Actor Tim Robbins turns 59 and tennis player Naomi Osaka turns 21, among the famous birthdays for Oct. 16.
On Oct. 16, 1968, Americans Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists in the Black Power salute during a medal ceremony at the Mexico City Olympics.
A Maryland police officer has been charged with raping a woman at a traffic stop, law enforcement officials said Monday.
LOS ANGELES — The Milwaukee Brewers’ bullpen roared back to life in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series and can now further its influence in Game 4 on Tuesday night.
Green Bay Packers placekicker Mason Crosby bounced back from four missed field goals last week in the loss to the Detroit Lions by making all four of his tries, including the 27-yard game-winner with no time remaining, Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers at Lambeau Field.
What a game. It had all of New England talking the day after (on a dreary Monday) even though the Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 7-5 to tie their series at 1. Based on the television ratings, far more people watched the Pats than Red Sox.
The Arizona Cardinals are 1-5 and struggling on offense to the point in which first-year coach Steve Wilks talked about job security during his Monday press conference.
One of the risks of carrying a 43-year-old kicker is the potential for injury. That’s what the Atlanta Falcons face this week with the ageless Matt Bryant, a 17-year veteran who is likely to be unavailable for Monday’s game against the New York Giants.
New York City went an entire weekend with no reported shootings for the first time in 25 years, city officials said Monday.
The Supreme Court rejected appeals from Sherwin-Williams Co. and ConAgra Brands Inc., keeping intact a rule requiring the companies to pay more than $400 million for lead-paint remediation in California.
The 2020 presidential election is still more than two years away, but President Donald Trump has already raised more than $100 million for a re-election bid.
The Golden State Warriors begin their quest to be the first to win three straight championships in nearly two decades when they host the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Orlando Arcia’s seventh inning homer gave insurance to the Milwaukee Brewers in a 4-0 win against the Dodgers in Game 3 of the NLCS on Monday in Los Angeles.
The Bills quarterback situation was already unstable before rookie Josh Allen went down with an elbow injury during Sunday’s 20-13 loss in Houston.
The trolling executed by Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman barely registered with Red Sox right-hander Nathan Eovaldi.
The New York Jets have a tradition after victories, where they’ll break the team down shouting: “And the homeeeeee of the JETS!”
Despite a flood of news reports on the opioid crisis, many people still want the potentially addictive painkillers after surgery, a new survey suggests.
Hip-hop music videos are rife with use of marijuana, e-cigarettes and traditional smokes, perhaps enticing young viewers to light up, researchers say.
Letting women who’ve had a cesarean section dispense and control pain medication through a catheter may reduce their use of addictive oral opioid painkillers.
President Donald Trump signed into law a bill that requires airports in the United States to provide private breastfeeding areas for nursing mothers.