Hours after the Syrian government classified the protests as an 'armed insurrection,' Syrian forces used live bullets and tear gas on protesters camping out in Homs' main square.
Troy Polamalu, he of the insured hair, had the best-selling jersey over a 12-month period. Troy Polamalu and the Steelers are still smarting from their Super Bowl loss to the Packers this past February.
Geoffrey Mutai, of Kenya, won the Boston Marathon on Monday with the fastest time in history, but an IAAF rule will keep it out of the record books.
North Carolina averages 19 tornadoes a year. More than 60 hit the state over the weekend, part of a 'family' of 243 tornadoes that spun across the South, killing at least 43.
Federal officials are moving swiftly to correct the conditions that have left air traffic controllers dozing. On Sunday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced four immediate changes to FAA procedures.
Tax refunds are expected by fewer Americans this year, according to an AP poll. A slight majority say their taxes are fair.
Combined with earlier reported fatalities in Arkansas and Oklahoma, the confirmed death toll had risen to 16 by early Saturday — the nation's deadliest storm of the season.
If Gov. Nathan Deal signs an immigration bill passed Thursday by the legislature, expect court challenges. But also expect it to give momentum to similar bills being debated in Alabama, Florida, and several other states.
Jamie Oliver had smashing successes in England and Huntington, W. Va., where he has hosted his 'Food Revolution' show in past seasons. This season he's in LA, and the city has yet to embrace him. Will a dejected Jamie Oliver give up on the City of Angels?
The spending deal that averted a government shutdown passed the House and Senate Thursday. But a recent report suggests it cuts only $352 million this year, not $39 billion.