Napoli beats defending champion Liverpool 2-0

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Liverpool opened its Champions League title defense with a 2-0 loss at Napoli on Tuesday — the latest chapter in what is becoming an intense rivalry between the two attack-minded ...

Amsterdam police detain 100 Lille fans ahead of Ajax match

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam police say they have detained about 100 Lille fans ahead of the French club's Champions League match against Ajax. Police said in a tweet Tuesday that the ...

Mexico: 5 shot dead in Tabasco bar amid holiday celebrations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say gunmen have shot dead five people at a bar on the night the country celebrated Independence Day festivities. The federal Department of Secu...

Brees injured, Rams beat Saints 27-9 in title game rematch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Drew Brees watching from the sideline with an injured hand, the Los Angeles Rams didn't need a no-call to beat the New Orleans Saints again. Jared Goff passed...

Afghanistan beats Bangladesh by 25 runs for 2nd straight win

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Mohammad Nabi's 54-ball 84 not out was complemented by offspinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman's career-best 4-15 as Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 25 runs to go top in the Twenty20 tri-s...

Column: Another reminder of unequal playing field for women

Really, we shouldn't be surprised. Riley Field certainly wasn't, not after being reminded once again that the law is one thing, but changing hearts and minds is an entirely different...

India capital to temporarily restrict cars to curb pollution

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities have announced a plan to restrict the movement of private cars in the capital for nearly two weeks after a major Hindu festival that features fireworks that cloak t...

Key takeaways from the Democratic candidates' debate

HOUSTON (AP) — Democratic debate night No. 3: Attacks and counter-attacks. Love for one former president, loathing for the current one. A 76-year-old front-runner essentially got called old, and he tu...

AP PHOTOS: Moroccans feast, light up sky on Shiite holy day

SALE, Morocco (AP) — Women thrumming drums, children devouring rich pastries, red flares lighting up the sky — these are telltale signs that Moroccans are marking Ashoura. The holy d...

7 questions heading into 10-candidate Democratic debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — And then there were 10. The Democratic Party's strongest presidential contenders — according to polls and fundraising, at least — meet on the same debate stage for ...

Pingtung to host Taiwan's longest ever Double Ten Day fireworks display

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 42-minute fireworks extravaganza will illuminate the night sky above a riverside park in Pingtung in southern Taiwan on Oct. 10 as the country celebrates the National Da...

Column: Solheim Cup great theater even without best players

The stage alone makes this the most exciting week of the year in women's golf. The Solheim Cup delivers more pomp, more passion and more raw emotion than any other event on the sched...

14 Tips for observing Ghost Festival day in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Today (Aug. 15) is the Ghost Festival in Taiwan, a time when many Taiwanese provide offerings and prayers to their ancestors, gods, and ghosts. The Ghost Festival (鬼節 or 中元節...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2019. There are 145 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 8,...

Man who sent pipe bombs to Clinton, CNN faces sentencing

NEW YORK (AP) — The Florida man who created a two-week crisis by mailing 16 packages of inoperative pipe bombs packed with fireworks powder and shards of glass to 13 famous Democrats and CNN is schedu...