Monday, August 2, 2021

Olympic volunteers strive to tell their earthquake stories

August 1, 2021 10:36 pm RIFU, Japan (AP) — Atsushi Muramatsu's handmade flyers are the size of a business card, written in several languages. “Welcome to Miyagi Stadium," one reads....

Capps, Pruett give Schumacher nitro sweep at Winternationals

August 1, 2021 7:16 pm POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Ron Capps and Leah Pruett gave Don Schumacher Racing a nitro sweep Sunday in the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals at Auto...

Stein guides third-choice Munnyfor Ro to victory in $500,000 Woodbine Oaks horse race

August 1, 2021 5:41 pm TORONTO — Munnyfor Ro has given trainer Kevin Attard and her handlers something to think about. Munnyfor Ro, with Justin Stein aboard, captured the $500,000 Woodbine...

Ocon wins in Hungary, Hamilton 8-point lead after Vettel DQ

August 1, 2021 4:16 pm BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Frenchman Esteban Ocon won a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday while an exhausted Lewis Hamilton moved up to second place...

Verstappen frustrated at losing more points on 1st-lap crash

August 1, 2021 12:01 pm BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was quick to express his frustration after being taken out on the first lap of a...

Ocon wins chaotic Hungarian GP, Hamilton takes F1 lead

August 1, 2021 11:11 am BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Frenchman Esteban Ocon won a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday while Lewis Hamilton finished third to take the Formula One...

Oleksiak makes history with seventh Olympic medal, De Grasse wins 100m bronze

August 1, 2021 9:46 am TOKYO — The Canadian women finished their impressive medal haul in the pool – including a record-setting performance from Penny Oleksiak – and Andre De...

The Latest: Nevada sets policy on worker virus testing

July 31, 2021 2:16 pm CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada state employees who aren’t fully vaccinated for COVID-19 must take weekly virus tests starting Aug. 15. ...

The Latest: French police, protesters clash over virus pass

July 31, 2021 1:11 pm PARIS — Thousands protested France’s coronavirus pass by marching through Paris and other French cities. Most demonstrations were peaceful but some in Paris clashed with...

The Latest: Germany may not pay for tests of unvaccinated

July 31, 2021 10:31 am BERLIN — Germany’s government plans to stop covering the cost of rapid coronavirus tests, according to the nation’s health ministry. ...

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FACT FOCUS: False reports of serial killer in Atlanta area

August 2, 2021 4:41 pm ATLANTA (AP) — After two women were found dead in Atlanta-area parks last week, false reports spread on social media...

Judge denies new trial request in Mollie Tibbetts case

August 2, 2021 4:21 pm DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge on Monday rejected a convicted man's request for a new trial in the...

Record wildfire burns amid drought on Hawaii’s Big Island

August 2, 2021 4:06 pm HONOLULU (AP) — Firefighters have gotten more control over a wildfire in Hawaii that forced thousands of people to evacuate...