NASHVILLE, Tenn | Country star Miranda Lambert reveals secret marriage

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  (AP)  — Country star Miranda Lambert celebrated Valentine’s Day weekend with the announcement that she secretly got married. A representative for the singer confirmed the marriage after Lambert posted photos on social media Saturday showing her in a white lace gown with her new husband, Brendan Mcloughlin. She wrote that in honor of … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn | Country star Miranda Lambert reveals secret marriage

Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praised

SALT LAKE CITY  (AP)  — The family and friends of a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her funeral Saturday. The 50-year-old Laurie Holt died unexpectedly Feb. 10 at her Riverton, Utah, home, less than one … Continue reading Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praised

The Latest: Gillibrand accuses Trump of dividing people

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, in her second day of campaigning in New Hampshire, issued a rebuke of what she called President Donald Trump’s divisive language. The New York senator and Democratic presidential candidate told a crowd of about 450 people Saturday at Dartmouth College … Continue reading The Latest: Gillibrand accuses Trump of dividing people

The Latest: Cardinal calls McCarrick punishment ‘important’

VATICAN CITY (AP)  — The Latest on the defrocking of former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick (all times local): 12:20 a.m. The archbishop of Boston says the Vatican’s decision to defrock former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick is an important step for “administering justice” for McCarrick’s crimes. Cardinal Sean O’Malley issued a statement Saturday after the announcement that McCarrick had … Continue reading The Latest: Cardinal calls McCarrick punishment ‘important’

No. 23 Iowa St’s 3-point barrage beats No. 18 K-State, 78-64

MANHATTAN, Kan.  (AP)  — Lindell Wigginton hit five 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Talen Horton-Tucker buried six 3s and had 20, and No. 23 Iowa State pulled away late for a 78-64 victory over No. 18 Kansas State on Saturday to tighten up the Big 12 title race. Marial Shayok added 13 points and 13 … Continue reading No. 23 Iowa St’s 3-point barrage beats No. 18 K-State, 78-64

Thomas, Scott share 36-hole lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Thomas and Adam Scott each completed rounds of 6-under 65 on Saturday and shared the lead when the second round finally ended in the rain-delayed Genesis Open. Both played only six holes, finished when breakfast was still being served in the Riviera clubhouse, and were likely to play only a few holes … Continue reading Thomas, Scott share 36-hole lead at Riviera

The Latest: Acting defense chief unsure on border money

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s decision to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border to get financing of a wall on that border. (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The acting secretary of defense says he has not yet determined how much money he will redirect to President Donald Trump’s border … Continue reading The Latest: Acting defense chief unsure on border money

Ichiro back in M’s camp at 45 with chance to play at home

PEORIA, Ariz.  (AP) — At 45 and in spring training again, Ichiro Suzuki insists his focus is on each day and not the season-opening series back home in Japan. Suzuki says was he very satisfied with how things went during the first full-squad workout Saturday with the Seattle Mariners. The former MVP and 10-time All-Star outfielder … Continue reading Ichiro back in M’s camp at 45 with chance to play at home