Bling and baseball: Cleveland at center of sports storm
Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner. As it rose from a golden, miniature Cleveland skyline toward ...
James has triple-double as Cavs rout Knicks 117-88 in opener
CLEVELAND (AP) ? LeBron James had his 43rd career triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers, who raised their championship banner before the game, beat the New York Knicks 117-88 on Tuesday night in the NBA season opener.
Man arrested in Islamic center threats had guns, ammo
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? A Los Angeles man found with multiple weapons and hundreds of pounds of ammunition in his home was charged with making terrorist threats to the Islamic Center of Southern California, authorities announced Tuesday.
Trump rips Obamacare, Clinton as rivals blitz Florida
With just two weeks before the November 8 election, polls showed Democrat Clinton -- who is vying to become America's first female president -- dominating nationally and looking for a resounding mandate to govern the bitterly divided country. Early voting began in Florida on Monday, an urgent reminder that candidates have little time left to make their case in the country's third most populous state, one with a wide mix of constituencies, including numerous retirees, Latinos and Bible Belt whites. The Republican nominee, determined to ride out the controversies hobbling his campaign, made a pitch to Florida's elderly voters by assailing a sharp rise in health insurance premiums expected next year under President Barack Obama's signature health care reform.
The Latest: Perez's homer gives Indians 3-0 lead in Game 1
The Latest on the World Series (all times Eastern): 9:45 p.m. Roberto Perez's second home run this postseason has given the Indians a 3-0 lead over the Cubs in Game 1. The Cleveland catcher hit a solo ...
Cubs slugger Schwarber returns, doubles in Game 1
Colombia eyes new front in peace talks
Colombia's government hopes to open a new front Thursday in efforts to bury a half-century armed conflict, starting talks with the country's second-biggest rebel force. An accord with the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN) was meant to be the icing on the cake of a historic agreement signed last month with Colombia's biggest rebel group, the FARC. Now, President Juan Manuel Santos is trying to salvage the FARC accord while also talking with the ELN.
Asia stocks slide after Wall Street losses, oil drops on glut concerns
Asian shares tumbled in early trade on Wednesday, following in the footsteps of Wall Street, which pulled back on disappointing earnings, while the dollar inched down from a seven-month high and oil prices slid. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.3 percent. Japan's Nikkei lost 0.2 percent, while South Korea's KOSPI dropped 0.8 percent and Australia fell 1.4 percent.
DeMarcus Ware reports home burglary during Monday night gameDENVER (AP) ? Police are investigating a burglary at the home of Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware that occurred while he was at Monday night's football game with the Houston Texans.
Ontario nurse charged in deaths of 8 nursing home residents