Friendships

Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving, right, hugs teammate Jaylen Brown (7) after defeating the Golden State Warriors 92-88 during an NBA basketball game in Boston, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
November 17, 2017 - 1:58 am
BOSTON (AP) — Hours before the Celtics took the court Thursday night to protect their winning streak against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Jaylen Brown was walking around in a fog. Boston's second-year forward was not even thinking about basketball after learning about the...
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November 13, 2017 - 3:53 pm
LILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has told officers he accidentally shot and killed a 15-year-old friend at a home in North Carolina. Harnett County Sheriff Wayne Coats said the teen has been cooperative about the shooting that happened in a one-room building behind a home...
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 11, 2017 - 11:13 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump is exchanging school yard taunts with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. In a response to North Korea calling Trump's speech in South Korea "reckless remarks by an old lunatic," Trump tweeted from Hanoi on Sunday morning: "Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by...
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November 10, 2017 - 10:25 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Remarks from a juror excused in the middle of deliberations in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial suggest the panel could wind up deadlocked or voting for acquittal, because many of them may believe the defense's central argument in the case. Evelyn Arroyo-Maultsby, who was...
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Justin Thomas poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 14, 2017 - 10:44 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The son and grandson of golf professionals, Justin Thomas couldn't think of a better major to win than the PGA Championship. And at age 24, he couldn't think of a better time. Youth is taking over the highest level of golf, and there were times Thomas felt left behind. Rory...
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Justin Thomas poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 13, 2017 - 9:27 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Thomas remembers hearing the roar before he ever saw the shot. He had access to the clubhouse at Valhalla in 2000 as the 7-year-old son of a PGA professional, and the thunder from the gallery reached his ears before the TV showed Tiger Woods making the most important...
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Justin Thomas poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 13, 2017 - 7:58 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Thomas emerged from the shadow of a longtime friend and won the PGA Championship to take his place among the young elite in golf. With two big breaks to start the back nine, a chip-in for birdie to seize control and a timely 7-iron that soared over the water to a...
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Justin Thomas celebrates after the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 13, 2017 - 7:22 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Thomas emerged from the shadow of a longtime friend and won the PGA Championship to take his place among the young elite in golf. With two big breaks to start the back nine, a chip-in for birdie and a 7-iron that soared over the water to a peninsula green, Thomas...
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August 02, 2017 - 2:58 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Rory McIlroy says he got rid of a caddie so that he could keep a friend. McIlroy parted ways with J.P. Fitzgerald after the British Open and will use his best friend, Harry Diamond, as his caddie in the Bridgestone Invitational and the PGA Championship next week. Still to be...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2014 file photo, Chester Bennington poses in the press room at the 25th annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas in Inglewood, Calif. The Los Angeles County coroner says Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of rock, hip-hop and rap, has died in his home near Los Angeles. He was 41. Coroner spokesman Brian Elias says they are investigating Bennington’s death as an apparent suicide but no additional details are available. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
July 21, 2017 - 4:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington came as a surprise to the world when it was announced, but it also struck similarities to the death of fellow rocker and close friend Chris Cornell, who killed himself in May. Los Angeles County coroner spokesman Brian Elias said...
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