Christopher Dean Hopkins

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UMBC's Retrievers Put Virginia In A Hole, Then Buried Every Single Bracket

Friday, March 16, 2018

Since the NCAA tournament expanded in 1985, no 16 seed had ever beaten a top-seeded team. Until UMBC beat the stuffing out of Virginia, the best team in the country, Friday night.


Gunman, 3 Hostages Dead At Veterans Home North Of San Francisco

Friday, March 09, 2018

The three women held hostage in the lengthy standoff Friday reportedly were employees of a mental health program operating out of the Napa, Calif., area home for elderly or disabled veterans.


Resurgent U.S. Men's Soccer Team Claims Gold Cup Over Jamaica

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

An 89th-minute goal by forward Jordan Morris gave Team USA a 2-1 win, its fifth title in the semiannual tourney since 2002. The team remains undefeated since Coach Bruce Arena returned in November.


10th-Inning Homer Wins Lower-Stakes All-Star Game For American League

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

For the first time since 2002, home field advantage in the World Series wasn't on the line in the exhibition, but the AL's 2-1 win was still hard-fought.


Sleep Apnea Factored In Carrie Fisher's Death, Coroner Reports

Friday, June 16, 2017

Los Angeles County report leaves the cause of death undetermined, but also points to heart disease and Fisher's drug use as contributing to her death in December.


Brazil's President Gets Legal Win In Battle Against Corruption Accusations

Friday, June 09, 2017

Michel Temer rose to the presidency after running mate Dilma Rouseff was impeached in August, and now faces his own scandals. But Friday, a court dismissed charges of illegal campaign financing.


Victory In Cleveland Puts Warriors 1 Win From 16-0 Streak To NBA Title

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Golden State closes Game 3 of the NBA Finals on an 11-0 run for a narrow win over the Cavaliers. A big game by Klay Thompson helped put Cleveland in a 3-0 deficit, which no team has come back from.


For First Time In 4 Years, Solo Speller Claims National Bee Crown

Thursday, June 01, 2017

After the previous three National Spelling Bees ended in ties between two competitors, a tiebreaker was added for this year. It was nearly needed, but Ananya Vinay of Fresno, Calif., pulled out a win.


How To Not Get Bumped From A Flight, And What You're Entitled To If You Are

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

George Hobica, editor-in-chief and founder of, says involuntary bumps aren't that common.


North Carolina Tops Gonzaga In Messy NCAA Championship

Monday, April 03, 2017

It was expected to be a fast-paced, competitive showcase for two of the best players in the country, but thanks to tough defenses it became a foul-laden slog. UNC finally pinned the Bulldogs, 71-65.


Mississippi State Drops Powerhouse UConn, Will Face South Carolina For Title

Saturday, April 01, 2017

The University of Connecticut women came into the semifinal riding a 111-game winning streak, including a 60-point beating of Mississippi State in last year's tourney. Friday, that all was wiped away.


Team USA Finally Proves World's Best, Crushing Puerto Rico 8-0 In Classic Final

Thursday, March 23, 2017

It may be considered the national pastime, but in the first three World Baseball Classics the United States was far from dominant. That changed Wednesday night in a lopsided title win.


Private Prisons Back In Mix For Federal Inmates As Sessions Rescinds Order

Thursday, February 23, 2017

In dropping the Obama-era order to phase out private prisons, Sessions writes that a return to earlier methods allows the flexibility "to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system."


John Hurt, 'Elephant Man' Star And Character Actor, Dies At 77

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Hurt recovered from a career lull in the '90s to take key supporting roles in movies such as Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Snowpiercer and last year's Jackie, and was a recent incarnation of Doctor Who.


U.S. Ethics Official: Trump's Divestiture Is Hard, Pricey And Essential

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Every modern president has taken the tough steps to avoid conflicts of interest, setting an example for the entire executive branch, and the world, says the head of the Office of Government Ethics.


With Last-Second Play, Clemson Beats Alabama For College Football Title

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

In a near replay of the 2015 national title game, the Crimson Tide and Tigers traded blows Monday night, with some of the same big names delivering. But Alabama couldn't break Clemson's heart again.


George Michael, Singer Of 'Freedom '90,' 'Faith,' 'Last Christmas,' Dies At 53

Sunday, December 25, 2016

The British pop singer, who achieved fame as half of the duo Wham! before a breakout solo career, was 53.


What We Know About Rex Tillerson, Trump's Pick For Secretary Of State

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump, in a statement early this morning, announced his intention to nominate the ExxonMobil chairman and CEO to become the country's top diplomat.


Trump Transition Asks Energy Dept. Which Employees Work On Climate Change

Friday, December 09, 2016

The president-elect's team has sent 74 questions to the federal agency, including many about climate-change-focused personnel and programs. The department's lawyers are examining the request.


Soul Singer Sharon Jones, 60, Dies

Friday, November 18, 2016

Jones, known for generating powerful, energetic performances despite her small stature while fronting The Dap-Kings for the past decade, had been fighting pancreatic cancer since 2013.