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WASHINGTON | Pelosi, foes seem near deal likely paving her way to speaker

WASHINGTON — Rep. Nancy Pelosi all but ensured Wednesday that she will become House speaker next month, quelling a revolt by disgruntled younger Democrats by agreeing to limit her tenure to no more than four additional years in the chamber’s top post. Moments after releasing a statement saying she was “comfortable with the proposal,” seven … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pelosi, foes seem near deal likely paving her way to speaker

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pelosi all but assured of becoming House speaker

WASHINGTON— The Latest on Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s drive to become House speaker (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Rep. Nancy Pelosi has all but ensured that she’ll be elected House speaker in January by agreeing to limit how long she’d serve in the post to no more than four additional years. The California Democrat says in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pelosi all but assured of becoming House speaker

NEW YORK | Honored in NYC, Glenn Close says ‘I speak through my work’

NEW YORK — When it comes to making a statement about female empowerment, Glenn Close lets her roles do the talking. The actress has blazed trails throughout her nearly five-decade career without being overtly political. On Monday, the Museum of the Moving Image honored Close with a gala and its annual award. Before the honor, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Honored in NYC, Glenn Close says ‘I speak through my work’

The Latest: Texas grabs 14-6, 2nd-quarter lead on Oklahoma

The Latest on college football’s championship Saturday (all times Eastern): 1:15 p.m. Sam Ehlinger’s second touchdown run early in the second quarter has No. 9 Texas up 14-6 on No. 5 Oklahoma. The Sooners have had to settle for two field goals after trips into the red zone. The Sooners have scored at least 45 … Continue reading The Latest: Texas grabs 14-6, 2nd-quarter lead on Oklahoma

METAIRIE, La. | Bryant practices with Saints, asserts he’s ‘not a bad guy.’

METAIRIE, La. — Dez Bryant wasn’t about to declare himself a changed man just because he’d changed teams. At age 30, the ninth-year NFL veteran receiver said he is comfortable with who he always has been and hopes he’ll fit in with the New Orleans Saints, a team on a seven-game winning streak that looks … Continue reading METAIRIE, La. | Bryant practices with Saints, asserts he’s ‘not a bad guy.’

DETROIT | Griffin scores 50 points, Pistons top 76ers 133-132 in OT

DETROIT — Blake Griffin scored a career-high 50 points and had the game-winner after he was fouled on a driving layup with 1.8 seconds left as Detroit topped Philadelphia 133-132 in a wild overtime thriller on Tuesday night. JJ Redick’s four-point play with 5.6 seconds left in overtime set up Griffin’s dramatics, while Joel Embiid, … Continue reading DETROIT | Griffin scores 50 points, Pistons top 76ers 133-132 in OT

WASHINGTON | Huberdeau, Panthers beat Capitals for first win of season

WASHINGTON — A dominant first period and a three-goal lead had the Florida Panthers feeling a little too good about cruising toward their first victory of the season. “You feel comfortable, but I think we can’t feel too comfortable,” forward Jonathan Huberdeau said. The Panthers blew that lead and allowed the tying goal with 85 … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Huberdeau, Panthers beat Capitals for first win of season

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Feinstein rejects follow-up calls on Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and an allegation of sexual misconduct against him (all times local): 10:50 p.m. President Donald Trump‘s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is in turmoil after the woman accusing him of high school-era sexual misconduct told her story publicly for the first time. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Feinstein rejects follow-up calls on Kavanaugh