The Latest: 49ers tied with Seahawks in fourth quarter

The Latest on NFL‘s Week 15 (all times Eastern): 6:25 p.m. A week after upsetting the Broncos, the 49ers are locked in a 20-20 game with the Seahawks in the fourth quarter in Levi’s Stadium. Seattle is 8-5 and even a loss won’t bump them out of the fifth spot in the NFC playoff picture. … Continue reading The Latest: 49ers tied with Seahawks in fourth quarter

CLEVELAND | Simmons, Embiid lead 76ers past Cavs in Butler’s return

CLEVELAND— Ben Simmons had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists for his third triple-double of the season, Joel Embiid scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers won in Jimmy Butler’s return, routing Cleveland Cavaliers 128-105 on Sunday. Butler scored 19 points after missing two games — both losses — with a strained groin. Landry … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Simmons, Embiid lead 76ers past Cavs in Butler’s return

PARIS | French city honors victims of Christmas market attack

PARIS  — People filled a square in the French city of Strasbourg on Sunday to show respect and sympathy for the victims of last week’s shooting attack near a famous Christmas market as the death toll rose to five. French authorities said a Polish man died in a Strasbourg hospital Sunday, one of a dozen … Continue reading PARIS | French city honors victims of Christmas market attack

The Latest: Steelers led Patriots 14-7 at halftime

The Latest on NFL‘s Week 15 (all times Eastern): 6:00 p.m. The Pittsburgh Steelers are halfway to their first victory over the New England Patriots since 2011. The Steelers took a 14-7 lead through two quarters at Heinz Field. Ben Roethlisberger has two touchdown passes, a 5-yarder to tight end Vance McDonald and a 17-yarder … Continue reading The Latest: Steelers led Patriots 14-7 at halftime

Child’s death highlights communication barriers on border

Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health. But it’s unclear how much the man understood on the form, which was written in English and read to him in Spanish by Border Patrol agents. The death of Jakelin Caal highlights … Continue reading Child’s death highlights communication barriers on border

NEW YORK | AP source: Mets sign C Wilson Ramos to 2-year deal

NEW YORK— A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Mets have agreed to a $19.5 million, two-year deal with free agent catcher Wilson Ramos. The deal likely signals an end to the Mets’ pursuit of Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto. Instead, New York will turn to a two-time All-Star in Ramos who is … Continue reading NEW YORK | AP source: Mets sign C Wilson Ramos to 2-year deal

The Latest: Bears player proposes after playoff clincher

The Latest on NFL‘s Week 15 (all times Eastern): 5:30 p.m. Chicago offensive lineman Charles Leno Jr. will get a chance to pursue a ring next month but his girlfriend got hers moments after the Bears clinched the NFC North. After the Bears beat the Packers 24-17 to end an eight-year playoff drought, Leno brought … Continue reading The Latest: Bears player proposes after playoff clincher

DENVER | Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space

DENVER — After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile. But some of their most highly touted features will not be fully available until 2022 or later because of problems in a companion program … Continue reading DENVER | Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space