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Ankiel says he drank vodka before starts to tame anxietyRick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Lee Hee-beom, president and CEO of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), delivers speech during a media conference in Sapporo, northern Japan, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Lee  expects the 2018 Olympics to usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Olympic organizers say winter sports set for boom in AsiaLee Hee-beom, the head of the Pyeongchang organizing committee, says the 2018 Olympics will usher in a new era for winter sports in Asia
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
This image made from video shows the site of a plane crash at Essendon Airport in Melbourne, Australia Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. An official says a light plane has crashed into a shopping mall in the city of Melbourne. (Channel 9 via AP)
4 US tourists and pilot killed in Australian plane crashAn Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials say
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Officers salute during a procession for a fallen officer in Orange, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said. (Sam Gangwer/The Orange County Register via AP)
Police say newly freed gang member killed California officerAuthorities say a gang member who was recently freed from jail killed his cousin and stole his car Monday, then shot and killed a California police officer and wounded his partner before being wounded himself
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Authorities investigate the scene after a deadly shooting in Whitter, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said. (Katie Falkenberg/Los Angeles Times via AP)
The Latest: Crowd holds vigil for slain Whittier officerA huge crowd has gathered outside Whittier police headquarters to remember a veteran officer gunned down while responding to a car crash
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Malaysian Ambassador to North Korea Mohamad Nizan Mohamad speaks to journalists as he arrives at the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, from Pyongyang after being recalled by Malaysian government, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Mohamad says at the airport while in transit to Malaysia the investigation into the death of the exiled half-brother of North Korea's ruler at Kuala Lumpur's international airport in Malaysia is being conducted in an impartial manner. Kim appeared to have been poisoned at Kuala Lumpur’s airport last week. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Malaysian diplomat says Kim death investigation impartialMalaysia's ambassador to Pyongyang says the investigation into the death of the exiled half-brother of North Korea's ruler is being conducted in an impartial manner
The Associated Press1 hour ago
HSBC warns of risks to world economic growth as profit divesLondon-based bank HSBC reports that annual profit slumped following a year it said would be remembered for "unexpected economic and political events" and warned of risks in 2017 to the global economy's continuing recovery
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
This image made from video shows the site of a plane crash at Essendon Airport in Melbourne, Australia Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. An official says a light plane has crashed into a shopping mall in the city of Melbourne. (Channel 9 via AP)
Plane carrying 5 people hits Australian shopping mallFive people were believed killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday in the city of Melbourne, officials said
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE – In this November 2005 file photo, Larry Greene, public information director of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, demonstrates how a curtain is pulled between the death chamber and witness room at the prison in Lucasville, Ohio. Legal arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process, and specifically the effectiveness of the sedative midazolam, are set to be heard by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Cincinnati, months before the state hopes to start carrying out executions again. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution processA federal appeals court is hearing arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state hopes to start carrying out executions once again
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A member of Cal Fire, right, talks to workers on the Oroville Dam project in front of the main spillway in Oroville, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region. (Hector Amezcua/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
Evacuations ordered amid heavy Northern California rainEvacuations were ordered in Northern California on Monday and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks and rivers to troubling levels in the already soggy region
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
West Virginia guard Daxter Miles Jr. (4) looks to make a pass while being guarded by Texas guard Kendal Yancy (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia defeated Texas 77-62. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)
After Huggins' scary moment, No. 12 WVU beats Texas 77-62After West Virginia coach Bob Huggins dropped to his knees and clutched his chest in a scary moment shortly before halftime, Jevon Carter finished with 24 points to lead the 12th-ranked Mountaineers to a 77-62 win over Texas
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Asian stocks were mixed in early trading Monday as investors looked for fresh leads while they awaited economic and corporate earnings reports and Fed meeting minutes due out this week. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Asian stocks higher after Wall Street long weekendAsian stock markets are mostly higher as investors look ahead to Fed minutes following a three-day weekend for Wall Street
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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