Noah leads Bulls to easy 109-90 win against Knicks

AP Photo/Jeff Haynes CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls were open all over the floor, so Joakim Noah kept collecting assists. Jumpers for Jimmy Butler and Kirk Hinrich. A dunk for Taj Gibson, another jumper for Butler, and on and on it went. The All-Star center put on quite a...

Skier Safe After Spending Night In Wilderness

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a man who skied out of bounds at Durango Mountain Resort has been found safe after he spent the night in remote wilderness during a major snowstorm. Dan Bender, a spokesman for the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office, tells The Durango...

Homes Sought For Cats Of Ohio Woman Killed By Dogs

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Many of the cats cared for by an Ohio woman who police say was fatally mauled by two dogs have been put up for adoption at an animal shelter. The Animal Resource Center in Dayton said it is waiving adoption fees for the cats that Kalona Richey was caring for...

Rulings Against Cameras Mount In Ohio

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The speeding cameras have gone dark in another Ohio community, after the latest in a string of court rulings against automated traffic enforcement. A Butler County judge last week ordered the village of New Miami to hit stop, saying motorists’ due...

US prepares tough response for Russia over Ukraine

People shout slogans and gesture, during a rally in Kiev’s Independence Square, Sunday, March 2, 2014. Ukraine’s new prime minister urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to pull back his military Sunday in the conflict between the two countries, warning that...

Evacuation orders lifted after California storm

Big surf pounds the pier at Manhattan Beach, Calif., on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in the aftermath of a powerful Pacific storm. Showers from residual moisture fell in the region, but forecasters said a developing ridge of high pressure would bring a period of dry weather. (AP...

The U.S. makes crises in Ukraine and Syria worse by not planning for them

Michael Singh is managing director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. From 2005 to 2008, he worked on Middle East issues at the National Security Council. As the United States tries to determine how to respond to Russia’s intervention in Crimea — perhaps the...

G Fredette excited to join Chicago Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmer Fredette wanted to start over. The Chicago Bulls wanted to improve their outside shooting. Each side is hoping for a perfect match. Fredette joined the surging Bulls on Sunday after the team announced it had signed the sharp-shooting guard for the rest...

Woods withdraws in final round of Honda Classic

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Honda Classic after playing 13 holes in the final round. There was no immediate explanation why Woods stopped playing Sunday. He was well out of contention. This is the second straight...

Heart Transplants Drop In Ohio Since Policy Change

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of heart transplants performed in Ohio fell last year to its lowest level since 1989. In the past seven years at the Cleveland Clinic, heart transplants dropped from 76 to 44. That’s more than 40 percent. The clinic performed about...