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Killeen man sentenced to prison term for repeatedly beating woman

A Killeen man was sentenced this week by a Bell County judge to time in prison after the man pleaded guilty to assaulting the same woman tw… Read more




Cleveland's baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. Read more


Green headlines list of shooting guards in NBA draft

Jalen Green bypassed college to get the jump on his professional career. The next step comes in Thursday’s NBA draft. Read more


US women tell 9th Circuit trial court didn't factor success

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team urged a federal appeals court to reinstate their equal pay lawsuit, s… Read more


The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: Read more


US players learning differences between Olympic hoops, NBA

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. men’s basketball team was about to start playing its final warm-up for the Tokyo Olympics a few days ago in Las Vegas… Read more



Stocks push higher on Wall Street, on track for weekly gain

Stocks rose on Wall Street Friday, putting the market on track for a strong finish in a week that opened with a stumble. Read more

Concern mounts about possible Turkish law on media funding

ISTANBUL (AP) — Press freedom groups expressed concern Friday about comments by Turkish officials about possible legislation to regulate fo… Read more


Germany toughens rules for travel from Spain, Netherlands

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is listing Spain and the Netherlands as “high-incidence areas,” meaning that most people arriving from those countrie… Read more



AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don't want shots

Most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the ag… Read more


Governors pin hopes on full vaccine approval as cases climb

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As U.S. regulators weigh giving the final stamp of approval for certain COVID-19 vaccines, governors in states har… Read more

Talk radio host with COVID regrets vaccine hesitancy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A conservative talk radio host from Tennessee who had been a vaccine skeptic until he was hospitalized from COVID-1… Read more