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Tom Brady intercepted twice as Dolphins beat Patriots in Week 14

By: Steven Wine

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Tom Brady was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and held without a third-down conversion Monday night, and the Miami Dolphins snapped the New England Patriots‘ eight-game winning streak with a surprising 27-20 victory. The Dolphins (6-7) were 11-point underdogs at home, but they kept the Patriots...

PHOTOS: Today in history — December 12

By: Glen Barber

A selection of photos from around the world of events that happened on December 12. EDITORS NOTE: AD BLOCKERS CAN CAUSE THE PHOTOS AND CAPTIONS TO GET OUT OF SYNC LEADING TO INCORRECT INFORMATION...

Smoker arrested in Sacramento after yelling death threats on plane

By: The Associated Press

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials say a woman caught trying to smoke on a Southwest flight has been arrested after shouting she was going to kill everyone on the plane. Sacramento County sheriff’s spokesman Shaun Hampton said Monday that 24-year-old Valerie Curbelo was arrested on the tarmac when the plane landed...

Shared-parenting bills around the country may reshape custody battles

By: Michael Alison Chandler

The every-other-weekend dad, born from two generations of soaring divorce rates,was once a conventional part of American culture. In recent years, more couples have been agreeing to parent after divorce as they did in marriage: collaboratively. Now lawmakers are accelerating this trend toward co-parenting, with legislatures in more than 20...

Matt Barnes retires from NBA at 37, saying he did it his way

By: Beth Harris

LOS ANGELES — Matt Barnes is retiring from the NBA after playing for nine teams over 14 years and winning a championship with Golden State last season. The 37-year-old small forward hasn’t played this season. He posted his retirement announcement on Instagram on Monday. “Traveled the world met alota cool...

Carl Soderberg trio has developed into the Avalanche’s shutdown line

By: Mike Chambers

PITTSBURGH — The one continuous element of the Avalanche’s lineup over the last month has been its third line with center Carl Soderberg and wingers Matt Nieto and Blake Comeau. Most line combinations, defensive pairings and the starting goaltender have often changed, but what began as Colorado’s fourth line is...

Giancarlo Stanton joins Aaron Judge as Yankees’ Towers of Power

By: Ronald Blum

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Giancarlo Stanton eased his 6-foot-6 frame into a pinstriped No. 27 jersey, ready to join 6-foot-7 Aaron Judge as the Towers of Power on the resurgent New York Yankees. “They’re winners,” Stanton said after his trade from the Miami Marlins to New York was finalized...