• Emotional Hernandez has 3 HRs, lifts Dodgers to World Series

    CHICAGO (AP) — When it was over, when Los Angeles had finally secured another trip to the World Series and Enrique Hernandez’s three big swings had become a part of playoff lore, the emotional utilityman just wanted to give his dad a big hug.

  • Trump’s border wall models take shape in San Diego

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego.

  • Rio 2016 head Nuzman to be released from jail

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carlos Nuzman, the head of last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, will be released from jail following a decision in a top Brazilian court.

  • US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen’s phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana’s Hotel Capri. Allen’s friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before.

  • ‘Breaking Bad’ actors will host fundraiser for Puerto Rico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two actors from the hit series “Breaking Bad” will host an Albuquerque fundraiser next week for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

  • As US warns of Cuba attacks, tourists ask: Were we hit, too?

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen’s phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana’s Hotel Capri. Allen’s friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before.

  • Sharapova, Puig heading to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Maria Sharapova and Monica Puig will head to Puerto Rico next week to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria.

  • Brazil and Ghana advance to U-17 World Cup quarterfinals

    KOCHI, India (AP) — Brazil lined up a quarterfinal match against Germany at the Under-17 World Cup after easing to 3-0 victory over Honduras on Wednesday.

  • Rio Olympic head Nuzman formally charged with corruption

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carlos Nuzman, the head of last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, has been charged by Brazilian federal prosecutors with corruption, money laundering, tax evasion and running a criminal organization.

  • Brazil to play Russia in Moscow in pre-World Cup friendly

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil will play Russia in March in a pre-World Cup friendly in Moscow.