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Football: Re-al Mitchell turns on the speed in St. John Bosco's 34-0 victory

After the lightning disappeared on Saturday around the University of Cincinnati, junior quarterback Re-al Mitchell of St. John Bosco looked as fast as lightning in sprinting 98 yards for a touchdown on the Braves' second play from scrimmage. It was a school-record run. Mitchell's running and passing...

The war in Syria was already complicated. Now a border skirmish is adding a new level of intrigue

Syrian rebels backed by Turkish tanks clashed with Kurdish-aligned militiamen near a border city on Saturday, opposition groups and Kurdish factions said, adding yet another complication to the morass of Syria’s civil war.  The battle marked a breakdown of a fragile equilibrium that had been established...

Rams sign receiver Tavon Austin to four-year contract extension

The Rams have signed receiver Tavon Austin to a four-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday, a few hours before playing the Denver Broncos in their third preseason game. The deal is worth $42 million, with $30 million guaranteed, according to a report by ESPN. Austin is now under...

Park worker falls to her death in Yellowstone canyon

An Ecuadorian woman has fallen to her death at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in Yellowstone National Park. Twenty-one-year-old Estefania Liset Mosquera Alcivar was a park concession worker from Quito, Ecuador. She fell into the canyon at Grandview Point around 3:15 a.m. Friday. Park officials...

UCLA looking to counter loud with fast in season opener at Texas A&M

Texas A&M has long cherished the voluminous advantage created by Kyle Field, where fighter jet flyovers might go unnoticed because of the din of crowds that routinely exceed 100,000. Some of the recent noise around the Aggies hasn’t been nearly as pleasurable. Linebacker Josh Walker was suspended...

Cowboys QB Tony Romo has broken bone in his back; return is unknown

Dallas Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett says quarterback Tony Romo has a broken bone in his back and there is no timetable for his return.  Garrett made the comments on Saturday during a conference call. He said an MRI exam revealed the break, but the coach did not provide further details.  Asked if...

Ashley Furniture slashes production in Inland Empire, lays off 800 workers

A furniture manufacturer is cutting hundreds of jobs in Southern California as it shifts production to plants in North Carolina, Mississippi and Wisconsin. The San Bernardino County Sun reported Saturday that about 840 workers at an Ashley Furniture HomeStore factory and warehouse in Colton were...

Watch: Donald Trump speaks to supporters in Iowa

Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump heads to Iowa for annual 'Roast and Ride' Aug. 27, 2016, 12:01 p.m. Donald Trump travels to Iowa, where he'll attend Sen. Joni Ernst's second annual "Roast and Ride," an event that combines motorcycles, food and politics. Meanwhile, Trump draws scorn for tweet...

Rams vs. Broncos: What you need to know

The Rams play the Denver Broncos in their third exhibition Saturday night at Invesco Field. Here’s what you need to know before the 6 p.m. kickoff: Podcast | Rams Overtime: Let's get real about 'Hard Knocks,' Jared Goff and the curious case of Todd Gurley Video: What to watch for when the Rams...

Donald Trump under fire for comments about shooting death of Dwyane Wade's cousin

Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump heads to Iowa for annual 'Roast and Ride' Aug. 27, 2016, 10:23 a.m. Donald Trump travels to Iowa, where he'll attend Sen. Joni Ernst's second annual "Roast and Ride," an event that combines motorcycles, food and politics. Meanwhile, Trump draws scorn for tweet...

Kansas City area hit by floods after three days of downpour

(Reuters) - The Kansas City area was flooded late Friday after a three-day downpour, forcing emergency services to conduct about 10 water rescues in Missouri's largest city, officials said.

Southern Section roundup: La Mirada shows you can improve

It was last season that La Mirada, a public school, decided it wanted to test itself against the best of the private schools, St. John Bosco and Santa Ana Mater Dei, from the powerful Trinity League. The Matadores were thumped, 76-8, and 42-7. The idea, though, was trying to get better. Fast forward...

Uncertainity Looms As India Eyes First Wind Energy Auction

Project developers are apprehensive about India’s latest wind energy policy which calls for large-scale auction of projects. The uncertainty amongst wind energy project developers in India originates from the fact that there is lack of clarity on the extension of crucial incentives like the accelerated depreciation and generation-based incentive. Show More Summary

India Plans 10 GW Solar-based Pumped Hydro Storage Capacity

India is planning to initiate work on several fronts to maximise the use of renewable energy at least cost possible. Officials of the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) recently told media outlets that the central government is planning to set up 10 GW of pumped storage capacity across the country. Show More Summary

Tropical Storm Gaston expected to become hurricane Saturday: NHC

(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Gaston is expected to become a hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory.

Boy, 12, fatally struck by pickup in Tustin

A 12-year-old boy was fatally struck by a pickup in Tustin on Friday night, police said. The accident occurred about 8 p.m. near the intersection of Jamboree Road and Champion Way, said Tustin Police Sgt. Andy Birozy. The injured boy was taken to a hospital, where he died. The driver, an adult...

Football: Friday's scores

Friday, August 26th CITY NONLEAGUE Belmont 22, Los Angeles Marshall 6 Canoga Park 22, Taft 20 Fairfax 42, Los Angeles Roosevelt 10 Franklin 31, Hollywood 15 Grant 46, Bernstein 12 Hawkins 27, Los Angeles Hamilton 6 Huntington Park 8, Lincoln 0 Jefferson 28, Bell 21 Los Angeles 52, View Park 6 Los...

For the record

Downtown loft remodel: In the Aug. 27 Saturday section, a photo caption with an article about a remodeled loft referred to the building as the Toy Story. It is the Toy Factory. If you believe that we have made an error, or you have questions about The Times’ journalistic standards and practices,...

Man arrested in killing of 2 nuns in Mississippi

Authorities say they have charged a 46-year-old man in connection with the killing of two nuns in Mississippi,  Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren Strain said Friday night that Rodney Earl Sanders of Kosciusko has been charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths...

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