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German infection rate at 2-month low, vaccinations speed up

German infection rate at 2-month low, vaccinations speed up

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's coronavirus infection rate dropped to its lowest level in nearly two months on Friday, while the health minister said the country had the most successful day yet of its vaccination campaign this week.

Los Angeles plays Indiana on 3-game win streak

Los Angeles Lakers (40-30, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (33-37, ninth in the Eastern Conference) Indianapolis; Saturday, 1 p.m.

Dallas plays Toronto, aims for 4th straight home win

Toronto Raptors (27-43, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (41-29, sixth in the Western Conference) Dallas; Friday, 9 p.m.

Indians play Seattle, look to build on Plesac's strong performance

Cleveland Indians (21-14, second in the AL Central) vs. Seattle Mariners (18-20, third in the AL West) Seattle; Friday, 10:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Indians: Aaron Civale (5-0, 2.91 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 33 strikeouts) Mariners: Chris Flexen (3-1, 3.
Fuentes, Gonzalez shine as Rockies hold off Reds 13-8

Fuentes, Gonzalez shine as Rockies hold off Reds 13-8

DENVER (AP) — Josh Fuentes homered for the second straight game to back seven shutout innings from Chi Chi Gonzalez, and the Colorado Rockies held on for a 13-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.

Conservatives seize on gas crunch to blame Biden, stir base

A graphic calling the East Coast fuel supply crunch “Biden’s Gas Crisis.” A tweet speculating that gas stations running dry was an “INSIDE JOB.
Misinformation surges amid India's COVID-19 calamity

Misinformation surges amid India's COVID-19 calamity

NEW DELHI (AP) — The man in the WhatsApp video says he has seen it work himself: A few drops of lemon juice in the nose will cure COVID-19.

Mexico's Caribbean coast at "imminent risk" of lockdown

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The governor of Mexico’s resort-studded Caribbean coast said Thursday his state is at “imminent risk” of returning to lockdown as coronavirus cases there rose steadily. Gov.
Street racing surges across US amid coronavirus pandemic

Street racing surges across US amid coronavirus pandemic

Jaye Sanford, a 52-year-old mother of two, was driving home in suburban Atlanta on Nov. 21 when a man in a Dodge Challenger muscle car who was allegedly street racing crashed into her head-on, killing her.
Warriors sign Toscano-Anderson to multiyear deal

Warriors sign Toscano-Anderson to multiyear deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Emerging from a challenging East Oakland youth when he cheered for the Golden State Warriors from a cramped house, Juan Toscano-Anderson now has that coveted contract from his hometown team.