• Reuvers scores 22 to lead Wisconsin past Illinois 72-60

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — With All-American Ethan Happ on the bench with foul trouble, Nate Reuvers stepped up, scoring a game-high 22 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to lead Wisconsin past Illinois 72-60 on Wednesday night.

  • Venezuela’s Guaido leaps from back-bench to center stage

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The rise of Juan Guaido from back-bench obscurity to the U.S-backed, self-declared interim president of Venezuela in just three weeks has been meteoric – and by his own recognition risky.

  • New Mexico bills, governor test appetite for gun control

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Democrat-led Legislature and allied governor are pushing to increase oversight of firearms sales and place new limitations on gun possession and ownership, as a slate of gun-safety bills comes up for discussion in the Statehouse.

  • Trump, GOP embrace amid political fallout from shutdown

    SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — As President Donald Trump’s approval rating falls, the Republican Party is grasping him ever tighter.

  • Proposal would end Daylight-Savings Time in New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state lawmaker wants New Mexico to join neighboring Arizona in refusing to recognize Daylight-Savings Time.

  • CSU Northridge pulls away late, tops Long Beach State 86-71

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terrell Gomez scored 21 points and all five CSU Northridge starters scored at least 12 points as the Matadors pulled away in the second half to beat Long Beach State, 86-71 on Wednesday night.

  • Votes on Senate bills seen as progress even if they fail

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is taking a new approach to ending the partial government shutdown by actually taking votes instead of just pointing fingers.

  • Lineup switch helps Arkansas rally past Missouri 72-60

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Less than nine minutes into Wednesday’s Southeastern Conference home game, Arkansas found itself on the short end of a 17-4 score against Missouri.

  • At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperation

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — World leaders in favor of international cooperation and free trade struck back Wednesday against the wave of populist nationalism that has featured more prominently than usual at the gathering of elites in Davos, Switzerland.

  • Government shutdown delays, disrupts environmental studies

    The rainwater collection system is broken at the environmental research station on a remote, rocky Pacific island off the California coast. So is a crane used to hoist small boats in and out of the water. A two-year supply of diesel fuel for the power generators is almost gone.