First loss shows Seahawks can't overcome all their flaws

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — There were so many flaws that became exposed in the first five games that it was inconceivable the Seattle Seahawks' unbeaten run to start the season would continue indefinitely. ...

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___ As virus resurges, so does fear of more economic pain ahead WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects for more federal economic stimulus this year appear all but dead, cloudi...

Fed up: California restaurants seek booze, health fee refund

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's financially battered restaurants filed government claims Monday to recover more than $100 million in fees for liquor and health permits and tourism charges that they sa...

Standoff in Washington imperils jobless and small businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — With winter looming and confirmed viral cases rising, Bob Szuter's craft brewery and restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, could use another government lifeline to help survive until spring....

Dupont inspires France to beat Wales 38-21 in 6N warmup

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Eight months after winning in Cardiff during the coronavirus-hit Six Nations, France beat Wales 38-21 at home on Saturday thanks to two tries from inspired scrumhalf Antoine...

Goal, assist for Zaha sees Crystal Palace beat Fulham 2-1

LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace extended its promising start to the English Premier League and heaped more misery on Fulham in a 2-1 win on Saturday. Wilfried Zaha set up Jairo Riedewal...

Taiwan monkeys create chaos on school campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Experts set off firecrackers on Friday morning (Oct. 23) to keep away a pack of Formosan macaques that have recently made a school campus their playground, harassing stude...

Activist for Georgia's homeless and death-row inmates dies

ATLANTA (AP) — Murphy Davis, a determined advocate for death row inmates and homeless people in Georgia, died on Thursday of complications related to cancer. She was 72. Davis had be...

Self-driving shuttle debuts in high-traffic Virginia spot

MERRIFIELD, Va. (AP) — The future of transportation arrived in northern Virginia, looking like a big blue toaster on wheels that seats six and drives itself through the region’s notorious traffic. ...

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___ OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, will...

Fed survey finds tepid growth as US economy battles pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Federal Reserve survey of business conditions around the country found that the U.S. economy grew at a “slight to modest” pace in September and early October, but also documented m...

Julia Goerges retires from tennis at 31

BERLIN (AP) — Former Wimbledon semifinalist Julia Goerges announced her retirement from tennis Wednesday at the age of 31. The German reached her highest ranking of ninth in the worl...

San Francisco set to pass legislation about racist 911 calls

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fed up with white people calling 911 about people of color selling water bottles, barbecuing or otherwise going about their lives, San Francisco leaders are set to approve hate cr...

Back in the bubble, Chinese Super League into playoff stages

When Odil Ahmedov left Shanghai SIPG to join fellow Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda in August, the midfielder didn’t have to travel anywhere to meet his new coach and colleagues. ...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...