Zanardi transferred to Padua hospital 5 months after crash

MILAN (AP) — Italian auto racing champion-turned-Paralympic gold medalist Alex Zanardi was transferred to a hospital in Padua on Saturday to continue his recovery, more than five months after he was s...

Thailand pro-democracy protesters resilient amid violent crackdown

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha ordered security agencies on Thursday to crack down on escalating pro-democracy demonstrations. Protesters are calling for the prime minister's resignation, ...

Hungary, Poland hold EU hostage over budget

As if it weren't already enough that Hungary and Poland are blackmailing the European Union, now Slovenia has entered the fray. Prime Minister Janez Jansa said other EU leaders should remember the...

Les Rohr, pitched once for 1969 Miracle Mets, dies at 74

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Les Rohr, a highly touted prospect who briefly pitched for the champion 1969 New York Mets, has died. He was 74. The Cremation & Funeral Gallery said Rohr ...

No chance to tri; Mass participation sports hit by virus

NOOSA HEADS, Australia (AP) — The first weekend in November usually sees the 4,400 population of this Sunshine Coast resort town double or triple in size. When the Noosa Triathlon comes to town, so do...

The Masters in November gives golf a big sendoff

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Any optimism that the next Masters will be restored to its full glory of spring blooms and the endless chorus of cheers was dampened only by the reality of the calendar and the rec...

Israeli settler delegation visits Dubai following UAE accord

JERUSALEM (AP) — A delegation of Israeli settlers is visiting Dubai, where they met with Emirati business people to discuss commercial opportunities following the United Arab Emirates' establishment o...

Breakthrough on EU budget and associated COVID relief fund

After four months of intense negotiations, the European Parliament and member states agreed details of a €1 trillion ($1.3 trillion) 2021-2027 budget Tuesday. The deal came after wrangling over s...

It's done: The NBA comes back on Dec. 22, a 72-game season

It’s official: The NBA is coming back Dec. 22. The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association announced Monday night that they’ve struck a deal on rules for this coming seas...

List 2/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

CANOE-KAYAK African Olympic canoe slalom qualifier in Basel, Switzerland from March 14-15 canceled. Pan American canoe slalom championships (Olympic qualifier) in R...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

AQUATICS Asian water polo championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from Feb. 12-16 canceled. Diving Grand Prix in Madrid from Feb. 14-16: China team withdrew. ...

AP PHOTOS: Joe Biden and his decades of public life

Joe Biden mounted two previous presidential bids in 1988 and 2008, never making it out of the Democratic primaries. In 2020, the third time’s the charm. Born in S...

Already flooded, South Florida braces for Eta's wrath

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida closed beaches and COVID testing sites, shut down public transportation and ordered some evacuations Sunday as Tropical Storm Eta took aim, bringing heavy rains to...

AP PHOTOS: Joe Biden and his decades of public life

Joe Biden mounted two previous presidential bids in 1988 and 2008, never making it out of the Democratic primaries. In 2020, the third time’s the charm. Born in S...

A dozen runners attacked by hornets at Taiwan's Taroko Gorge marathon

A swam of hornets attacked about a dozen runners during the Taroko Gorge Marathon in the eastern county of Hualien on Saturday, leaving 2 hospitalized, but none of the injuries were life-threatening, ...