News archive from 29 June 2011

Tiger Woods doesn't know if he'll play in British Open

Newton Square, Pa. - Tiger Woods says he's done playing with pain. Woods said Tuesday he is making progress in his recovery from injuries to his left leg, although he has no idea when he will return to golf. He says he has played with injuries too...

 

Sunset Rocket Launch Tuesday May Surprise East Coast

NASA plans to launch a new military satellite from a Virginia spaceport late Tuesday (June 28), a flight that could potentially create a spectacular sight for skywatchers along the U.S. East Coast. The U.S. Air Force's Minotaur 1 rocket is slated...

 

United States opens with 2-0 win in Women's World Cup

DRESDEN, Germany — Once, twice, three times and then a fourth, Lauren Cheney launched a shot with her foot only to watch it go right into the hands of the North Korean goalkeeper. Finally, she used her head. And just like that, the Americans looked...

Dallas News, 17:02 in Sport
 

Site Made Famous by Indiana Jones Yields Archaeology Treasure Trove

Indiana Jones came so close! Painted, carved and inscribed thousands of years ago, hundreds of stone blocks that most likely formed a sacred temple were discovered in the ancient Egyptian capital once raided on the fictional explorer's quest for...

 

Grains, beans rise on consumer demand

Grains and soybean contracts rose Tuesday as commercial customers like livestock producers took advantage of relatively low prices to buy supplies for animal feed. While corn is still about twice as expensive as it was a year ago, it's more affordable...

 

Orange special education ranks among lowest in state

Orange County's special education department has been given the lowest ranking in Florida this year. The ranking, along with the label "needs intervention," comes after the district missed a variety of targeted goals for four years in a row....

 

Detroit man gets life for murder of federal witness

Detroit- A Detroit man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing a federal witness. U.S. District Judge George Caram Steeh sentenced Herman Norman Johnson, 44, to life in prison Monday. The sentence came more than three months after a jury...

 

National Prevention Strategy aims to keep Americans healthier, living longer

How many federal agencies does it take to make Americans healthy? Seventeen, according to the new National Prevention Strategy released this month. A requirement of the health-care overhaul law passed last year, the National Prevention Strategy for...

 

Poll: Obama leads all potential GOP 2012 nominees

WASHINGTON -- Only 36 percent of registered voters say they'd definitely vote for President Barack Obama next year - but he still tops all Republican challengers in one-on-one matchups, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. The survey also found...

 

'Law & Order: SVU': Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish join the cast for Season 13

Meet the new cast members of "Law & Order: SVU" -- former "Cold Case" regular Danny Pino and "Chase" star Kelli Giddish. Pino will step into the shoes vacated by Christopher Meloni, who left the show last month after...

 

1 dead in attempted car theft on Detroit's southwest side

Detroit - Police continue to investigate a fatal shooting this morning that left a suspected car thief dead. A man was attempting to break into a vehicle outside a home on Horatio on the city's southwest side. "An individual was attempting to...

 
Group of Attackers Storms Hotel in Afghan Capital

Group of Attackers Storms Hotel in Afghan Capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - Several attackers stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital, Kabul, Tuesday night, and witnesses said shooting and a loud explosion were heard as Afghan security forces rushed to the scene. Afghan security forces...

 

Kresge Foundation names 12 artists to 2011 fellowship program

The Kresge Foundation announced its 2011 Kresge Artist Fellowships this afternoon, awarded to 12 Detroit-area visual artists. Each fellow gets $25,000 with no strings attached. The Troy-based foundation received over 450 applications for the annual...

 

Weather is crazy wild card of Daytona race weekend

Joie Chitwood is a weather guy this time of year. Constantly checking for updates on-line. Will it rain? Will there be lightning? Will bad weather steal the thunder from his nighttime spectacle Saturday night? "Those are the elements that you...

 

Napolitano: DHS Not Looking to Deport 'DREAM Act Students'

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano denied that the Obama administration is trying to unilaterally execute immigration policies contained in the stalled DREAM Act -- but at the same time she said it "doesn't make sense" to deport...

Fox News, 17:14 in Politics
 

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