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US women beat Canada in Olympic hockey; Gisin tops Shiffrin

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A tense shootout, a dazzling deke and the end of an impressive streak. The United States' women's hockey team beat...

Hospitals overwhelmed by bombing blitz of Damascus suburbs

BEIRUT (AP) — Doctors in Syria's rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus said Wednesday they were unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties,...

Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets Winter Games medals mark

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Sofia Goggia refused to let Lindsey Vonn catch her. Or, anyone else. The Italian skier won the women's downhill Wednesday,...

Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

BEIRUT (AP) — Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day on Tuesday, killing more than 100...

Canadians earn Olympic gold in ice dancing, US hockey wins

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were golden in their final Olympic performance. The Canadian couple took the ice one last...

7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico escaped major destruction from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that jolted southern and central parts of the country, authorities said...

Hanyu wins history-making gold, Ledecka stuns in super-G

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu made Olympic figure skating history with a strong — and expected — performance in the men's free...

‘Putin’s chef’ among Russians indicted by Mueller

MOSCOW (AP) — He's known as "Putin's chef" — a wealthy Russian businessman and restaurateur who gained favor with Vladimir Putin through his stomach. On...

Tough day for top Americans at Pyeongchang Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was a rough day in Pyeongchang for Mikaela Shiffrin and Nathan Chen. The 22-year-old Shiffrin finished fourth in the women's...

Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The specter of a U.S.-Turkish clash in Syria loomed over Thursday's meeting between the top American diplomat and Turkey's leader...

American Shiffrin rallies on final run to win giant slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Finally, it was an ideal day for skiing. American Mikaela Shiffrin celebrated by using a hard-charging final run to win the...

South African President Zuma succumbs to pressure, resigns

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday in a televised address to the nation, ending a turbulent tenure marred by...

White wins USA’s 100th winter gold, gets grilled by media

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Shaun White stared down the halfpipe before his final Olympic run and had no doubt what would happen next. "I...

Asian shares mixed ahead of US inflation, Lunar New Year

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday with investors adopting a wait-and-see stance ahead of Lunar New Year holidays and the release of...

Israel strikes Syria, downs Iranian drone, as F-16 crashes

JERUSALEM (AP) — In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting there began in 2011, Israel shot down an infiltrating Iranian drone...

Charlotte Kalla wins 1st gold medal of Pyeongchang Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Charlotte Kalla won the first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Games a few hours before Lim Hyo-jun earned host...

With extraordinary political optics, Winter Olympics begin

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side Friday night under exploding...

Egypt launches massive security operation against militants

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt began a massive security operation Friday involving land, sea and air forces in areas including the restive northern Sinai...

Syria says rare US strike an effort ‘to support terrorism’

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state-run media said Thursday a rare U.S. strike on government-backed troops in eastern Syria killed and wounded dozens of tribal...

Trial for Paris attack suspect Abdeslam hints at deadly plan

PARIS (AP) — The weapons stockpile in his hideout and the Islamic State fighter covering his getaway with a spray of gunfire were signs...

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