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NKOREA-ROCKET ENGINE TEST North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea has tested a new type of high-thrust engine to propel its rockets. Leader Kim Jong Un attended the test at the Sohae launch site, according to a report by the Korean Central News Agency, which added the test was intended to confirm the engine's thrust power and gauge the reliability of its control system and structural safety.

Chuck Berry's influence on rock 'n roll was incalculable

Rock n' roll was more than a new kind of music, but a new story to tell, one for kids with transistor radios in their hands and money in their pockets, beginning to raise questions their parents never had the luxury to ask. Along with James Dean and J.D. Salinger and a handful of others in the 1950s, Chuck Berry -- who was 90 when he died Saturday at his suburban St.

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

NEW YORK (AP) -- Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," ''Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over Beethoven," died Saturday at his home west of St. Louis. He was 90. Emergency responders summoned to Berry's residence by his caretaker about 12:40 p.m. found him unresponsive, police in Missouri's St. Charles County said in a statement.

Fast-acting paramedic rescues baby from submerged SUV

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A fast-acting paramedic dove into the frigid water of an Illinois lake where a SUV was submerged on Thursday and found an infant floating inside, then administered CPR on the hood and swam the child to shore, authorities said. The baby is expected to make a full recovery.

BC-AP Sports Digest

The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EST. TOP STORIES BKC--STAYING CIVIL INDIANAPOLIS -- J.J.

St. Louis mayoral race holds lessons for black candidates

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A generation after St. Louis elected its first African-American mayor, many in the black community are convinced that unchecked egos cost them the chance to regain leadership of the racially divided city. Lyda Krewson, 64, a white alderwoman, defeated black city Treasurer Tishaura Jones by fewer than 900 votes in Tuesday's all-important Democratic primary. St.

BC-AP Sports Digest

The supervisor is Jay Cohen, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EST.

BC-AP Sports Digest

The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jay Cohen at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EST.

BC-AP Sports Digest

The supervisor is Jay Cohen, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EST.

Update on the latest in sports:

TOP 25 MEN'S BASKETBALL Gonzaga tops St. Mary's 74-56 in West Coast Conference title game LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Top-seeded Gonzaga's Bulldogs have beaten the No. 2 seed St. Mary's, 74-56, to win the title in West Coast Conference tournament. Gonzaga, ranked No. 4 in the nation, led St. Mary's 62-48 with less than four minutes left. The last time Gonzaga failed to make the conference title game, Nigel Williams-Goss was 2 years old.

Update on the latest in sports:

TOP 25 MEN'S BASKETBALL Gonzaga tops St. Mary's 74-56 in West Coast Conference title game LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Top-seeded Gonzaga's Bulldogs have beaten the No. 2 seed St. Mary's, 74-56, to win the title in West Coast Conference tournament. Gonzaga, ranked No. 4 in the nation, led St. Mary's 62-48 with less than four minutes left. The last time Gonzaga failed to make the conference title game, Nigel Williams-Goss was 2 years old.

Update on the latest in sports:

TOP 25 MEN'S BASKETBALL Two top 25 teams meet in West Coast Conference title game LAS VEGAS (AP) -- They had a few days resting atop the Division I poll a few weeks ago but then came back to earth. But now the Gonzaga Bulldogs seem set to march through the West Coast Conference tournament. The last time Gonzaga failed to make the conference title game, Nigel Williams-Goss was 2 years old.

BC-AP Sports Digest

The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Simmi Buttar at 5 p.m. and Doug Feinberg at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EST. TOP STORIES BKC--T25-VILLANOVA-HEART STOPPER VILLANOVA, Pa.

Missouri counties do what state won't: Track opioid sales

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Fed up that Missouri is the only state that doesn't track the prescription and sale of opioids, some of its biggest cities and counties have created their own monitoring system to help combat the increasingly popular and highly addictive drugs. Forty-nine states have established prescription drug monitoring programs, or PDMPs, which require pharmacies to report controlled substances dispensed to an electronic database.

BC-AP Sports Digest

The supervisor is Jay Cohen, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EST.

Missouri's Kim Anderson coaches out season after his firing

Kim Anderson was told more than a week ago this would be his final season leading Missouri, making for an awkward finish to the regular season for the man who called coaching the Tigers his dream job. The school announced Sunday that Anderson had been asked to step down before finishing his third season at his alma mater.

BC-AP Sports Digest

The supervisor is Jake Seiner, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories and accompanying photos also can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com For reruns, call the Service Desk (800 838-4616) or your local AP bureau. All times EST.

Wichita State meets Illinois State in St. Louis...Golden State looks to halt rare losing streak...Penguins try to keep pace

UNDATED (AP) -- No. 21 Wichita State takes on Illinois State today at Scottrade Center in St. Louis for the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament title, with an NCAA Tournament berth on the line. The two teams split their matchups during the regular season. UNDATED (AP) -- In women's college basketball, No. 1 UConn meets UCF at Uncasville, Connecticut, in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament. No. 2 Baylor takes on No.

A look at the threats, vandalism against Jewish institutions

Jewish community centers, schools and cemeteries have been dealing with waves of bomb threats and vandalism this year. Most of these crimes remain unsolved, though a man in St. Louis was charged Friday with eight of the threats made against Jewish institutions as well as a bomb threat to New York's Anti-Defamation League.