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First lady attends Princeton women’s hoops game

By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer Michelle Obama saw her alma mater Princeton take on American University in a women’s basketball game Sunday night. Obama’s niece Leslie Robinson is a freshman for the Tigers, who won 63-56. Continue reading

List of winners of the American Music Awards

By The Associated Press Winners of the 2014 American Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles: Artist of the year: One Direction New artist of the year: 5 Seconds of Summer Single of the year: Katy Perry feat. Juicy J, “Dark Horse” Pop/rock female artist: Katy Perry Pop/rock male artist: Sam Smith Pop/rock band, duo or group: One Direction Pop/rock album: One Direction, “Midnight Melodies” Country female artist: Carrie Underwood Country male artist: Luke Bryan Country band, duo or group: Florida Georgia Line Country album: Brantley Gilbert, “Just As I Am” Rap/hip-hop artist: Iggy Azalea Rap/hip-hop album: Iggy Azalea, “The New Classic” Soul/R&B female artist: Beyoncé Soul/R&B male artist: John Legend Soul/R&B album: Beyoncé, “Beyoncé” Latin artist: Enrique Iglesias Alternative rock: Imagine Dragons Adult contemporary: Katy Perry Contemporary inspirational: Casting Crowns Electronic dance music: Calvin Harris Soundtrack: “Frozen” Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved Continue reading

2 hospitalized after Chicago building collapse

CHICAGO (AP) — Two women and a dog have been rescued after a building collapsed on Chicago’s South Side, and authorities are conducting a search of the rubble even though they don’t believe anyone else was inside. Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says the collapse of the modern three-story building Sunday evening in the Washington Park neighborhood “pancaked all floors toward the basement.” He says the cause is unknown, but authorities are working with the utility companies to make sure there isn’t a problem with the gas line. Langford calls the operation a “search and rescue” but says interviews with friends and neighbors suggest there aren’t other victims Continue reading

Katy Perry to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

By MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Will Katy Perry be a firework at the Super Bowl? Will she show them what she’s worth? Will she let her colors burst Continue reading

1 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus that had already crashed into a restaurant earlier in the day overturned Sunday in Northern California, killing one person and injuring dozens more, six of them seriously, authorities said. The bus traveling form Los Angeles to Pasco, Washington, crashed just off Interstate 5 at about 8:30 a.m. Continue reading

‘Mad Men’ creator to receive honorary Int’l Emmy

By CHARLES J. GANS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — “Mad Men” stars Christina Hendricks and John Slattery will be presenting a special award at the International Emmys Gala to the show’s creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner who’s preparing the final episodes of the 1960s Madison Avenue ad agency saga slated to air in spring 2015. Continue reading

Manning, Anderson lead Broncos past Dolphins 39-36

By ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos finally found the balance — and the win — they’ve so desperately sought to stop their November slide. Continue reading

Sarvas puts Galaxy past Seattle 1-0 in West opener

Seattle Sounders FC defender Deindre Yedlin, left, falls as Los Angeles Galaxy forward Robbie Keane goes after the ball during the first half of a Major League Soccer playoff game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Carson, Calif. Continue reading

Wilson, Seattle D lead Seahawks past Arizona 19-3

By TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer SEATTLE (AP) — Swarmed by the blitzing rush of the best team in the NFL, Russell Wilson scrambled, slipped, eluded and finally got the Seattle Seahawks in the end zone. Considering the circumstances, it was probably Seattle’s most important drive of the season as the Seahawks handed the Arizona Cardinals their second loss of the season, 19-3 on Sunday. Wilson was sacked a season-high seven times by Arizona’s ultra-aggressive defense and the assortment of blitzes they called to confuse and fluster the Seahawks quarterback Continue reading

Bears rally for 21-13 victory over Buccaneers

By JAY COHEN, AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Forte gobbled up the yards on the ground, and Chicago’s defense made several big plays at key moments. The second-half rally was reminiscent of Lovie Smith’s time with the Bears, and that old familiar formula spoiled the coach’s return to Soldier Field. Continue reading