PYONGYANG, North Korea | North and South Korea plan to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

PYONGYANG, North Korea— North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement Wednesday that the countries planned to jointly bid for the 2032 Summer Olympics. At a major summit, the two leaders gave no details of which cities might host certain events at the games, or how advanced … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | North and South Korea plan to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

PYONGYANG, North Korea | The Latest: Moon, Kim to visit volcano considered sacred

PYONGYANG, North Korea— The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local): 3:10 p.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plan to visit a volcano sacred to the North on the last day of Moon’s visit. Moon’s … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | The Latest: Moon, Kim to visit volcano considered sacred

LOS ANGELES | Taylor HR in 10th, Dodgers top Rockies 3-2, pad NL West lead

LOS ANGELES — Chris Taylor couldn’t have picked a better time to launch his first career walk-off home run. He hit a high-arching, two-strike solo shot to left field in the 10th inning, lifting the Dodgers to a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies that extended Los Angeles’ NL West lead to 1 ½ games … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Taylor HR in 10th, Dodgers top Rockies 3-2, pad NL West lead

PHOENIX | Uber driver suing Bucs’ QB Winston over groping incident

PHOENIX— A female Uber driver in Arizona is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, accusing him of sexual assault. Court documents say the woman filed the suit in Arizona on Tuesday and is seeking more than $75,000 in damages. She said Winston grabbed her crotch in the drive-thru of a Mexican restaurant in the … Continue reading PHOENIX | Uber driver suing Bucs’ QB Winston over groping incident

LEADING OFF: Rockies-Dodgers duel, Red Sox try to clinch

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: LAST CHAPTER Locked in a tight race for the NL West title, the Rockies and Dodgers meet for the final time in the regular season. Los Angeles leads by 1½ games and will go for a three-game sweep at Dodger Stadium when rookie Walker Buehler (7-5, … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Rockies-Dodgers duel, Red Sox try to clinch

WASHINGTON | Music modernization bill clears another hurdle in Congress

WASHINGTON  — The way music is licensed and songwriters are compensated for the digital age will be undergoing big changes under a bill making its way through Congress. The Senate cleared a bill late Tuesday that creates a new independent entity that will license songs to companies that play music online. The nonprofit collective will … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Music modernization bill clears another hurdle in Congress

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh’s accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

WASHINGTON  — Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week, her lawyers said in a letter sent Tuesday to the panel. The lawyers wrote that Ford, who is now a college … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh’s accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Grassley says no reason to further delay hearing

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley says there’s “no reason for any further delay” in a hearing about a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Lawyers for accuser Christine Blasey Ford say she wants … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Grassley says no reason to further delay hearing