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NFL reviewing sex assault claims against Texans QB Watson

NFL reviewing sex assault claims against Texans QB Watson

DALLAS — The NFL said Thursday that it was investigating allegations that Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson sexually assaulted multiple women after three massage therapists filed lawsuits against the star player.
House OKs Dems' immigration bills for Dreamers, farm workers

House OKs Dems' immigration bills for Dreamers, farm workers

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to unlatch a gateway to citizenship for young Dreamers, migrant farm workers and immigrants who’ve fled war or natural disasters, giving Democrats wins in the year’s first votes on an issue that faces an uphill c
12th juror picked, lawyers clash over expert in Floyd trial

12th juror picked, lawyers clash over expert in Floyd trial

MINNEAPOLIS — Attorneys at the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death nearly finished jury selection on Thursday by choosing three more panelists, hours after clashing over how much they should hear of Floyd's ow
Curry, WNBA players receive Jackie Robinson award from NAACP

Curry, WNBA players receive Jackie Robinson award from NAACP

SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry’s tireless work off the basketball court campaigning for social justice, supporting women's causes and even interviewing Dr.
Storms send TV anchors scrambling off set in N Carolina

Storms send TV anchors scrambling off set in N Carolina

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.
Buttigieg says Biden plan will usher new transportation era

Buttigieg says Biden plan will usher new transportation era

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Thursday that an infrastructure plan expected soon from President Joe Biden will offer a “once in a century” opportunity to remake transportation in the United States, where cars and highways
Forecast for spring: Nasty drought worsens for much of US

Forecast for spring: Nasty drought worsens for much of US

With nearly two-thirds of the United States abnormally dry or worse, the government’s spring forecast offers little hope for relief, especially in the West where a devastating megadrought has taken root and worsened.
German archbishop offers to resign after abuse criticism

German archbishop offers to resign after abuse criticism

COLOGNE, Germany — A report commissioned by Germany’s Cologne archdiocese on church officials’ handling of past cases of sexual abuse found 75 cases in which high-ranking officials neglected their duties.
Biden plans to send COVID shots to Mexico, Canada

Biden plans to send COVID shots to Mexico, Canada

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is planning to send a combined 4 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Mexico and Canada in its first export of shots, the White House said Thursday.
Atwood, Grisham among contributors to pandemic novel

Atwood, Grisham among contributors to pandemic novel

NEW YORK — One of the first novels about the pandemic will be a collaborative effort, with Margaret Atwood, John Grisham and Celeste Ng among the writers.
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