Senators ask FBI to investigate Blackmun for lying to panel


Two lawmakers are asking the Justice Department and FBI to look into whether former U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun lied to a Senate panel in testimony about the handling of sex-abuse allegations against Larry Nassar.

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  • Written by By EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer

Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics


Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics — most likely for 2030 — in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop for the U.S. winter team's ascendance into an international powerhouse.


  • Written by By EDDIE PELLS and BRADY McCOMBS , Associated Press