Recreation

Raiders score on final play to beat Chiefs

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play after the game was extended by two straight …

Michael Crabtree

Stastny helps Blues continue mastery of Avalanche

DENVER -- Paul Stastny was happy he notched a milestone in his adopted hometown.<p>He was happier it came in a win.<p>Stastny reached 600 career points with a goal and an assist, and the St. Louis Blues survived a late flurry to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Thursday night.<p>Jaden Schwartz, Vince Dunn …

Sports

Happy Diwali! Pictures, images and videos of celebrations around the world

Happy Diwali everyone! Today marks the Hindu Festival of Lights or Diwali that celebrates the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness.<p>Meghan …

India

Federal Ban Leaves Thousands of Pets Behind in Puerto Rico

Full screen<p>1/162 SLIDES © Carlos Barria/Reuters<p>2/162 SLIDES © Joe Raedle/Getty Images<p>3/162 SLIDES © Robin Respaut/Reuters<p>4/162 SLIDES © Carlos …

Caribbean

Democrats scrap effort to force Bernie Sanders to be a Democrat

Will Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders run for re-election as a Democrat? Some Democratic National Committee members hope so.<p>DNC member Bob Mulholland of California tried on Friday to get a DNC panel to pass a resolution urging Sanders and Sen. Angus King of Maine, both independents, to run for …

Bernie Sanders

Best photos of the day: Diwali and Mexican clowns

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including Seoul fashion week, a clown festival in Mexico City, and autumn in Turkey’s forests

Photography

In pictures: London celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights

Today marks Diwali, the vibrant festival of light which sees millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains join in celebration around the world. The religious …

London

Sculpture by the Sea 2017: coastal artworks go on show – in pictures

The annual art event brings a range of works to the Sydney coastal walk between Bondi beach and Tamarama. This year the outdoor exhibition celebrates its 21st birthday, featuring creations by 104 artists from around Australia and the world. It runs until 5 November

Photography

UK should give up hope of Brexit trade deal with EU, Tory grandees tell May - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen

Brexit

19 Incredible Pictures That Capture The Spirit Of Diwali

Happy Diwali! Shubh Deepavali!

India

21 Terrifying Old Photos That Prove Halloween Was Once Scary AF

Halloween was no laughing matter back then!

Halloween

New 49ers calendar instantly outdated because a bunch of the players are no longer on the team

The 2018 49ers calendar is more of a time capsule than a look at the year ahead.<p>Niners Nation points out that the 49ers calendar being sold on Calendars.com is brutally inaccurate, as a full third of its players are no longer with the team. Vance McDonald was traded to the Steelers and Ahmad Brooks …

C. J. Beathard

How to make Diwali Rangoli as part of your Diwali 2017 activities

Thursday, October 19 marks the Hindu Festival of Lights for 2017 and people across the world will be decorating the floor of their homes with rangoli …

Diwali

Jacksonville Jaguars owner says Trump is 'jealous' of the NFL

Shad Khan, the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, is citing one of President Trump's failed business ventures as the reason behind recent turmoil between the White House and the NFL.<p>"This is a very personal issue with him," Khan told USA TODAY Sports.<p>"He's been elected president, where maybe a …

Jacksonville Jaguars

How can the Flames reach the NHL's summit? They asked a guy who climbed Mount Everest

Each June, when a squad reaches — cue the cliché — the NHL’s mountaintop, every guy on the roster enjoys a spin on the ice with the Stanley Cup …

Ice Hockey

Diwali festivities continue this weekend in Vancouver | The Province

It might be dark and grey outside this week but that won’t stop Diwali from lighting up the city.<p>The Hindu festival of lights began this year on Oct. …

Canadian News

Photo Gallery: Men's Freestyle National Team Camp at the Olympic Training Center

Photos from the men's freestyle U.S. National Team training camp held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. on October 17, …

Team USA

Crashing waves and a collapsed roof: Storm Ophelia strikes - in pictures

People collect sandbags to protect their homes but many still take to the coasts to watch the stormy waters

Photography

Re-enactors enjoy the 25th Railway in Wartime event – in pictures

Second world war re-enactors flocked to Pickering in North Yorkshire for the three-day event featuring heritage steam and diesel locomotives and wartime vehicle parades at stations along the North Yorkshire Moors railway line

Photography

10 Differences between Northern and Southern Chinese New Year Celebrations

<b>Xiaonian: The festival of the Kitchen God</b><p>A week before the new year, it is traditional for Chinese households to give offerings to a deity known as …

New Year's Eve

Turner almost did a Kirk Gibson after walk-off HR

Turner crushed a 3-run walk-off home run to beat the Chicago Cubs in Game 2 of the NLCS 4-1. Turner’s big blow was actually the first walk-off home …

Major League Baseball

Carrie Fisher Once Sent Cow Tongue to Hollywood Producer Her Friend Accused of Sexual Misconduct

"That's just how she was... she stood up for people," says Fisher's friend Heather Ross<p>Carrie Fisher’s friend Heather Ross said Monday that the “Star Wars” princess had no tolerance for sexual misconduct in Hollywood.<p>Speaking on local Tucson, Arizona, station 94.9’s “Morning Mix” show, Ross said …

Entertainment

Watch the first full trailer for Marvel’s 'Black Panther'

Awards

Theatre Bizarre 2017: Opening weekend top picks

None<p>The Bad Girl of Burlesque Roxi D'Lite performs before a large crowd during Theatre Bizarre at Masonic Temple October 14, 2017. Christopher M. …

Detroit

‘Art Of The Deal’ ghostwriter predicts President Trump will not finish his first year in office

Tony Schwartz, co-author of Donald Trump’s ‘The Art of the Deal,’ still says that President Trump will not finish his first year in office.<p>“I still believe (and pray) Trump will resign by year end to avoid worse humiliation – e.g.indictment by Mueller, or 25th amendment removal,” Schwartz tweeted …

AOL

The 20 photographs of the week

Wildfires in California, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the aftermath of Hurricane Maria – the week’s biggest news stories captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Photography

Best (and worst) in the West: Ranking the Pac-12's uniforms

The Pac-12 has been all sorts of crazy so far this season.<p>USC entered the season as a favorite to reach the college football playoff, but fell to Washington State by a score 30-17.<p>The victory helped Washington State climb as high as eight in the AP rankings, but a 37-3 drubbing at the hands of Cal …

College Football

Fashion at Randwick on Everest Race Day

Despite misses, Alex Spence may still be Clemson's best option at kicker

Clemson Tigers kicker Alex Spence has been inefficient on field goals and ineffective on kickoffs. He may be the best option after Greg Huegel injury.

College Football

46 Women Who Have Accused Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Misconduct

Harvey Weinstein