KAMPALA, Uganda | Tanzanian ferry sinks in Lake Victoria, at least 44 dead

KAMPALA, Uganda — A Tanzanian passenger ferry capsized on Lake Victoria and the death toll of 44 was expected to rise when rescue efforts resume Friday, an official said. Thirty-seven people were rescued after the sinking Thursday afternoon, Mwanza regional commissioner John Mongella told The Associated Press. “I cannot speculate” how many people had been … Continue reading KAMPALA, Uganda | Tanzanian ferry sinks in Lake Victoria, at least 44 dead

NAGA, Philippines | Philippine villages at risk of landslides forcibly evacuated

NAGA, Philippines — Philippine troops and police forcibly evacuated residents of five villages vulnerable to landslides after the collapse of a mountainside buried dozens of homes and killed at least 22 people in a central region. Some residents left on their own, but the bulk of more than 1,200 people in villages adjacent or near … Continue reading NAGA, Philippines | Philippine villages at risk of landslides forcibly evacuated

SPRING LAKE, N.C. | Reckoning with loss of homes, livelihoods after Florence

SPRING LAKE, N.C.— With Florence’s floodwaters receding in some places and still menacing others, tired and waterlogged North Carolinians are finally getting a chance to take stock of the destruction from the wind and floodwaters. When rivers spilled from their banks this week, many were forced to flee their homes in multiple inland cities. Now … Continue reading SPRING LAKE, N.C. | Reckoning with loss of homes, livelihoods after Florence

NEW YORK | Unreleased Chris Cornell songs to be released in November

NEW YORK— New Chris Cornell music is being released more than a year after his death. Cornell’s widow Vicky is behind the new album “Chris Cornell,” as well as a four-disc box set. Both will be released November 16. The first track from both projects is titled “When Bad Does Good .” Vicky Cornell says … Continue reading NEW YORK | Unreleased Chris Cornell songs to be released in November

NEW YORK | Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

NEW YORK — The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, “Big Love.” The trio — it’s unclear if Fergie is still part of the group — released the videos Friday. They also announced proceeds from the song will benefit the student-led March for … Continue reading NEW YORK | Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

NEW YORK | Red Sox clinch 3rd straight AL East title with win at Yanks

NEW YORK  — Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox won their third consecutive AL East championship Thursday night, clinching on enemy turf with an 11-6 victory over the rival New York Yankees. Betts homered, doubled twice and drove in five runs, finishing with four hits as the Red Sox overcame Giancarlo Stanton’s go-ahead grand … Continue reading NEW YORK | Red Sox clinch 3rd straight AL East title with win at Yanks

CLEVELAND | Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

CLEVELAND — For the first time in 635 days, the Cleveland Browns found a way to win. Baker Mayfield showed them how. The No. 1 overall pick replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor and sparked the Browns, who got two 1-yard touchdown runs from Carlos Hyde and beat the New York Jets 21-17 on Thursday night … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

LAS VEGAS | Nevada senator rallies with president he used to criticize

LAS VEGAS — Republicans’ chances of keeping their majority in the U.S. Senate have become shakier as races in red states such as Texas have tightened, but the party’s most vulnerable member insists he’s bullish about his re-election in Nevada. Sen. Dean Heller has faced tight races before but never lost an election. He’s now … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Nevada senator rallies with president he used to criticize