Photo of San Francisco Giants Hall of Famer, Willie McCovey

RIP, Willie McCovey. A Look Back at What He Meant to the Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, died Wednesday. He was 80. "He was so strong, and he had the gift of knowing the strike zone. There's no telling how many home ...
Photo of Jose Perez-Santiago, right, holding his daughter Jordalis, 2, as they return to their home for the first time since it was flooded

The Longest Week: Carolinas Worn out by Florence

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death. "Amer...
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Drifter Charged in Stabbing Death of Champ Golfer in Iowa

This booking photo shows Collin Daniel Richards. (Story County (Iowa) Jail via AP) AMES, Iowa — A homeless man attacked and killed a top amateur golfer from Spain who was playing a round alone near her university campus in central Iowa, leaving her body in...
Photo of actress Dinah Shore and Burt Reynolds appear together in Los Angeles in 1971

Burt Reynolds, 82, Dies. What’s Your Favorite Reynolds Memory?

Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in "Deliverance" and "Boogie Nights," commercial hits such as "Smokey and the Bandit" and for an active off-screen love life which included relationships with Loni Anders...