LANDOVER, Md. — Kendall Fuller intercepted Russell Wilson’s pass on a last-minute 2-point conversion attempt, and Washington held on to beat the Seattle Seahawks 17-15 Monday night for the team’s third consecutive victory.
LOS ANGELES — Standing on the top rim of the venerable Coliseum on a 76-degree autumn Monday, Lincoln Riley took a glance behind him at the Los Angeles panorama stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the Hollywood sign to the gleaming downtown skyscrapers.
NEW YORK — Right-hander Max Scherzer agreed to a record-setting $130 million, three-year contract with the New York Mets and shortstop Corey Seager struck a $325 million, 10-year deal with the Texas Rangers on Monday as players and teams rushed to reach agreements before an expected lockout.
LSU is hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame, a stunning move by one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumping from the sport’s most storied program to an Southeastern Conference powerhouse.
NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods says he expects to play golf again, just not very often, and he doesn’t see himself reaching the top of the sport again because “I don’t think that’s a realistic expectation of me.”
The United States is a place where fair representation can lead to greater prosperity for each of us. But our nation is facing structural challenges to fair representation under redistricting. These challenges are hitting communities of color particularly hard.
Continuing a time-honored holiday tradition, Performance Music at The University of Scranton will present its 54th annual Noel Night concert on Saturday, Dec. 4. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the University’s Houlihan-McLean Center (Mulberry Street and Jefferson Avenue). Doors will open at 7:20 p.m., and there will be an organ prelude beginning at 7:25 p.m.
Jimmy T. Martin is a businessman who always lives life at full throttle. I love hearing the success stories of young entrepreneurs. I ran into my friend Jim Martin at a recent business event, and he told me a little about his son Jimmy’s new business venture. It really piqued my interest, and I decided to give Jimmy a call to learn more.
CHICAGO — Jussie Smollett “is a real victim” of a “real crime,” his attorney said in opening statements at the ex-“Empire” actor’s trial Monday, rejecting prosecutors’ allegation that he staged a homophobic and racist attack in Chicago after the television studio where he worked didn’t take hate mail he had received seriously.
WILKES-BARRE - The Diamond City Partnership is looking to revitalize local businesses, while connecting local colleges and providing students with networking opportunities, on-the-job training and credit for classes.
WILKES-BARRE — Authorities are requesting the public’s assistance in an ongoing investigation pertaining to a Forty Fort man who was arrested recently on charges of possession and dissemination of child pornography.
A Philadelphia man recently sentenced to life in prison after admitting to fatally shooting a 26-year-old woman in Wilkes-Barre has appealed denials by a Luzerne County judge to withdraw the plea agreement.
Last summer the three blueberry bushes in my mother’s backyard in Wilkes-Barre held so much fruit it seemed as if I could pick a couple hundred berries in just a few minutes. And by the time I was finished picking them, I’d notice more had ripened.