CAMBRIDGE, Mass | Sociologist and intellectual, Nathan Glazer, dead at 95

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. —January 19, 2019— Sociologist Nathan Glazer, who assisted on a classic study of conformity, “The Lonely Crowd,” and co-authored a groundbreaking document of non-conformity, “Beyond the Melting Pot,” has died. He was 95. Glazer’s daughter, Sarah Glazer, confirmed her father died at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Glazer was among the last of … Continue reading CAMBRIDGE, Mass | Sociologist and intellectual, Nathan Glazer, dead at 95

MELBOURNE, Australia | Kvitova takes an hour to end Anisimova’s Australian Open run

MELBOURNE, Australia —January 19, 2019— It took two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova being on top of her game to bring a very abrupt ending to 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova run of upsets at the Australian Open. The 28-year-old Kvitova wanted no part of another loss to Anisimova, who beat her last year at Indian Wells and … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Kvitova takes an hour to end Anisimova’s Australian Open run

MELBOURNE, Australia | Kvitova takes an hour to end Anisimova’s run at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 19, 2019— It took two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova being on top of her game to bring a very abrupt ending to 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova run of upsets at the Australian Open. The 28-year-old Kvitova wanted no part of another loss to Anisimova, who beat her last year at Indian Wells and was … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Kvitova takes an hour to end Anisimova’s run at Aussie Open

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump offers ‘Dreamers’ deal for border wall

WASHINGTON— January 19, 2019—The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 9:10 p.m. President Donald Trump on Saturday has offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the Saturday move … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump offers ‘Dreamers’ deal for border wall

SANTIAGO, Chile | Magnitude 6.7 quake hits Chile’s coast; no reports of damage

SANTIAGO, Chile —January 19, 2019— A 6.7-magnitude earthquake has shaken cities on Chile’s northern coast. No damages have been reported so far, but Chile’s National Emergency Office ordered a preventative evacuation of a stretch of coast near the city of Coquimbo. Chilean authorities said the quake didn’t have the characteristics that would generate a tsunami. … Continue reading SANTIAGO, Chile | Magnitude 6.7 quake hits Chile’s coast; no reports of damage

KINSHASA, Congo  | The Latest: Congo winner calls runner-up’s stance ‘a shame’

KINSHASA, Congo  —January 19, 2019—The Latest on Congo’s presidential election (all times local): 2:50 a.m. The spokesman for Congo’s newly elected president says it’s “a shame” that the runner-up has defiantly declared himself the country’s only legitimate leader. Vidiye Tshimanga tells The Associated Press that winner Felix Tshisekedi and runner-up Martin Fayulu once had been … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo  | The Latest: Congo winner calls runner-up’s stance ‘a shame’

KINSHASA, Congo | Tshisekedi declared Congo’s president, but runner-up revolts

KINSHASA, Congo —January 19, 2019—Congo’s election crisis deepened early Sunday when the Constitutional Court confirmed the win of Felix Tshisekedi, rejecting claims of fraud, and runner-up Martin Fayulu promptly declared himself the country’s “only legitimate president.” Fayulu’s supporters have alleged an extraordinary backroom deal by outgoing President Joseph Kabila to rig the vote in favor … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | Tshisekedi declared Congo’s president, but runner-up revolts

NEW YORK | Dillashaw, Cejudo set for champ vs. champ UFC fight

NEW YORK —January 19, 2019—T.J. Dillashaw has dropped to the 125-pound weight class to fight flyweight champion Henry Cejudo in the main event of UFC’s debut card on the ESPN networks. Dillashaw, the 135-pound champion, is trying to join Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier and Amanda Nunes as the only UFC fighters to hold two titles … Continue reading NEW YORK | Dillashaw, Cejudo set for champ vs. champ UFC fight