WASHINGTON Federal health officials have cleared a wearable heart-zapping device for children who are at risk of deadly irregular heartbeats.
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OAKLAND, Calif.—Luke Walton nearly had finished drawing up a play when Stephen Curry chimed in: run one for Klay.
Walton obliged—and so did Klay Thompson.
“I stepped in. I need to be a little quicker,” Curry noted. “I raised my hand.
“We got a bucket on it, too. It worked.”
There were so many buckets, in fact, Thompson couldn’t remember that exact one.
WASHINGTON—Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals patiently turned away the Ottawa Senators last night.
Holtby made 26 saves in Washington’s 2-1 victory—lowering his NHL-best GAA to 1.83 and improving to 20-4-1.
“He’s an eraser,” said Capitals’ coach Barry Trotz. “Good goaltending erases a lot of mistakes.
CLEVELAND A man has paid off more than $106,000 in shoppers’ layaways at two Wal-Mart stores in northeast Ohio.
WEWS-TV in Cleveland says the man told Wal-Mart employees that he liked to do something special on his birthday every year. They say he insisted on remaining anonymous.
NEW YORK—Merriam-Webster has picked a small but powerful suffix as word of the year: “ism.”
But not just any “ism.” The top “isms” to earn high-traffic spikes and big bumps in look-ups on the dictionary company’s website in 2015 over the year before are socialism, fascism, racism, feminism, communism, capitalism, and terrorism.
MIAMI—With the score tied in the fourth quarter, Odell Beckham Jr. somehow slipped five yards behind the secondary.
That turned out to be the winning margin for the N.Y. Giants.
Beckham’s 84-yard touchdown reception put the Giants ahead to stay with 11 minutes to go as they forged a three-way tie atop the NFC East by beating the Miami Dolphins 31-24 last night.
INDIANAPOLIS—Jordan Hill and Monta Ellis helped Indiana pull off a big come-from-behind win with hopes of getting the Pacers back to their winning ways.
Hill had season highs of 20 points and 13 rebounds, while Ellis added 18 points, as the Pacers beat the Raptors 106-90 last night to snap Toronto’s four-game winning streak.
“We have our ups-and-downs sometimes,” Hill noted.
BOSTON—The Edmonton Oilers weren’t trying to hide it.
They knew they were lucky to get out of town with a victory.
Andrej Sekera scored 41 seconds into overtime, and Cam Talbot stopped 47 shots, to lift the Oilers to a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins last night.
It was Edmonton’s sixth-straight win.
LONDON The Iron Lady is auction gold.
Speeches, books and outfits belonging to late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher ‚Äî including her wedding dress ‚Äî have soared above their estimated prices at a London auction.
Christie’s is selling 150 lots Tuesday, and a further 200 in an online auction that ends Wednesday.
KELLIHER, Minn. Authorities in northern Minnesota say about 50 people had to be rescued after ice broke up while they were fishing on Upper Red Lake and stranded them.
The Beltrami County sheriff’s office got several 911 calls Monday morning from people stranded on ice floes on the lake about 60 miles north of Bemidji.