• In this Nov. 23, 2015, photo, a pair of bear hunters walk up the road towards the sign marking a game commission's deer hunter focus area at Pennsylvania state game lands 74 in Fisher, Pa. The Pennsylvania Game Commission hopes the more than 30 of these areas across the state will draw more hunters to spots where they’re likely to see more deer when rifle season opens Monday (Nov. 29). Meanwhile, game commission foresters are hoping hunters will kill enough deer to safeguard the rebounding forest vegetation meant to attract deer to the focus areas in the first place. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Deer here: Game commission to steer hunters to prime spots

    FISHER, Pa. (AP) — Yo, hunters! Deer here.

  • Kentucky coach John Calipari argues a call during the second half of his team's NCAA college basketball game against Wright State on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 78-63. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

    Calipari, No. 1 Kentucky to meet former assistant Antigua

    MIAMI (AP) — Moments before Kentucky was to play Boston University earlier this week, Wildcats coach John Calipari had someone stationed nearby to give him a report on another game that was winding down.

  • Widows: Railroad knew of defect before veterans killed

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Intensive care nurse Angie Boivin had just tended to a woman whose leg was severed near the hip when she saw her husband Larry lying nearby under an American flag blanket. She says that she was with him when he took his last breath.

  • A clown marches by heavily armed police stand guard during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

    3 million people expected to attend NYC Thanksgiving parade

    NEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers patrolled the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, while St. Louis resumed its annual parade, canceled last year amid protests over Michael Brown’s death.

    Updated: 1:26 pm

  • Emilio Estefan, left, watches as President Barack Obama, center, presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to his wife Gloria Estefan during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Washington. Obama is recognizing 17 people with the nation’s highest civilian award, including one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    No Thanksgiving parade for the Estefans _ they’re too busy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Songs from the new musical celebrating Gloria and Emilio Estefan will have the honor of kicking off the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but the couple will be far from the giant balloons.

  • Donor helps youth football team after Disney disappointment

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An undefeated youth football team in Philadelphia is heading to Walt Disney World, thanks to a donor who learned of team’s disappointment when a rule change killed their chance to play in the Magic Kingdom.

  • Johnson’s 3 TDs leads Bowling Green past Ball State 48-10

    MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Johnson threw for 236 yards and had three total touchdowns, Travis Greene ran for 97 yards and two scores, and Bowling Green beat Ball State 48-10 on Tuesday night.

  • Pennsylvania teen misses turn, accidently runs full marathon

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania teenager’s family says he accidentally ran the all 26.2 miles of the Philadelphia Marathon because he missed a turn on his half-marathon course.

  • Maximillian Lu adjusts his cap as he toys with a chess set during an interview, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, in Armonk, N.Y. The 10-year-old recently became the youngest chess master ever in the United States. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Youngest US chess master, 10: I’ve got to work on my endgame

    GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — At age 10, Maximillian Lu is the youngest-ever chess master in the U.S. Even so, he sees room for improvement.

  • This 2015 photo provided by Joe Trentacosta Public Relations shows preparation for the production of Jonathan Rockefeller's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show," which will make its U.S. premiere on Jan. 30, 2016, in New York. (Louis Dilion-Savage/Joe Trentacosta Public via AP)

    Stage show ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ heading to NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Some beloved creatures by children’s’ book author Eric Carle — including a certain hungry caterpillar — are headed to a New York stage next year.