Manny Pacquiao produced an all-time great performance to obliterate Keith Thurman in style, with Floyd Mayweather watching ringside

Manny Pacquiao, 40, just beat Keith Thurman, 30, in style. Pacquiao knocked Thurman down in the opening round, confounded the American with his incredible energy, and bloodied his face with unrelenting punching. Thurman had his moments in what fast developed into a welterweight classic, but Pacquiao had too much class and was deserving of his […]


San Jose Earthquakes stay hot, dominate Vancouver

VANCOUCER, British Columbia — Forward Chris Wondolowski scored the tiebreaking goal and also had an assist to help the San Jose Earthquakes notch a 3-1 victory over the host Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. Midfielders Valeri “Vako” Qazaishvili and Magnus Eriksson also scored goals, as San Jose (10-7-4, 34 points) outshot Vancouver 32-6 while winning […]


Do persecuted Christians receive too much attention at the expense of others? Inside the international effort to protect religious freedom

WASHINGTON — The words echoed throughout the historic U.S. Capitol rotunda, comforting those who sang them and startling some of the tourists who’d just stumbled in. “Then sings my soul, my savior God, to thee. How great thou art. How great thou art.” The hymn, familiar to most American Christians, praises a God powerful enough […]