LOS ANGELES (AP) — A massive wildfire destroyed at least 18 homes and threatened 1,500 more Sunday as flames churned through tinder-dry canyons north of Los Angeles where authorities found a burned body in a neighborhood.
Britain's Chris Froome won his third Tour de France on Sunday to confirm his status as one of the all-time greats on the world's most gruelling race. Froome finished with an almost three-minute advantage over Frenchman Romain Bardet with Nairo Quintana, the runner-up in 2013 and 2015, third. It feels like a privilege to be in this positon," said Froome, who praised his Sky team-mates for their support after a day which saw German Andre Greipel win the final stage on Paris' Champs Elysees.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave.