PANDEMIC BEHAVIOR: WHY SOME PEOPLE DON'T PLAY BY THE RULES

LONDON - Lockdowns and social distancing measures introduced around the world to try and curb the COVID-19 pandemic are reshaping lives,...

FRENCH WINE EXPORTS BODY ‘REGRETS' U.S. MOVE TO MAINTAIN EUROPEAN TARIFFS

PARIS - The 'FEVS' French wine and spirits exports federation said on Thursday it regretted a decision by the United States government...

 
 
 

NHL ROUNDUP: BRUINS NIP HURRICANES IN 2ND OT

Patrice Bergeron scored 1:13 into the second overtime as the Boston Bruins defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Wednesday in the...

UKRAINE SEES RECORD DAILY HIGH 1,592 NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES - SECURITY COUNCIL

KYIV - Ukraine recorded a record daily jump of 1,592 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the national council of security and defense said...

 
 
 

FRANCE AIMS TO HELP SMES WITH $3.5 BLN AID - SUD OUEST

PARIS - The French government's economic recovery plan, which will be unveiled later this month, will entail 3 billion euros in aid...

OLYMPICS-STRANDED JAPANESE HONEYMOONERS END UP AS CAPE VERDE'S TEAM AMBASSADORS

TOKYO - Japanese couple Rikiya and Ayumi Kataoka had their honeymoon wrecked by the coronavirus pandemic, but their resourcefulness...

 
 
 

FIRE BURNS THOUSANDS OF ACRES IN L.A. COUNTY, NO INJURIES REPORTED

A fast-moving 10,000-acre fire was burning near the Lake Hughes area in Angeles National Forest late on Wednesday but no injuries or...

NEWCOMER DIETRICH HELPS RANGERS RALLY PAST MARINERS

Derek Dietrich reached base in all four plate appearances in his Texas debut as the Rangers rallied from an early four-run deficit...

 
 
 

DAILY HOROSCOPE FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2020

There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions today. The Moon is in Gemini.

RELEASED TYCOON LAI SAYS HK NEEDS PATIENT, NOT RADICAL, DEMOCRACY CAMPAIGN

HONG KONG - Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai said on Thursday he was overwhelmed by the support he got after becoming the most high-profile...

 
 
 

N.KOREA NUCLEAR REACTOR SITE THREATENED BY RECENT FLOODING, U.S. THINK-TANK SAYS

SEOUL - Satellite imagery suggests recent flooding in North Korea may have damaged pump houses connected to the country's main nuclear...

PHILIPPINES EYES CLINICAL TRIALS FOR RUSSIAN COVID-19 VACCINE IN OCTOBER

MANILA - The Philippines plans to start clinical trials for a Russian coronavirus vaccine in October, with President Rodrigo Duterte...

 
 
 

METS POWER PAST SOTO'S BIG BLASTS FOR 11-6 WIN

Brandon Nimmo, Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith each homered Wednesday night as the host New York Mets overcame a two-homer performance...

YANKEES TOP BRAVES, STILL UNBEATEN IN BRONX

DJ LeMahieu collected four hits, and Clint Frazier homered and had three hits in his season debut as the New York Yankees beat the...

 
 
 

ROYALS SURVIVE REDS' LATE COMEBACK ATTEMPT

Brad Keller allowed two hits over six scoreless innings and Salvador Perez had three hits with three RBIs, but the Kansas City Royals...

MARLINS SURVIVE SEVEN TORONTO HOMERS IN 10-INNIING VICTORY

Magneuris Sierra blooped a two-run single in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 14-11 Wednesday night...

 
 
 

CLIPPERS DOWN NUGGETS, SEAL WEST'S NO. 2 SEED

Paul George scored 27 points and Kawhi Leonard added 26, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Denver Nuggets 124-111 on Wednesday...

COWBOYS OWNER JONES WON'T DIVULGE ANTHEM STANCE

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, speaking publicly Wednesday for the first time since George Floyd's death sparked nationwide protests,...

 
 
 

SOME ARIZONA SCHOOLS TO REOPEN IN DEFIANCE OF VIRUS BENCHMARKS

Some Arizona schools plan to restart in-person education on Monday in defiance of state benchmarks on when students and staff can safely...

QUIGLEY, SKY REBOUND WITH BIG WIN OVER MERCURY

Allie Quigley scored 20 points and the Chicago Sky withstood a threat from the Phoenix Mercury in the fourth quarter before pulling...

 
 
 



Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

Let it flow: Trump Administration eases showerhead rules

Let it flow: Trump Administration eases showerhead rules

Consumer and conservation groups say the proposed changes are silly, unnecessary and wasteful. Read more ...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy to death

A 5-year-old boy, Cannon Hinnant, was shot in the head while playing outside his father's home, according to his family. Read more ...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost insurance wouldn't cover

This critical surgery to open Brian's airway and save his voice has been made possible by the generosity of people touched by his story. Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at first event together

In their first public appearance as running mates, Joe Biden lauded Kamala Harris on Wednesday as the child of “America's story” who fought for the working class and was ready... Read more ...

Biden, Harris to make unusual campaign debut in virus era

Biden, Harris to make unusual campaign debut in virus era

Joe Biden is making his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday. Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is holding a news conference at the White House. Read more ...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County Sheriff's Office

The sheriff of Marion County is telling his deputies and visitors to the Marion County Sheriff's Office that they are forbidden from wearing face masks. Read more ...

Avalanche score 3 third-period goals to beat Coyotes 3-0

Avalanche score 3 third-period goals to beat Coyotes 3-0

EDMONTON, Alberta - Nazem Kadri and J.T. Compher scored 10 seconds apart in the third period, Philipp Grubauer stopped 14 shots and the Colorado Avalanche opened the Stanley... Read more ...