No. 3 Gonzaga tops Pacific 91-60, wins 36th straight at home
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Przemek Karnowski and Gary Bell Jr. each scored 13 points as No. 3 Gonzaga routed Pacific 91-60 on Saturday night, extending the nation's longest home winning streak to 36 games.
Explosion shakes Afghan capital, official says 2 wounded
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A truck packed with explosives blew up on the outskirts of the Afghan capital on Sunday, police said, in the first such violent incident in Kabul for almost three weeks.
Sundance Watch: Franco falls in love, Reed coy on engagement
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've seen and heard:
Russia blocks U.N. statement on Ukraine as fighting escalates
By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia prevented the U.N. Security Council on Saturday from criticizing statements by pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels and condemning an upsurge in violence that has claimed dozens of lives in Ukraine, council diplomats said. Pro-Russian rebels have launched an offensive against the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, prompting warnings from the European Union and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Fighting has escalated in eastern Ukraine in recent days, and Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Kiev.
Johansen gets help in winning NHL breakaway skills challenge
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ryan Johansen of the hometown Columbus Blue Jackets pulled a kid out of the stands and guided him to a goal to win the breakaway challenge, and Nashville's Shea Weber fired the hardest shot with a 108.5-mph blast at the NHL All-Stars skills competition on Saturday night.