• In appreciation: Kobe Bryant, a life defined by hard work

    It was April 14, 2016. It was the first full day of Kobe Bryant’s new chapter as a retired NBA player. All he had done the night before was score a mind-boggling 60 points in his farewell game, not getting out of Staples Center until around midnight.

  • Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in copter crash, 7 others dead

    CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others were killed Sunday when their helicopter plunged into a steep hillside in dense morning fog in Southern California, his sudden death at age 41 touching off an outpouring of grief for a star whose celebrity transcended basketball.

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    Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in copter crash, 7 others dead

  • AP PHOTOS: Kobe Bryant, NBA legend, dies at 41

    By any measure, Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest players in NBA history.

  • A look at some of Kobe Bryant’s career highlights

    Here are some of the many highlights of Kobe Bryant’s career. The former Los Angeles Lakers star was killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday morning:

  • California patient is 4th US case of new virus from China

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. has five confirmed cases of the new virus from China, all among people who traveled to the city at the center of the outbreak, health officials said Sunday.

  • In divided America, some voters tuning out impeachment trial

    HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) — For all the gravity of a presidential impeachment trial, Americans don’t seem to be giving it much weight.

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    Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election

  • Border Patrol allows replanting after bulldozing garden

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Border Patrol, reacting to a breach it discovered in a steel-pole border wall believed to be used by smugglers, gave activists no warning this month when it bulldozed the U.S. side of a cross-border garden on an iconic bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

  • PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

    Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.