CHICO, Calif | The Latest: Search for bodies quickens before possible rain

CHICO, Calif  — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Crews searching for remains of people after the devastating Northern California wildfire are stepping up their efforts ahead of rains forecast for later this week that could complicate their work. A team of 10 volunteers along with a cadaver dog were examining … Continue reading CHICO, Calif | The Latest: Search for bodies quickens before possible rain

BOSTON | Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants

BOSTON — The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year’s recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford University in England are either immigrants or first-generation Americans, the Rhodes Trust announced Sunday. Among the 32 winners is Harvard University senior Jin Park, the … Continue reading BOSTON | Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants

TIJUANA, Mexico | Tijuana protesters chant ‘Out!’ at migrants camped in city

TIJUANA, Mexico — Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S. Tensions have built as nearly 3,000 migrants from the caravan … Continue reading TIJUANA, Mexico | Tijuana protesters chant ‘Out!’ at migrants camped in city

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | The Latest: Nelson: ‘Things worked out a little differently’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla — The Latest on Florida’s election recount (all times local): 3:45 p.m. U.S. Sen Bill Nelson says in giving up his re-election bid that “things worked out a little differently than … I had hoped.” The veteran Capitol Hill Democrat conceded his razor-thin race Sunday to Republican Rick Scott with a video statement … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | The Latest: Nelson: ‘Things worked out a little differently’

Chargers DE Joey Bosa to make season debut vs Broncos

Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa will make his season debut on Sunday against the Denver Broncos. Bosa missed the first nine games due to a bone bruise to his left foot. He is expected to see limited snaps, with Damion Square likely getting the start. Bosa and the Chargers will face a Broncos … Continue reading Chargers DE Joey Bosa to make season debut vs Broncos

U.S. Department of State News: Statement Regarding Latvia National Day

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: On behalf of the United States government, I wish to congratulate Latvia and its people on their centennial anniversary of independence. We have enjoyed celebrating this special anniversary with you throughout 2018.  We were particularly proud to host President Raimonds Vejonis and the presidents … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Statement Regarding Latvia National Day

NAPLES, Fla | Thompson wins LPGA finale, Jutanugarn wins Race to CME Globe

NAPLES, Fla  — Lexi Thompson was the best this week, and Ariya Jutanugarn was the best all season. Neither left any doubt about that Sunday. Thompson shot a final-round 70 to finish at 18-under 270 and win the LPGA’s season-ending CME Group Tour Championship by four strokes over Nelly Korda. The win makes this the … Continue reading NAPLES, Fla | Thompson wins LPGA finale, Jutanugarn wins Race to CME Globe

ATLANTA | Maher boots FG on final play, Cowboys beat Falcons 22-19

ATLANTA  — Brett Maher shook off a missed extra point and kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play, giving Dallas a 22-19 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday after the Cowboys squandered a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter. Matt Ryan threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Julio Jones for Atlanta’s only … Continue reading ATLANTA | Maher boots FG on final play, Cowboys beat Falcons 22-19