Skip to content

World News

Utility says power lines may have started 2 California fires

Utility says power lines may have started 2 California fires

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Monday its power lines may have started two wildfires over the weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Lebanese protesters get creative as they block roads

Lebanese protesters get creative as they block roads

BEIRUT — On a main thoroughfare in Beirut on Monday, Lebanese protesters set up a living room with an area rug, a couch and a refrigerator. On another, they held a morning yoga class.
Police say man jumped over 12-foot wall twice during chase

Police say man jumped over 12-foot wall twice during chase

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Police in Maryland say a burglary suspect jumped over a 12-foot (4-meter) wall twice during a chase before being captured.
'Seinfeld' star Alexander, Southside Johnny in NJ fame hall

'Seinfeld' star Alexander, Southside Johnny in NJ fame hall

ASBURY PARK, N.J. — New Jersey rock royalty was onstage Sunday night in the state's musical cradle as rocker Jon Bon Jovi brought soulful crooner Southside Johnny Lyon with him into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.
Boundary-pushing Dave Chappelle receives Mark Twain award

Boundary-pushing Dave Chappelle receives Mark Twain award

WASHINGTON — Dave Chappelle has built a career on pushing boundaries and challenging social conventions. But his greatest act of defiance may have come Sunday night at Washington's Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Stars advocate for progress at honorary Oscars event

Stars advocate for progress at honorary Oscars event

LOS ANGELES — Inequality in the film industry got a high-profile spotlight at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 11th annual Governors Awards, where Cherokee actor Wes Studi, Italian director Lina Wertmüller and filmmaker David Lynch al
For an encore, 'Joker' is No. 1 again at the box office

For an encore, 'Joker' is No. 1 again at the box office

NEW YORK — Put on a happy face. "Joker" is No. 1 again. Todd Phillip's R-rated comic-book hit regained the top spot at the weekend box office in its fourth week of release, narrowly besting "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil." The Warner Bros.
Tiger Woods ties Sam Snead's record of 82 PGA Tour wins

Tiger Woods ties Sam Snead's record of 82 PGA Tour wins

INZAI CITY, Japan — For Tiger Woods, it all comes down to consistency. Surgeries on his knee and back and a crisis in his personal life have cost him opportunities to play his best golf over the past decade.
Trump draws boos when introduced to crowd at World Series

Trump draws boos when introduced to crowd at World Series

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's low-profile appearance Sunday night at Game 5 of the World Series came at a high-profile moment of his presidency. Yet he still drew loud boos and jeers when introduced to the crowd.
Islamic State still poses a threat after al-Baghdadi's death

Islamic State still poses a threat after al-Baghdadi's death

WASHINGTON — Eliminating the Islamic State group's elusive leader gives President Donald Trump a new argument for leaving Syria, but the U.S. military campaign against the extremists is far from finished. The killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi by U.S.