Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality

PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary…

Peru held by 10-man Venezuela in Copa America

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Peru was held by 10-man Venezuela to a 0-0 draw in…

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced…

United States face Chile with chance to advance in World Cup

PARIS (AP) — The United States gets back on the field at the Women’s World Cup…

Costly tickets, empty seats and quiet crowd for Brazil game

SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa America opener on Friday yielded a box-office record for Brazil…

Worshiping in Hard Hats: Notre-Dame Offers First Mass Since Blaze

PARIS — Priests in robes and hard hats worshiped Saturday at the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in…

Lloyd adjusts to new role, but doesn’t accept it

PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd is not accepting her new role. Not at all. Lloyd was…

In Face-Off With Iran, Escalation May Depend on Who Prevails Inside Washington and Tehran

WASHINGTON — As Iran and the United States face off in the Gulf of Oman, the…

Al-Bashir to Appear in Court to Face Graft Charges

KHARTOUM, Sudan — The ousted president of Sudan, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, will soon appear in court…

Neville’s compassion for players shows new England culture

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — In the celebratory moments after England advanced to the next round…

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s Leader, Retreats, but Her Critics Want More

HONG KONG — When Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, said on Saturday that she was…

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi

HONG KONG — Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, has a very loyal majority…

Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They’re in the Shadows.

BALTIMORE — Mary Donnelly, the principal of John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School, has watched with pride for…

Shabab Sets Off Deadly Explosions in Mogadishu, Killing at Least 8

NAIROBI — A car bomb exploded on Saturday at a checkpoint near the Somali Parliament, killing…

The Murder Case That Lit the Fuse in Hong Kong

HONG KONG — Before the mass street protests, the tear gas and the clashes with the…