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

The Latest: Six NFL teams eliminated in Week 15

The Latest on NFL‘s Week 15 (all times Eastern): 5:10 p.m. A half dozen teams have been eliminated from playoff contention today. The Packers, Giants, Lions, Falcons and Buccaneers are all out in the NFC. The only AFC team to get erased from the playoff picture today was the Broncos, who lost 17-16 to the … Continue reading The Latest: Six NFL teams eliminated in Week 15

CHICAGO | Bears clinch NFC North with 24-17 victory over Packers

CHICAGO — Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers’ NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. The Bears (10-4) secured their first playoff appearance since the 2010 team won the NFC North, and clinching … Continue reading CHICAGO | Bears clinch NFC North with 24-17 victory over Packers

ORLANDO, Fla. | Loves set scoring records to win Father-Son Challenge

ORLANDO, Fla. — Davis Love III and Dru Love closed with a 16-under 56 in a scramble format to set two tournament records and win the PNC Father-Son Challenge by three shots Sunday. Team Love shot 27 on the front nine at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, took the lead with a birdie at No. 11 … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla. | Loves set scoring records to win Father-Son Challenge