Rules about police wearing masks vary widely across US

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Although authorities have been encouraging people to wear masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus, many police departments leave it up to officers to decide whether to cover th...

Birthday time: Biden turns 78, will be oldest U.S. president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 on Friday. In exactly two months, he'll take the reins of a politically fractured nation facing the worst public health crisis in a century, high ...

Fashion-forward: Affirmative action hits Brazil's runways

SAO PAULO (AP) — Bold styles are usually the talk of the town for Sao Paulo Fashion Week. This year, couture connoisseurs in Brazil’s most cosmopolitan city have focused on the models — more specifica...

Supporters' Shield up for grabs on MLS Decision Day

For the first time since 2016, the Colorado Rapids are in the MLS playoffs. And they made it to the postseason even after missing five games because of a coronavirus outbreak. In a ...

Galaxy draw 1-1 with Sounders, eliminated from playoff race

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Javier “Chicharito” Hernández scored in the 78th minute, but the LA Galaxy were eliminated from playoff contention in the Western Conference despite their 1-1 draw with the Seatt...

Dubai: Foul play not suspected in dos Santos' husband death

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai say they don't suspect foul play in the death of Sindika Dokolo, the husband of the embattled Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, after his death ...

Los Angeles Galaxy 2, Real Salt Lake 1

Real Salt Lake 0 1 — 1 Los Angeles G...

Portland 5, Los Angeles Galaxy 2

Los Angeles Galaxy 0 2 — 2 Portland ...

Sounders clinch playoff spot with 2-0 win over Vancouver

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Raul Ruidiaz had a goal and an assist in his first game back after testing positive for coronavirus in international duty, and the Seattle Sounders clinched a spot in the playoff...

Los Angeles FC 2, Los Angeles Galaxy 0

Los Angeles Galaxy 0 0 — 0 Los Angel...

Taiwan foreign minister discusses Chinese military threat in interview with Portuguese newspaper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Portugal's largest weekly newspaper, Expresso, on Saturday (Oct. 24) published an exclusive interview with Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) in which he discussed the C...

'Bad Hombres' film uses baseball to show the game of borders

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — People have always crossed borders to play baseball, and the sport routinely reaches across borders to fans. But rarely do players have to cross a border almost every day to pa...

Drought depletes Paraguay River, a country's lifeline

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The Paraguay River has reached its lowest level in half a century after months of extreme drought in the region, exposing the vulnerability of landlocked Paraguay’s economy. ...

Brazil strains at quarantine as virus cases pass 5 million

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Dozens of people converged on the cobblestone streets of downtown Rio de Janeiro for its traditional Pedra do Sal samba party — the first since the pandemic began — and it seemed...

San Jose 2, Los Angeles Galaxy 1

Los Angeles Galaxy 1 0 — 1 San Jose ...