WHO declares global emergency over Zika virus spread

GENEVA — The World Health Organization declared a global emergency over the explosive spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to... Read more

Prosecutor: Germanwings co-pilot feared going blind

PARIS — Fearing he was going blind, the co-pilot who slammed a Germanwings jet into the Alps took sick days at work, upped his dosage of an... Read more

Iran: Difficult differences at nuke talks

Iran nuke talk issues: Enrichment, sanctions

GENEVA — Iran nuclear talks entered a delicate phase Thursday as negotiators tried to fine-... Read more

Schleck shines, Contador slumps in Tour Stage 18

LE MONETIER-LES-BAINS, France -- Andy Schleck has finally gotten the edge against Alberto Contador.

After two second-place Tour de France... Read more

Contador locks up Tour de France title in next-to-last stage

PAUILLAC, France -- Alberto Contador is set to win his third Tour de France title in four years after keeping the yellow jersey Saturday in the... Read more

Contador capitalizes on Schleck's misfortune

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France -- The gloves have come off at the Tour de France.

Andy Schleck was fighting mad after dropping his chain during... Read more

Contador puts dent in Schleck's lead at Tour

MENDE, France -- Alberto Contador sent a message Friday to Tour de France leader Andy Schleck: Here I come.

The two-time Tour champion... Read more

Cavendish wins 11th stage

BOURG-LES-VALENCE, France -- In the frenzied and dangerous mass sprints at the Tour de France, competitors often need to keep their heads.

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Tour starting to take shape after Stage 9

SAINT-JEAN-DE-MAURIENNE, France -- Not yet half way through, and the Tour de France is already looking like a two-man contest.

Andy Schleck... Read more

Armstrong loses hope at Tour

MORZINE, France -- Lance Armstrong said his hopes of Tour de France victory are finished after he struggled in the Alps and was caught up in three... Read more

Chavanel wins Tour's 7th stage in mountains

LES ROUSSES, France -- Sylvain Chavanel recaptured the Tour de France's lead on Saturday by winning the hot and humid seventh stage as the main... Read more

Cavendish wins fifth Tour stage

MONTARGIS, France -- Britain's Mark Cavendish broke down in tears after winning the fifth stage of the Tour de France Thursday for his first... Read more

Armstrong: Blame to share for Tour 'bad luck'

REIMS, France -- Lance Armstrong's flat tire has done more than just deflate some of his hopes for another Tour de France victory. It's also... Read more

Armstrong loses time at bumpy Tour

ARENBERG, France -- Just four days into the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong is off to a rough start.

On the cobblestones in Tuesday's third... Read more

Chavanel wins Tour stage for lead

SPA, Belgium -- Lance Armstrong bloodied his thigh in a tumble to the asphalt Monday, one of dozens of Tour de France riders ensnared in... Read more

Armstrong avoids trouble in Tour's first stage

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Lance Armstrong saw it coming: tight turns, narrow roads, big crowds and nervous riders would make crashes likely in Sunday's... Read more

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