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Air Force escapes thriller in Nevada with last-second field goal

Air Force ran and ran and ran. But it took a field goal as time expired to finally kick Nevada into the rear-view mirror. The Falcons rushed for a season-high 550 yards and finally won it with a 30-yard Luke Strebel field goal with no time on the clock to prevail 45-42 on Friday.
6 hours 56 min ago

Spanish prime minister aims to take over Catalan government; Residents aghast

The Spanish government announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new regional election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede.
6 hours 59 min ago

Rota falls to SHAPE, but still qualifies for playoffs

Rota advanced by virtue of its point differential in the games among the Admirals, Spartans and International School of Brussels.
7 hours 2 min ago

Another opponent, another rout for Sentinels

Spangdahlem, undefeated and generally unchallenged in a season full of routs, will host Naples in a semifinal next weekend.
7 hours 14 min ago

Foreigners who joined ISIS faced almost certain death in Raqqa

The forces fighting the remnants of the Islamic State group in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners who joined the extremist group by the thousands: Kill them on the battlefield.
7 hours 16 min ago

Army ROTC all-night ranger challenge kicks off at NM university

On Friday, 100 Army cadets from universities across the Southwest descended on New Mexico State University for the start of the annual Brigade Ranger Challenge Competition, now its 25th year.
7 hours 24 min ago