Serena Williams into Australian Open quarterfinals
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) ? Serena Williams scrapped her way into the quarterfinals at the Australian Open, working around a misfiring serve and a rash of unforced errors to beat Barbora Strycova as the heat intensified on Monday.
The Latest: Patriots open as 3-point favorites over Falcons
The Latest on the NFL conference championship games (all times Eastern): 9:20 p.m. With nearly 10 minutes remaining in the AFC championship game, oddsmakers in Las Vegas had seen enough. The sportsbooks ...
The Latest: A loud roar and 'let's go guys' as storm strikes
Powerful storms kill at least 16 in southeast US
Powerful weekend storms roared through the southeastern United States, killing 16 people as violent weather left behind a trail of destruction, authorities said. Families in Dougherty County in the state of Georgia huddled on the side of a road Sunday, surveying the wrath of a storm that destroyed mobile homes and downed trees, according to video posted by county commission chairman Chris Cohilas. At least 12 people died in a rural part of south-central Georgia over the weekend, according to the state's Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency.
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Samsung: Note 7 battery design, manufacturing caused fires
Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday that problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire. The announcement of results ...
Super Falcons: Atlanta routs Packers 44-21 for NFC title
Matt Ryan tumbled into the end zone, slammed the ball to the turf with a thunderous spike, and let out a scream that showed just how much he wanted this game. He wants the next one even more. With another ...
18 dead amid reported tornadoes, other storms in the South
ADEL, Ga. (AP) ? A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes and left scattered destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives on a two-day sweep across the region, authorities said.
Lakers suffer historic rout in Mavericks blowout
The Los Angeles Lakers crashed to the heaviest defeat in the iconic NBA franchise's history on Sunday, slumping to a humiliating 122-73 loss on the road against the Dallas Mavericks. The Lakers, who are in the midst of a rebuilding phase after two disastrous seasons, hit rock bottom in Dallas after a nightmarish first half that saw them trailing by 34 points at the break. "We didn't show up to play, honestly, which is frustrating," Walton told a press conference.
Trump launches term stirring controversy over popular support
Barely arrived in the White House, President Donald Trump has touched off a stormy debate over the extent of his popular support, but sought to shift the focus to upcoming actions from his office. A day after massive anti-Trump protests in Washington and in hundreds of towns and cities around the world, the new president turned to Twitter to mock the demonstrators who had filled the streets. Celebs hurt cause badly," Trump tweeted early Sunday, referring to the actors, singers, writers and filmmakers who took the stage at the Washington march to speak out against him.