Book World: In ‘Not a Novel,’ Jenny Erpenbeck continues to evolve

This latest book closes with “Society,” just two essays. These pack a terrific punch, however, as they confront one of our moment’s most pressing issues, namely, the untold millions of displaced people seeking asylum. The first offers an obituary, alert to the most telling details, for an African immigrant Erpenbeck came to know in the […]

Farmers, troops skirmish over water in northern Mexico

The remains of burnt structures are seen at La Boquilla Dam, a day after farmers wrested control from National Guard troops in order to close the dam’s valves and reduce the flow of water toward the United States, in Chihuahua State, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. Tuesday’s clash between hundreds of farmers and National Guard troops […]

Friday briefing: Rio Tinto CEO quits after cave furore

Sacoolas drove on wrong side – Lawyers for Anne Sacoolas have said the American “instinctively” drove on the “wrong side of the road for 20 seconds” before the fatal crash in which Harry Dunn was killed. The 43-year-old has issued a public statement saying she flagged down help, called for police and stayed to help […]

Exclusive: US official appeared to delay protections for endangered species at behest of oil group

Later DeVito went even further, and added his signature in red pen to a plan that guides regulatory scrutiny of future mines operating in or near crayfish habitat. Former interior department officials familiar with FWS rules and regulations say that a lawyer and political appointee like DeVito has neither the scientific expertise nor the authority […]

Orioles end 19-game losing streak against Yankees

In the opener, Castillo (1-5) struck out eight and walked two to earn his first win since Sept. 13, 2019. A 15-game winner and an All-Star last season, he had dropped seven straight decisions. Nick Castellanos hit his 11th home run for the Reds, a solo shot off Steven Brault (0-2).

Cruz’s flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

Cruz’s push for legislation comes as Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic congressman giving up his seat to challenge the incumbent in November, has moved quickly to criticize the family separations and, in the process, raise his national profile. O’Rourke led a Father’s Day march to a Texas desert tent city which federal authorities hastily erected to […]

The US reaches 3 million coronavirus cases. Here’s what happened in the days leading up to it

The league’s modified tournament in Orlando, Florida, is set to kick off Wednesday after more than a dozen people, including FC Dallas and Nashville SC players have tested positive for the virus.

PGA Tour 2020-21 schedule: Dates, venues, events for new season

February 11-14 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am – Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course, Monterey Peninsula Country Club, California

69 Pounds of Meth Seized at Texas Border Crossing

CBP officers assigned to the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge observed a man driving a 2011 Dodge Avenger approaching from Mexico for entry into the United States. The officers referred the driver to a secondary inspection station where officers utilized a Non-Intrusive Imaging (NII) system to examine the interior of the vehicle, according to information obtained from […]

Alessandra Ambrosio stuns in yellow sundress as she picks up some red, white and blue balloons after becoming US citizen

Ambrosio returned last week from a gorgeous tropical getaway to the Maldives with daughter Anja Louise, 12, and son Noah Phoenix, 8, whom she shares with ex-husband Jamie Mazur, 39.