Doobie Brothers re-unite with Michael McDonald for tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees The Doobie Brothers are reuniting with singer and songwriter Michael McDonald for a 50th anniversary tour next year. McD...

Warren’s ‘Medicare for All’ plan reignites health care clash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to gradually move the country to a government-funded health care system has further inflamed the debate over “Medicare for All,” likely ensuring the issue...

ATP Schedule

H-hard, C-clay, G-grass Jan. 3-13 2019 — Apia International Sydney, HO (Alex de Minaur) Jan. 3-14 2019 — ASB Classic, HO (Tennys Sandgren) Jan. 6-...

Venice’s dwindling population faces mounting woes

VENICE, Italy (AP) — One of only four oar makers for Venice’s famed gondoliers, Paolo Brandolisio wades through his ground-floor workshop for the third time in a week of record-breaking floods, despai...

Aide recounts actions tying Trump to delay in Ukraine funds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s emissary to the European Union, had a message when he met with a top Ukrainian official. Sondland said vital U.S. military...

The Latest: Patrick says he wants to be everyone’s president

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is introducing ...

TS Raymond forecast to weaken as it heads toward Los Cabos

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Raymond is forecast to weaken over the Pacific as it moves toward Mexico’s resort-studded Los Cabos. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Saturda...

Telescope protest inspires more Native Hawaiian activism

KAHUKU, Hawaii (AP) — The ability of protesters to block construction of a giant telescope on Hawaii’s tallest mountain is inspiring efforts to stop other contentious projects across the state. ...

Last hurrah for Homestead: track hosts final title races

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — In many ways, Homestead-Miami Speedway was the ideal spot for NASCAR’s “championship weekend.” Great weather, especially for November. A famous beach and trend...

Biden, Warren absence at California gathering irks top Dems

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The decisions by Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren to skip a weekend gathering of thousands of fervent California Democrats less than three months before voting begins have frus...

No short-term fix for challenges in California pot market

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California’s struggling marijuana market can expect to see a period of continued strain and instability for at least a couple of years. That’s according to ...

Florida man gets 8 years for fatal hate-crime attack

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to a lesser charge in the hate-crime beating death of a Guatemalan man. T...

Fire burns for Stewart as he chases another NASCAR title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Tony Stewart was convalescing from a nasty wreck, and he was depressed because, as he cracked, "if you live with your mom and stepdad for a month, you'll be depressed," when he ...

NASCAR’s final 4 in fun mode ahead of championship race

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Three contenders for the NASCAR championship have already given Kyle Busch a good run for the money three days before the race. Busch and teammates Martin Tr...

At least 10 men charged in more than $1.5M romance scam

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — At least 10 men in multiple states have been charged in a Nigerian romance money laundering scheme that swindled victims out of more than $1.5 million. The Tulsa ...