Arrieta deals, Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1
Jake Arietta made a brief run at a no-hitter and ended another 71-year pause between celebrations for the Chicago Cubs and their faithful fans. Not only are they back in the World Series, they've won there ...
Strong twin quakes rock central Italy
Two strong earthquakes rocked central Italy on Wednesday, toppling buildings and injuring dozens of people, according to initial reports, two months after a devastating tremor killed nearly 300 in the same region. The first 5.5 magnitude quake sent people running out of their houses, likely saving lives when the second, more destructive, 6.1 magnitude one struck two hours later. Several dozen people were treated for light injuries or shock, civil protection chief Fabrizio Curcio told a late night news conference, but no serious injuries had been reported.
Oregon surfer punched shark in gills to survive
Patients left in limbo as more doctors flee Puerto Rico
Wanda Serrano arrived at Puerto Rico's largest public hospital before dawn to take her 17-year-old son to an appointment. Six hours later, they were still in the packed waiting room hoping to see a doctor. ...
Adopted and brought to US, South Korean man to be deported
Here's what occurs if Californians legalize recreational pot
Proposition 64 would legalize the recreational use of marijuana starting Jan. 1, 2018. The ballot measure is 62 pages long and aims to regulate the entire cannabis industry, from seeds to pipe. Here are ...
French authorities declare the Calais migrant camp empty
Jurors to hear closing arguments in New Jersey bridge case
Mormon school stops honor-code reviews of sex abuse victims
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) ? Students at Brigham Young University who report sexual assault will no longer be investigated for possible violations of the strict honor code that bans drinking and premarital sex, the Mormon-owned school announced in a major reversal to a practice that drew widespread scrutiny.
Weed as way of life: California farmers divided on legal bud
GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) ? Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with the pruning shears to harvest the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to cut the plants and drop them in plastic bins ahead of an impending storm.