The Latest: Reignited Portugal blaze strains resources

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the summer wildfires in Europe (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Giant clouds of gray smoke are cloaking the horizon in parts of cent...

Taiwan power plants cause Sun Moon Lake level to drop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Power plants relying on Sun Moon Lake (日月潭) in Nantou County have caused water levels in the scenic lake to drop so much that six out of nine frogs part of an iconic statu...

US: 'Zero' chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year. U.S. water managers said Tuesday there will be no water cutbacks in...

The Latest: Wildfire near Greek capital burns for 3rd day

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in Europe (all times local): 1:20 p.m. About 350 Greek firefighters and soldiers, assisted by water-dropping planes ...

3,000 firefighters in Portugal combat raging wildfires

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese officials say 3,000 firefighters are struggling to put out more than 150 raging wildfires in Portugal, as persistent hot and dry weather stoke the flames. ...

Column: A magical season in the sun for Los Angeles Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hottest team in the land had yet to get a runner to first base as the third inning came to a close at Dodger Stadium, where 46,128 had come to watch a slice of history on a sunb...

Southampton's scoring woes continue in 0-0 draw vs Swansea

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — New season, same old problems for Southampton. By drawing 0-0 at home to Swansea on Saturday in their opening match of the English Premier League season, ...

Rory McIlroy and his amazing cart-path par at PGA

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rory McIlroy saw his second shot sail toward the gallery at the PGA Championship, so he knew it would be right of the green on the par-5 10th hole at Quail Hollow. ...

Spieth has ground to make up in quest for Grand Slam

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Spieth only needs to win the PGA Championship to complete the career Grand Slam. It just feels like he has to win another U.S. Open. Q...

Extreme heat in Europe decimating crops and stoking drought

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — There's increasing evidence that the extremely hot and dry summer in central and south eastern Europe has decimated crops, drained rivers and hurt the animal world. ...

North Dakota governor asks for new federal help amid drought

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is seeking a presidential disaster declaration, saying the state is "the epicenter of drought for the nation" because of a rain-free summer. ...

Sicily firefighters suspected of setting blazes to get work

ROME (AP) — Police in Sicily say 15 firefighters are suspected of setting blazes that they were then called to extinguish. The Mediterranean island in summer is often by plagued by a...

Kenya's deadly land invasions blamed on political incitement

LAIKIPIA, Kenya (AP) — Burned-out homes in this dry landscape have become a symbol of the tensions around Tuesday's presidential election as Kenyans prepare for the possibility of yet more deadly viol...

Dodgers hit 5 homers, beat Mets 7-4 to extend historic surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Early on, everything went wrong for the Los Angeles Dodgers. They gave up three home runs in the first inning, were held without a hit until the fifth. And then that ...

Clemson basketball looks to create bonds on Spanish trip

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Brad Brownell is hopeful his summer trip to Spain next week benefits the Tigers as much as the last overseas trip to Italy did four years ago. The ...