BAGHDAD — More than 200 mass graves containing between 6,000 and 12,000 bodies have been found in Iraq from the time of the Islamic State group’s three-year reign, U.N. investigators said Tuesday.
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WASHINGTON—Earth's protective ozone layer finally is healing from damage caused by aerosol sprays and coolants, a new United Nations report said.
The ozone layer had been thinning since the late 1970s.
Scientist raised the alarm and ozone-depleting chemicals were phased out worldwide.
FORT WORTH, Tex.—Kevin Harvick gave the checkered flag to a young fan he brought onto the track to take a selfie—one with the winning driver and car that will have a shot at another NASCAR Cup championship.
LOS ANGELES—Serge Ibaka outscored the Lakers by himself in the first quarter and he didn't miss a shot until the third.
He beat L.A. inside and outside on the way to the biggest offensive game of his career.
Thanks to Ibaka's brilliance for the Toronto Raptors, Kawhi Leonard wasn't missed by anyone except the Lakers' fans who might have been hoping to entice him home.
MINNEAPOLIS—Danielle Hunter had three-and-a-half of Minnesota's franchise-record 10 sacks and a fourth-quarter fumble return for a touchdown, making for a miserable afternoon for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions in a 24-9 victory by the Vikings yesterday afternoon.
MINNEAPOLIS—As the final buzzer sounded and his teammates swarmed him on the court, Derrick Rose couldn't help but fight back tears.
Rose's emotions were on full display moments after he scored a career-high 50 points in a vintage performance that lifted the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Utah Jazz 128-125 last night.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—When Kyle Shanahan was looking to get into the NFL as an assistant coach more than a decade ago, his father, Mike, called Jon Gruden and asked him to hire his son for an entry-level job in Tampa.
Calgary’s potential bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games survived a city council vote Wednesday when a motion leading to the cancellation of an upcoming plebiscite failed to pass.
Ten votes out of 15 from the council were required to abandon the Nov. 13 plebiscite asking Calgarians if they want to host the games or not. Eight voted in favour of reconsidering the plebiscite.
MILWAUKEE—No Giannis Antetokounmpo, no problem for the Milwaukee Bucks.
With the way they're shooting from the three-point line, the Bucks look like they can beat just about anybody in the NBA.
MINNEAPOLIS—No miraculous play was needed for New Orleans to win this game in Minnesota, no where-were-you moment that instantly went viral.