Near the end of three years as the United States’ chief representative in Taiwan, Sandra Oudkirk has some parting advice: Avoid panic about China’s combative language and moves, but don’t grow numb to the risks. Ms. Oudkirk has been Washington’s de facto ambassador to Taiwan over a time when the island democracy has become a […]

PINEHURST, N.C. — Bryson DeChambeau, this skilled conductor who owned every inch of golf’s grandest stage, pumped his fists and played to the crowd again. He had turned in a virtuoso performance that came down to the final notes Sunday, a U.S. Open classic in most every way, with a masterful champion — an artist […]

A fugitive from El Salvador, who authorities say had fled to the United States after killing a young woman in his home country, has been charged in the murder and rape of a Maryland woman, law enforcement officials said over the weekend.

PINEHURST, N.C. — When he spoke to the media on the eve of the U.S. Open, USGA CEO Mike Whan offered an interesting explanation as to why the association would be offering the richest prize money payout in major championship history—$21.5 million overall with $4.3 million going to Bryson DeChambeau. Yes, the feud between the […]

He nearly watched it slip away, but Bryson DeChambeau is now a two-time U.S. Open champion. DeChambeau, after losing a three-shot lead he built up to start the day, fended off Rory McIlroy . . .

INDIANAPOLIS — For seven of the eight swimmers in Heat 7 of the women’s 100-meter breaststroke preliminaries Sunday morning at the U.S. Olympic trials, the 1996 Atlanta Olympics exist as some sort of ancient, grainy highlight reel, clips of which occasionally are played on the giant video screen suspended above the pool . . .

Bryson DeChambeau, who has suddenly turned himself into a fan favorite, was in a prime position to pick up his second major championship title on Sunday afternoon. DeChambeau, after a dominant outing on Saturday, entered the final round at . . .

The football team might not currently be in the top quartile of the upper quartile, but its house is. Lucas Oil Stadium is hosting the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, with a pool built on the floor of the venue. Via Pat Forde of SI.com, the first day of the event set an all-time attendance record […]

An American tourist was found dead near the Greek island of Corfu on Sunday, local media reported. It is the latest in a string of recent cases in which tourists in the Greek islands have died or gone missing. Another tourist found the man in the sea near the old port of Mathraki and informed […]

An exceptional heat wave is about to build into the Midwest, the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic, with widespread record high temperatures occurring over multiple days. Triple-digit heat index values will stretch from the Gulf Coast to Nova Scotia, representing a combination of dangerous heat and stifling humidity that will be hazardous for vulnerable groups.

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