News archive from 12 May 2011, page 14

Girls soccer | Spotlight on Plainfield North's Callie O'Donnell

When Callie O'Donnell steps on the field for Plainfield North, the 5-foot-3 forward stands above the rest. O'Donnell, who is a triplet, has fueled the Tigers' rise this spring. Her 19 goals and 18 assists in 18 games are two reasons why Plainfield...

 

Honduran police kill 6 suspected drug traffickers

TEGUCIGALPA - Police says six alleged drug traffickers were killed and two police officers and a teenager injured in a three-hour gunbattle in a rural province in eastern Honduras.

 

Honduran police kill 6 suspected drug traffickers

TEGUCIGALPA Police says six alleged drug traffickers were killed and two police officers and a teenager injured in a three-hour gunbattle in a rural province in eastern Honduras. Security Minister Oscar Alvarez says a group of criminals shot at...

 

CONCACAF Gold Cup: For Canada coach, game against U.S. close to home

For Stephen Hart, the location can't get much better. As manager of Canada's men's national soccer team, he knows that while he expects a difficult challenge against the United States in the first round of next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup, having the...

 

Forces Fire on Protesters in 3 Cities Across Yemen

Security forces fired on antigovernment protesters in three cities in Yemen on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and wounding more than 100, doctors said. The Yemeni government said it held the political opposition “fully responsible” for any...

 

AG Martha Coakley seeking more info on Connecticut power tax

Attorney General Martha Coakley is trying to find out if a new tax in Connecticut could force Massachusetts homeowners to pay more for their electricity. Coakley is asking the head of ISO New England for an analysis about what impact the tax hike...

 

Cubs Game Day: Defense a priority for slumping Cubs

Matt Garza goes for his first Wrigley Field win tonight as the Cubs and Cardinals try to beat the rain in the second game of the series. Welington Castillo was called up from Triple-A Iowa Wednesday to replace the injured Geovany Soto, and veteran...

 

Hawks Trail Bulls but Are Upbeat About Forcing Game 7

For a team that knows its season could be done in one more game, the Atlanta Hawks are still feeling confident about their chances in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Keep up with the latest news, on the court and off, with The Times's basketball...

 

Superbug bacteria found in Metro Detroit meat

For the first time in the United States, scientists have shown that the antibiotic-resistant bacteria MRSA is sometimes found in meat and poultry available at the neighborhood grocery store. Published online Wednesday in the U.S. Centers for Disease...

 

Congress won't solve the nation's budget woes by spending cuts or tax hikes alone

In recent years, some politicians have called for an "all of the above" approach to energy policy - a mix of renewable, nuclear and conventional power sources. This approach differs from the "drill, baby, drill" fixation on oil and...

 

Our take on: U.S. debt credit rating

Alarm bell Congress and the president can't say they weren't warned. Not now. This week Standard & Poor's threatened to downgrade the United States' top AAA credit rating because the agency isn't confident that Congress and the White House will...

 

Our take on: Imani & Longwood school closings

Cautionary tale With a unanimous vote, the Orange County School Board Tuesday closed the book after less than a year on troubled Imani Elementary Charter Academy, where even basics like textbooks weren't a given. Since its opening last fall, financial...

 
The Fallout for Chiding the Royals in Thailand

The Fallout for Chiding the Royals in Thailand

BANGKOK - For most of his 17-year career, Somsak Jeamteerasakul wrote about the Thai monarchy from what seemed to be the haven of a Bangkok university campus. On Wednesday, Mr. Somsak answered a summons at a police station and was met by 50 riot...

 

Letters to the Editor: Casey Anthony circus, rail money and Imani school closing

Corporate business gets off scot-free in Florida Nothing in Florida's Constitution calls for the state to adequately fund businesses. Florida's Constitution does, however, call for adequately funding a quality public education. The Legislature cut...

 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter
«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31