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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 8:27 AM

HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) " Thais and tourists headed warily into the main part of a long holiday weekend Saturday as police looked for suspects and a motive behind a series of blasts that shook resort towns across Thailand, killing four people and wounding dozens more. There was no claim of responsibility for the attacks Thursday and Friday, which followed a successful referendum last weekend on a new constitution that critics say will bolster the military's power for years to...

Updated at 8:16 AM

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) " Sweden's minister for higher education says she's resigning immediately from the center-left minority coalition after being caught drunk driving after having two glasses of wine. Aida Hadzialic told a news...

Updated at 7:38 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 5:35 a.m. Hope Solo sure has a way with words. The U.S. goalie called the Swedish team "a bunch of cowards" after they beat the...

Updated at 6:49 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Katie Ledecky came into the Rio Olympics facing enormous expectations. Some athletes might've buckled under the pressure. She seemed to thrive on it. The 19-year-old from suburban Washington capped off one...

Updated at 6:06 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Anthony Ervin finally has an Olympic gold medal to replace the one he sold 16 years ago. The 35-year-old American won the men's 50-meter freestyle at the Rio Games on Friday, capping a night of upsets in the...

Updated at 5:58 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " More rain Saturday was expected to swamp already soggy ground across Louisiana and other parts of the Gulf Coast where at least two people died and dozens had to be rescued from waist-high water surrounding their...

Updated at 5:30 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Written in Portuguese on one wall above center court at Carioca Arena is the phrase "Um mundo novo." Translation: A new world. It didn't seem that way in men's Olympic basketball " until now. Threatened by...

Updated at 4:27 AM

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) " There will be no fourth straight gold medal for the United States. The hopes of becoming the first team to win the Olympics following a World Cup are also dashed. Instead, the favored U.S. women's soccer team...

Updated at 4:19 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " British swimmer Fran Halsall landed a trip to the Olympic Stadium. Unfortunately, she was competing at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The transportation mix-up left officials scrambling to make sure Halsall and...

Updated at 4:03 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " In a flash, the Jamaican sprinter with her hair dyed green and yellow flew down the track, through the interview room and out of the stadium. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce can only hope to be that fast in the 100 meters when...

Updated at 3:58 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " This will be a defining image of the Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps and two more of the world's greatest swimmers holding hands on one step of the podium. Joseph Schooling of Singapore, the surprise winner of the men's...

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