- Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant "dreamers" and other contentious issues.
- As shutdown eases federal workers fear prospect of another
WASHINGTON (AP) — The swift steps ending a messy and expensive government shutdown set the stage for hundreds of thousands of federal workers to return Tuesday, but some say they fear they could find themselves in limbo again in a few more weeks.
- Victims of sports doctor's abuse draw strength from others
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Clasina Syrovy would change the subject whenever someone asked if she knew former sports doctor Larry Nassar or mentioned news coverage of the unfolding scandal over his sexual abuse of young gymnasts.
- Cosby jokes in 1st show since 2015 he 'used to be' comedian
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he "used to be a comedian" and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his criminal sexual assault case.
- After girl's killing, Pakistani women speak out on abuse
KASUR, Pakistan (AP) — The brutal rape and killing of Zainab Ansari, a 7-year-old girl whose body was left in a garbage dump, has unleashed a wave of revulsion around Pakistan, revealing a string of child abductions and killings by a suspected serial predator and generating outrage at a culture of silence surrounding sexual abuse.
- Cousins' historic triple-double lifts Pelicans over Bulls
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins considered the most impressive statistical night of his career and only half-jokingly asserted that he was most proud of the stamina he needed to log a career high of more than 51 minutes on the court.
- Bucks hope firing Kidd sparks club with expectations rising
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jason Kidd helped make the Bucks relevant again. Someone else will have to help them become champions.
- Big brother Granato prepared for role as US Olympic coach
Growing up as the oldest of six children, Tony Granato always seemed to be in charge.
- AP source: Cubs having active talks with RHP Yu Darvish
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are having active talks with free agent Yu Darvish, hoping to add the right-hander to their rotation as they try for a second championship in three seasons.
- Snowmobiler relearns to walk, eyes return from X Games crash
Five years ago, he lost his older brother after a snowmobile crash at the Winter X Games.