RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — From the day Mariana Migon discovered she was pregnant, she knew she wanted a natural birth. So just weeks before her due date, the first-time mother abandoned her obstetrician, her health plan and her private hospital room for the free public hospital in downtown Rio — where she had a [...]
Paul Ryan’s journey from congressman to vice-presidential candidate was cloaked in secrecy worthy of a big-screen thriller.
Trust the British to get it right — in the end. When it comes to taking stock on London 2012, I believe the London Games will be regarded as having brought the Olympics concept home.
America’s all-star Olympic women’s basketball team won its fifth consecutive gold medal in the women’s basketball finals against France Saturday afternoon in London by a score of 86-50. American teams had won four straight golds and 40 consecutive games coming into Saturday’s final, winning most of their games this year by 30 to 40 points. [...]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 67-year-old Virginia man out-spelled four of his cousins to capture first place at this year’s AARP National Spelling Bee.
NEW YORK (AP) — Transportation Security Administration officers at Boston’s Logan International Airport are alleging that a program intended to help flag possible terrorists based on passengers’ mannerisms has led to rampant racial profiling, a newspaper reported Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A newspaper says Transportation Security Administration officers at Boston’s Logan International Airport are alleging that a program intended to help flag possible terrorists based on passengers’ mannerisms has led to racial profiling.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is inviting school districts across the country to compete for almost $400 million in grants through the Race to the Top program.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The announcement of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s running mate came together in deep secret.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Temperatures are soaring into triple digits across the western United States as a continuing heat wave strained energy supplies and sent thousands to beaches, lakes and shopping malls in search of cooler climes.