Jordan

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan dunks during the first half of their NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Jordan on Howard: ‘It’s a challenge, but I love it’

DeAndre Jordan has long been friends with Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard. On Monday, for the first of two meetings in less than a week, the two athletic big men will be matched up against […]

11/04/2013

This citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrians search under rubble to rescue people from houses that were destroyed by a Syrian government warplane, in Idlib province, northern Syria, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. ( AP Photo/Edlib News Network ENN)

US officials: US considers training Syria rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering a plan to use U.S. military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels, in a move that would greatly expand the current CIA training […]

09/05/2013

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat during an interview with The Associated Press at his office in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Mayor says Jerusalem can’t be split

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem’s mayor presides over perhaps the most complicated city in the world: deeply divided between Arab and Jew, religious and secular, rich and poor, and claimed as a capital by both Israelis […]

09/03/2013

US President Barack Obama (l) and President of Syria Bashar Assad. (AP Photo)

US moves forces toward Syria, inquiry continues

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. intelligence officials are still trying to determine whether Syria’s government unleashed a deadly chemical weapons attack on its people. At the same time, the Obama administration is preparing for a possible […]

08/25/2013

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Angelina Jolie urges world to end rape in war

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actress Angelina Jolie made her debut before the U.N.’s most powerful body as a special envoy for refugees Monday and urged the world’s nations to make the fight against rape in […]

06/24/2013

US President Barack Obama (l) and President of Syria Bashar Assad. (AP Photo)

US war games send signal to Assad

ZARQA, Jordan (AP) — Under the watchful eye of stern-faced American advisers, hundreds of U.S.-trained Jordanian commandos fanned across this dusty desert plain, holding war games that could eventually form the basis of an assault […]

06/18/2013

Bret Lewis

Still coming up short

After his first tour of duty with the Lakers, Phil Jackson wrote a book and in it said that Kobe Bryant was “uncoachable.” Then he came back as coach to win two more titles. Said […]

05/16/2013

Michael Jordan (AP Photo)

NBA’s Michael Jordan marries ex-model over weekend

(AP) –  Michael Jordan got married over the weekend, with Tiger Woods, Spike Lee and Patrick Ewing among those attending the NBA Hall of Famer’s wedding in Palm Beach, Fla. Jordan married 35-year-old former model […]

04/28/2013

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Clippers hand Pistons 5th straight defeat, 129-97

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers had been talking in practice the last couple days about turning up their intensity. DeAndre Jordan clearly got the message, slamming home a monster dunk in the second quarter of a 129-97 win Sunday night that had jaws dropping.

03/11/2013

Ali Syed

Official: Calif. gunman was loner, ‘gamer’

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — A woman who was the first of three people killed in a gunman’s rampage has been identified, but her relationship to the shooter — a videogame-playing loner — remained unknown Wednesday, authorities said.

02/20/2013

Nike Campus

Oregon governor says Nike plans expansion

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Nike wants to expand its Oregon operations and hire hundreds of workers but is asking the government to promise it won’t change the state tax code.

12/10/2012

Calls for ouster of Jordan's king grow at protests

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) – Calls for the ouster of Jordan’s King Abdullah II grew Friday, as thousands of protesters packed the streets of the capital and demonstrations resumed elsewhere. Larger groups have demonstrated in Amman […]

11/16/2012

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