• FBI aids probe after car plows into 8 California pedestrians

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — The FBI is assisting California officials in the investigation of a motorist who appeared to deliberately plow into a group of people, injuring eight, authorities said Wednesday.

    Updated: 10:03 am

  • Michigan State adds forward Julius Marble to 3-player class

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State has added a third player to its basketball recruiting class.

  • Kansas announces extension of deal with Adidas through 2031

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas and Adidas announced Wednesday an extension of their contract through 2031, despite an FBI investigation centered on the footwear and apparel company that cast a negative light on the Jayhawks’ athletic programs.

  • Review: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ is Marvel’s machine in high gear

    Satisfaction is a complicated concept in Marvel Land. On the one hand, every morsel of pre-release information is obsessively pored over in feverish anticipation. But by the time the movie is coming out, a sudden hush comes over die-hard fans who, to avoid spoilers, have abandoned their phones, detached from the grid and found a quiet ditch to lie in until the coast is clear and the multiplex is open. It’s an anguished dance between wanting to know everything and nothing, at once. And it never ceases. No Marvel ending (usually) lasts past the credits.

    Updated: 9:39 am

  • Stocks move sideways on Wall Street after record-setting day

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks followed a record-setting day with more subdued trading Wednesday as investors continue digesting a steady flow of corporate earnings and a potential break in the trade war between the U.S. and China.

    Updated: 9:34 am

  • Nora Roberts sues Brazilian author, cites ‘multi-plagiarism’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Best-selling novelist Nora Roberts is suing a Brazilian writer for copyright infringement, alleging that Cristiane Serruya has committed “multi-plagiarism” on a “rare and scandalous” level.

  • Tip your band, say honky tonk musicians, during NFL Draft

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country stars Dierks Bentley and Tim McGraw are playing free concerts in Nashville during the NFL Draft, but the hundreds of musicians working in honky tonk clubs just blocks from the draft stage want football fans to remember to tip the band.

    Updated: 9:30 am

  • AP joins global initiative to expand reporting on religion

    The Associated Press is joining with the Religion News Service and the nonprofit publisher The Conversation to form a global initiative to expand news reporting on religion in the United States and around the world.

  • Irish sophomore reserve Patterson in NCAA transfer portal

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame might lose another scholarship player after Danielle Patterson announced her intention to transfer.

  • Early goals help lift Bruins beat Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7

    BOSTON (AP) — Another Game 7 matchup between Boston and Toronto, another victory for the Bruins.

    Updated: 9:04 am