Yom Kippur poses Game 4 dilemma for some Cubs fans

Photos from Game 3 of the NLDS at AT&T Park on Oct. 10, 2016. A lot of late-night prayers undoubtedly went unanswered in the middle of the night in Chicago as the Cubs dropped Game 3 to the...

Wikileaks: PR Firm Seeks Clarification on Hillary’s Support of 25% Gun Tax

AP/Star Shooter/MediaPunch/IPX One of the emails contained in the October 7 Wikileaks email release shows Grunwald Communications asking Hillary Clinton’s press secretary about the candidate’s support for “a 25 percent tax on gun sales.” The email is dated...

India rupee ban: Currency move is ‘bad economics’

India scrapped 500 ($7.6) and 1,000 rupee notes to crack down on corruption India's dramatic move to scrap 500 ($7.6) and 1,000 rupee notes is poor economics, a leading economist says. Kaushik Basu, the former chief economist for the...

Sister accused of killing twin in Hawaii jailed in New York

(Thomas Cordy/Palm Beach Post via AP, via AP, File). FILE- In this Oct. 12, 2011, file photo, Anastasia, left, and Alexandria Duval, known as Alison and Ann Dadow before they changed their names, stand in the window of their...

Xiaolu Guo: ‘One language is not enough – I write in both Chinese and...

Illustration by Alan Vest My writing day starts in the night, with midnight or early morning dreams. When I wake up in my east London flat, I ponder on them while making coffee. In one recurrent dream, my dead...

Huge rise in Britons applying for Irish citizenship after Brexit vote

Passport control at Dublin Airport. Britons living in Ireland fear being separated from their families while going through immigration. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Applications for both Irish citizenship and passports have soared since Britain voted to leave the European Union...

Fossil-fuel CO2 emissions nearly stable for third year in row

Demonstrators in Marrakech on the sidelines of the COP22 climate conference. Photograph: Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images Global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels have seen “almost no growth” for a third consecutive year, according to figures released as world leaders...

Serge Ibaka hits game winner in return to Oklahoma City

Magic guard Elfrid Payton (4) and forward Serge Ibaka (7) react after Ibaka's game-winning shot during the final seconds on Nov. 13. (Alonzo Adams / Associated Press) Serge Ibaka’s baseline jump shot with 0.4 seconds left lifted the...

Rams pick off another win despite a lack of offense in 9-6 victory over...

Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree celebrates with teammates Trumaine Johnson and Rob Havenstein, right, after intercepting a pass from Jets quarterback Bryce Petty late in the fourth quarter. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times) Alec Ogletree was still thinking...

Johnny Hekker unleashes his leg to keep Rams in good position

Rams punter and holder Johnny Hekker (6) celebrates with kicker Greg Zuerlein after he made a field goal in the first quarter. (Michael Reaves / Getty Images) This was the football equivalent of John Daly crushing a 350-yard...