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Nonprofit helps fund projects at Death Valley, Great Basin

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A conservation nonprofit that previously raised $80 million is using more funds to pay for improvements at Nevada's Great Basin National Park and Death Valley National Park on the Nevada-California border, among others. The Review-Journal rep

Samsung Galaxy Watch: Rumored specs, price and release date - CNET

Samsung's next smartwatch could debut alongside the Note 9 with a whole new name.

We expose an X-ray technician's two budget home-theater rooms - CNET

Show Us Yours: Ray, the X-ray technician, has put together a living-room home theater and a playroom theater on a tight budget. See what he came up with.

Apple reveals 70 new emoji for iPhone X, and iCloud has a Big Brother in China - CNET

Here’s the scoop for iPhones this week.

Voting Rights Roundup: GOP blocks Democratic effort to protect election systems from Russian hackers

Leading Off ● Election Security: Last week's bombshell indictments of 12 Russian nationals by special counsel Robert Mueller laid bare the threat to American election security: Russia did indeed hack various Democratic Party organizations and state electio

Tigers return from break with 1-0 loss to Red Sox

Boston scratches out only run in first inning

Australian skull displayed in US museum buried in France

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - An Australian soldier's skull has been buried in a French war grave a century after it was taken for eventual display in a Philadelphia museum, Australia's government said Saturday. Private Thomas Hurdis was wounded in Belgium on Se

Clams are down, but Maine's ready to party in their honor

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) - Maine's annual celebration of edible bivalves is in full swing, even as the state's clam harvest struggles. The Yarmouth Clam Festival got started on Friday this year and continues until Sunday. The event began in 1965 and is free to th

The state of fandom at Comic-Con 2018: Love, inclusion, hate and toxicity - CNET

Comic-Con offers one of the biggest celebrations of fandom on Earth, but not all of fandom might be worth celebrating.

Comic-Con 2018: 24 hours, 5 lines, 1 plea for mercy - CNET

Standing. Sitting. Sighing. Here's what it's like waiting (and waiting, and waiting, and waiting) in line at Comic-Con.

The Latest: Chris Wood closing in on leaders with hot round

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) The Latest on the British Open (all times local):

Should Breast-Feeding Women Really Drink Guinness?

Is beer the route to better breast-feeding?

Bug-Sized Robot Competitors to Swarm DARPA's 'Robot Olympics'

Are you ready for the insect-sized-robot Olympics?

Former Ganassi man named as Miami GP promoter

Tom Garfinkel is also the vice-chairman, president and CEO of the Miami Dolphins, and also the Hard Rock Stadium that the NFL team uses.Both are owned by RSE Ventures boss Stephen Ross, as is South Florida Racing, a New York-based company which has been set u

German GP: Leclerc leads Sauber 1-2 in rain-hit FP3

Only nine drivers set a laptime in FP3 after a period of over half an hour where no cars took to the circuit due to heavy rain.It was a Sauber 1-2 at the top of the timesheets as Marcus Ericsson set a lap 0.423s slower than his teammate.Sergey Sirotkin was th

Leclerc quickest in rain-soaked 3rd practice for German GP

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) Charles Leclerc led a rain-soaked final practice session at the German Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday.

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: When things change, you can miss the signs if you're trained not to see

Yes, this week is different. It’s a subtle change but you can feel it. Some reporters and editors have had enough. Some Republicans have had it (see Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin. What Should We Do?). Some voters have. And they, in November, will hav

Why Trump is about to send world oil prices soaring even higher

America’s bullheaded president is about to cause a lot of economic pain

Trump’s pardon of anti-government ranchers explains whiteness in America

Trump’s pardon signals that he believes white people have the strongest claim to America

Neoliberalism is being rejected around the world: Can genuine progressives capitalize?

Is Mexico’s new president anything like Donald Trump? Only in that both represent a moment of global revolt

Confirmed: hardcore Hyundai halo model under development

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Moving day awaits at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Justin Rose has started his third round of the British Open much earlier than he would have liked.

Crusaders beat Sharks 40-10 in Super Rugby quarterfinals

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) Defending champions the Crusaders beat South Africa's Sharks 40-10 in a Super Rugby quarterfinal on Saturday to move within two matches of their ninth championship title.

The Latest: No wind, good scoring early in British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) The Latest on the British Open (all times local):

2nd test: Sri Lanka in control despite Maharaj 9-129 for SA

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Sri Lanka dismissed South Africa for 124 in its first innings to take a firm grip of the second test on Saturday but chose not to enforce the follow-on.

Marchionne could step down from Ferrari role early

Marchionne had been due to step down later this year, but medical issues caused by a recent shoulder operation appear to have fast-tracked moves by Fiat to sort matters out.A report by the respected Automotive News Europe website, citing sources familiar wit

Gold to prove crucial hedge against next financial crisis – analyst

While unsteady financial markets are bouncing up and down due to trade and geopolitical conflicts as well as political uncertainty, some investors turn to less risky assets, principally to gold. Read Full Article at RT.com

Auction Preview: Kline, Jawlenski, Marin, Guston, Murano Glass & Jewelry at Auction Kings, Tampa, Jul 27

What: Kline, Jawlenski, Marin, Guston, Murano Glass & JewelryWhere: Auction Kings, 13992 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa, FL 33635, USAWhen: July 27Top lots of the sale:- Franz Kline: Abstract Oil on Canvas. Measurements: The piece is 35.25 inches high and 27.

Auction Preview: Modern Jewellery and Accessories at Henry's Auktionshaus AG, Mutterstadt, DE, Jul 27

What: Modern jewellery and accessoriesWhere: Henry's Auktionshaus, Henry's Auktionshaus, An der Fohlenweide 12-14, D-67112 MutterstadtWhen: Jul 27, 2018; 12.00 pm CETTop lots of the sale:- 18 kt gold magnificent necklace with emeralds and diamonds , WG 750/00

Auction Preview: Asian & American art antiques collection at Time Auction American Inc, LittleNeck, NY, US, Jul27

What: Asian & American art antiques collectionWhere: Time Auction American Inc, 25010 Northern Blvd, Little Neck, NY 11362, USAWhen: Jul27, 2018, 09.00 amTop lots of the sale:- A Chinesebronze gilding incense. H- 38cm, W- 26cm caliber 15.5cm. Estimate: $6

Sauber to halt 2018 car development

Although the team is making rapid progress this season, and is just three points behind Toro Rosso for eighth in the standings, the outfit feels its long-term future is better served in doing as much as it can for 2019.Team principal Frederic Vasseur believe

Live: Follow final practice for the German GP

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Auction Preview: Antiques and Fine Art Auction at World of Antiques, Inc., Los Angeles, July 26

What: Antiques and Fine Art AuctionWhere: World of Antiques, Inc., 1800 E Washington Blvd Los Angeles, CA, USWhen: July 26, 2:00 PM PSTTop Lots of the Sale:- «Magnificent Isfahan Scene Silk And Wool Rug» -  W/ Gold threads and rainbow co

Auction Preview: Fine Asian Antique Porcelain at Bay Antiques Auction, Sunnyvale, CA, July 26

What: Fine Asian Antique PorcelainWhere: Bay Antiques Auction, PO Box 70601, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, United StatesWhen: July 26, 7:30 AM ISTTop Lots of the Sale:- Chinese Yuan blue & white Jar« - Measured at H: 41 cm. Estimated Price: US $ 200,000 - U

Auction Preview: Fine Jewelry & Art Sale at USA Live Auctions, Colorado Springs, Jul 26

What: End of July Fine Jewelry & Art SaleWhere: USA Live Auctions, 2880 1800 Office Club PT, Colorado Springs, CO 80920, United StatesWhen: Jul 26Top lots of the sale:- Leroy Neiman – Roky. Oil on canvas attributed to  in the manner of Leroy N

Red Bull rules out Ticktum as Ferrucci replacement

Ticktum has been earmarked as a possible replacement for Brendon Hartley at Toro Rosso next season, but even if he wins the European F3 Championship he is competing in this year with Motopark, he won't earn enough superlicence points to enter F1.A retrospecti

Maharaj claims South Africa’s best figures since readmission

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Left-arm orthodox spinner Keshav Maharaj claimed the best test innings figures by a South African bowler since the country's readmission to international cricket in the second match against Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club grounds o

Proteas in trouble after Maharaj heroics

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) South Africa's batting struggles on its tour of Sri Lanka continued as it slumped to 19 for three at lunch on day two of the second cricket test at the Sinhalese Sports Club grounds in Colombo on Saturday.

Rockies, D-backs not conceding anything to Dodgers (Jul 21, 2018)

PHOENIX -- Dodgers right-hander Ross Stripling probably meant well when he told the Los Angeles Times that the rest of the NL West might feel «demoralized» after the Dodgers acquired Manny Machado.

Pirates pick up where they left off, batter Reds (Jul 21, 2018)

The Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the teams that didn't want to stop playing when the All-Star break arrived. Their only problem when the break ended was they couldn't get started when they wanted.
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