• Mora helps Cuba tie Canada, 2-2

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Arichel Hernandez Mora scored twice, including in the 87th minute, and Cuba tied Canada 2-2 on Tuesday night in Group A Pool Play of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament.

    Updated: 7:29 pm

  • Cuba's Maykel Reyes, bottom, is congratulated by Andy Baquero, top, after scoring against Panama in the first half of a CONCACAF men's Olympic qualifying soccer match, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, in Kansas City, Kan. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

    Panama, Cuba play to 1-1 draw to open Olympic qualifying

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Cuba and Panama played to a 1-1 draw Thursday night to open Olympic soccer qualifying.

  • President Barack Obama walks past members of the press corp after returning to the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, after spending three days in New York and the United Nations. Obama spoke to reporters and thanked the secret service for their work over the last few weeks in protecting the Pope, the Chinese President,  the United Nations and the King and Queen of Spain. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    In year of diplomatic triumphs, Obama still dogged by Syria

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a year of diplomatic breakthroughs, President Barack Obama can’t escape the shadow of Syria’s intractable crisis.