Pinturault wins GS again to increase pressure on Hirscher

VAL D’ISERE, France – A hand injury could not stop Frenchman Alexis Pinturault conquering the icy Face de Bellevarde course on Saturday as he won another World Cup giant slalom race to ramp up the...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Big day across college basketball

NEWARK, N.J. – Josh Hart scored a career-high 37 points and No. 1 Villanova rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat No. 23 Notre Dame 74-66 on Saturday at the Prudential Center. Hart was the only...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Garfield County backs lawsuit against BLM

Garfield County has signed on to support a possible lawsuit to fight the federal government’s overhaul of how public lands are managed. The Daily Sentinel reports that the county agreed this week...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Merkel re-elected to head conservatives

BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a new two-year term as leader of Germany’s main conservative party after stressing her determination to prevent a repeat of last year’s huge migrant...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

2017 Grammy Awards: A list of the nominees in top categories

A list of nominees in the top categories at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy: Album of the year: “25,” Adele; “Lemonade,” Beyoncé; “Purpose,” Justin Bieber;...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Yankees to retire Jeter’s No. 2, last single digit

NEW YORK – Derek Jeter’s No. 2 is being retired, the last of the New York Yankees’ single digits. The Yankees said Tuesday the number will be retired on May 14 before a Mother’s Day game against...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Trump meets with Al Gore

WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Al Gore said Monday he had a “productive” meeting with Donald Trump, calling it “an extremely interesting conversation.” Gore, a leading voice on the dangers of...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Researchers grow protective biological soil crusts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – In a greenhouse at Northern Arizona University, a professor is researching an oft-overlooked ecological field that could play an important role in preventing erosion and helping...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Skiing Santas tackle the slopes in annual Maine charity

NEWRY, Maine – Whether he’s called Santa Claus, Father Christmas or Pere Noel, he had a slew of jolly, red-suited lookalikes hit the ski slopes on Sunday in Maine. About 180 Saint Nick wannabes...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

NFL Roundup: Raiders storm back to beat Bills

OAKLAND, Calif. — Derek Carr threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns to rally the Oakland Raiders to their biggest comeback in 16 years with a 38-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. After...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Favorites claim college football conference title games

INDIANAPOLIS – Trace McSorley threw four touchdown passes and No. 8 Penn State stunned No. 6 Wisconsin 38-31 on Saturday night, overcoming a 21-point first-half deficit in the greatest comeback in...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Lehtonen leads Stars past Avalanche

DENVER – Kari Lehtonen had 23 saves for his first shutout of the season, and the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday night. Patrick Eaves and Tyler Seguin each had a goal and...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports