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Field goal on last play sends Panthers to win over Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Cam Newton called it a “breakthrough game,” and it would be hard to argue against him. Newton threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, Graham Gano kicked a 48-yard field goal as time expired and the Carolina Panthers beat the New England Patriots 33-30 on ...

Trump lashes out at San Juan mayor as she begs for help

BRANCHBURG, N.J. — President Donald Trump on Saturday lashed out at the mayor of San Juan and other officials in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, contemptuous of their claims of a laggard U.S. response to the natural disaster that has imperiled the island’s future. “Such poor leadership ...

Tillerson: U.S. has direct line to N. Korea

BEIJING — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Saturday that the United State is maintaining direct channels of communications with North Korea even as tensions rise over the North’s nuclear and missile programs and the countries’ leaders spar through bellicose ...

Tanaka fans 15 as Yankees remain in hunt for division title

NEW YORK — Helped by one of Masahiro Tanaka’s most dominant major league performances, the New York Yankees stayed in the hunt for a division title. Tanaka struck out 15 batters in seven innings — his highest total since coming to the majors before the 2014 season — allowed three hits ...

MIL Meet No. 3

Saturday's Results At Kamehameha Maui Girls Team scores Division I--1. Seabury Hall 16, 2. Maui High 82, 3. Baldwin 99, 4. King Kekaulike 114, 5. Kamehameha Maui 170. Division II--1. Molokai 175. Individual results 1. Veronica Winham, Seabury Hall, 20:50; 2. Kallalei Ryden, Seabury ...

Sabers defeat Warriors with touchdown in final seconds

Naia Nakamoto scored on a 2-yard run with five seconds remaining to give the Maui High School football team a 27-23 win over Kamehameha Maui on Saturday in a Maui Interscholastic League football game at War Memorial Stadium in Wailuku. Nakamoto scored two touchdowns - the game-winner capped a ...

Rodgers leads Packers to rainy win over Bears

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers’ four touchdown passes and Mike Glennon’s four turnovers added up to a victory for the Green Bay Packers. The injury-riddled Packers converted three of those turnovers into touchdowns and defeated the Bears 35-14 on Thursday as intermittent rain fell at ...

Lahainaluna shuts out King Kekaulike

The Lahainaluna High School football team converted King Kekaulike's five turnovers into touchdowns -- including an interception return for a score by Derek Perez -- and won 52-0 on Friday in a Maui Interscholastic League game at War Memorial Stadium in Wailuku. T.J. Galoia, a 6-foot, ...

GOP plan promises massive tax cuts

WASHINGTON — Promising big tax cuts and a booming economy, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled the first major revamp of the nation’s tax code in a generation Wednesday — a sweeping, nearly $6 trillion tax cut that would deeply reduce levies for corporations, ...

Amazon turns up volume with Echo price cut

SEATTLE — Amazon will head into the holiday shopping season with a simple wish list: It wants voice-controlled devices featuring its digital assistant Alexa to become as ubiquitous in people’s homes as televisions. The online retailer is slashing prices to undercut Google, introducing ...

Louisville places Pitino, AD on leave amid federal bribery probe

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rick Pitino couldn’t survive another scandal, as an angry interim Louisville president Wednesday placed the head men’s college basketball coach and his boss on administrative leave amid a nationwide federal bribery investigation that has rocked the sport. President ...

Young reaches junior world final; Macedo remains in title contention

Cody Young of Wailuku reached the International Surfing Association World Junior Championships  boys 18 final Friday, winning his sixth-round heat after a second-place finish in the fifth round in Hyuga, Japan. In the girls 18 division, a win and two runner-up finishes put Lahaina's Summer ...

‘Obamacare’ survives; Republicans concede on last-gasp repeal try

WASHINGTON — “Obamacare” lives on. Senate Republicans, short of votes, abandoned their latest and possibly final attempt to kill the health care law Tuesday, just ahead of a critical end-of-the-week deadline. The repeal-and-replace bill’s authors promised to try again at a later ...

Trump suddenly turns his focus on Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON — Suddenly, just about all President Donald Trump can talk about is Puerto Rico. After not mentioning the hurricane-devastated island for days, Trump on Tuesday pushed back aggressively and repeatedly against criticism that he had failed to quickly grasp the magnitude of ...

AP source: Wade to reunite with James in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Together again: LeBron and D-Wade. Just like old times. Dwyane Wade has decided to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers and reunite with LeBron James, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Tuesday. Wade is expected to clear waivers today and then join ...

Four college basketball coaches charged in bribe scheme

NEW YORK — In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes’ choice of ...

Tweet was ‘declaration of war,’ says N. Korean diplomat

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea’s top diplomat said Monday that a weekend tweet by President Donald Trump was a “declaration of war” and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace. It was the latest escalation in a week of ...

1M wanted for study of genes, habits and health

WASHINGTON — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease. Why does ...

Cowboys bounce back with victory over Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Dallas Cowboys erased last week’s ugly memory. Six days after a lopsided loss, the Cowboys got a pair of touchdown passes and a head-over-heels scoring run from Dak Prescott on Monday, and defeated the Arizona Cardinals 28-17. Prescott was 13-for-18 for 183 yards ...

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A masked gunman opened fire at a Nashville church Sunday, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said. An usher confronted the shooter, who apparently shot himself in the ...