City of Light could use some sparkle for Women's World Cup

PARIS (AP) — Where is that World Cup buzz, FIFA? On days the United States plays, thousands of fans clad in red, white and blue have filled the boulevards, bistros and brasseries of ...

Hernandez hits grand slam in Dodgers' 9-0 rout of Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw combined with two relievers on a four-hit shutout, Enriquè Hernàndez had a pinch-hit grand slam to highlight a six-run seventh, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed th...

The Latest: Game 4 sets another Canadian viewing record

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Monday night's Game 5 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The NBA says some portion of Game 4 of the NBA Finals was watche...

Raptors can win title, Durant may play in NBA Finals Game 5

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors can win their first championship and end Golden State's quest for three in a row with one more victory. The Raptors can do it Monday night in Game ...

France wins start amid World Cup cash, visibility issues

PARIS (AP) — From the Eiffel Tower to the Champs-Élysées and across the Paris Metro, the Women's World Cup has had little visibility in the French capital. The hosts at least made th...

The Latest: Slim hopes of a local winner at the Monaco GP

MONACO (AP) — The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): ___ 1:10 p.m. From his giant hilltop palace perched over the streets of th...

Timing right for France to make impression on big stage

France has an opportunity to translate dominance at the European club level to success on the World Cup stage. With a highly experienced and skilled team, host France will be among t...

Rapinoe kicks FIFA, says women's soccer not treated equally

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. star Megan Rapinoe gave FIFA some kicks two weeks ahead of the World Cup, maintaining the sport's top executives are not doing enough to close a huge gender disparity in investmen...

Watch out: Protocol pitfalls abound as Trump heads abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was walking across the sun-splashed airport tarmac in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2017 when the Israeli leader playfully warned his pol...

Taiwan Legislature moves to limit activities of former officers in China

TAIPEI (CNA) -- An amendment bill to limit the activities of retired high-ranking Taiwanese military officers and other categories of former officials during visits to China cleared the committee stag...

Indy 500 all about tradition _ many endure, some fade away

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Hunter-Reay has been around long enough to remember when the Indianapolis 500 was the true culmination of the "Month of May," when fans would file through the old turnstiles e...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2019. There are 222 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 23, 1...

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill

Hong Kong lawmakers scuffled with each other on Saturday over the government's proposed amendments to the territory's extradition law. At least one member of the Legislative Council was carri...

Clarkson to sing national anthem at Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kelly Clarkson will sing the national anthem at this year's Indianapolis 500. It will be the second straight year and the third time the Grammy Award-winning supe...

Rory Mcllroy likely to play in 2020 Olympics for Ireland

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Rory McIlroy will likely go to the 2020 Olympics and represent Ireland. The 30-year-old from Northern Ireland disclosed his decision Tuesday, two days before...