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Greens, Thunberg say EU climate law lacks ambition

BRUSSELS — Climate activists and Green members of the European Parliament are urging the European Union to be more ambitious as the bloc gets ready to...
19:23 3 March 2020

Column: The 4-letter word from Azinger that stirs Ryder Cup

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Ryder Cup is more than six months away, and all it took was a four-letter word from Paul Azinger to get Europe worked up over defe...
19:19 3 March 2020

Norway clears cruise passengers after 2 tested for virus

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Passengers on a German cruise ship moored in southern Norway received clearance to come out of a 24-hour quarantine after two of...
19:00 3 March 2020

High Court debates presidential power on Super Tuesday

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with whether to make it easier for the president to fire the head of the agency that enforces federal ...
18:56 3 March 2020

Are these 8 `perfect’ murders a case of life imitating art?

“Eight Perfect Murders,” William Morrow, by Peter Swanson
18:36 3 March 2020

Justices likely to preserve SEC power to recoup fraud money

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed prepared Tuesday to preserve an important tool that federal securities regulators used last year to recoup $3.2 ...
17:56 3 March 2020

Here’s what happens to the votes for candidates who drop out

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The abrupt departures of Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar from the Democratic presidential race on the eve of Super Tuesday primaries...
17:46 3 March 2020

Musicals ‘& Juliet,’ ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ seek Olivier awards

LONDON — Pop-Shakespearean musical “& Juliet” leads the race for Britain’s Olivier theater awards, where “Fleabag” creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge is...
17:19 3 March 2020

Spring decor trends: soothing, soft, sustainable, stylish

If you’re looking for respite from this winter’s weather and news, you’ll find plenty of peace and quiet in the spring offerings beginning to show up ...
16:32 3 March 2020

Super Tuesday voters in some states brave severe weather

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As Super Tuesday voting got underway, deadly storms that spawned tornadoes and heavy rains left treacherous conditions in at least ...
15:39 3 March 2020

Black voters seek to flex political power on Super Tuesday

HOUSTON — Martha Whiting-Goddard believes there’s power in voting — she’s seen it firsthand.
15:34 3 March 2020

AP EXPLAINS: The new migration crisis at Europe’s borders

ANKARA — Facing a potential wave of nearly a million people fleeing fighting in northern Syria, Turkey has thrown open its borders with Greece to thou...
15:04 3 March 2020

Irish architects Farrell, McNamara win Pritzker Prize

NEW YORK — Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have been awarded the 2020 Pritzker Architecture Prize for “consistent service to huma...
15:01 3 March 2020

What to watch as 14 states vote in Super Tuesday primaries

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Democratic presidential candidates are racing toward the biggest day on the primary calendar, when 14 states vote on Super Tu...
13:52 3 March 2020

Flowers and floral design are abloom in 2020 decor

In lighting fixtures, wallpapers, bedding and wall art, flowers are coming up all over in 2020. Along with floral design in furnishings, there’s also ...
13:34 3 March 2020

`Sustainable gardening’ includes many eco-friendly practices

``Sustainable” is one of gardening’s trendiest buzzwords, yet it carries a range of definitions. Just what does it mean in practical terms, and how im...
13:06 3 March 2020

Imprisoned for life as a teen, Myon Burrell finds his voice

BAYPORT, Minn. — When he was just a teenager, Myon Burrell lost his identity, his voice and even his name.
13:00 3 March 2020

What’s Happening: Olympics may be late, Twitter telecommutes

BERLIN — More countries are reporting cases of the new coronavirus while more governments issue travel warnings for their citizens and companies urge ...
11:49 3 March 2020

Australian Associated Press to shut down after 85 years

CANBERRA, Australia — The national news agency Australian Associated Press said Tuesday it will close in late June, its 85 years in business vanquishe...
11:00 3 March 2020

Major conferences still with plenty left to be decided

College basketball has reached the final week of the regular season in all the major conferences.
9:01 3 March 2020

Australia cuts rate to record low 0.5% to fight virus impact

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s central bank on Tuesday cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a record low of 0.5% i...
5:35 3 March 2020

California Democrats ponder reordered field in 2020 contest

LOS ANGELES — Democratic voters in California will consider a suddenly reshaped presidential field Tuesday that has largely narrowed to a rivalry betw...
5:34 3 March 2020

No. 4 Baylor holds on for 71-68 overtime win over Texas Tech

WACO, Texas — MaCio Teague hit a 3-pointer after stepping back behind the line and just beating the shot clock with 1:13 left in overtime and No. 4 Ba...
5:07 3 March 2020

White scores 19, Bulls beat Mavericks 109-107

CHICAGO — Coby White scored 19 points, Otto Porter Jr. added 18 in his return from a broken left foot and the Chicago Bulls hung on to beat the Dallas...
4:03 3 March 2020

Stanley, boardwork, zone help No. 12 Duke top NC State 88-69

DURHAM, N.C. — Cassius Stanley saw the pass coming his way, soared high to corral the ball then threw it down with his right hand to throw the home cr...
3:35 3 March 2020

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false assurances on coronavirus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump persisted Monday in making false assurances about U.S. preparedness for the coronavirus outbreak and the prospects...
2:32 3 March 2020

China’s crisis wanes as epidemic takes hold in US, elsewhere

BEIJING — China's coronavirus caseload continued to wane Tuesday even as the epidemic took a firmer hold beyond Asia, with three countries now exceedi...
2:23 3 March 2020

NBA to players: Avoid high-fives as virus concern grows

MIAMI — The NBA has told players to avoid high-fiving fans and strangers and avoid taking any item for autographs, the league’s latest response in its...
1:16 3 March 2020

South Carolina, Baylor, Oregon top women’s NCAA reveal

NEW YORK — South Carolina, Baylor, Oregon and Maryland would be the No. 1 seeds if the women's NCAA Tournament began Monday.
1:08 3 March 2020

Colombia court upholds law restricting access to abortion

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia’s Constitutional Court voted Monday in favor of upholding the nation's restrictive abortion law in a ruling that had been ...
1:03 3 March 2020