Russia is hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the global soccer spectacle that happens every four years. What do you know about this year’s contenders, noisemakers and mascot? Take our 10-question quiz to find out.
At the final horn of Thursday's game in Las Vegas, the Washington Capitals grabbed their first Stanley Cup title since the franchise began playing in 1974. The NewsHour’s Morgan Till reports on what the win means for a team that's…
By Josh Dubow, Associated Press
Clark, the author of one play simply known as "The Catch," died Monday just more than one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61.
By Jill Colvin, Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press
Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing…
By Associated Press
Serena Williams has called off her Grand Slam comeback, pulling out of the French Open because of a chest injury before she was supposed to play Maria Sharapova.
Saturday night the Las Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals face off for game three in their Stanley Cup matchup. A year ago, the Golden Knights weren't even a team. How did they make it to the finals on their…
The Golden State Warriors, defending NBA champions, square off Thursday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers for a record fourth straight year. Amna Nawaz talks with Kevin Blackistone of ESPN for an appreciation of the repeat -- yet unique -- matchup.
President Trump granted a rare posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, boxing's first African-American heavyweight champion. An all-white jury convicted him in 1913 of violating the federal Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for "immoral…
NFL owners voted for a new policy on Wednesday that requires any players or team personnel who are on the field to "stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem." The silent protests are meant to call attention…
By Jimmy Golen, Associated Press
Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to win the Boston Marathon on Monday, the first victory for an American woman since 1985.
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