Will millennials kill Costco and Sam’s Club?

By Abha Bhattarai | Washington Post There’s a Costco to one side of Gwendolyn Hammer’s house and a Sam’s Club to the other. But when the 28-year-old needs 12-packs of paper towels, or 36 rolls of toilet paper, she heads …

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Eagles linebacker Dannell Ellerbe out vs. Vikings

PHILADELPHIA — Eagles starting linebacker Dannell Ellerbe is inactive for Sunday’s NFC championship game against Minnesota because of a hamstring injury. Ellerbe was Philadelphia’s third middle linebacker after Jordan Hicks and then backup Joe Walker sustained season-ending injuries. Najee Goode …

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Senate moderates to pitch leaders on plan to end shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Restive Senate moderates in both parties expressed hopes of finding a way out of the government shutdown mess Sunday as their leadership engaged in unrelenting finger-pointing over who was to blame for the stalemate. Lawmakers on Capitol …

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Their downlines became lifelines

SALT LAKE CITY — When the eye of Hurricane Maria passed over the small town of Corozal, Puerto Rico, last September, ushering in a Category 5 storm with 175 mile per hour winds that swamped and devastated the entire island, …

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