- China's central bank cuts rates again to boost economy
Kansas City Star, Saturday - 02/28/2015 - 06:14 AM
China on Saturday cut interest rates for the second time in three months, adding to signs that Chinese leaders are worried that the economic slowdown is deepening too sharply. …
- Blazers come from behind for 115-112 win over Thunder
USA Today, Saturday - 02/28/2015 - 02:17 AM
Westbrook has third triple-double but Blazers spoil it with 115-112 win over Thunder
- Spurs snap 4-game skid, beat short-handed Kings 107-96
USA Today, Saturday - 02/28/2015 - 01:32 AM
San Antonio Spurs snap 4-game skid, beat short-handed Kings 107-96 in Sacramento
- Valparaiso wins Summit with 56-53 win over Cleveland State
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 02/28/2015 - 12:26 AM
Alec Peters scored 15 points, including a critical four-point play with 1:11 to play, to lead Valparaiso to the Summit League regulator season championship for the third time in four seasons with a 56-53 win over Cleveland State on Friday night. Valparaiso (25-6, 13-3) was up 10 with less than three minutes to play when Cleveland State (17-13, 11-5) got a 3-pointer from Andre Yates and used a turnover for a Marlin Mason trey to make it 49-45 with 1:37 to play. But on the next possession Keith Carter found Peters in the right corner for a 3 and a foul. Anton Grady, the Vikings' leading scorer at 14 points a game, made his only basket (he had five points and 13 rebounds) but Darien Walker made two free throws with 30 seconds left.
- Knicks top sluggish Pistons 121-115 in double OT
Sacramento Bee, Saturday - 02/28/2015 - 12:02 AM
Shane Larkin's three-point play in the final minute of the second overtime helped the New York Knicks snap their eight-game losing streak with a 121-115 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night. …
- Dress that 'greatly resembles' stolen Nyong'o gown recovered
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 09:32 PM
A dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week has been recovered, a sheriff's official said Friday.
- Osbourne exiting 'Fashion Police' after Zendaya hair flap
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 08:47 PM
Kelly Osbourne is exiting "Fashion Police," days after complaining about co-host Giuliana Rancic's comments on Zendaya's dreadlocks. E! Entertainment said Friday that Osbourne is leaving to pursue other opportunities. Osbourne's publicist did not immediately respond to a request for comment. On Monday's post-Oscar edition of "Fashion Police," Rancic said that actress-singer Zendaya's hair suggested the smell of patchouli oil or marijuana.
- Senate approves 1-week funding bill for Homeland Security
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 08:26 PM
The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours before the agency faces a partial shutdown.
- Toronto OF Saunders could return in April after knee surgery
Waco Tribune-Herald, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 08:02 PM
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders has undergone surgery on his left knee and could return to the team in five to six weeks.
- Lydia Ko shoots 61 in New Zealand Women's Open
USA Today, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 07:46 PM
Lydia Ko shoots 61 to take the early second-round lead in New Zealand Women's Open
- Obama condemns 'brutal murder' of Russian opposition figure
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 07:22 PM
President Barack Obama is condemning the killing of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.
- Google's Blogger reverses porn policy after user backlash
Associated Press, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 06:41 PM
Apparently Google bloggers like to post porn. A lot.
- Yellen meets with conservative groups unhappy with Fed
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 06:22 PM
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has met with a group of conservative activists who are unhappy with the central bank's conduct of interest-rate policies.
- Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead
Associated Press, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 05:48 PM
Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic former deputy prime minister turned Russian opposition leader, was shot and killed in Moscow Saturday, officials said. He was 55.
- Partial shutdown? House rejects Homeland Security funding
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 05:33 PM
WASHINGTON • The Republican-controlled House unexpectedly rejected short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security on Friday, increasing the prospect of a partial shutdown at midnig…
- Uber says database containing driver info was breached
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 05:24 PM
Uber says a database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May. The ride-sharing service says it has notified the drivers and hasn't received any reports of the information being misused.
- Stopgap Homeland Security spending bill fails in House
Denver Post, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 05:20 PM
mdash; The House has rejected a stopgap spending bill for the Homeland Security Department with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to fund the agency or see it begin to partially shut down.