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Europe keeps Solheim Cup after first-ever tie against US. Home-crowd favorite Ciganda thrives again

Sep. 24, 2023 13:03 PM EDT

CASARES, Spain (AP) — It took the home-crowd favorite to help Europe do just enough to keep the Solheim Cup. With a big finish by Spaniard Carlota Ciganda on Sunday, the Europeans retained the Solheim Cup after securing a first-ever tie with the United States. The...

Europe retains the Solheim Cup after reaching 14 points against United States

Sep. 24, 2023 11:21 AM EDT
CASARES, Spain (AP) — Europe retains the Solheim Cup after reaching 14 points against United States.

Why Spain's conservative leader is a long shot to become prime minister despite winning election

Sep. 24, 2023 09:26 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The leader of Spain’s conservatives, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, will have his opportunity to form a new government this week in what has been preordained as a lost cause given his lack of support in Parliament. Feijóo's Popular Party won the most votes in...

Science paints a new picture of the ancient past, when we mixed and mated with other kinds of humans

Sep. 24, 2023 07:58 AM EDT

What does it mean to be human? For a long time, the answer seemed clear. Our species, Homo sapiens — with our complex thoughts and deep emotions — were the only true humans to ever walk the Earth. Earlier forms, like the Neanderthals, were thought to be just steps along the path...

RYDER CUP '23: The reachable par-4 16th is the highlight on a course designed for drama

Sep. 24, 2023 05:24 AM EDT

GUIDONIA MONTECELIO, Italy (AP) — Rory McIlroy’s chances of winning the Italian Open a year ago at the Marco Simone course that will host this week’s Ryder Cup vanished when his tee shot on the reachable par-4 16th splashed into the pond right of the green. That came two days...

Six young activists devote years to climate fight with 32 governments. Now comes their day in court

Sep. 23, 2023 23:04 PM EDT

COSTA DA CAPARICA, Portugal (AP) — Sofia Oliveira was 12 years old when catastrophic wildfires in central Portugal killed more than 100 people in 2017. She “felt it was now or never to raise our voices” as her country appeared to be in the grip of deadly human-caused climate change. ...

Europe rallies to pull even with US at 8-8 going into final day of Solheim Cup

Sep. 23, 2023 16:44 PM EDT

CASARES, Spain (AP) — Led by home-crowd favorite Carlota Ciganda, Europe picked up the pace at the Solheim Cup to pull even with the United States entering the decisive singles matches Sunday. Ciganda, the only Spaniard in the European team, won both of her matches Saturday to...

Pope Francis insists Europe doesn't have a migrant emergency and challenges countries to open ports

Sep. 23, 2023 12:31 PM EDT

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Pope Francis challenged French President Emmanuel Macron and other European leaders to open their ports to people fleeing hardship and poverty, insisting Saturday that the continent isn't facing a migration “emergency” but rather a long-term reality that governments...

Team World sweeps opening three matches against Team Europe at Laver Cup

Sep. 23, 2023 08:11 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Gael Monfils 6-4, 6-3, helping Team World win the first three singles matches of the Laver Cup international tournament on Friday. Ben Shelton and Francisco Cerundolo also claimed wins for Team World, along with the...

Ludvig Åberg dealing with lofty expectations as Europe's widely admired Ryder Cup rookie

Sep. 23, 2023 07:15 AM EDT

Tomas Setterhill realized pretty quickly there was something different about Ludvig Åberg. As a coach and head pro at Eslöv Golf Club in southern Sweden, Setterhill had seen plenty of talented young golfers come and go but one thing struck him as he took Åberg under his wing from...