News archive from 28 May 2011, page 13

Skunk tests positive for rabies in Pinal County

Pinal County health officials have issued a rabies advisory after another skunk has tested positive for the fatal disease. They're also urging county residents to have their animals vaccinated against the fatal disease. Authorities say a man in the...


Duke falls to Maryland in NCAA women's lacrosse semifinal

STONY BROOK, N.Y. Katie Schwarzmann had four goals and two assists and fellow Tewaaraton Award finalist Sarah Mollison scored four goals for No. 1 Maryland (21-1) in a 14-8 win over No. 5 Duke in the NCAA semifinals at Stony Brook...

Jackets steal win from Pack in 15th

Jackets steal win from Pack in 15th

DURHAM DURHAM -- Of all the odd things in Georgia Tech's 6-5 win over N.C. State on Thursday night, the way the winning run scored may have been the strangest. Georgia Tech's Mott Hyde stole home with two outs in the top of the 15th inning to lift the...


Astros LHP Wandy Rodriguez undergoing MRI on left elbow

HOUSTON (AP) - Astros starter Wandy Rodriguez will undergo a precautionary MRI on Saturday because of discomfort in his left elbow Friday. Rodriguez will not make his scheduled start Saturday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Bud Norris will start in...


Indy 500 drivers concerned about safety

INDIANAPOLIS - Vehemently and overwhelmingly, drivers who will compete Sunday in the 100th anniversary Indianapolis 500 predicted the race could turn into chaos because of two-abreast restarts. None was more vocal than pole-sitter Alex Tagliani....


Congo officials: Rwanda genocide suspect arrested

KINSHASA, Congo - The suspected leader of an extremist Hutu militia was arrested in eastern Congo after years on the run, a Congolese official said Friday. Bernard Munyagishari was wanted on charges of genocide and other crimes. North Kivu governor...

Chron, 20:20 in World News

HuffPo launches Canadian site

TORONTO - Arianna Huffington, co-founder of the popular news hub The Huffington Post, is expanding to Canada in the first of several planned openings abroad, the media mogul said Friday. Huffington was in Toronto this week to launch Huffington Post...

Chron, 20:20 in World News
Newt Gingrich: Tie debt ceiling to Boeing union fight

Newt Gingrich: Tie debt ceiling to Boeing union fight

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Friday raised the ante on the fight between Boeing Co. and the National Labor Relations Board, an emerging issue in this key early-primary state. Making his first visit to South Carolina as a...

Ball Marks, Not Instant Replay, Are Final Word on Clay

Ball Marks, Not Instant Replay, Are Final Word on Clay

PARIS - It happens in almost every match, and sometimes several times. A ball hits the court. A line judge makes a call. A player disagrees. The latest news and analysis from all of the 2011 major tournaments. Straight Sets RSS Feed | Atom Go to the...


Winner of Derby Will Run in Belmont

Horse racing is halfway to a Triple Crown rubber match after the trainer of Animal Kingdom, the Kentucky Derby winner, said that the colt would come to New York for the Belmont Stakes. The trainer, Graham Motion, said that Animal Kingdom was none the...

This Time, Wade Knows How Hard It Is

This Time, Wade Knows How Hard It Is

In June 2006, Dwyane Wade was a buoyant, boyish 24-year-old with an armful of shiny trophies and a perfectly naïve vision of the future. The Miami Heat had just claimed the N.B.A. championship, with Wade as the most valuable player. And Wade was...


Northern Ireland: Bomb Found

Four men and a woman suspected of being Irish Republican Army dissidents were arrested Friday after British Army experts defused a pipe bomb in Belfast, the provincial capital of Northern Ireland, the police said. Officers arrested two of the...


Vatican: Catholic Church Hosts International Conference on AIDS

The Vatican on Friday welcomed AIDS experts from around the world for a two-day symposium on preventing H.I.V. and caring for people with the virus, just months after Pope Benedict XVI, left, made groundbreaking comments about condoms and AIDS....


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