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2022 NASCAR season to open at L.A. Coliseum

The 2022 NASCAR season will open with the exhibition Clash race on a temporary track built in the L.A. Coliseum.
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Alabama man executed 30 years after killing woman in a cemetery
Willie Smith's lawyers had argued the execution should be blocked on grounds that Smith had an intellectual disability.
Nash TD dash lifts San Jose St. past UNLV in 27-20 thriller
Nick Nash scored the winning touchdown on a 15-yard quarterback draw as San Jose State turned a blocked field goal into the decisive drive, beating UNLV 27-20 on Thursday night.
Who Was Jon-Erik Hexum? How His Death Is Being Compared to Alec Baldwin Prop Gun Tragedy
Jon-Erik Hexum died on the set of his 80s TV show after an accident involving a prop gun, which is drawing comparisons to Alec Baldwin's incident on "Rust."
Joe Biden Town Hall—Five Strange Moments You Might Have Missed
President Biden discussed the Build Back Better Act, China, Colin Powell and more in the CNN event hosted by Anderson Cooper.
Stephen Curry scores 45, Warriors hold off Clippers 115-113
Stephen Curry raised his arms, waved to acknowledge the adoring fans as shot after shot dropped through the net and screamed in celebration — no trash about it.
9-Foot Alligator Attempting to Enter Community Pool Captured by Police
Police in North Carolina shared the humorous image online after they managed to capture an alligator that had been casually strolling through the neighborhood.
Part of George Washington Parkway south closed Friday morning
Transportation officials said a person was hurt in the crash along the parkway near VA 123.
McDavid tops 200 goals in Oilers' 5-1 win over Coyotes
Connor McDavid and Leon Draisatl came up together through the Edmonton Oilers' system, putting up prodigious numbers nearly side by side.
F1 drivers defend Netflix series after Verstappen 'fake' snub
Leading Formula One drivers defended the popular Netflix "Drive to Survive" fly-on-the-wall series on Thursday after Red Bull's championship leader Max Verstappen said he was snubbing it because he felt some of the rivalries were "faked."
5 things to know for October 22: Biden, Congress, coronavirus, immigration, Poland
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
Kyle Connor scores twice, Jets beat Ducks 5-1 for 1st win
Kyle Connor scored twice and added an assist with regular linemates Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele in COVID-19 protocol and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-1 on Thursday night for their first victory of the season.
Carmelo Anthony accepts reserve role. Will it lead to sixth-man award?
New Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony can accept his role as a reserve on the veteran-laden team. Could it lead to sixth-man award consideration?
Early voting in Virginia -- another potential warning sign for Democrats?
Democrats usually rack up a big advantage in the early vote. It might not be quite so big this time.
UCLA eager to make most of national spotlight as it preps for 'GameDay' and Oregon
UCLA hosting ESPN's "College GameDay" is a boost for AD Martin Jarmond's efforts to generate buzz for the program, especially if it upsets No. 10 Oregon.
Mordecai throws 3 more TDs, No. 21 SMU beats Tulane 55-26
SMU coach Sonny Dykes saw the best first half of the season from his team, which made it easier to excuse a drop-off after halftime.
Film Director Questions How Alec Baldwin Shooting Was Allowed To Happen: 'Really Bizarre'
"It's really bizarre that they would have been in a situation where a gun is being fired unexpectedly," Adam Egypt Mortimer said on Good Morning Britain.
Famous London music venue Koko, where Prince and Madonna have performed, to reopen after fire
Historic London music venue KOKO, where the likes of Madonna, Prince, Amy Winehouse and Coldplay have performed, will re-open next spring following a $100 million revamp.
Famous London music venue Koko, where Prince and Madonna have performed, to reopen after fire
Historic London music venue KOKO, where the likes of Madonna, Prince, Amy Winehouse and Coldplay have performed, will re-open next spring following a $100 million revamp.
Hope, trepidation as US Eagles face All Blacks in Washington
The US Eagles will host three-time world champion New Zealand on Saturday in a one-off rugby test at Washington's FedEx Field, accompanied by familiar feelings of hope and trepidation.
An Arctic Dispatch
We visit a Russian town on the Arctic Ocean that sees climate change as an economic opportunity.
Rangers beat Predators 3-1 on Lafrenière's third-period goal
Alexis Lafrenière scored with 9:07 remaining in the third period to lift the New York Rangers over the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Thursday night.
Eleven questions for Ken Cuccinelli
Plus five takeaway's from President Biden's CNN town hall.
20 best German foods
German food is more than a mere mix of beer, sauerkraut and sausage. Done well, it is rich, hearty and delicious. Check out our list of Germany's 20 best foods.
20 best German foods
German food is rich, hearty and diverse. It's comfort eating with high-quality, often locally sourced ingredients.
Herro scores 27 points, Heat rout Bucks 137-95 in opener
Only one thing went wrong for the Miami Heat on Thursday night. Udonis Haslem voted no.
Alec Baldwin Fatally Shoots Cinematographer In Tragic Prop Firearm Incident, Law Enforcement Officials State
"Detectives are investigating how and what type of projectile was discharged."
POLITICO Playbook: Nightlife-loving Eric Adams has a friend in Rupert Murdoch
And Biden gets into the reconciliation nitty-gritty.
Why Virginia is the biggest test yet for whether Trump still motivates Democrats
Terry McAuliffe may be running against Glenn Youngkin, but his ultimate rhetorical opponent in the closing days of Virginia's off-year gubernatorial race is a Republican who lost a year ago.
A Sportswashing Deal Will Air Saudi Arabia’s Dirty Laundry
Rival fans and rights activists will revel in embarrassing Newcastle United’s new owners before a global audience.
Video of Marine Veteran Stopping Armed Robbery Goes Viral
James Kilcer, who completed a tour in Afghanistan, later told deputies: "The Marine Corps taught me not to [mess] around."
Bellator 269 ceremonial weigh-ins live video stream (7 a.m. ET)
Check out the fighters on the scale and their final faceoffs ahead of Bellator 269, which is headlined by Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tim Johnson.       Related StoriesBellator 269 weigh-in results: Fedor Emelianenko gives up 33 pounds to Tim JohnsonBellator 269 weigh-in results: Fedor Emelianenko gives up 33 pounds to Tim Johnson - EnclosureUFC Fight Night 196 breakdown: Will the weight change matter in Marvin Vettori vs. Paulo Costa?
Op-Ed: Create a tribal-led marine sanctuary and stop oil spills on the California coast
The new sanctuary would protect an area that has long been targeted for oil and gas development and contains Chumash sacred sites.
Twitter accounts tied to China lied that COVID came from Maine lobsters
China-linked Twitter accounts have been discovered spreading lies about the origins of COVID-19, including one linking the virus to Maine lobsters
There is no academic freedom without academic tenure. Professors need job protection.
Maybe colleges will be influenced by a donor, or unfairly punish a professor who crosses a line. Either way, assaults come from the left and right.
American eel, marbled salamander among ‘critters in crisis’ in D.C. region, experts say
Pollution and development in Montgomery County and D.C. region are making it harder for certain species to survive. Experts are now trying to save them.
Biden pushes for racial equity in federal health programs. But fragmented plans, poor data hinder efforts.
Xi Jinping wants ‘common prosperity’ in China. That’s going to mean government crackdowns.
The recent release of Xi’s August speech on this topic now offers a closer look.
Editorial: An injustice of miscarriage in Oklahoma lands a woman in prison
No matter what role Brittney Poolaw's drug use played in the demise of her fetus, her miscarriage is a tragic event, not a criminal attack perpetrated by her.
J.B. Smoove on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ spinoffs, his bond with Larry David and the issue with winning an Emmy
J.B. Smoove will step back into the role of Leon Black on Sunday when “Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns to HBO for its 11th season.
Sen. Tom Cotton: Biden's national emergency at border – US needs real leadership to tackle crisis
Biden has created the worst border crisis in U.S. history. In the midst of a pandemic, soaring inflation and skyrocketing crime, the border isn’t just open, it’s the most open it has ever been.
Letters to the Editor: 'Opposing perspectives' on the Holocaust are simply racist denialism
An effort in Texas to teach an "opposing perspective" on the Holocaust fits in with recent denials of historical truths.
Elliott: Dodgers vs. Braves series a showcase for baseball's illogical unpredictability
The Dodgers and Atlanta Braves have battled for dominant control in the NLCS, but neither team has been able to maintain momentum in the series.
Letters to the Editor: No state vaccine mandate for community colleges? How elitist
The UC and CSU systems require students and staff to be vaccinated, but the state is letting each community college set its own rules. This is elitist, unfair and dangerous.
'Where are we headed?': Portland's record-setting year for murder fuels search for answers
Crime is up all over the country. But it's particularly staggering in Portland, Oregon, which has broken a 34-year-old record for homicides.
This remote sliver of northwest Colombia is one of the world's busiest migration corridors
Migrants from Haiti and around the world are camped out in northwest Colombia, a staging ground for the harrowing trip to the United States.
D'Ernest Johnson: Three years ago, he was working on a fishing boat. Now, Cleveland Browns running back is a match-winning NFL player
In 2018, D'Ernest Johnson wasn't signed by any NFL team after failing to be drafted.
She was named Miss America in 1958. Now she’s auctioning her treasured crown to benefit teachers.
The starting price for Marilyn Van Derbur's crown is $20,000. She said she's selling it because she was awed by the dedication of teachers during the pandemic.
Column: Liz Cheney is putting America first
She's already paying a price within the Republican Party for telling the truth about Donald Trump and the attack on the Capitol.