The Latest: 3 awarded economics Nobel for study on poverty

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel prize in economics (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther ...

Nobel awards season comes to an end with economics prize

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will announce the last Nobel winner later Monday, when it awards its prestigious economics prize. The prize — officially known ...

Taiwanese boxer wins gold at world championships

Taiwanese boxer Huang Hsiao-wen (黃筱雯) won a gold medal at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Russia on Sunday. In an intense three-round match, Huang scored a 4-1 victory over Carol...

Biles sets record for most medals at gymnastics worlds

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Simone Biles broke the all-time record for most medals by any gymnast at the world championships by winning the balance beam competition Sunday. It's the 24...

Taiwan gymnast wins pommel horse silver at world championships

Taiwanese gymnast Lee Chih-kai (李智凱) bagged a silver medal Saturday in the pommel horse event at the 2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, becoming the first Taiwanese athlete to win a medal t...

New wave of gymnasts set to challenge traditional powers

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — From his back garden to the world championship podium, Rhys McClenaghan has come a long way. McClenaghan became the first gymnast to represent Ireland in a ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2019. There are 80 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, ...

Russia's Nagornyy wins world all-around gymnastics gold

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Nikita Nagornyy of Russia won his first men's all-around gymnastics title at the world championships Friday after his closest rival made a crucial error on the last rotation....

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel peace prize

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 in recognition of his efforts to end his country’s two-decade border conflict with E...

Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Nobel literature prizes

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prizes for literature on Thursday, after a year’s hiatus in awarding the prize ...

3 win Nobel Prize in Physics for work to understand cosmos

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work in understanding how the universe has evolved fro...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2018. There are 85 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 7, 2001...

Kovacs wins shot put gold at worlds with wife as coach

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — In one ear, American shot putter Joe Kovacs heard a technical tip from his coach. In the other, his wife weighing in to take a deep breath. All that feedback befor...

Crowd finally pack Qatar track worlds stadium, see home gold

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Even when it all seemed to finally go right for the Qataris and their hometown hero, there was still a hitch. High jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim — "The Qatari Falcon" ...

AP Exclusive: Kim takes snowboard season off for studies

Do not despair, snowboarding fans: Chloe Kim is not retiring. She is taking a season off from competition and training though _ she has already started school at Princeton _ in a mov...