (22) works through Souther California defenders Chimezie Metu (4), De’Anthony Melton (22) and Shaqquan Aaron, right, on a drive to the basket for a shot in the first half of a second-round game in the men’s NCAA college basketball tournament...

Purported Psychic Pleads Guilty To Charge Of Stealing $1.4M

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman who purported to be a psychic reader has pleaded guilty to aggravated theft for what authorities say was a scam that bilked a dozen people of $1.4 million in cash and valuables to protect them from dark forces. Gina Miller could face as many as...

Lillard’s 49 points lift Blazers over Heat, 115-104

Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard (0) dunks over Miami Heat’s James Johnson (16) and Hassan Whiteside (21) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) MIAMI (AP) — Damian Lillard scored a...

The Latest: North Carolina advances to Sweet 16

North Carolina’s Justin Jackson, left, is trapped by Arkansas’ Moses Kingsley, right, and Manuale Watkins, back, during the first half in a second-round game of the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP...

Police: 3 Die In Crash Near Toledo, Alcohol Likely Involved

BONO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities near Toledo say alcohol likely played a role in a crash that killed three men. Lucas County sheriff’s deputies say the crash happened Sunday morning about 10 miles east of downtown Toledo. They say the driver ran through a stop sign, went off...

Late eagle carries Leishman to victory at Bay Hill

Marc Leishman, left, of Australia, chats with Sam Saunders, grandson of Arnold Palmer, during the trophy presentation after winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, March 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) —...

Louisiana sheriff's deputy shot, killed while on-duty

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in Louisiana is dead after being shot near a movie theater in Baton Rouge, police said Sunday. East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputy Shawn T. Anderson was rushed to the hospital after being shot while on duty late...

Chuck Berry fans can look forward to new album as they mourn

AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau ST. LOUIS (AP) — Fans mourning Chuck Berry’s death can look forward to an album of mostly new material expected this year. The 90-year-old Berry died Saturday at his home near St. Louis. Berry’s songs include the classics “Johnny...

A talk with Jimmy Breslin, New York's “New Yorkiest” writer

AP Photo/JIM COOPER NEW YORK (AP) — In May 2002, Associated Press National Writer Jerry Schwartz interviewed the famously blunt-yet-lyric author and columnist Jimmy Breslin about his life and work. Breslin died Sunday at age 88. The following story was originally published...