- Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency
CHICAGO (AP) — Bitcoin's debut on a major U.S. exchange is a hit so far, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the virtual currency rising 18 percent.
- Firefighters protect coastal California towns as blaze rages
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters kept a wall of flames from descending mountains into coastal neighborhoods after a huge and destructive Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the fifth largest in state history.
- The Latest: Mayor of Paris sends message of support for NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Manhattan in an underground passageway (all times local):
- Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring 4
NEW YORK (AP) — A crude pipe bomb strapped to a man inspired by the Islamic State group went off Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding three others and snarling the rush-hour commute for hundreds of thousands of New York workers.
- AP: Rohingya methodically raped by Myanmar's armed forces
UKHIA, Bangladesh (AP) — The soldiers arrived, as they often did, long after sunset.
- No. 2 Oklahoma leads with 3 1st-team AP All-Americans
No. 2 Oklahoma will bring three All-Americans to the College Football Playoff.
- AP sources: Doctors believe Wentz tore ACL, out for year
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz threw a touchdown pass a few plays after suffering an injury that could ruin a special season for the Philadelphia Eagles, and then stuck around to greet teammates and celebrate a division-clinching victory with them.
- It's official: NL MVP Stanton now slugging for the Yankees
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees have acquired NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins.
- ICYMI in NFL Week 14: Savage hit, a win-lose for Eagles
Jarring as it may have been to see Texans quarterback Tom Savage lying on the ground with his hands twitching after a brutal hit in the end zone, what happened moments later was every bit as disturbing: Savage came back onto the field.
- Winter meetings warm up fast: Gregerson, relievers in demand
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Now that Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton picked their new places to play, baseball bosses checked into the winter meetings primed to make moves that had been bottled up for weeks.