‘Frozen 2’ ices competition again with record Thanksgiving

AP 12/02/2019

LOS ANGELES  — “Frozen 2” kept a wintry wind at its back in its second week, setting a Thanksgiving record with a whopping box office bounty, while newcomer “Knives Out” found its own broad audience. Disney’s new…

Jane Fonda spends night in jail after demonstration arrest

AP 11/03/2019

WASHINGTON — Actress and activist Jane Fonda spent a night in a local jail after her fourth arrest in as many weeks while participating in a climate change demonstration on Capitol Hill. The 81-year-old Oscar winner was…

James, Doncic match triple-doubles, but Lakers prevail

AP 11/03/2019

DALLAS—LeBron James faced the crowd and sidestepped his way up the floor after a punctuating three-pointer in overtime made possible by Danny Green’s buzzer-beating triple in regulation. The Lakers star took an extra peek toward the national…

Reports: US launches review of China-owned video app TikTok

AP 11/02/2019

Multiple published reports say that the U.S. government has launched a national-security review of the China-owned video app TikTok, popular with millions of U.S. teens and young adults. The reports Friday from Reuters,The New York Times and…

Warriors lose Stephen Curry to broken hand, look for answers

AP 11/01/2019

SAN FRANCISCO – D’Angelo Russell has done this before, forced to take on a far bigger role just last season because of injuries in Brooklyn. And now the new Golden State guard must do it again with…

Pope’s Amazon synod proposes married priests, female leaders

AP 10/27/2019

VATICAN CITY — Catholic bishops from across the Amazon called Saturday, October 26, 2019, for the ordination of married men as priests to address the clergy shortage in the region, a historic proposal that would upend centuries…

Trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat

AP 10/13/2019

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has donned an armored vest and appeared with a heavy security detail at a major election rally. Officials would not reveal the nature of the threat Saturday. It resulted…

Rapinoe, Messi win FIFA player of the year awards

AP 09/24/2019

MILAN — Lionel Messi won his sixth FIFA player of the year award, while Megan Rapinoe won her first at a lavish ceremony at Milan’s iconic Teatro all Scala on Monday, September 23, 2019. Rapinoe was rewarded…

USA opens Fiba World Cup quest, undaunted by doubters

AP 09/01/2019

SHANGHAI — Kemba Walker sees an irony in the notion that USA Basketball is vulnerable going into the World Cup. It might be new for the U.S. program. It isn’t that new for these U.S. players. The…

Lakers’ DeMarcus Cousins tears ACL in left knee, awaits surgery

AP 08/16/2019

EL SEGUNDO, California — DeMarcus Cousins is facing rehab from another major injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their first big problem of a season with championship expectations. Cousins was diagnosed Thursday with a torn…

WNBA players to appear in NBA 2K20

AP 08/09/2019

NEW YORK  — The WNBA is expanding its reach in video games as its players will appear in NBA 2K20. It’s not the first time that gamers will be able to use female basketball players. WNBA players…

Kawhi Leonard, Paul George want to make history for Clippers

AP 07/25/2019

LOS ANGELES— Kawhi Leonard and Paul George laughed and cheered along with the crowd when the multibillionaire owner of the Los Angeles Clippers waved his arms, stomped his feet and screamed his new players’ praises in a…

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