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Will Elizabeth Holmes’ conviction sober up Silicon Valley?

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The fraud conviction of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes could do more than just send a once-celebrated ex-billionaire to prison. In theory, it could also deliver a sobering message to a Silicon Valley culture that often gets lost in its own hubris and swagger. Will ...

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile into its eastern waters on Wednesday, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said, the first such launch in about two months amid long-dormant international diplomacy on the North’s nuclear program. The latest launch ...

Steps urged as 3 women slain in a day by partners in France

By ANGELA CHARLTON and NICOLAS VAUX-MONTAGNY PARIS — Three women in France were found dead on New Year’s Day, allegedly killed by their partners, despite efforts by President Emmanuel Macron’s government to rein in deadly domestic violence. In all three cases, the men told police they ...

US takes custody of suspect in Haitian president slaying

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. authorities have taken custody of a main suspect in the killing of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse, and he is scheduled to appear Tuesday in federal court in Miami. Mario Antonio Palacios Palacios was arrested in Jamaica in October and was scheduled to fly to ...

Trio of referees has been officiating football for 50 years

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Just call them The Three Musketeers. If you’ve happened to take in a high school football game in the past ... say ... 50 years, then you’ve almost assuredly seen them in action — side by side, rain or shine, linked forever by their friendship and kindred ...

NFL finale is showdown for playoffs

The NFL’s schedule changes for Week 18 will feature exactly what the league wanted: a Sunday night showdown for a playoff berth. To finish off the NFL’s first 17-game season, the Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders game was flexed from daytime to primetime. Both AFC West rivals ...