More than 30,000 people cast a ballot during the first day of early voting in Clark County, shattering the previous record for first-day votes in a midterm by more than 10,000, according to the Clark County Election Department.
One of Taiwan’s fastest passenger trains derailed Sunday on a curve along a popular weekend route, killing at least 18 people and injuring more than 170 others, authorities said.
Authorities say six people have been wounded in what possibly was a gang-related shooting blocks from the NFL stadium in Jacksonville where the Jaguars were hosting the Houston Texans.
After spending the first two months of the season dominating college football, No. 1 Alabama heads into its open date believing it still has plenty of room for improvement.
CHICAGO — With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S.
Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare. Universal Pictures said Sunday that “Halloween” took in an estimated $77.5 million in ticket sales from North American theaters.
With his demand that the Pentagon create a new military service — a Space Force to assure “American dominance in space” — President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate over the best way to protect U.S. interests in space, both military and commercial.
Brad Ausmus has been named the Los Angeles Angels’ manager. General manager Billy Eppler on Sunday announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as his special assistant last season.
Former infielder David Bell has been hired as manager of the Cincinnati Reds. He is tasked with helping turn around a team that skidded to a 67-95 record and last-place finish in the NL Central.
Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream. For all their rich history, the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers have rarely crossed paths heading into this World Series. Only once before in October, and that was more than a century ago.