DES MOINES, Iowa >> The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade of would-be 2016 candidates trying to draw attention at a Saturday gathering of social conservatives.Govs.
TOKYO >> From prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese responded with shock Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed.With national attention focusing on efforts to save the other hostage, 47-year-old journalist Kenji Goto, some also criticized Prime Minister Shinzo Abe […]
MEMPHIS, Tenn. >> The experience of the Memphis Grizzlies was just too much for the young Philadelphia 76ers.Zach Randolph had 17 points and 14 rebounds and Jeff Green scored 18 as the Grizzlies coasted to a 101-83 win on Saturday night."They have a bunch of veterans who know how to play the game," said Sixers guard Michael Carter-Williams, w […]
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. >> Saying his team "followed every rule to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating."At no time was there any intent whatsoever to try to compromise the […]