NBA: Doncic hit game-winning trey as Mavs take 2-0 lead vs Wolves

05/25/2024

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luka Doncic searched to find space as the clock ticked down, using a screen to draw Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert out to the top of the key and a crossover dribble…

Anthrax outbreak reported in Laos, Thailand steps up border control

03/30/2024

BANGKOK — Thailand’s government has ordered officials to closely monitor livestock along the border with Laos after more than 50 people were reported to have contracted anthrax in the neighboring country. Thai authorities have been working closely…

‘Perfect’ Sabalenka smashes Tsurenko 6-0, 6-0 at Australian Open

01/19/2024

MELBOURNE, Australia–Defending champion Aryna Sabalenka described Friday’s 6-0, 6-0 demolition of Lesia Tsurenko at the Australian Open as “perfection”, but said she could get even better in a chilling warning to her rivals. The Belarusian world number…

Archeologists map lost cities in Ecuadorian Amazon, settlements that lasted 1,000 years

01/12/2024

WASHINGTON (AP) — Archeologists have uncovered a cluster of lost cities in the Amazon rainforest that was home to at least 10,000 farmers around 2,000 years ago. A series of earthen mounds and buried roads in Ecuador…

LIST: 2024 Golden Globe nominees

01/06/2024

BEVERLY HILLS, California —The nominees for this year’s Golden Globe Awards, which will be aired live on CBS Sunday, Jan. 7, have been announced. READ: New-look Golden Globes prepares to toast ‘Barbenheimer’ BEST DRAMA MOVIE “Anatomy of a Fall”; “Killers…

Shooting: 14-year-old kills older sister over Christmas gifts argument

12/29/2023

  LARGO, Fla.— A Florida woman holding her 11-month-old son in a baby carrier was fatally shot by her 14-year-old brother while trying to defuse an argument over Christmas gifts he was having with a 15-year-old brother…

Hamas frees 2 US hostages, even as Israel airstrikes continue in southern Gaza

10/21/2023

HAMAS has freed two American hostages who had been held in Gaza since militants rampaged through southern Israel on Oct. 7, the Israeli government said. The hostage release Friday came even as Israeli airstrikes continued to hit…

Serbian player loses kidney after injury at Fiba World Cup

09/05/2023

MANILA, Philippines — The Serbian Basketball Federation announced Monday that forward Borisa Simanic has lost one of his kidneys as the result of an injury sustained during a Fiba World Cup game against South Sudan. Simanic has…

Elon Musk reveals new ‘X’ logo to replace Twitter’s blue bird

07/25/2023

Goodbye, Twitter. Hello, X. Elon Musk has unveiled a new “X” logo to replace Twitter’s famous blue bird as he follows through with a major rebranding of the social media platform he bought for $44 billion last…

Search for missing submersible lost near Titanic wreck intensifies 

06/21/2023

In a race against the clock on the high seas, an expanding international armada of ships and airplanes searched Tuesday, June 20, 2023, for a submersible that vanished in the North Atlantic while taking five people down to the wreck…

Pandemic Basketball begins, with some comforts of home

07/23/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida  — Michael Baiamonte was not at Walt Disney World on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The public address announcer for the Miami Heat wasn’t in the building for the team’s season-restart scrimmage debut. His…

A whole new look, for a whole new NBA game experience

07/23/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — There’s no bench. The courtside broadcasters will not be courtside. And the stat crew will be doing their work inside what loosely can be described as an oversized hockey penalty box. The…

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