Lowry looks to end best season of career as Europe’s No 1

Shane Lowry started 2019 by ending a 3½-year wait for a victory. In the middle of the year came his first major title, at the British Open in Royal Portrush. How ab...

Golf Glance

LPGA TOUR CME GROUP TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Naples, Fla. Course: Tiburon GC. Yardage: 6,556. Par: 72. Television: Thursday-Satur...

UN warns of mounting humanitarian crisis in Africa’s Sahel

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Ousmane Sawadogo, his wives and children recently fled their village in northern Burkina Faso because of growing extremist violence. After walking 200 kilometers (124 miles) to t...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, November 19, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Wedne...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, November 19, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Wedne...

Group: Egypt targets relatives of dissidents living abroad

CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says Egyptian authorities have arrested, raided houses and imposed travel bans against dozens of relatives of dissidents who live abroad, apparently in repri...

Germany’s Merkel hosting Compact with Africa summit

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting the G20 Compact with Africa summit in Berlin with the goal of increasing investment in the continent to improve living standards there. ...

BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...

ATP Rankings

Singles Through Nov. 17 1. Rafael Nadal, Spain, 9985 2. Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 9145 3. Roger Federer, Switzerland, 6590 ...

Minter’s `Secondhand’ is argument for tempering acquisitions

“Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale,” Bloomsbury, by Adam Minter Americans are an acquisitive people and their craving for ever more stuff ripples around the world, no...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, November 18, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (C);Monday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday's...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, November 18, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (F);Monday's Low Temp (F);Tuesday's...

No training, no gloves: Zimbabwe’s desperate childbirths

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — When her contractions became unbearably painful, 18-year-old Perseverance Kanyoza rushed to a maternity hospital in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare. But the doors were closed amid a...

US draws fewer new foreign students for 3rd straight year

The number of foreign students coming to U.S. colleges and universities continued to fall last year, according to a new report, but the Trump administration says the drop should be blamed on high tuit...

Fleetwood wins South Africa, moves to 2nd in Race to Dubai

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood made three eagles for a 7-under 65 and rallied from a six-shot deficit to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in a playoff Sunday. Fleetwood ...