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The Latest: Bell breaks his 1-week old team playoff record

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 10:44 p.m. Le'Veon Bell just keeps rewriting the Pittsburgh record book. This time, he's just topping himself. Bell broke...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 20:49

The Latest: Chiefs are being dominated, but still close

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 10:35 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs are being dominated statistically, but they're still within striking distance of the Pittsburgh...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 20:43

Hong Kong tycoon Li to buy Australian energy firm Duet

HONG KONG (AP) — A group led by Hong Kong billionaire tycoon Li Ka-shing's infrastructure business is buying Australian energy company Duet in a multibillion dollar deal. Cheung Kong Infrastructure...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 20:36

The Latest: Steelers' Boswell ties playoff FG record with 5

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 10:10 p.m. Chris Boswell has tied an NFL record for most field goals in a playoff game. Boswell's 43-yard...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 20:23

Asian shares mostly lower amid Brexit worries, Takata falls

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday morning amid worries about Britain's exit from the European Union, and Takata stock dropped in Tokyo after the air bag maker...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 20:09

The Latest: How about the 5 Bs, with Boswell and Bud Dupree

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 9:55 p.m. Might want to start calling them the 4 Bs. Or maybe even the 5 Bs. Pittsburgh's three...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 20:03

Kevin Starr, California's premier historian, dies at 76

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former California State Librarian Kevin Starr, who is deemed the pre-eminent historian of the Golden State, has died. He was 76. Starr's wife, Sheila Starr, said...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 20:02

Half Mary? Clutch Rodgers leads Packers past Cowboys 34-31

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Rodgers didn't need another Hail Mary this time. Maybe just call it a "Half Mary." Rodgers threw a 36-yard pass to a toe-dragging Jared Cook...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 19:58

The Latest: Bell runs for 101 yards in first half

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 9:40 p.m. Le'Veon Bell broke a 41-year-old franchise record when he ran for 167 yards in last week's romp...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 19:44

The Latest: 80 minutes after Cowboys game, tornado warning

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 9:24 p.m. A tornado warning has anyone still left at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, taking shelter. The area...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 19:39

Man stabbed during party at university chancellor's home

STOUGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a man has been stabbed during a house party at a university chancellor's home while he was out of town. The stabbing...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 19:24

The Latest: Kansas City didn't have ice, but does have fog

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 9:03 p.m. Everyone was so worried about ice hitting Kansas City for the divisional round of the playoffs, nobody...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 19:06

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said last week that he would announce soon whether he will run for South Korea's presidency, as he returned home and strongly hinted at his...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 19:03

The Latest: Trump promises health insurance for all

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:50 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump says his plan to replace the nation's health care law will include "insurance...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 18:54

The Latest: Steelers moving the ball, settling for FGs

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 8:50 p.m. The Pittsburgh Steelers are moving the ball but settling for field goals. Chris Boswell booted his second...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 18:51

The Latest: Steelers strike first, Chiefs answer

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 8:40 p.m. The Pittsburgh Steelers have picked up right where they left off against the Kansas City Chiefs. Unlike...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 18:44

PBS Kids round-the-clock TV, online channel launches Monday

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — PBS is launching a round-the-clock children's channel that will be available on member stations and digital platforms. The free PBS Kids channel starting Monday is aimed...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 18:27

Clutch Rodgers leads Packers past rallying Cowboys, 34-31

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — This time it was a catch, and another win for the Green Bay Packers. Call it a "Half Mary" from Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers threw a 36-yard...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 18:21

The Latest: Catch by Cook sets up winning kick for Packers

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 8 p.m. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are headed to the NFC championship game for the first...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 18:04

The Latest: Cowboys tie it back up on Bailey kick

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 7:50 p.m. Just like that, the NFC divisional playoff game is tied up again. Dan Bailey kicked a 52-yard...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:54

The Latest: Packers take the lead on Crosby's 56-yard FG

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 7:45 p.m. Mason Crosby's kick wasn't pretty, but it went through the uprights. His 56-yard field goal with 1:33...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:49

PBS: No 'red flag' on funding under Trump, but it's early

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — PBS is waiting, but not quietly, to see what the Trump administration's impact on public broadcasting and its federal funding may be, PBS chief executive Paula...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:49

The Latest: Cowboys tie it on Bryant catch, Prescott run

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 7:25 p.m. The Dallas Cowboys have tied their NFC divisional playoff game against Green Bay at 28-all with 4:08...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:29

The Latest: Witten and Bryant with first postseason TDs

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 7:10 p.m. Jason Witten, like Dez Bryant earlier in the game, now has his first career postseason touchdown for...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:17

The Latest: After trading interceptions, Cowboys down by 8

The Latest on the NFL's divisional playoffs Sunday. (all times Eastern): 7 p.m. The NFC divisional playoff game is a one-score game after Dak Prescott and Aaron Rodgers traded interceptions...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 17:12

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