Oregon weighs whether all kids should get outdoor education
Each year, thousands of Oregon parents hug their kids goodbye and send them tramping into the wilderness for up to a week to learn about their state's natural wonders. The Outdoor School program was groundbreaking ...
Indians blank Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener
While the Chicago Cubs returned to the World Series after a 71-year wait, the Cleveland Indians made sure they would wait even longer for a Series victory. Cleveland's Roberto Perez smashed two home runs and pitcher Corey Kluber struck out nine batters over six shutout innings to spark the Indians over Chicago 6-0 in the opening game of the 112th World Series. It was huge," Perez said.
AP News Guide: New phase for Dakota Access pipeline protest
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) ? Activists who have been protesting the nearly 1,200-mile Dakota Access oil pipeline for months ratcheted up the pressure this week by moving onto private land owned by the pipeline developer. Here's a guide to the latest developments and key background about the protest:
Leonard, Spurs spoil Durant's Warriors debut with blowout
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) ? Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 35 points and the San Antonio Spurs emphatically spoiled Kevin Durant's long-awaited Warriors debut Tuesday with a 129-100 rout that sent Golden State fans for the exits early on opening night.
Police: Oklahoma man wanted for violent crimes had hit list
Pope aide interviewed by Australia police over abuse claims
Vatican finance chief George Pell has been interviewed by Australian police in Rome over sexual assault claims, authorities said Wednesday, but no charges have yet been laid. It follows explosive allegations against Pell, Australia's most senior Catholic cleric, aired by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in July, which he strongly denied. Victoria state police said in a statement that three officers "travelled to Rome last week where Cardinal George Pell voluntarily participated in an interview regarding allegations of sexual assault".
Fan dies after falling while leaving Broncos football gameDENVER (AP) ? Authorities say a fan has died after falling 60 feet at the Denver Broncos' stadium after a game on Monday night.
World Series Game 2 start moved up an hour, rain in forecast
Tourism overtakes dairy as New Zealand's top overseas earnerIn New Zealand there are twice as many cows as people, but it's the hobbits that are really making hay. According to figures released Wednesday, tourism has overtaken dairy as the nation's top earner of ...
Man accused in hospital computer hack wages hunger strike
The man who acknowledges he attacked the computer network at world-renowned Boston children's hospital two years ago, costing it hundreds of thousands of dollars, is unapologetic and now waging a hunger ...