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String of Hawaii volcano explosions shoot ash to 11,000 feet

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 2 sec ago
HONOLULU (Reuters) - A series of summit explosions on Saturday from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano spewed ash up to 11,000 feet (3,353 m) and dusted the grey powdered rock on communities to the southwest, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said.

Alan Bean, moon-walking U.S. astronaut turned painter, dies in Houston

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 3 min ago
(Reuters) - American astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission and commanded a crew on the Skylab space station in 1973 before giving up his career to become a full-time painter, died in Houston on Saturday, officials said.

Motor racing: Heat and pressure turned up for Indy 500

Top Sports News - 1 hour 18 min ago
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - The pressure and heat will both be turned up for the 102nd Indianapolis 500 on Sunday with weather forecasters predicting the race could be the hottest on record.

LeBron lays out plan for injured leg ahead of Game 7

Top Sports News - 2 hours 10 min ago
LeBron James didn't let a little pain keep him from forcing a Game 7 against the Boston Celtics with a monster effort on Friday night.

Concussion keeps Cavaliers' Kevin Love out for Game 7 versus Celtics

Top Sports News - 2 hours 13 min ago
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was ruled out of Sunday's Game 7 against the Boston Celtics and has been placed in the NBA's concussion protocol, the team announced Saturday.

Venezuela frees U.S. missionary Josh Holt after two years

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 41 min ago
WASHINGTON/CARACAS (Reuters) - American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, was heading home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country's socialist government unexpectedly released him.

Tennis: Pavlyuchenkova battles past Cibulkova for Strasbourg crown

Top Sports News - 2 hours 57 min ago
(Reuters) - Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova battled past a determined Dominika Cibulkova on Saturday to win the Strasbourg International title with a 6-7(5) 7-6(3) 7-6(6) victory in the final.

'Sesame Street' creators sue backer of raunchy puppet film

Entertainment News - 3 hours 25 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The creators of "Sesame Street" have filed a lawsuit against the distributor of an upcoming raunchy Hollywood film "The Happytime Murders" to halt an advertising tagline that it claims falsely associates itself with the children's television show.

Motor racing: Verstappen must cut out the errors, says Red Bull boss

Top Sports News - 3 hours 40 min ago
MONACO (Reuters) - Red Bull have told Max Verstappen he needs to stop making mistakes after the 20-year-old Dutch driver wrecked his Monaco Grand Prix chances with a crash in Saturday's final practice.

Report: Broncos turned to NBA's Sam Hinkie for advice

Top Sports News - 3 hours 41 min ago
The Denver Broncos met with former NBA general manager Sam Hinkie this offseason as they evaluated their front office processes, according to a report by The Athletic.

Sundin: Matthews not shoe-in as Leafs' next captain

Top Sports News - 3 hours 46 min ago
Hall of Fame forward Mats Sundin said Auston Matthews is not the automatic choice to become the Toronto Maple Leafs' next captain.

Florida declares state of emergency as storm Alberto approaches

Top U.S. News - 4 hours 47 min ago
(Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott on Saturday declared a state of emergency as subtropical storm Alberto moves north toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, threatening to bring heavy rainfall and flooding by Monday, according to officials.

Venezuela has freed U.S. missionary Josh Holt, Trump says

Top U.S. News - 5 hours 31 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Venezuelan government on Saturday released an American, Josh Holt, whom it has held since 2016 on weapons charges, U.S. President Donald Trump and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch announced separately on Twitter.

Trump says Venezuela has freed American missionary Josh Holt

Top U.S. News - 6 hours 41 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Venezuelan government on Saturday released an American, Josh Holt, whom it has held since 2016 on weapons charges, U.S. President Donald Trump and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch said in separate posts on Twitter.

LeBron scores 46 against Celtics as Cavs force Game 7 in Boston

Top Sports News - 7 hours 20 min ago
LeBron James' 46 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists Friday night carried the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 109-99 win over the Boston Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, tying the Eastern Conference finals at 3-3.

Cleveland Cavs' Kevin Love exits after head-to-head collision

Top Sports News - 7 hours 36 min ago
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love exited Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston on Friday following a head-to-head collision with Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum during the first quarter.

Report: Toronto Raptors interview Messina, Udoka for coach job

Top Sports News - 7 hours 42 min ago
The Toronto Raptors brought in San Antonio Spurs assistant coaches Ettore Messina and Ime Udoka to interview for their head-coaching opening on Thursday and Friday, respectively, according to a report from ESPN.

Give Serena Williams time to find top form, says Clijsters

Top Sports News - 7 hours 58 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Former world number one Kim Clijsters believes Serena Williams will get back to the top, but warned it may take time for her to regain full strength after childbirth.

Patrick road to retirement ends at Indy 500

Top Sports News - 8 hours 5 min ago
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - As far as retirement parties go it is doubtful there has been one bigger than the bash that will be thrown for Danica Patrick when the 'Queen of Speed' ends her career on Sunday at the Indianapolis 500.

Suspect wounds teacher, fellow student in 23rd school shooting in 2018

Top U.S. News - 12 hours 32 min ago
(Reuters) - Indiana authorities on Saturday were yet to charge and identify the student who they say was responsible for wounding a teacher and student at a middle school in what media is reporting as the 23rd shooting on a United States campus in 2018.