Afghanistan: Taliban claim to have captured second regional capital in two days

Fierce fighting has broken out inside a northern Afghan city, with the Taliban claiming to have captured their second regional capital in 48 hours with more due to fall in the coming... Read more »

Bob Odenkirk Gives Recovery Update After Heart Attack: ‘I Am Doing Great’

Bob Odenkirk shared an update on Twitter Friday night, as he continues to recover from the heart attack he suffered on the set of “Better Call Saul.” “I am doing great. I’ve... Read more »

Olympics-Athletics-Italian sprinter Jacobs says no contact with former nutritionist

By Ilze Filks TOKYO (Reuters) – Italy’s double Olympic champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs said on Saturday he had split from his former nutritionist once he heard that Giacomo Spazzini was allegedly being... Read more »

Mets takeaways from Friday’s 4-2 loss to Phillies, including more inept hitting with runners on

Pete Alonso swing follow-through grey uniform The Mets’ inability to drive in base-runners bit them again in Friday’s 4-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, as they fell out of first place in... Read more »

As COVID cases in SC surge, MUSC expert says Charleston is in a ‘code red situation’

A sobering analysis from experts at the Medical University of South Carolina found that nearly all of the COVID-19 cases they are seeing now are being caused by the super-contagious Delta variant.... Read more »

Paul Chelimo Wins Bronze in Men’s 5000m at Tokyo Olympics

Paul Chelimo Wins Bronze in Men’s 5000m at Tokyo Olympics originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Paul Chelimo pushed the pace to win the bronze medal in the men’s 5000m final at... Read more »

Backlash over marriage question in Olympian’s interview

Gong Lijiao won the gold medal in the women’s shot put final on Sunday A Chinese state media interview with an Olympic gold medallist asking when she would get married and have... Read more »

Stock futures hold near records ahead of July jobs report

Stock futures opened slightly lower Thursday evening ahead of a key labor market report, which is set to offer a fuller picture of the labor market’s recovery and help inform the next... Read more »

Real Madrid attendance lowest since pre-Ronaldo era

How many of Real Madrid’s millions of fans were actually just Cristiano Ronaldo fans? (Getty) Real Madrid had very little trouble with Getafe in its 2018-19 La Liga opener on Sunday. It... Read more »

La Liga players ‘outraged’ over US game plans

Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos was among the La Liga players present for a meeting in the wake of the league’s announcement of its U.S. plan. (Getty) La Liga players have not ruled... Read more »