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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, then - National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Flynn is relaxed and hopeful even as the possibility of prison looms when he's sentenced in the Russia probe Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. The retired three-star general pleaded guilty last year to lying to the FBI about conversations he had with the then-Russian ambassador to the U.S. during President Donald Trump's White House transition. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fansFormer national security adviser Michael Flynn is days away from being sentenced on a felony charge that in different times might have brought an end to his career
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn follows the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Rivers leads Chargers to last-second comeback win over KCPhilip Rivers led the Chargers to a pair of touchdowns in the final minutes, then hit Mike Williams for the go-ahead 2-point conversion with 4 seconds remaining to give Los Angeles a 29-28 victory over the Chiefs
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with newly elected governors in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump's search for a new chief of staff has reality TV feelPresident Donald Trump's hunt for a new chief of staff has taken on the feel of a reality TV show
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2013, file photo, Michael Spavor, center, an entrepreneur, is seen with former NBA star Dennis Rodman, left, on the arrival at the capital airport for a flight to North Korea, in Beijing, China.  A second Canadian man has gone missing in China and is feared detained in what appears to be retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of telecommunications giant Huawei, Canadian authorities said late Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.  Canada's Global Affairs department identified its missing citizen as Spavor, an entrepreneur who is one of the only Westerners to have ever met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Spavor's disappearance follows China's detention of a former Canadian diplomat in Beijing earlier this week.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the worldChina has Canada in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the U.S. States
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives to give House members a classified security briefing on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen warThe Senate has delivered back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia in an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump's response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sunday, April 22, 2018 file photo, producer Eliza Dushku attends a screening of "Mapplethorpe" at the SVA Theatre during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network's show "Bull," made her uncomfortable. CBS confirmed the settlement Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.  (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
CBS settled with Dushku over 'Bull' star's sexual commentsCBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network's show "Bull," made her uncomfortable when she was a recurring character on the show.
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) dunks the ball as Los Angeles Lakers' JaVale McGee defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Harden's 50-point triple-double leads Rockets over LakersJames Harden had a triple-double of 50 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists and scored 11 points during a big fourth-quarter run to lead the Houston Rockets to a 126-111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Use of death penalty continues to decline in TexasA new report says that while Texas led the nation in the number of inmates executed in 2018, the use of capital punishment in the state continues to decline.
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
FILE - This May 27, 2008, file photo, shows the gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
Death row executions remain near historic lows in 2018Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) blocks a shot by Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri (43) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Vasilevskiy shines in return, Lightning beat Maple Leafs 4-1Andrei Vasilevskiy made 48 saves in his return from a broken left foot and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 in a matchup of the NHL's top two teams
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Bobby Wagner (54) raises his fist after stopping Minnesota Vikings' Latavius Murray on a fourth down run in the second half of an NFL football game in Seattle. Wagner, making a hefty statement for NFL Defensive Player of the Year, seeks his eighth straight game with at least eight tackles. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)
Cowboys can prove they are real by grabbing NFC East titleIf the Dallas Cowboys are for real, they will win their sixth straight game and clinch the NFC East at Indianapolis on Sunday
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This undated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Jose Antonio Jimenez. Jimenez is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, for beating and stabbing to death an elderly woman in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago. (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP)
Florida man executed for fatally stabbing woman in 1992A man convicted of the fatal stabbing and beating death of a woman in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago was put to death Thursday evening in Florida.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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