News archive from 23 June 2011

Report: Palin Ends 'One Nation' Bus Tour of America

As Republicans breathlessly await a decision by Sarah Palin on whether she will throw her hat into the 2012 presidential race, the former Alaska governor appears to be taking some downtime, including a break from her "One Nation" bus tour...

Fox News, 17:02 in Politics
 

U-M lacrosse team adds assistant coach, director of operations

Head coach John Paul announced Wednesday the addition of two staff members to Michigan's men's lacrosse program - assistant coach Ken Broschart and director of operations Joe Hennessy. The U-M men's lacrosse team recently was elevated to varsity...

 

Latest developments in Arab world's unrest

--- SYRIA The Syrian regime, besieged by street protests at home and condemnation abroad,lashes out at European governments for threatening a new round of sanctions and accuses the West of trying to sow chaos and conflict in the Arab nation. Foreign...

 

Panel to pregnant moms: Get whooping cough shots

ATLANTA -- A federal advisory panel is recommending that pregnant women get vaccinated against whooping cough. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices on Wednesday voted to recommend the shot for pregnant women who previously were not...

 

Mark Cuban: Title proves sound management of Mavericks

DALLAS - Dallas Mavericks majority owner Mark Cuban’s attorneys are telling a judge that an NBA title proves the judge should reject calls by minority owner Ross Perot Jr. for a court-appointed receiver to run the team. In a court filing Tuesday,...

 

Travelers Championship produced 3 first-time tour winners in 5 years; Watson looks to defend

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - Bubba Watson won his first PGA Tour title last year in the Travelers Championship, becoming the third player in five seasons to break through at the event. J.J. Henry, a Connecticut native, won in 2006 and Hunter Mahan took the...

 

White Sox activate Jake Peavy from DL

CHICAGO -- White Sox right-hander Jake Peavy was activated from the 15-day disabled list to start Wednesday night's game against the Cubs at U.S. Cellular Field. Peavy went on the DL for the second time this season on June 8 with a strained groin....

 
Icy Saturn Moon May Have Ocean Beneath Its Surface

Icy Saturn Moon May Have Ocean Beneath Its Surface

Five years ago, scientists discovered that Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons, had geyserlike plumes spewing water vapor and ice particles. RSS Feed Get Science News From The New York Times » These plumes originate from a salt-water reservoir,...

 

Travelers sets up well for 1st-time wins

CROMWELL, Conn. -- Bubba Watson won his first PGA Tour title last year in the Travelers Championship, becoming the third player in five seasons to break through at the event. J.J. Henry, a Connecticut native, won in 2006 and Hunter Mahan took the...

 

Jason Terry: Arizona title more exciting than Mavericks title; Dirk singing 'God awful'

Mavericks guard Jason Terry joined ESPN.com for a live chat Wednesday morning. Terry discussed several topics including which playoff series was the most difficult, who texted him before Game 6 of the Finals and his thoughts on Dirk Nowitzki's...

Dallas News, 17:07 in Sport
 

Body found in Detroit River ID'd

A man, found in the Detroit River earlier this month, has been identified, police announced today. According to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, the body was identified as that of Orlando DeShawn Coleman, 25. Coleman’s death is being ruled a...

 

Border Patrol agent frees woman, child from burning car, DPS says

A Border Patrol agent rescued a Tucson woman and a 3-year-old from a burning vehicle over the weekend, using his service weapon to shoot a window and free the mother and child, officials disclosed Wednesday. State Department of Public Safety officials...

 

Ramirez to DH, bat third for Cubs

Aramis Ramirez will serve as the designated hitter in the unfamiliar role as third-place hitter Wednesday night as the Cubs attempt to win the three-game City Series against the White Sox. Ramirez has batted third only once this season. He has batted...

 

Man stuck on crane at ship channel

Channelview firefighters were working this afternoon to rescue a man who was stuck on a crane near the Houston Ship Channel, according to reports. The man, whose identity was not released, apparently was working on the crane about 3 p.m. when the...

Chron, 17:09 in Regional
 

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