• 2 killed in freeway crash in New Mexico during dust storm

    LORDSBURG, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a California woman and a Florida woman have been killed in a New Mexico freeway crash during a dust storm.

  • Stewart Elliott wins George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Stewart Elliott, who rode Smarty Jones to victories in the 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, has been named winner of the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.

  • Bruins blast Kings 4-1, continue strong start for Cassidy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak scored their 26th goals of the season, and the Boston Bruins improved to 5-1-0 under interim coach Bruce Cassidy with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.

  • Curry flurry: MVP’s huge third quarter propels Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 35 points in a 3-point flurry over the final 3:37 of the third quarter, and the two-time reigning MVP also had seven rebounds, five assists and four steals as the Warriors used a big second half to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 123-113 on Thursday night.

  • Haney’s 18 helps Loyola Marymount hold off San Francisco

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Haney scored 18 points and Loyola Marymount held on to defeat San Francisco 53-51 on Thursday night despite making just four of its last eight free throw attempts in the final 30 seconds.

  • Off-duty officer’s fight with teens sets off protests

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anaheim officials pressed for calm Thursday after a night of raucous protests that followed an incident in which an off-duty policeman scuffled in his front yard with a boy, drew a weapon and fired a shot into the ground after another teen pushed him over a hedge and others surrounded him.

  • AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ahead of Sunday’s 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a “La La Land” sweep.

  • US musician makes mics in Russia using Kalashnikov machinery

    TULA, Russia (AP) — Claims of hacking by the Russian state may be feeding international tensions, but they’ve given Californian musician David Brown a great icebreaker when selling his line of Russian-made microphones.

  • Star-studded, NBA-best Warriors continue to build chemistry

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Zaza Pachulia holds his own during competitive games of poker on the airplane alongside Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson — they call it the “Good Guys Table.” Andre Iguodala and JaVale McGee, one-time teammates with Denver reunited in Oakland, hold secret chats.

  • Rakell gets 2 goals, Ducks snap Bruins’ streak with 5-3 win

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rickard Rakell broke a tie with his second goal with 2:34 to play, and the Anaheim Ducks snapped Boston’s four-game winning streak under new coach Bruce Cassidy with a 5-3 victory over the Bruins on Wednesday night.