• Congo opposition member arrested before strike, is released

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A Congolese opposition leader who was arrested Sunday before a planned strike this week has been released, the government’s spokesman said.

    Updated: 2:38 pm

  • This undated photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office shows John Feit. The former priest has been arrested Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Arizona in the 1960 slaying of a 25-year-old Texas schoolteacher and beauty queen, Irene Garza. (Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

    Former priest arrested in cold case known for compassion

    PHOENIX (AP) — For nearly 20 years, John Feit was known around the St. Vincent de Paul nonprofit agency as one its most compassionate employees.

    Updated: 2:08 pm

  • Beloved dog sculpture taken from Albuquerque museum

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A beloved pet of the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History’s sculpture garden has been dog-napped.

  • Catholic faithful cheer as Pope Francis drives by in his popemobile in Ecatepec, Mexico, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Pope Francis will give a Mass at an outdoor field in the capital's suburb of Ecatepec to an estimated crowd of 400,000 pilgrims. It is to be his biggest event during his trip to Mexico. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

    Pope to bring message of hope to gritty Mexico City suburb

    ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Pope Francis urged Mexicans to shun the devil and resist the temptations of wealth and corruption Sunday as he celebrated a huge open-air Mass for more than 300,000 people in this drug- and violence-riddled city on the outskirts of Mexico’s capital.

    Updated: 1:57 pm

  • UC Irvine pulls away in 93-84 win over Cal State Northridge

    Irvine, Calif. (AP) — Alex Young scored a career-high 36 points with 14-for-19 shooting to propel UC Irvine to a 93-84 win over Cal State Northridge on Saturday night.

  • Towson handles William & Mary 99-82

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Mike Morsell scored a career-high 34 points on 11-for-17 shooting to lead Towson past William & Mary on Saturday creating a logjam for third place in the Colonial Athletic Association.

  • Former assistant sent to prison for stealing from NBA player

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former assistant to Gilbert Arenas has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for stealing almost $2.2 million from the NBA player.

  • In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, Joy Sakari, a 400-meter runner, left, and Francisca Koki Manunga, a hurdler, right, who were both banned for doping at the 2015 world championships, speak exclusively to The Associated Press in the town of Embu, Kenya. The two Kenyan athletes serving a four-year ban for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country’s governing body for track and field, Isaac Mwangi asked them each for a US dlrs 24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions.  (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

    Kenyan anti-doping agency investigating bribery allegations

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s new anti-doping agency said it had launched an investigation Saturday following a report by The Associated Press where two athletes who failed drug tests at last year’s world championships alleged a senior official asked them for bribes in exchange for more lenient punishments.

  • Denver Broncos safety Shiloh Keo DUI charge in Idaho

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Denver Broncos backup safety Shiloh Keo faces a charge of driving under the influence in Idaho.

  • Parents wait to reunite with their children, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz., after two students were shot and killed at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb. The danger at the campus was over, police said, as worried parents crowded stores nearby to await word on their children.  (AP Photo/Matt York)

    Counselors on hand at Phoenix-area school day after shooting

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Social workers offered counsel to students at a suburban Phoenix high school Saturday, a day after two 15-year-old girls died there in a murder-suicide shooting.