General News

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS

Oct 19, 2017

Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series

Divers removing 30-year-old junk reef off California coast

Oct 19, 2017

Divers are removing hundreds of old tires, plastic jugs and other junk that were dumped off the Southern California coast nearly 30 years ago by a man who thought he was helping the ocean environment

Dogs test positive for drugs in Iditarod race for 1st time

Oct 19, 2017

For the first time in the history of the world's most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race officials have refused to name the musher involved

Solace or silence? Not all families of fallen get Trump call

Oct 19, 2017

More than a half-dozen people whose relatives died in military service since Donald Trump became president say they never got a call from him

House, Senate intel committees receive briefing from Google

Oct 19, 2017

Tech giant Google has briefed the House and Senate intelligence committees ahead of two Nov. 1 hearings that will examine Russian efforts to influence U.S. elections through social media

Body of missing protester may have been found in Argentina

Oct 19, 2017

Argentine investigators say they believe they have discovered the body of an indigenous rights activist whose disappearance prompted large protests

Venezuela opposition governors boycott swearing in ceremony

Oct 19, 2017

Venezuela's opposition boycotted a swearing-in ceremony held by the nation's all-powerful constitutional assembly Wednesday following a contested vote for governors handily won by ruling party candidates

Case dropped against man tried on hair evidence 32 years ago

Oct 19, 2017

Prosecutors have dismissed charges against a man who spent three decades in prison for a Massachusetts rape conviction even though he had a beard and a mustache but the victim described her attacker as a man without any facial hair

Judge orders government to allow abortion for immigrant teen

Oct 18, 2017

A federal judge has ordered the government to allow a pregnant 17-year old immigrant, who was detained after entering the country illegally, to undergo an abortion

Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously costly Bay Area

Oct 18, 2017

Wildfires worsen housing crunch in famously expensive San Francisco Bay Area

Weather, 20 December
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