BOSTON | The Latest: Kelly uses 100 mph heat to preserve Boston lead

BOSTON — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:51 p.m. Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly used his 100 mph heat to restore order to a grinding game, preserving Boston’s 5-3 lead after six innings. Kelly retired three straight Dodgers, the first solid effort by a bullpen guy this evening. Los Angeles reliever … Continue reading BOSTON | The Latest: Kelly uses 100 mph heat to preserve Boston lead

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. | Noem, Sutton spar over income tax claim in governor debate

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.— Republican Kristi Noem repeatedly sought to banish Democratic challenger Billie Sutton’s moderate image Tuesday during their first South Dakota governor’s race debate, even as Sutton rebuffed claims that he supports an income tax in the heavily conservative state. Noem, a four-term congresswoman favored to become the state’s first female governor, repeated her … Continue reading SIOUX FALLS, S.D. | Noem, Sutton spar over income tax claim in governor debate

MAZATLAN, Mexico | Category 3 Willa hits Mexico’s coast, starts to weaken

MAZATLAN, Mexico  — Hurricane Willa swept onto Mexico‘s Pacific mainland with 120 mph (195 kph) winds Tuesday night, hitting an area of beach towns, fishing villages and farms after roaring over an offshore penal colony. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the dangerous Category 3 storm hit near Isla del Bosque in Sinaloa state, and … Continue reading MAZATLAN, Mexico | Category 3 Willa hits Mexico’s coast, starts to weaken

BOSTON | The Latest: Red Sox back in lead, both teams go to bullpens

BOSTON  — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 10:51 p.m. Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly used his 100 mph heat to restore order to a grinding game, preserving Boston’s 5-3 lead after six innings. Kelly retired three straight Dodgers, the first solid effort by a bullpen guy this evening. Los Angeles reliever … Continue reading BOSTON | The Latest: Red Sox back in lead, both teams go to bullpens

6 children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at rehab center

A severe viral outbreak at a New Jersey rehabilitation center for “medically fragile children” has left six youngsters dead and 12 others sick, the state Health Department said Tuesday. There have been 18 cases of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) northwest of New York, … Continue reading 6 children dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at rehab center

DETROIT | Griffin scores 50 points, Pistons top 76ers 133-132 in OT

DETROIT — Blake Griffin scored a career-high 50 points and had the game-winner after he was fouled on a driving layup with 1.8 seconds left as Detroit topped Philadelphia 133-132 in a wild overtime thriller on Tuesday night. JJ Redick’s four-point play with 5.6 seconds left in overtime set up Griffin’s dramatics, while Joel Embiid, … Continue reading DETROIT | Griffin scores 50 points, Pistons top 76ers 133-132 in OT

SUVA, Fiji | Meghan rushed through Fiji market filled with royal-watchers

SUVA, Fiji  — The Duchess of Sussex was rushed through her visit to an indoor market in Fiji’s capital Wednesday due to concerns about the large crowd that came to greet her in the relatively confined space. Meghan chatted with one vendor and briefly greeted others at Suva Market, where throngs of people spilled into … Continue reading SUVA, Fiji | Meghan rushed through Fiji market filled with royal-watchers

CHICAGO | Police try to prevent retaliation after Chicago rapper shot

CHICAGO— Police took steps on Tuesday to stave off retaliatory attacks by street gangs after a Chicago rapper known for taunting rivals on social media was shot in the head in a shootout during a funeral for his friend and a fellow rapper killed earlier in October. Five others were injured in the Monday afternoon … Continue reading CHICAGO | Police try to prevent retaliation after Chicago rapper shot