- Use of banned pesticide not isolated event in US territories Updated: Nov-28-15 12:01 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Nine months after a vacationing family nearly died from exposure to methyl bromide on the island of St. John, authorities have come to at least one troubling conclusion: The use of the banned pesticide was not an isolated event in U.S. Caribbean territories.
- Second-half spurt lifts Washington past Charlotte 71-66 Updated: Nov-28-15 12:00 am
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Andrew Andrews had 30 points and 13 rebounds and Washington rallied in the second half to slip past Charlotte 71-66 Friday in the seventh-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
- Sandra weakens to tropical storm in Pacific off Mexico Updated: Nov-27-15 10:25 pm
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Sandra is steadily losing strength as it approaches Mexico's Pacific coast.
- LeVert scores 19, Michigan outlasts Texas 78-72 in Bahamas Updated: Nov-27-15 10:21 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Michigan coach John Beilein doesn't want his team to rely too heavily on Caris LeVert.
- Mexico's longest-running TV show, 'En Familia,' to end Updated: Nov-27-15 9:40 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's longest-running TV show is set to end, marking the demise of a strange genre of Mexican TV comedy that featured adults - often very old - dressed up as children.
- No. 20 Michigan State women cruise past Cincinnati 103-63 Updated: Nov-27-15 9:20 pm
FREEPORT, Bahamas - Tori Jankoska scored a career-high 30 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead No. 20 Michigan State to a 103-63 win over Cincinnati in the Jankanoo Jam on Friday.
- No. 18 UConn takes lumps in 73-70 loss to No. 10 Gonzaga Updated: Nov-27-15 8:26 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Connecticut showed some flickers of a really good team this week at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
- Murray scores 21, No. 1 Kentucky rolls past USF 84-63 Updated: Nov-27-15 7:57 pm
MIAMI - As had been the case plenty of times before, Orlando Antigua had a courtside seat to watch Kentucky turn a close game into a runaway.
- Mexican basketball suspended by FIBA; Olympics in jeopardy Updated: Nov-27-15 7:18 pm
MEXICO CITY - The Mexican basketball federation was suspended by world governing body FIBA on Friday because of the national government's interference in how the sport is run.
- Michigan St., Louisville lead 2016 Battle 4 Atlantis field Updated: Nov-27-15 7:13 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Three recent Final Four participants headline an eight-team field that will compete next year in the Battle 4 Atlantis.
- Mexico issues pollution alert for Mexico's Bacalar lagoon Updated: Nov-27-15 6:57 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's environmental protection agency has issued an "urgent" call for local authorities to stop sewage and waste discharges into the Yucatan Peninsula's coastal, fresh-water lake of Bacalar.
- No. 25 Texas A&M falls 74-67 to Syracuse in Bahamas Updated: Nov-27-15 6:47 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Texas A&M thought it was the better team entering its Battle 4 Atlantis championship game matchup with Syracuse.
- No. 3 Irish use balanced effort to rout Denver 94-52 Updated: Nov-27-15 6:35 pm
FREEPORT, Bahamas - Notre Dame used a balanced effort to win its opener in the Junkanoo Jam.
- Late push lifts Syracuse past No. 25 Texas A&M, 74-67 Updated: Nov-27-15 6:29 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim doesn't hand out compliments lightly.
- Paraguay official fired for kicking indigenous woman Updated: Nov-27-15 5:02 pm
ASUNCION, Paraguay - Paraguay's president has fired the head of the country's Indian affairs office amid accusations he kicked an indigenous woman.
- Dominican Republic union leader held in murder investigation Updated: Nov-27-15 4:57 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered the leader of a public transportation union held for one year while authorities investigate allegations of his involvement in several killings.
- Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes Chile, but no damage Updated: Nov-27-15 4:53 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - A magnitude-6.2 earthquake has struck Chile's northern region but authorities say there are no reports of injuries or damage.
- Outrage after Venezuela opposition leader killed Updated: Nov-27-15 4:48 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela - The slaying of a Venezuelan opposition leader at a campaign rally is becoming an international flashpoint a week before critical congressional elections.
- 11 killed in Mexico, including 2 police in town on US border Updated: Nov-27-15 4:37 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities said attackers killed four members of a civilian police patrol in the turbulent southern state of Guerrero, while two city police officers and five gunmen died in a series of gunbattles in the northern border town of Rio Bravo.
- In Haiti, No. 2 presidential candidate undecided on runoff Updated: Nov-27-15 4:22 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Campaign season for the final round of Haiti's elections has gotten started, but the second-place finisher in the presidential vote said Friday he hasn't decided whether he will participate in a runoff or continue to press for a recount.
- Chidom leads No. 15 Duke women to 86-48 win over Iowa State Updated: Nov-27-15 4:07 pm
CANCUN, Mexico - Oderah Chidom had 12 points with 11 rebounds and No. 15 Duke cruised to an 86-48 victory over Iowa State at the Cancun Challenge on Friday.
- No. 10 Gonzaga holds off No. 18 UConn 73-70 in Bahamas Updated: Nov-27-15 3:51 pm
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Gonzaga coach Mark Few entered this season excited about the pieces he had to work with.
- Chilean mom restricted access to baby for smoking marijuana Updated: Nov-27-15 3:31 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - A Chilean mother says a hospital is restricting her right to see her newborn daughter because she acknowledged smoking marijuana days before she gave birth.
- Hundreds gather in Cuba in frustration at Ecuador visa rule Updated: Nov-27-15 3:14 pm
HAVANA - Hundreds of angry Cubans confronted police and Ecuadoran embassy officials in an unusual display of public discontent on Friday after the surprise announcement of a new visa requirement aimed at choking off this year's historic overland emigration of Cubans across more than 3,000 miles (5,000 kilometers) of South and Central America to the U.S. border with Mexico.
- Wiese and Weisner lead No. 7 Oregon State in rout of Hofstra Updated: Nov-27-15 3:11 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Oregon State got off to a fast start and never looked back against Hofstra.