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'A new day': Harvey Weinstein convicted, led away in cuffs

'A new day': Harvey Weinstein convicted, led away in cuffs

NEW YORK — Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape and sexual assault against two women and led off to prison in handcuffs Monday in what his foes hailed as a landmark moment for the legal system and a long-overdue reckoning
Michael Jordan's poignant Kobe tribute: 'A piece of me died'

Michael Jordan's poignant Kobe tribute: 'A piece of me died'

LOS ANGELES — Michael Jordan says he didn't see Kobe Bryant as his rival for the mythical honour of being recognized as the best basketball player ever.
Costs, delays scuttle 124-mile Constitution Pipeline project

Costs, delays scuttle 124-mile Constitution Pipeline project

ALBANY, N.Y.
The Latest: Sciorra: Testimony against Weinstein was needed

The Latest: Sciorra: Testimony against Weinstein was needed

NEW YORK — The Latest on a verdict in the rape and sexual assault trial of Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 5:40 p.m.
Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter operator for deaths

Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter operator for deaths

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant's widow sued the owner and operator of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed the former Los Angeles Lakers star and their 13-year-old daughter last month as she publicly mourned their deaths Monday in an emotional pu
Ex-coach gets 6 months in college scam, runs from courthouse

Ex-coach gets 6 months in college scam, runs from courthouse

BOSTON — The former men's tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin sprinted away from a scrum of reporters and his own lawyers Monday after he was sentenced to six months in prison for taking a $100,000 bribe as part of a sweeping college ad
‘Leaning Tower of Dallas’ endures blows from wrecking ball

‘Leaning Tower of Dallas’ endures blows from wrecking ball

DALLAS — The “Leaning Tower of Dallas,” a social media sensation born when a part of a building survived implosion, endured hundreds of blows from a wrecking ball Monday.
Virus pushes beyond Asia, taking aim at Europe, Mideast

Virus pushes beyond Asia, taking aim at Europe, Mideast

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The new virus took aim at a broadening swath of the globe Monday, with officials in Europe and the Middle East scrambling to limit the spread of an outbreak that showed signs of stabilizing at its Chinese epicenter but pos
Los Angeles honours Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

Los Angeles honours Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant's wife offered a poignant portrait of her NBA superstar husband and their daughter Monday at a sold-out memorial service for the two, who were among nine people killed last month in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles.
Italy tries to contain virus as isolated towns hunker down

Italy tries to contain virus as isolated towns hunker down

CODOGNO, Italy — Police manned checkpoints around quarantined towns in Italy's north on Monday and residents stocked up on food as the country became the focal point of the outbreak in Europe and fears of its cross-border spread.