The Latest: Prescott appears to use smelling salts after hit

The Latest on the NFL’s Week 7 (all times EDT): 5:50 p.m. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott appeared to use smelling salts as he headed back into the game against the Washington Redskins after being checked in the medical tent for a shoulder-to-helmet hit at the end of a run. Prescott was trying to get … Continue reading The Latest: Prescott appears to use smelling salts after hit

PHILADELPHIA | Panthers’ Reid calls Jenkins ‘sellout’ in protest movement

PHILADELPHIA— Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins turned the fight for racial and social justice into a skirmish on the field. Reid then put Jenkins on blast, calling the Eagles safety and co-founder of The Players Coalition “a sellout.” Reid split from the coalition last year because Jenkins had excluded Colin Kaepernick from meetings, and asked … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Panthers’ Reid calls Jenkins ‘sellout’ in protest movement

TAPACHULA, Mexico | A ragged, growing army of migrants resumes march toward US

TAPACHULA, Mexico— A ragged army of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border. They received help at every turn from sympathetic Mexicans who offered food, water and clothing. Hundreds of locals driving pickups, vans … Continue reading TAPACHULA, Mexico | A ragged, growing army of migrants resumes march toward US

KANSAS CITY, Kan | Chase Elliott wins for 2nd time in 3 NASCAR playoff races

KANSAS CITY, Kan  — Chase Elliott won at Kansas Speedway on Sunday for his second victory in three races, cementing himself as a championship threat late in a season in which mighty Hendrick Motorsports has lagged. Elliott needed 98 career starts before he figured out how to close out a win. The breakthrough victory 11 … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Kan | Chase Elliott wins for 2nd time in 3 NASCAR playoff races

AUSTIN, Texas | Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix as Hamilton F1 title bid denied

AUSTIN, Texas— Kimi Raikkonen‘s second stint with Ferrari has been long on frustration and short on victories. That finally changed Sunday at the U.S. Grand Prix where the Finnish driver earned his first win in five years, while a good enough day from Ferrari and a late block from Red Bull’s Max Verstappen denied Mercedes’ … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Raikkonen wins US Grand Prix as Hamilton F1 title bid denied

U.S. Department of State News: Statement Regarding Elections in Bhutan

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State published the following statement: The United States congratulates the people of Bhutan on the conclusion of successful national elections, and Dr. Lotay Tshering on the victory of his party.  The United States commends the evolution of democracy in Bhutan, which has been an inspiration to the region.  We … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Statement Regarding Elections in Bhutan

JOHANNESBURG | Deadly attack amid Ebola outbreak stalls containment efforts

JOHANNESBURG — Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the epicenter of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo’s military said Sunday, as the violence again forced crucial virus-containment efforts to be suspended. “It will be very hard to stop the outbreak if this violence continues,” said the World … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | Deadly attack amid Ebola outbreak stalls containment efforts