In New York on Saturday night, athletes of a different breed competed in a display of canine finesse and dexterity. Many won. If any lost, none knew it. Not one shed a tear.
Is there already one or more “black widow” in or near Sochi, Russia, who might be determined to set off a suicide bomb at the site of next month’s Winter Olympics?
Headlines such as this come along every few months: “Delta To Honor Extremely Cheap Mistake Fares.”
Tennis great Billie Jean King and ice hockey medalist Caitlin Cahow are certainly qualified to be members of the U.S. delegation at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.
Months ahead of the Winter Olympics in Russia, where controversy surrounds a law that targets homosexuality, the U.S. Olympic Committee adds protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation to its policies.
An estimated 7 million people have been shut out at 12 of the busiest and biggest U.S. national parks, costing parks and nearby communities about $76 million in lost visitor spending for each day the partial government shutdown drags on.
It will be Tokyo, not Istanbul or Madrid, who hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee and its president, Jacques Rogge, announced in Buenos Aires Saturday.
Cosmonauts will carry an official Sochi 2014 Olympic torch to the International Space Station, and then out on a spacewalk.
Utah could give Mitt Romney his largest margin on Election Day, but the state’s biggest newspaper is rooting for his rival. The Tribune’s editorial board says the Romney it praised for turning around the 2002 Olympics is not the same Romney running for president in 2012.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Jordan Clarke, Janay DeLoach, and Trevor Dunbar are trying to earn spots on the U.S. Olympic Team this week.