• soccer stampede January 24, 2022 6:58 pm

    At Least 6 Reported Dead in Crush at African Cup Soccer Game

    A local government official in Cameroon says at least six people have died in a crush outside a stadium hosting a game at Africa’s top soccer tournament

  • Leonardo DiCaprio January 8, 2022 12:53 am

    A New Tree Species Is Named After Leonardo DiCaprio

    The “dicaprio tree” is a small tropical evergreen tree with yellow flowers growing from its trunk.

  • Donald Trump August 8, 2019 11:41 pm

    Number of Migrants Waiting at US Border Surges to 50,000

    The Cameroonian men who share 10 mattresses on the floor of a third-floor apartment above a barber shop walk every morning to the busiest U.S. border crossing with Mexico, hoping against all odds that it will be their lucky day to claim asylum in the United States.

  • Donald Trump August 2, 2019 2:45 pm

    900 Asylum Seekers Returned to Wait in Mexican Border City

    The United States government has sent about 900 mostly Central American and Cuban migrants back to this northern Mexico border city since expanding its controversial “remain in Mexico” program to the easternmost point on the shared border two weeks ago, Mexican authorities say. They are among nearly 3,000 people with pending U.S. immigration proceedings who have been sent back to...

  • Mexico July 18, 2019 7:16 am

    Asylum Ban May Further Strain Immigrant Detention Facilities

    A new policy to deny asylum to anyone who shows up on the Mexican border after traveling through another country threatens to exacerbate overcrowding at severely strained U.S. immigration detention centers and makeshift holding areas. Photos and video of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit Friday to McAllen, Texas, showing men crammed behind chain-link fences offered the latest glimpse into squalid...

  • Associated Press July 16, 2019 9:44 pm

    Trump's New Asylum Rules Go Into Effect, and Opponents Sue

    Hundreds of immigrants showed up at border crossings Tuesday in hopes of getting into the U.S. but faced the likelihood of being turned away under a new Trump administration asylum rule that upends long-standing protections for people fleeing violence and oppression in their homelands. The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in...

  • basketball June 25, 2019 2:40 am

    Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins NBA MVP, Gets Emotional

    A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year on Monday night in Santa Monica.

  • basketball June 25, 2019 12:40 am

    Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins NBA MVP, Gets Emotional

    A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year on Monday night in Santa Monica.

  • Canada June 24, 2019 6:15 pm

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    Spain tested the United States like no other team at the Women’s World Cup. The U.S. looked disorganized at times facing Spain’s aggressive and physical style before pulling out a 2-1 victory Monday night. It could have been just what the Americans needed: France is waiting.

  • Canada June 24, 2019 6:15 pm

    Women's World Cup: US Beats Spain 2-1 to Reach Quarterfinals

    Spain tested the United States like no other team at the Women’s World Cup. The U.S. looked disorganized at times facing Spain’s aggressive and physical style before pulling out a 2-1 victory Monday night. It could have been just what the Americans needed: France is waiting.

  • Coach June 20, 2019 6:42 pm

    US Dominates Rival Sweden 2-0 to Remain Undefeated

    The United States is showing just how fiercely it is prepared to defend its Women’s World Cup title. The Americans faced their toughest test of the tournament on Thursday night and dominated in a 2-0 victory over Sweden, the rivals that stunned them in the last Olympics.

  • Coach June 20, 2019 7:42 pm

    US Dominates Rival Sweden 2-0 to Remain Undefeated

    The United States is showing just how fiercely it is prepared to defend its Women’s World Cup title. The Americans faced their toughest test of the tournament on Thursday night and dominated in a 2-0 victory over Sweden, the rivals that stunned them in the last Olympics.

  • Canada June 17, 2019 11:33 am

    Carli Lloyd's Tiny Golf Clap After Scoring Delivers Big Message From US Women

    Carli Lloyd had just scored on an 18-yard volley to put the United States ahead 11 minutes in against Chile. After leaping, pumping a fist and hugging teammate Lindsey Horan, she raised both hands chin high and made four tiny pitter-patter claps, the type seen more frequently at Pebble Beach than Parc des Princes. A message? You bet.

  • Canada June 17, 2019 8:07 am

    US Women Advance to Knockout Round of World Cup With 3-0 Win Over Chile

    Carli Lloyd wasn’t thrilled to open the Women’s World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the role, but made no secret she wanted to start. When the call came Sunday, Lloyd made it count with a pair of goals to lead the defending champions to a 3-0 victory over Chile. The win pushed the United States...

  • China June 12, 2019 9:24 am

    US Women Set Records in 13-0 World Cup Win

    The U.S. Women’s National Team beat Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of group play in the 2019 World Cup in France.

  • China June 11, 2019 9:04 pm

    Morgan Has 5 Goals as US Routs Thailand 13-0

    Thailand was never a real threat to the U.S. national team. Even so, the three-time Women’s World Cup champions had no desire to go easy on a lesser opponent in their opening game. Goals matter in the group stage.

  • Donald Trump April 28, 2019 5:34 pm

    Global Migrants' Journey Stalls in Southern Mexico

    Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula, near the Guatemala border. Over 1,500 of them while away the weeks — or months—...

  • China February 12, 2019 3:48 pm

    Sinaloa Cartel Marches on After El Chapo Arrest, Conviction

    Despite the arrest, extradition and now conviction of narco-lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, his Sinaloa cartel marches on — and the proof is in huge, multi-drug shipments detected on the border in recent weeks. Those heaping bags of fentanyl and plastic tubs of crystal meth, heroin and cocaine offer no sign that the cartel has been weakened, lost sway over...

  • Arizona December 4, 2018 7:36 pm

    More Families Crossing Into US From Mexico Illegally

    Since a migrant caravan arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the San Diego area has experienced a slight increase in families entering the U.S. illegally and turning themselves in to border agents.

  • Donald Trump July 18, 2018 4:13 pm

    South Africa, Barack Obama Mark Nelson Mandela Centennial With Charity

    South Africans along with former U.S. President Barack Obama were marking the centennial of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela’s birth on Wednesday with acts of charity in a country still struggling with deep economic inequality 24 years after the end of white minority rule. Obama met with young leaders from around Africa to mark the anniversary, a day after he delivered...

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