North Korea taking part in South Korean Olympics after talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas moved toward reducing their bitter animosity Tuesday during rare talks, with North Korea agreeing to take part in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. The countries also agreed to hold more discussions on easing tension along their border and to reopen a military hotline.

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  • Written by By HYUNG-JIN KIM , Associated Press

Rec league boots youth team over racist, offensive jerseys

CINCINNATI (AP) — A youth basketball team with a sexually suggestive team name has been kicked out of a Cincinnati recreational league after wearing jerseys printed with individual names that observers deemed racist.