News archive from 5 March 2018

Michigan boils Purdue, 75-66 for 2nd straight Big Ten tournament title

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInBig Ten tournament final: Michigan 75, Purdue 66 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Michigan's Zavier Simpson drives against Purdue's Isaac Haas during the first half of the Big Ten tournament...

Usa Today, 19:07 in Sport

Predators tie franchise-record winning streak by beating Avalanche, sweeping road trip

CLOSE Mike Fisher scored the Predators' first goal in the team's 4-3 overtime win against the Canucks. DENVER - The Predators are resilience personified. Their 4-3 overtime victory Sunday against the Colorado Avalanche was their latest in a...

Usa Today, 19:07 in Sport

Lack of depth a concern for Arizona Diamondbacks' rotation

With Zack Greinke and Robbie Ray at the top and no real weak spot beyond that, the Diamondbacks might reasonably believe their rotation has a chance to be the best in the National League. The only concern is what comes after them. With last month's...

AZCentral, 19:39 in Sport

Trump advisers fervently defend tariffs (unless they change, that is)

WASHINGTON — The White House continued to sow uncertainty on Sunday about the stiff tariffs President Donald Trump said he would impose on steel and aluminum imports as key advisers defended the policy but left room for the president to change his...

Chron, 22:03 in Politics

Despite Blue Wave, Dems running far behind in cash race for governor

AUSTIN — For Texas Democrats, 2018 was shaping up to be a year of amazing opportunity, a time when a blue wave would roll across Texas and help them boot Republicans from office. Record early voting turnout for nonpresidential election years, coupled...

Chron, 00:37 in Politics

Trump embracing potential for trade war

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is embracing the potential for a trade war after announcing his intent to place tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, as he rebuffs allies who have pushed to be exempted from the stiff duties. The...

Chron, 01:09 in Politics

Trump's Mideast peace plan in limbo as Netanyahu visits

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's much to celebrate but plenty of cause for trepidation, too, as President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet Monday at the White House. For all his talk about brokering the "ultimate...

Chron, 01:09 in Politics

Roles reduced, Kushner and Ivanka Trump's fate uncertain

WASHINGTON (AP) — They spent their first year in Washington as an untouchable White House power couple, commanding expansive portfolios, outlasting rivals and enjoying unmatched access to the president. But Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump have...

Chron, 01:09 in Politics

Trump's Panama City hotel remains open despite problems

PANAMA CITY (AP) — If you can overlook the intermittently running water, Friday's four-hour power outage and occasional police presence in the lobby, the Trump hotel in Panama City retains its status as one of the city's finest. The hotel remains open...

Chron, 01:09 in Politics

Ohio race shows how NRA flexes its political muscle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association pounced when former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate, declared at an AFL-CIO event in Cleveland that the death of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia...

Chron, 01:31 in Politics

Elizabeth Warren seeks to neutralize 'Pocahontas' barbs

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is hoping to defuse an issue that has dogged her for years, her claims of Native American heritage, ahead of a possible run for president in 2020. Last month, Warren addressed the National Congress of American...

Chron, 08:46 in Politics

'Harvest Boxes': Grocers fear for business, patrons' health

RANKIN, Pa. (AP) — Finding fresh food in this tiny riverside community that was hit hard by the steel industry's decline has always been a challenge. Then, seven years ago, Carl's Cafe opened. The grocery store, near new government housing, offers...

Chron, 10:32 in Health

March Madness bracketology projections: Will ASU basketball make NCAA Tournament field?

CLOSE Bobby Hurley discusses the Sun Devils’ 84-83 loss to Stanford at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday. With the loss, ASU finishes 20-10 in the regular season, and 8-10 in conference play. ASU basketball is in a precarious position for the NCAA...

AZCentral, 10:41 in Sport

March Madness bracketology projections: Arizona Wildcats seeded for NCAA Tournament run?

CLOSE UA basketball fans are glad to have Sean Miller back on the sidelines after a whirlwind week. Where will the Arizona Wildcats be seeded in the NCAA Tournament? The team is in a good spot for March Madness entering the Pac-12 Tournament,...

AZCentral, 10:41 in Sport

Residents near IAH advised to boil water after water main repair

The city of Houston is encouraging those who live near Bush Intercontinental Airport to boil their water until officials finish testing whether a nearby water main repair negatively impacted the water supply. The Public Works Department recently...

Chron, 10:59 in Politics

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