Masterpiece restored: Stolen Stradivarius will sing again

AP Photo/Seth Wenig WASHINGTON (AP) — After a meticulous restoration that took more than a year, a Stradivarius violin that was stolen from violinist Roman Totenberg and missing for decades is about to return to the stage. Mira Wang, a violinist who immigrated to the United...

Flyers-Maple Leafs Sums

First Period_1, Philadelphia, Simmonds 28 (Giroux, Gostisbehere), 6:09 (pp). 2, Toronto, Nylander 18 (Brown, Gardiner), 13:57 (pp). Penalties_Marner, TOR, (tripping), 5:30; Gudas, PHI, (interference), 12:31. Second Period_3, Toronto, Bozak 16, 9:28. Penalties_None. Third...

Pistons Overcome James, Cavaliers In 106-101 Win

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Andre Drummond had 20 points and 16 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons scored the first 13 points of the fourth quarter before holding on for a 106-101 victory over the injury-plagued Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. LeBron James had 29 points, 13...

Cavaliers-Pistons, Box

Jefferson 3-6 2-2 9, James 12-21 5-8 29, Thompson 2-5 0-2 4, Irving 11-22 4-6 27, Shumpert 3-8 0-0 8, Derr.Williams 1-4 0-0 2, Frye 5-7 0-0 15, Dero.Williams 1-1 1-1 4, J.Smith 1-9 0-0 3. Totals 39-83 12-19 101. Harris 5-18 5-6 15, Morris 4-11 2-2 12, Drummond 10-13 0-1 20,...

Ohio Officials Evicting 100-pound Potbellied Pig

NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — Officials in New Carlisle are evicting a family’s 100-pound potbellied pig, saying livestock are not allowed within city limits. The Springfield News-Sun reports ( ) that the family has been given 30 days to move the pig, named Olive, somewhere...

Sea turtle flaps flippers in 1st rehab swim after surgery

25-year-old green sea turtle “Bank” receives rehabilitation treatment at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, March 10, 2017. Veterinarians operated on Bank Monday to remove 915 coins weighing 5 kilograms (11 pounds) from her stomach, which she...

Boy, 2, throws tantrum during encounter with Queen Elizabeth

Michelle Lun, left, holds on to her son Alfie, 2-years-old as they meet Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II at the unveiling during the the unveiling of a national memorial honouring the Armed Forces and civilians who served their country during the Gulf War and conflicts in Iraq...

'Full Frontal' apologizes to cancer patient for Nazi joke

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” is apologizing for a recent segment in which a cancer patient was described as having “Nazi hair.” A post on the show’s official Twitter page Thursday offers an apology for offending Kyle...

Hey umpire, whattayou, drunk? Alabama cops say yes, he was

PRICEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Hey umpire, whattayou, drunk? At one Alabama high school baseball game, police say the answer was yes. WAAY-TV (http://bit.ly/2lIvBu0) reports a north Alabama umpire faces public intoxication charges after he was arrested for officiating at a high...

Hudson Valley couple claims $10M jackpot from scratch-off

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — A decision to invest $180 in six scratch-off lottery tickets resulted in a $10 million windfall for a New York state couple. James and Sylvia Silverance, of Poughkeepsie, were introduced Thursday as the winners of the New York lottery’s...