AP Exclusive: ‘Bathroom bill’ to cost North Carolina $3.76B

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's ''bathroom bill'' isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis.

Palestinian women try to bring baseball to Gaza

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) The young Palestinian women substitute Islamic headscarves for baseball caps and field tennis balls with fabric gloves, giving a decidedly local feel to the great American pastime.

Late goal ends Minnesota’s run in women’s Frozen Four

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) Rhyen McGill scored with 1:31 left and Clarkson never trailed in its 4-3 win over Minnesota on Friday night in the women’s Frozen Four.

Bump Brothers: Wilsons stay on barbed wire road to Olympics

The first jump on the road to the Olympics came near a lonely stretch of Interstate 90 on the Continental Divide in Montana.

Prosecutors shelve probe into Germany match threat

BERLIN (AP) German prosecutors are shelving their investigation into an alleged plan by Islamic extremists to attack a Germany-Netherlands football match in 2015.

US women threatening boycott puts worlds defense in doubt

As Hilary Knight read a text message from a former U.S. women’s hockey player praising the team for sacrificing playing in the world championships over a wage dispute, she started to wonder who will play if they don’t make progress in talks with USA Hockey.

Wounded basketball player: Belgium must help attack victims

AALST, Belgium (AP) A former basketball player who was badly wounded in the suicide bomb attack on Brussels airport a year ago is urging the Belgian government to live up to its pledge to help the victims.