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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Karolina Pliskova extended her winning start to the season by reaching the third round of the Australian Open after a rain-interrupted 4-6, 6-1, 6-0 victory Thursday over Madison Brengle.

The 2016 U.S. Open finalist started...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):

10:50 p.m.

The State of the Union speech could become a casualty of the partial government shutdown after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President...Read more

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving hit a foul-line fadeaway to give Boston the lead, then hit a 31-foot 3-pointer to finish with 27 points and lead the Celtics past the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors 117-108 on Wednesday night.

Returning after...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet.

Eggs should be limited to fewer than about...Read more

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local): 2:30 p.m.

Madison Keys is through to the third round at Melbourne Park after a 6-3, 6-4 win over Anastasia Potapova.

Keys, the 2017 U.S....Read more

DETROIT (AP) — The former governor brought in to help Michigan State University recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned Wednesday as the school's interim president amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor's victims....Read more

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — SpaceX said Wednesday that it will build test versions of its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles in another blow to the local economy that comes days after the company announced massive layoffs.

The...Read more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Costas, who stepped down as NBC's prime-time Olympics host two years ago, has left the network's sports division altogether.

NBC Sports said Wednesday that Costas parted ways with his longtime employer, providing no further...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy Thursday for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter advanced weapon systems being developed by Russia and China....Read more

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (AP) — John C. Bogle, who simplified investing for the masses by launching the first index mutual fund and founded Vanguard Group, died Wednesday, the company said. He was 89.

Bogle did not invent the index fund, but he expanded access...Read more

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