TOP 25 REWIND: No. 7 Shockers stumble for 1st time in AAC

Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall walks the sidelines late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Houston, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Houston. Houston won the game 73-59. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Wichita State has hit its first bump in its new American Athletic Conference home. Coach Gregg Marshall now gets a chance to see how his seventh-ranked Shockers handle it.

Rawson scores 22, Utah rolls Washington State 82-69

Utah forward Jayce Johnson (34) dunks as Washington State guard Viont'e Daniels (4) looks on in the first half during an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak acknowledges he doesn’t have NBA-ready players on the roster, but knows his team can be successful when everyone contributes. The Utes got exactly that Sunday night and are now back to .500 in Pac-12 play after a rough first half of January.

Sabally, Ionescu lead No. 7 Oregon over No. 18 Oregon State

Oregon's Satou Sabally, center, shoots between Oregon State's Taya Corosdale, left, and Mikayla Pivec, right, during the first quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Eugene, Ore. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Kelly Graves’ first tastes of the Civil War as Oregon’s head coach were back-to-back losses by a combined 62 points to a ranked Oregon State team.

Pritchard scores 25, Oregon holds off UCLA for 94-91 win

Oregon's Victor Bailey Jr. hangs from the rim after a dunk over UCLA's Chris Smith, center bottom, while teammates Troy Brown Jr., left and Payton Pritchard, right, celebrate during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s strategy in the final seconds was simple: Foul before UCLA could get off a tying 3-pointer and then get the ball into Payton Pritchard’s hands.

How shutdown affects key parts of federal government

FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013, file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. There’s plenty that won’t get done if thousands of federal employees are barred from working until dysfunctional Washington agrees on a plan to restore funding. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they’ll be able to return to work and how long they’ll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown.

Desert tortoise faces uncertain future amid Bundy conflict

FILE - In this May 16, 2006, file photo, a Mojave Desert tortoise walks near a deserted section of old U.S. 93, east of the Coyote Springs, Nev., development site, about 55 miles north of Las Vegas. In 1990, federal officials listed the Mojave Desert species as threatened across its range, touching off a series of new regulations and initiatives aimed at saving the long-lived reptile. One of the people caught up in the effort to save the tortoise was a Bunkerville rancher named Cliven Bundy, who didn’t take kindly to being told to limit the number of cows he was grazing on public land in northeastern Clark County. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File_

LAS VEGAS — It all began with the tortoise.

Priest tends to miners, sex workers deep in Peru’s Amazon

In this Jan. 6, 2018 photo, Father Pablo Zabala, better known as Padre Pablo, presides over a burial service for miner Juan Peralta at the Delta 1 cemetery, in Peru's Madre de Dios region. The 70-year-old Spanish priest tends to some of the rainforest's most hapless souls, like Juan Peralta, who was shot dead in a dispute with an indigenous tribe and had no wife or children to mourn him. (AP Photo/Franklin Briceno)

BOCA COLORADO, Peru (AP) — Below an umbrella of trees deep in the Peruvian Amazon, drunken miners carry on their shoulders the casket of a man whose search for gold ended with a bullet in his stomach.

Head of Russian outlet RT says US foreign agent order hurts

In this photo taken on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, Margarita Simonyan, the head of the Russian television channel RT, listens to a question during her interview with the Associated Press in Moscow, Russia. Simonyan, the head of Russian television channel RT, which U.S. intelligence agencies allege took part in the campaign to influence last year’s presidential election, says that having to register as a foreign agent in the United States is already hurting the Kremlin-funded outlet. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of Russian television channel RT, which U.S. intelligence agencies allege took part in the campaign to influence last year’s presidential election, says that having to register as a foreign agent in the United States is already hurting the Kremlin-funded outlet.

Century after pandemic, science takes its best shot at flu

Biologist Rebecca Gillespie holds a vial of flu-fighting antibodies at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in Bethesda, Md. Despite 100 years of science, the flu virus too often beats our best defenses because it constantly mutates. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The descriptions are haunting.

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