Jan 01, 2011 16:17 EST
Harlequins came from behind to become the first team to win at Premiership leaders Northampton this season with a hard-fought 16-13 success on Saturday.
Dec 28, 2010 17:44 EST
Ranchers, pecan growers and experts say coal-fired power plant emissions killing Texas trees. Along a stretch of Highway 21, in a pastoral, hilly region of Texas, is a vegetative wasteland. Trees are barren, or covered in gray, dying foliage and peeling bark. Fallen, dead limbs litter the ground where pecan growers and ranchers have watched trees die slow, agonizing deaths.
Dec 20, 2010 20:30 EST
Former president George W. Bush in North Carolina for book-signing at Billy Graham Library. The Rev. Billy Graham rarely appears in public these days, but a visit from former President George W. Bush is enough to bring him out. Hundreds of people lined up at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte on Monday for a chance to get Bush and former first lady Laura Bush to sign copies of their books.
Dec 16, 2010 21:01 EST
The Rev. Billy Graham, son Franklin plan to meet with George W. Bush for NC book event Monday. Former President George W. Bush is planning to meet with the Rev. Billy Graham and his son Franklin during a visit to the evangelist's Charlotte library on Monday.
Dec 12, 2010 03:15 EST
Dec 11, 2010 21:57 EST
Dupree gets 17 points, 11 rebounds as Towson keeps UMBC winless with 86-77 victory. Braxton Dupree scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Towson to an 86-77 victory over winless Maryland-Baltimore County on Saturday night.
Dec 06, 2010 16:52 EST
Utah women take no chances on trip to claim $1 million Idaho Lottery, arrive with safe in tow. A family holding an Idaho Lottery ticket worth $1 million wasn't taking any chances while traveling from their home in Brigham City, Utah,to claim their winnings in Boise.
Dec 05, 2010 03:15 EST
Nov 28, 2010 18:51 EST
More Vt. homes don't have enough nutritious food; families increasingly turning to food shelf. When the Enosburg Food Shelf opened three years ago in this farm country town, organizers expected to serve 60 families a month, at most. Now, an average of 160 take advantage of it.
Nov 17, 2010 03:15 EST
Nov 05, 2010 15:26 EDT
College campus in Atlanta transformed after it adds a football program. For years, Georgia State University struggled to shed its commuter college reputation by building dorms and a student center, hoping to draw more activity to the sleepy downtown Atlanta campus.
Nov 02, 2010 18:58 EDT
Authorities: Longtime mayor of a western Kentucky town dies on eve of bid for new term; was 81. Officials say an 81-year-old mayor in western Kentucky who was seeking reelection has died, hours before voters were to cast ballots.
Oct 20, 2010 15:55 EDT
Pulitzer Prize winner biographer Jon Meacham joining Random House Publishing. Pulitzer Prize winning biographer and former Newsweek editor Jon Meacham will soon be working for the Random House Publishing Group.
Oct 19, 2010 16:58 EDT
Mohawk tribal council stops casino revenue check to NY, saying state violated accord. The St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Council has stopped sharing revenue from the casino along New York's northern border with the state, claiming the exclusivity provision of its gambling compact has been violated.
Oct 13, 2010 23:29 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Chilean miners' rescue that is capturing the world's attention will certainly have a deju-vu effect when the heroic rescue scene is replayed again in the inevitable news program features and movie and book spin-offs.
Oct 11, 2010 11:38 EDT
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday praised Russian President Dmitry Medvedev as a "great visionary" for his efforts to nurture innovation in his energy-dependent economy as he led top tech executives to Moscow.
Oct 10, 2010 18:12 EDT
Tense final hours ahead as passage to surface awaits Chile's 33 trapped miners. A smooth-walled path to daylight awaited 33 trapped miners Sunday as they entered the tense final hours of a two-month odyssey christened in the terror of collapsing rock deep under a Chilean mountain.
Oct 06, 2010 18:33 EDT
Ohio woman admits posing as boy to be with teen girl, pleads guilty to sexual imposition. A 31-year-old woman who posed as a teenage boy, cutting her hair and using male aliases, so she could date teenage girls pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to six months in jail.
Oct 02, 2010 14:47 EDT
London Irish stayed top of the English Premiership rugby union table after a 40-24 win at home to basement club Leeds on Saturday.
Sep 29, 2010 18:43 EDT
Unemployment rates in Southern metro areas in August, at a glance.