Environment and nature

November 13, 2018 - 4:59 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona University's game against Sacramento State that was postponed last weekend because of poor air quality has been canceled. A wildfire north of the Sacramento area produced smoke that made the sky hazy at the game site last Saturday night. Northern Arizona...
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New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) and quarterback Eli Manning (10) celebrate after connecting on a touchdown pass against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 13, 2018 - 3:08 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eli Manning threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard with 53 seconds left and the New York Giants snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the San Francisco 49ers 27-23 on Monday night. "It meams a lot," Manning said. "That's what I told the guys this week...
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Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the Oakland Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
November 11, 2018 - 8:38 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers took nearly 20 minutes to complete his first pass, the Los Angeles Chargers got gashed on a long fake punt and the offense put up a season low in yards. Despite a few hiccups along the way, the Chargers still managed to pull off another win for their longest...
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Ben Roethlisberger, de los Steelers de Pittsburgh, festeja un pase de anotación a Antonio Brown durante el encuentro del jueves 8 de noviembre de 2018, ante los Panthers de Carolina (AP Foto/Keith Srakocic)
November 09, 2018 - 12:56 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's first pass went for a touchdown. His last did the same. And in between the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and his red-hot team put together systematic 52-21 dismantling of Carolina on Thursday night that left little doubt about their depth and their talent...
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People stand outside Boca Juniors stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Boca Juniors will face Play River Plate for the Copa Libertadores final match. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
November 08, 2018 - 12:42 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — They're calling it "The Game of the Century" and "The Final of all Soccer Finals." They're not wrong. Think Celtics vs. Lakers, Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, and England vs. Scotland all rolled into one and you still might not be doing it justice. The rivalry between...
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The 12 boys who were trapped with their soccer coach in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for almost three weeks earlier this year look from the stands before the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Everton FC at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
October 28, 2018 - 12:21 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The 12 boys who were trapped with their soccer coach in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for almost three weeks were guests at Old Trafford for Manchester United's home match against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. Wearing red-and-white United scarves and with...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 file photo, former Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg gestures as he visits the paddock at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Urging a rapid response to the latest global warming concerns, Nico Rosberg said Monday Oct. 15, 2018, he predicts a merger eventually between the fuel-guzzling Formula One championship and the electric motorsport series. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
October 15, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Highlighting fresh concerns about global warming, Nico Rosberg foresees an eventual merger between the fuel-guzzling Formula One championship and the more environmentally friendly, electric motorsport series. The German driver retired from F1 after winning his only title in 2016, and he has since...
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In this undated photo released by the Detroit Police Department, Jaylon Kerley is shown. Kelley, a 20-year-old food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit, has been charged after a video was posted online that appeared to show him spitting on a pizza intended for customers during a Detroit Tigers Major League Baseball game. (Detroit Police Department via AP)
October 09, 2018 - 11:54 am
DETROIT (AP) — Tests show that a food vendor at the Detroit Tigers' home stadium who was fired after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza that was apparently intended for a customer doesn't have any communicable diseases. Authorities say 20-year-old Jaylon Kerley tested negative for...
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This Oct. 3, 2018, photo, shows a view of the beach at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo with a "no swimming" sign displayed. Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers say a system of layered screens will be used to keep bacteria levels within “agreed limits” for triathlon and marathon swimming in heavily trafficked Tokyo bay. (AP Photo/Stephen Wade)
October 05, 2018 - 8:59 am
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers said Friday that a system of layered screens would be used to keep bacteria levels within "agreed limits" for triathlon and marathon swimming in heavily trafficked Tokyo Bay. Organizers acknowledged a year ago that levels of E. Coli were up to 20 times above...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun reacts to his RBI single during a tiebreak baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Chicago. (John Starks/Daily Herald via AP)
October 04, 2018 - 2:06 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun will hit third for the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 1 of their National League Division Series against the Colorado Rockies. The veteran outfielder, who hit .346 with five homers over the final seven games of the regular season, will hit behind table-setters Lorenzo Cain...
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