NCAA Latest: UMBC Hanging With Kansas State Late In 2nd halfHere's the very latest on the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.
'Black Panther' Tops Box Office For 5th Straight WeekendNot since "Avatar" has a box-office hit had the kind of staying power of "Black Panther."
Some Wanted Florida School Shooting Suspect Committed In 2016Officials were so concerned about the mental stability of the student accused of last month's Florida school massacre that they decided he should be forcibly committed. But the recommendation was never acted upon.
Some Homeless In California Motels May Get Stays ExtendedThe 30-day motel vouchers expired starting last Friday in Orange County.
Nearly 300 Rabbits Taken From Folsom HomeNearly 300 rabbits were removed from a house in Folsom and are now in the care of Sacramento SPCA. It was a Folsom Police patrol officer, out on an unrelated call, that first spotted the rabbits outside the home on Pine Grove Friday afternoon. Around 100 seen initially, which was enough for the officer to call to animal control.
Polish Archbishop Criticizes Priest Wishing Francis Deatholand's leading archbishop deplored on Sunday comments by a senior conservative priest who had wished Pope Francis a quick death if he does not open to "wisdom." Krakow Archbishop Marek Jedraszewski said he heard about the comments with "great pain and regret" and has discussed them face-to-face with Msgr. Edward Staniek, who made them in a Feb. 25 church speech in Krakow.
Michigan, Houston Tied 28-28 At HalftimeThird-seeded Michigan and No. 6 seed Houston played to a 28-draw the first half of their second-round game in the West Region. It wasn't a thing of beauty. Michigan's biggest stars fizzled with Moe Wagner scoring 2 points and dealing with foul trouble, and Muhammad-Ali Abudr-Rahkman scoring 6 on 2-for-8 shooting. He was 0 for 5 from the 3-point arc.
Democrats Seek Balance Between Base's Demands, Election Wins Pennsylvania's Conor Lamb and Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, the new miracle men of the Democratic Party, offer a clear model for how to run in Republican territory: Focus on economics, not guns, immigration or President Donald Trump. But that won't be easy when much of the party is whipped into a fervor over those topics. As the party barrels into primary season, its biggest success stories star Democratic moderates who have run strong in Trump country. But much of the energy in the party is on the left, where an active base is calling for single-payer health care, a $15-an-hour minimum wage and bans on certain weapons and ammunition. Finding the balance between the base's demands and winning general elections is Democrats' new mission as they look toward the November midterms.
Teacher Apologizes For Accidentally Firing Gun In Classroom A teacher at a Northern California high school has apologized for accidentally firing a gun inside his classroom, causing minor injuries to three students. Dennis Alexander, who is also an elected member of the Seaside City Council and a reserve officer for a nearby police department, apologized and thanked community members for their support at a council meeting Thursday night, the Monterey Herald newspaper reported .
Florida Gulf Coast Women Pull Off Upset Of Missouri 80-70ands on her knees, China Dow watched intently as the clock ticked down. Finally, she could let out all the emotion and exuberance and began hugging everyone in sight. The Florida Gulf Coast senior then skipped across the court in Maples Pavilion screaming in delight while waving her arms in the air toward the fittingly green-clad crowd on St. Patrick's Day.
1 dead, 1 injured after shooting at Southern California mallAuthorities say one person was killed and one injured after a shooting at a Southern California mall. The Ventura County sheriff's department says on Twitter that Saturday's incident has been contained and there's no threat to the public.
Barbra Streisand Says No #MeToo Moment Marred Her LifeDuring a tribute to Streisand's decades of TV music specials and other programs, producer and long-time admirer Ryan Murphy queried her about her career, the #MeToo movement and her aversion to interviews. "Never," she replied when asked if she had been sexually mistreated. "I wasn't like those pretty girls with those nice little noses. Maybe that's why."