Guatemala minister resigns over fire that killed 40

Guatemala's minister for social welfare, Carlos Rodas, offered his resignation Monday after a blaze in a government-run children's shelter killed 40 teenage girls.In his letter to President Jimmy Morales, Rodas said he was handing in his notice in orde...

Will March snow ruin Washington’s cherry blossoms?

As the northeastern United States braces for the biggest snowstorm of the winter, officials in Washington had other concerns -- the fate of the city's prized cherry blossoms, which draw hordes of tourists every year."There is no risk for the trees them...

‘Big Bang Theory’ sparks new prequel series

CBS announced on Monday it has given the green light to "Young Sheldon," a prequel of its award-winning ratings smash comedy, "The Big Bang Theory." Created by "Big Bang" executive producers Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, the half-hour single-camera co...

Thiem cruises into Indian Wells fourth round

Eighth-seeded Austrian Dominic Thiem powered into the fourth round of the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Monday with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Germany's Mischa Zverev.World number nine Thiem, riding high after winning the title in Rio, is in the fourth roun...

Portal for Podio lands its own page

WAU Portal for Podio has a new online home that includes a fun little explainer video and new sliding scale pricing for all business sizes.

Balde stunner helps Lazio to precious win

A stunning late strike by Keita Balde helped Lazio to a 3-1 win over Torino on Monday that keeps the capital side in the hunt for Champions League qualification in Serie A.Lazio, who reclaim fourth spot from Inter Milan and sit four points behind Napol...

NFL Broncos, Cowboys great Ware retires

Veteran Denver Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware announced his retirement from the National Football League on Monday, saying he was quitting the sport despite opportunities to prolong his career.Ware, 34, issued a letter on Twitter confirming his decis...

The Who to play Vegas residency as final tour ends

Rock legends The Who on Monday announced a residency in Las Vegas, putting off retirement as they wind down what they called a final tour.Caesars Palace, one of the landmarks of Sin City, said that The Who will begin playing at the hotel on July 29. Th...

Conte, Mourinho feud as Kante sinks Manchester United

N'Golo Kante blasted Chelsea to a fiery 1-0 win over 10-man Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter-finals on Monday as Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho feuded on the touchline.Kante's superb second-half strike that eliminated the holders came after the...

All Blacks great Fitzpatrick warns England of Ireland threat

New Zealand great Sean Fitzpatrick has told England they could get the same treatment as the All Blacks when they try to set a new record against Ireland on Saturday.England will travel to Dublin for the final match of the 2017 Six Nations Championship...

US to urge G20 to meet commitments on exchange rates

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will attend his first Group of 20 meeting this week and will press members to fulfill their prior commitments on exchange rates, a senior Treasury official said Monday.The official, who briefed reporters on backgrou...

Dutch-Turkish ties at lowest point in four centuries

Turkish-Dutch relations are at their lowest ebb in four centuries in a row over pro-Ankara rallies on Dutch soil, but experts warned Turkey on Monday against imposing economic sanctions. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed The Netherlands "will pa...