- Obama budget sets up battle with GOP-controlled Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and child care.
- Drivers: Return to your dealers for a 2nd air bag recall fix
NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags.
- Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub
ATLANTA (AP) — The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said.
- Pilots in helium-filled balloon land safely in Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon landed safely off the coast of Mexico early Saturday after an audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean that shattered two long-standing records for ballooning.
- Islamic State fighters admit defeat in Syrian town of Kobani
BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has acknowledged for the first time that its fighters have been defeated in the Syrian town of Kobani and vowed to attack the town again.
- Super Bowl the final act of the NFL's worst season
PHOENIX (AP) — Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs.
- NFL's Goodell seeks to look past 'tough year,' to future
PHOENIX (AP) — As if wishing made it so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described his league — and himself — as having addressed missteps on difficult matters such as domestic violence and being ready to move on.
- Serena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19th major title
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title and continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals by extending her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova.
- A Super Bowl weekend at a golf tournament without Tiger
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Three previous trips were enough for Tiger Woods to leave quite an impression at the Phoenix Open. The hole-in-one on the most raucous hole in golf. Fans moving a half-ton boulder. A kid tossing an orange onto the green when he was putting.
- Robinson hits late runner, Pitt tops No. 8 Notre Dame 76-72
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh guard James Robinson hit a runner with 12 seconds remaining to give the Panthers the lead for good in a 76-72 upset of No. 8 Notre Dame on Saturday.