Lee Westwood took the first round lead at the Masters tournament at Augusta National for the first time in his career, shooting a 5-under 67. Tiger Woods shot par, and Rory McIlroy shot one under par. Phil Mickelson struggled.
The Japanese 'ghost ship' – derelict vessel had been set adrift by last year's tsunami – was sunk to avoid potential navigation hazards. The ghost ship took about four hours to sink after a US Coast Guard cutter fired on it.
Attorney General Eric Holder affirmed Thursday that the judiciary has power to review laws of the land, in reply to a US judge who had taken umbrage at an Obama comment questioning judicial review of his health care law. Obama's remark was consistent with that principle, Holder added.
To get a sense of the historic arc Major League Baseball has taken over just the past 100 years, hop on our time machine and review some of its key news and developments at 10-year intervals, beginning in 1912.
In Virginia, a 2012 battleground state, women prefer Obama to Mitt Romney by 13 percentage points, polls show. Analysts say Virginia reflects the national outlook, which could bode well for the president come November.
As the galleries ooh and ahh over all the incredible shotmaking at this week’s Masters tournament, the players and officials know they must quietly uphold even the most obscure rules. These sometimes are a mystery to the casual golf crowd. Take this quiz to see how well you know the rules.