World Cup Diary: A'ja Wilson talks USA Basketball

TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — Here we are on the eve of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup getting started and I'm so excited to wear the USA jersey again. It's been a fun few weeks sinc...

World Cup Diary: A'ja Wilson talks USA Basketball

TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — Here we are on the eve of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup getting started and I'm so excited to wear the USA jersey again. It's been a fun few weeks sinc...

Trump picks combat over caution in court fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused S...

Taiwan tug of war teams show strength at world championships

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan has walked away with five gold medals—one short of half the total medal haul—at the 2018 Tug of War International Federation Outdoor Club Championships Sept...

BC-US--Stock Prices, US

New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Friday: AFLAC s 48.040 Up ...

California college moves 'Prospector Pete' statue from plaza

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California State University, Long Beach, will move its half-century-old "Prospector Pete" statue away from a prominent place on campus because of the impact the 1849 gold rus...

US women basketball team heavy favorite to win World Cup

TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — It would be easy to think it's a forgone conclusion that the U.S. women's basketball team will win a third straight World Cup. The Americans haven't lost a maj...

BC-US--Gold, US

New York (AP) — Gold futures trading on the NY Merc Friday: (100 troy oz.; dollars per troy oz.) ...

US agency endorses plan to block new mining near Yellowstone

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials on Friday recommended approval of a plan to block new mining claims for 20 years on public lands in the towering mountains north of Yellowstone National Park. ...

In Milan, colors pop at MSGM, Etro; Marras stitches a tale

MILAN (AP) — Fashion may seem a respite for the cares of the world, but often it is actually an expression of them. Designers in Milan this week are finding ways to express their con...

Fun facts and tidbits from the Women's Basketball World Cup

TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — Welcome to the first FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. Well it's really been around since 1953, but the first 17 tournaments were called the World Championshi...

Captain Hooper back in Australia squad for 2-match tour

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Flanker Michael Hooper is back in a 30-man Australia touring squad for Rugby Championship matches in South Africa and Argentina after recovering from a hamstring injury. ...

Ancient treasures on show in Germany reveal turbulent past

BERLIN (AP) — An arrowhead firmly lodged in the skull of an ancient fallen warrior, a voluptuous woman's form carved from ivory and the mask of a Roman river god are among more than 1,000 major archae...

BC-RGU--Rugby Championship Glance

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No rest for WNBA champs Bird, Stewart and Loyd

TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — It's been a whirlwind week for Breanna Stewart, Sue Bird and Jewell Loyd. The trio won a WNBA championship with the Seattle Storm and then dashed off to play for USA Basketball ...