By GREG HEAKES
MIAMI -- LeBron James scored 37 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Miami Heat captured their second consecutive NBA Finals title by beating the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 in game seven on Thursday.
James, who was named playoff Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row, also nailed five 3-pointers and had four assists for the Heat, who won a third title to go with crowns in 2012 and 2006.More >
WASHINGTON—The outpouring of American compassion for storm victims continues nearly a month after Supertyphoon "Yolanda" devastated the Central Philippines and left more than four thousand dead and four million homeless.
As the U.S. government, with nearly 3,000 military service members, is taking the lead in international relief and rehabilitation efforts in the stricken areas, numerous private groups in America were doing their part, soliciting funds and relief goods to alleviate the sufferings of the storm victims.
MANILA -- Seven Filipino hospital workers, including a doctor, were killed in a militant attack on a Yemeni Defense Ministry complex, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Friday, Dec. 6.
Foreign Department spokesman Raul Hernandez said workers "pretended to be dead" to survive Thursday's assault, which left 12 other Filipinos injured with one requiring surgery.
By DAVE CLARK
WASHINGTON -- The death Thursday of South Africa's liberation leader and first democratic president Nelson Mandela triggered an unprecedented worldwide chorus of awed respect.