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CHICAGO (AP) — As authorities laid out their case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smullett, the narrative that emerged Thursday sounded like that of a filmmaker who wrote, cast, directed and starred in a short movie.

Prosecutors said Smollett gave...Read more

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Winter storms in the U.S. Southwest brought snow to places it rarely falls, dusting casino marquees on the Las Vegas Strip and sticking at very low elevations on the foothills around Southern California.

"No need to panic Los Angeles —...Read more

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Padres are getting closer to getting Manny Machado in uniform and on the field.

San Diego announced its $300 million, 10-year contract with the All-Star infielder on Thursday, more than two days after the deal was agreed to....Read more

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who told police that Jussie Smollett paid them $3,500 to help stage an attack on himself were linked to the actor through the "Empire" television series, and court documents filed Thursday allege one of the men provided Smollett with designer...Read more

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's elections board Thursday ordered a new election in the nation's last undecided congressional race after the Republican candidate conceded his lead was tainted by evidence of ballot-tampering by political operatives working for him....Read more

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A fire in Bangladesh that killed at least 67 people in the oldest part of the capital shows the lapses in public safety that still plague the South Asian country despite its rapid economic growth.

While the government of Prime...Read more

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Players' union head Tony Clark says Adam Wainwright's comments about a possible strike were in line with widespread concern he hears from his members about a free-agent market they claim has become dysfunctional.

Starting his tour of...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, visited the Senate intelligence committee's offices on Thursday, meeting with his lawyers in preparation for three days of congressional testimony next week.

Cohen and one of his...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he's not launching a primary challenge against President Donald Trump unless the president's political standing within his own party weakens dramatically.

Hogan, who was elected to his...Read more

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA and its players are continuing to move forward on plans to eliminate the "one-and-done" rule in college basketball, something that the sides have been working toward for months.

The league has sent a proposal to the National...Read more

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