LAS VEGAS | Michelle Obama drums up voter participation at Nevada rally

LAS VEGAS — Former first lady Michelle Obama held a campaign-style rally in Las Vegas on Sunday to urge Nevadans to register to vote and cast ballots this fall, warning them that sitting out means someone else will make decisions for them. “We get the leaders we vote for. We get the policies we vote … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Michelle Obama drums up voter participation at Nevada rally

BALTIMORE | Baltimore police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in shootout

BALTIMORE — Baltimore’s interim police chief says an officer has been shot and wounded and a suspect fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire. Interim Police Chief Gary Tuggle said at a news conference Sunday evening that a veteran male officer was being treated at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and did not … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Baltimore police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in shootout

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senator seeks to put off Kavanaugh consideration

WASHINGTON— The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee is seeking “immediate postponement” of any further action on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court amid a new report … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senator seeks to put off Kavanaugh consideration

BEIJING  | Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

BEIJING  — X-Men star Fan Bingbing’s Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked in China’s hyper-adrenalized social media environment. For one of China’s best known stars and a rising Hollywood actress, Fan’s vanishing is stunning, coming amid vague allegations of tax fraud and possibly other infractions that could have put … Continue reading BEIJING  | Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

SEATTLE | Wilson 2 TDs, Thomas 2 picks, Seahawks beat Cowboys 24-13

SEATTLE — Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns in the first half, Chris Carson added a 5-yard TD run in early in the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Seahawks avoided a 0-3 start with a 24-13 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Wilson hit Jaron Brown on an 16-yard touchdown early in the second … Continue reading SEATTLE | Wilson 2 TDs, Thomas 2 picks, Seahawks beat Cowboys 24-13

The Latest: Lions lead Patriots 10-0 early in 2nd quarter

The Latest: Lions lead Patriots 10-0 early in 2nd quarter By The Associated Press The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The winless Detroit Lions could hardly have asked for a better start against New England. The Lions lead 10-0 after Matthew Stafford’s 3-yard touchdown pass … Continue reading The Latest: Lions lead Patriots 10-0 early in 2nd quarter

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kavanaugh denies 2nd claim of sexual misconduct

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is denying a second allegation of sexual misconduct. The White House released a statement from the nominee Sunday after the allegations in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kavanaugh denies 2nd claim of sexual misconduct