Clemson routs Oklahoma in Orange Bowl, makes NCAA title game

Chris Trotman/Getty Images The Clemson Tigers celebrate a third-quarter touchdown in their rout of Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl. Next up? The NCAA National Championship game. MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — How fitting it was that the aqua seats at Sun Life Stadium — which until this year were orange — for the Orange Bowl were […]

Strongest hurricane ever recorded, makes landfall in Mexico

[embedded content] Roaring waves, cyclonic winds and heavy rains battered Mexico’s Pacific coast Friday as Patricia — the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere — made landfall. The massive Category 5 storm, with sustained winds of up to 165 mph, slammed into the country’s southwestern coast at 6:15 p.m., according to the U.S. […]

5 killed in suicide blast as ISIS makes gains in Libya

STRINGER/REUTERS Men watch as bulldozers remove debris in front of a damaged building after a suicide car bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint Sunday in Dafniya outside Mistrata, Libya. BENGHAZI, Libya — A suicide car bomber from an Islamic State affiliate struck Sunday at an entrance to Libya’s western coastal city of Misrata, killing […]