SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Down three runs and in danger of getting pushed to the World Series brink, Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants raised up some Panda-monium.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost has lost the first instant replay challenge in the World Series under expanded rules this season.
Nations will have to roll up their sleeves and make important compromises to meet the deadline, just 14 months off, for a global pact on curbing climate change, observers say. We're not as far along as I'd hoped we would be," Alden Meyer of the US-based Union of Concerned Scientists told AFP. The six-day talks in the former West German capital ended with nations still divided loosely along developed-developing country lines on the most fundamental aspects of who will be required to do what to halt the march towards dangerous levels of climate change. Rich countries, in turn, point the finger to countries like India and China, which are now among the major emitters as coal powers their economic development.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Bo Wallace wasn't about to play it safe — not even in Death Valley. The bold but risky decision ended any hope No. 3 Mississippi may have had about its first unblemished record in more than half a century.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — It has been quite a year for Gracie Gold.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Dilma Rousseff is counting on Brazilians' gratefulness for a decade of progress to overcome concerns about a sluggish economy as the leftist leader seeks re-election on Sunday after a bitter, unpredictable campaign.
NEW YORK (AP) — The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched quarantine program.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Players on opposing teams formed a circle at center ice as hockey made a stirring return to Ottawa on Saturday night.
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her treatment a "frenzy of disorganization." Kaci Hickox, who arrived at Newark airport in New Jersey on Friday, described hours of questioning by officials in protective gear and what she said was a mis-diagnosis of fever, followed by a transfer to a hospital isolation tent. ...
Hunter Pence adds a sliding catch in right field to a stellar night at the plate — three hits, three RBIs — for the second out of the ninth. Strickland gets Eric Hosmer on a tapper back to the mound to end the 11-4 victory that took exactly 4 hours and evened the series 2-2.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lane Kiffin figured out a winning strategy for his return to Knoxville.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of killing two deputies during a shooting rampage in Northern California was deported twice to Mexico and had a drug conviction, federal authorities said Saturday.
Today is Sunday, Oct. 26, the 299th day of 2014. There are 66 days left in the year.
If defense is what the College Football Playoff selection committee wants from its top teams, the 12-member panel is going to have a tough time filling out the front of its first rankings.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit all three of the West African countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak, amid rising calls for travel restrictions back home in the U.S.
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