News archive from 13 August 2012

Violence leaves 3 dead in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY -- The Mexico City Attorney General's Office says that two people were killed by gunfire outside a bar in the capital and authorities found a head belonging to a dismembered body discovered the previous day. A statement from the office...

 

Jaguars release WR Evans

The Jacksonville Jaguars released wide receiver Lee Evans on Sunday. Evans, who the Jaguars signed as a free agent in April, spent the first seven seasons of his NFL career with the Bills before playing for the Ravens last year. Originally selected...

 
Ryu's birdie string gives her win in Farr LPGA

Ryu's birdie string gives her win in Farr LPGA

SYLVANIA, Ohio -- A birdie binge drove So Yeon Ryu to victory in the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic. Ryu rode a string of six straight birdies in the middle of her round to a 9-under 62 and a seven-stroke victory Sunday at Highland Meadows. The 22-year-old...

 
Andy Murray tries to get geared up after gold

Andy Murray tries to get geared up after gold

CINCINNATI -- Andy Murray's gold medal is back home on a cabinet somewhere. He hasn't even had time to pick an appropriate spot for the grandest prize of his career. His more immediate challenge is getting back in form for the U.S. Open. Murray left...

 

Violence leaves 3 dead in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY The Mexico City Attorney General's Office says that two people were killed by gunfire outside a bar in the capital and authorities found a head belonging to a dismembered body discovered the previous day. A statement from the office said...

 

Dave Barry: Lose the microphone twits and mushy peas, but everything else was delightful

LONDON And so the time has come, after three weeks at the Olympics, to pack our suitcases, pour gasoline on them and set them on fire, because we have been recycling our underwear to the point where it can never be used again except for biological...

 
Lifetime's 'The Week the Women Went' gives dads an eye-opener

Lifetime's 'The Week the Women Went' gives dads an eye-opener

Darnell Wilson is frozen like a deer in headlights. He looks directly into the camera, eyes buggy and wide, and admits he's not sure how he'll cope with the challenge in front of him. The source of his anxiety might send shivers down a lot of men's...

 
Birmingham area law enforcement urges local Sikhs to report hate crimes

Birmingham area law enforcement urges local Sikhs to report hate crimes

View full sizeCeremony at Sikh temple in Bessemer on Aug. 12, 2012 to honor victims of Aug. 5, 2012 shooting at Sikh temple in Wisconsin.BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Anyone who believes they have been a victim of a hate crime should step forward and report...

 

Violence leaves 3 dead in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY - The Mexico City Attorney General's Office says that two people were killed by gunfire outside a bar in the capital and authorities found a head belonging to a dismembered body discovered the previous day. A statement from the office...

 

Obama calls Ryan the GOP's 'ideological leader'

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama is calling Mitt Romney's running mate the "ideological leader" of Republicans in Congress. He says that ideology has led to gridlock, dysfunction and a top-down approach to growing the economy. Addressing...

 

Romney signals support for more Medicare choices

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney says that he and running mate Paul Ryan have talked about providing people more Medicare choices and making sure the program doesn't change for current seniors or those nearing retirement. Ryan says to preserve benefits for...

 

A look at where Paul Ryan stands on the issues

WASHINGTON -- A look at where Republican running mate Paul Ryan, a congressman from Wisconsin, stands on a selection of issues: --- Budget: Ryan is the primary author of conservative tax and spending blueprints that Republicans on the House approved...

 

Obama calls Ryan the GOP's 'ideological leader'

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling Mitt Romney's running mate the "ideological leader" of Republicans in Congress.He says that ideology has led to gridlock, dysfunction and a top-down approach to growing the economy.Addressing...

Chron, 17:14 in Politics
 

Romney signals support for more Medicare choices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney says that he and running mate Paul Ryan have talked about providing people more Medicare choices and making sure the program doesn't change for current seniors or those nearing retirement.Ryan says to preserve benefits...

Chron, 17:14 in Politics
 

Team USA back on top in gold, overall medals counts

LONDON - Freestyle wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Olympics with two objectives: to become the champion in the 163-pound weight class and to restore Team USA to what he considered its rightful place atop the gold-medal list. China had...

 

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