• Van Garderen keeps overall lead in Tour of Catalonia

    IGUALADA, Spain (AP) — Tejay van Garderen of the U.S. successfully defended his lead in a Tour of Catalonia fourth stage that was cut short by 60 kilometers (37 miles) because of a snowstorm in northeastern Spain.

  • A look at victims of the attack outside London’s Parliament

    LONDON (AP) — The three people killed and at least 30 injured in the attack in Westminster were a cosmopolitan snapshot of one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities.

  • Former NFL running back Trent Richardson denies abuse

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Former NFL and Alabama running back Trent Richardson is denying charges that he hit his former girlfriend, who is the mother of his four children.

  • Defense rests in trial of Penn State’s ex-president

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jurors in the criminal trial of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier spent more than six hours deliberating Thursday without reaching a verdict regarding the child endangerment and conspiracy charges he faces in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.

    Updated: 6:58 pm

  • Texas appeals court overturns ex-Baylor player’s conviction

    DALLAS (AP) — An appeals court overturned the conviction of a former Baylor football player whose sexual assault case helped ignite a scandal that engulfed the nation’s largest Baptist school.

    Updated: 2:52 pm

  • Prosecutors question Beckenbauer in World Cup fraud case

    BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Germany soccer great Franz Beckenbauer has been questioned in a Swiss federal investigation of suspected corruption linked to the 2006 World Cup.

  • Coal ash: ‘Why in the world would we be importing it?’

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America’s utilities are struggling to dispose of.

  • Border Patrol union takes center stage under Trump

    SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Once a week, union leaders representing U.S. Border Patrol agents host a radio show from a sleepy office park near San Diego, where studio walls are covered with an 8-by-12-foot American flag and portraits of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

  • Storm to produce dangerous winds in parts of New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Forecasters say an approaching storm system with potentially damaging strong winds is expected to pose hazards that include extreme fire conditions on New Mexico’s eastern plains through Thursday and into Friday.

  • Debbie Reynolds’ son says she prepared him for her death

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd Fisher says his mother, Debbie Reynolds, set him up “for her leaving the planet” the day his sister and Reynolds’ daughter, Carrie Fisher, died in December.