Topic: Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox lead Tampa Bay by two games in the wild-card standings. The Rays were idle; they open a four-game series against the first-place New York Yankees on Tuesday.
09/20/2011 12:54 pm
Federal and state emergency managers are acting decisively in an attempt to avoid the mistakes of hurricane Katrina in 2005. The result has impacted millions of lives.
08/26/2011 08:57 pm
With the economy barely growing and investors bailing out of corporate stocks, the US job market isn't exactly sizzling. But conditions vary by region, with some metro areas showing substantial improvement over the past year, according to the Labor Department. Here are the five large metro areas with the lowest unemployment rates combined with unemployment that is down at least half a percentage point over last year.
08/05/2011 03:24 pm
A-Rod had surgery on Monday. Derek Jeter just came back from a stint on the disabled list. Jeter and A-Rod are among several MLB stars who will miss Tuesday night's Midsummer Classic.
07/12/2011 06:02 pm
MLB Home Run Derby takes place Monday night in Phoenix. Four AL sluggers will face a quartet of NL bashers in the MLB Home Run Derby.
07/11/2011 05:25 pm
We're becoming a nation of food fanatics, signing up for cooking classes, turning into gourmets in the kitchen, and making dining in or out the equivalent of a cultural event. Is America the new France?
07/09/2011 01:05 pm
When NASA's space shuttles launch into orbit, they don't just carry astronauts and supplies into the final frontier. There's a lot of other weird stuff that makes the out-of-this-world journey, too. NASA's last space shuttle mission will launch Friday, July 8 on the Atlantis orbiter to deliver spare parts to the International Space Station. The mission will be the 135th and last flight for the program, which began in 1981. But over the course of 30 years, the space shuttles have flown some peculiar objects into orbit. The list of odd stuff that flew aboard the shuttles is a long one, and includes the Olympic torch, a replica of the golden spike from the First Transcontinental Railroad, and rocks from the top of Mount Everest and the surface of the moon, just to name a few. Here nine recent space oddities carried into orbit on NASA shuttles:
07/08/2011 03:53 pm
This gripping tale of the American legend blends myth and fact to create a nuanced portrait of The Mick.
07/02/2011 11:30 am
NFL lockout shows signs of ending. But if NFL lockout isn't settled, it could be because of owner-vs.-owner issues.
06/27/2011 09:55 am
Did organizers of the Republican Leadership Conference give an Obama impersonator the hook because of racially insensitive jokes or because he was making digs at GOP candidates? Hard to say. But the RLC should have known what was coming.
06/20/2011 06:23 pm