NEW YORK (AP) — St. Patrick's Day festivities were in full swing Sunday with the usual merriment of bagpipes and beer, but political tensions lingered in the northeastern U.S., where city leaders will be conspicuously absent from parades over gay rights issues.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — When someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 777's communications systems had already been disabled, authorities said Sunday, adding to suspicions that one or both of the pilots were involved in disappearance of the flight.
Ray Allen came off the bench to score 25 points while LeBron James and Dwyane Wade each added 24 Sunday as reigning NBA champion Miami beat Houston 113-104. The Heat had lost five of their prior six games but Miami went on a 15-2 run over the last 3:40 to beat the Rockets and collect a crucial victory. Allen's season-best point total allowed the Heat to snap a two-game home losing streak, Miami's only back-to-back home defeats since the 2010-11 season.