SAN JOSE, Calif. | Karlsson’s OT goal caps Golden Knights wild win over Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. — William Karlsson and the expansion Vegas Golden Knights proved they can handle some adversity just as well as they can thrive as front-runners like they did most of their inaugural season. The Golden Knights bounced back after allowing a late tying goal in regulation when Karlsson scored 8:17 into overtime to … Continue reading SAN JOSE, Calif. | Karlsson’s OT goal caps Golden Knights wild win over Sharks

DENVER | Rising pension costs play role in teacher protests across US

DENVER — The loudest rallying cries from Colorado teachers protesting for more education dollars were about dwindling paychecks that are steadily losing ground to the state’s rising cost of living. Teachers usually say a persistent funding shortage, which has cost public schools $6.6 billion since 2009, led them to walk off the job and close … Continue reading DENVER | Rising pension costs play role in teacher protests across US

SEOUL, South Korea | South Korea dismantles propaganda loudspeakers at border

SEOUL, South Korea —South Korea on Tuesday dismantled huge loudspeakers used to blare anti-Pyongyang broadcasts and K-pop songs from its border with North Korea, as the South’s president asked the United Nations to observe the North’s planned closing of its nuclear testing site. The dismantling of dozens of South Korean loudspeakers was in line with … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | South Korea dismantles propaganda loudspeakers at border

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar | UN Security Council delegation visiting northern Rakhine

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar —A U.N. Security Council delegation on Tuesday was visiting volatile areas of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, from where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled military-led violence, to see firsthand the aftermath of the army’s crackdown as well as Myanmar’s preparations for taking back the refugees. The 15-member delegation co-led by Security Council … Continue reading NAYPYITAW, Myanmar | UN Security Council delegation visiting northern Rakhine

SALT LAKE CITY  | VA hospital investigating after tweets of ‘unsanitary’ room

SALT LAKE CITY  — A Veterans Affairs clinic in Salt Lake City is investigating why an Army veteran was put in a room with an overflowing trash can and medical supplies strewn about after the man’s father tweeted images of the unclean space. Stephen Wilson, the father of Christopher Wilson who spent six years in … Continue reading SALT LAKE CITY  | VA hospital investigating after tweets of ‘unsanitary’ room

SAN FRANCISCO | Hundley’s pinch-hit single in 9th rallies Giants past Padres

SAN FRANCISCO — Pinch-hitter Nick Hundley lined a two-run single off San Diego Padres closer Brad Hand with two outs in the ninth inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 6-5 comeback victory Monday night. The Giants scored in only two innings and trailed 5-3 in the ninth before rallying for their third straight … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Hundley’s pinch-hit single in 9th rallies Giants past Padres

MELBOURNE, Australia  | Australian cardinal to face trial on sexual abuse charges

MELBOURNE, Australia  — Australian Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis, must stand trial on charges alleging he sexually abused multiple victims decades ago, a magistrate ruled Tuesday. Magistrate Belinda Wallington dismissed around half the charges that had been heard in the four-week preliminary … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia  | Australian cardinal to face trial on sexual abuse charges

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand plans ‘Amazon Tax’ for people buying online

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand announced plans Tuesday to start taxing people who buy books, shoes and other small items online from abroad in a measure many people are calling the “Amazon Tax.” Revenue Minister Stuart Nash said the government plans to close a loophole that allows people to buy low-cost items from abroad … Continue reading WELLINGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand plans ‘Amazon Tax’ for people buying online