Less Smoke Could Mean More Fire in Washington State

The massive cloud of smoke is expected to lift over Washington wildfires on Sunday, but as air quality improves fire behavior could become more erratic and intense, fire officials said. "It's like a flu opening in a fireplace," explained Suzanne Flory, 

More Democrats crack open door for Biden presidential run

WASHINGTON More prominent Democrats on Sunday cracked open the door for Vice President Joe Biden to enter the race for the Democratic presidential nomination as party front-runner Hillary Clinton battled questions over her use of a private email server ...

Was Terrell Suggs’s low hit on Sam Bradford dirty?

After he picked himself up, Sam Bradford unleashed a profane fury on Terrell Suggs for a low hit in the Philadelphia Eagles' preseason game Saturday night against the Baltimore Ravens and he wasn't alone. Suggs came in low on the Eagles quarterback, ...

UK Airshow Crash Death Toll Likely to Rise to 11

LONDON — British police say the death toll from an airshow crash is "highly likely" to increase to 11 people after a fighter jet slammed into a busy main road. The Hawker Hunter single-seater fighter jet, which was participating in the Shoreh

Broncos win, but offense struggles in Peyton Manning’s preseason debut

HOUSTON — Peyton Manning walked across the NRG Stadium field at 4:22 p.m. Saturday and into the rest of his NFL career. His entire offseason revolved around this moment, his attempt to find comfort in a hybrid offense blending his past with Gary ...

Athletic Bilbao vs Barcelona: as it happened

Latest Athletic 0-1 Barcelona. 19:23. Full time: Athletic 0 Barcelona 1. That's all. Comfortable enough for Barcelona, despite Messi's penalty miss and generally lacklustre display (by his standards anyway). They never really looked like losing this ...

Mei Xiang: Recalling another time we swooned for National Zoo’s panda young

HOW TIME flies when you're watching cute spawn eat bamboo. It was a decade ago last month that our Tai Shan was born at the National Zoo — the first Zoo-born panda cub to survive more than mere days there — and Washington (including The ...

Too soon for ‘illogical’ US to return to Tehran: Iran

TEHRAN Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday it was too early to talk of reopening the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, as Britain restored its diplomatic mission four years after protesters ransacked the British ambassador's residence. British Foreign

North, South Korea resume talks amid tension

Paju, South Korea (CNN) North and South Korea resumed talks at the historic "truce village" Sunday in a bid to ease tensions and heated rhetoric that escalated last week. The talks, held inside the Demilitarized Zone, featured key players such as Hwang ...

Unanimous choice: Ohio State is No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

Ohio State is the first unanimous preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll. The defending national champion Buckeyes received all 61 first-place votes from the media panel in the rankings released Sunday. TCU is No. 2, followed by 

LOOK: Yankees retire Pettitte’s No. 46, add plaque to Monument Park

Saturday afternoon, the Yankees retired the No. 20 and dedicated a plaque to Monument Park in honor of longtime catcher Jorge Posada. On Sunday, they did the same for Andy Pettitte. The Yankees retired No. 46 for Pettitte on Sunday, and also added a ...

World Championships 2015: Bolt triumphs in his ‘hardest race’

Usain Bolt has described his World Championships 100m final victory over Justin Gatlin as the "hardest race" of his career. The Jamaican, 29, lived up to his billing as the saviour of athletics as he held off the challenge of the two-time drug cheat to ...

Report: New England Patriots give free agent WR Reggie Wayne a physical

The New England Patriots-Indianapolis Colts rivalry never seems to take a day off. And on Sunday came the interesting nugget from ESPN that the Patriots have longtime Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne in for a visit and a physical. The Colts decided in ...

Keller @ Large: Elizabeth Warren Says No One’s Been ‘Anointed’ In 2016 Race

BOSTON (CBS) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she doesn't wonder if she's missed her moment to jump into the presidential race, even as Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton's campaign faces challenges and outsiders like Donald Trump and Sen. Berni

More Democrats crack open door for Biden presidential run

WASHINGTON More prominent Democrats on Sunday cracked open the door for Vice President Joe Biden to enter the race for the Democratic presidential nomination as party front-runner Hillary Clinton battled questions over her use of a private email server ...

Deadly wildfires charge across Western states

A tree is engulfed in flames during a controlled burn near a fire line outside of Okanogan, Wash., on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (Ian Terry /The Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT. Wildfires raging in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and California have officials

Air show crash: Police say 11 people are ‘highly likely to be dead’

Were you at the air show? Share your images with CNN iReport. (CNN) A day after a relic military jet plunged from the sky and crashed onto a busy UK highway, authorities searched Sunday for more possible victims. Sussex police announced at a pres

Zoo staff help Washington panda with newborn twins

WASHINGTON National Zoo staff are helping giant panda Mei Xiang adjust to life with her newborn twins by occasionally switching out one cub and keeping it in an incubator, zoo officials said on Sunday. Mei Xiang, a star tourist draw, took staff by ...

Too soon for ‘illogical’ US to return to Tehran: Iran

TEHRAN Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday it was too early to talk of reopening the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, as Britain restored its diplomatic mission four years after protesters ransacked the British ambassador's residence. British Foreign ...

North, South Korea Talks Stretch Late

SEOUL—. North and South Korean officials resumed marathon talks Sunday afternoon and continued deep into the night in an urgent bid to avert war on the peninsula. Initial talks that began Saturday were adjourned 10 hours later in the early hours o

Lebanese Protest as Trash Piles Up in Beirut

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Protesters returned to downtown Beirut on Sunday to demand that the government resign over its inability to remove enormous heaps of garbage from the city's streets. Demonstrations on Saturday led to clashes with the police, who used