Nothing like playing against one of your rivals in the first game of the boys high school basketball season.
The Boston Celtics prevented Andre Drummond from scoring in the paint and quieted Reggie Jackson on the perimeter.
That helped Boston get revenge from a rare loss in a 91-81 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
After more than three years of combat operations, Iraq announced Saturday that the fight against the Islamic State group is over after the country’s security forces drove the extremists from all of the territory they once held. Iraqi and American officials warned, however, that key challenges remain despite the military victory.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia announced on Monday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years, in the latest social push by the country’s young crown prince.
Russian athletes are overwhelmingly in favor of competing at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games despite a ban on the national team, the country’s Olympic committee said Monday.
Mega Millions: 6-37-46-60-70
Megaball: 24 Megaplier: 2
Gimme 5: 12-17-33-34-36
Day Pick 3: 2-1-7
Day Pick 4: 0-0-2-7
Evening Pick 3: 6-8-7
Evening Pick 4: 4-1-4-8
Lotto America: 2-5-7-22-25 (2)
Day Pick 3: 0-6-8
Day Pick 4: 8-4-0-0
DEAR ABBY: My only sister has been “borrowing” money from me every month for years. She has a ton of credit card debt and cannot afford to meet her monthly financial obligations.
I’m standing in the greeting card aisle of a store, choosing Christmas cards to send to family members. So many carefully crafted sayings chock full of sentiment stand straight in the filled rack. I pick up a card that catches my eye.
Susan Collins had a choice, and made the wrong one. Her vote for the misbegotten Republican tax bill made a crucial difference, allowing Senate leadership to gain a 51-49 majority, not needing the embarrassing expedient of another tie-breaker from Vice President Mike Pence.
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Two people were rescued from Hawaii waters after spending a night drifting in the ocean surrounded by sharks.
The two people were fishing on Thursday off the Big Island’s northeast coast when a large, sudden wave hit and washed one of them into the water, the Hawaii Tribune- Herald reported .
There doesn’t seem to be much love lately on the Facebook page “I LOVE Popham Beach.”
Folks are angry (maybe justifiably so, depending on one’s point of view) over a Maine Board of Environmental Protection decision Thursday that would allow Jackson and Susan Parker to remove 150 pilings near their summer home on Popham Beach.
MANCHESTER (AP) — State police in Maine say they are investigating the deaths of a married couple as an apparent murder-suicide.