Republican duo reshapes Montana politics in Trump's style

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Steve Daines is the affable one, the smiler, a consummate salesman who parlayed his corporate success into a meteoric rise through Montana politics and a seat in the U.S. Senate....

Thursday's Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALL A major college football season that was in peril six week ago as conferences succumbed to concerns about COVID-19 is reconstituting. The West Coas...

French Open organizers still hope for 5,000 fans each day

PARIS (AP) — The French Open may have to reduce the number of fans at Roland Garros from 5,000 to 1,000 for the clay-court tennis tournament. French Health Minister Olivier Veran sai...

Troublesome South African baboon evicted for raiding homes

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Kataza already had a lengthy rap sheet with Cape Town authorities, so when he organized a band of others to raid a series of suburban homes, he was captured. Now he slee...

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world’s top brands, banks

PENINSULAR, Malaysia (AP) — Jum’s words tumble out over the phone, his voice growing ever more frantic. Between sobs, he says he’s trapped on a Malaysian plantation run by government...

Huge California wildfire threatening more than 1,000 homes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A wildfire scorching its way through brush and timber from the mountains to the desert northeast of Los Angeles threatened more than 1,000 homes on Tuesday as crews across the West ...

Top contenders for Ginsburg's seat on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has said he would nominate a woman to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87 and was a champion of gender equality. A look at th...

Top contenders for Ginsburg's seat on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has said he would nominate a woman to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at the age of 87 and was a champion of gender equality. A look at th...

New Zealand paraglider's death in Nevada ruled accidental

EUREKA, Nev. (AP) — The body of a well known paraglider from New Zealand has been recovered from a mountainous site in a remote part of Nevada, a sheriff said Monday. Sheriff Jesse W...

Desert homes threatened by enormous California wildfire

JUNIPER HILLS, Calif. (AP) — An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes on Monday, but officials said calmer wi...

Veteran Sherpa guide who set Everest record dies at age 72

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A veteran Nepalese Sherpa guide who was the first person to climb Mount Everest 10 times has died at age 72 after a long illness, family members said. Ang Rit...

CIC-Zero Carbon Park Presents: "Art in Construction" Exhibition with 3D Virtual Tour

The Art of Innovative Construction Explore sustainable green living with Hong Kong artists HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 21 September 2020 - Construction Industry Council -- Zero Carbon Park...

Homes burned as winds push California fire into desert floor

JUNIPER HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Strong winds pushed a wildfire burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles onto the desert floor and spread it rapidly in several directions, causin...

Underwater and on fire: US climate change magnifies extremes

America's worsening climate change problem is as polarized as its politics. Some parts of the country have been burning this month while others were underwater in devastating extreme weather disasters...

Firefighters battle exhaustion along with wildfire flames

BEAVERCREEK, Ore. (AP) — They work 50 hours at a stretch and sleep on gymnasium floors. Exploding trees shower them with embers. They lose track of time when the sun is blotted out by smoke, and they ...