Archive for October, 2009
Andy Pettitte gave up more runs than he had in any of his first three starts this postseason but got them back by singling home the tying run and scoring the go-ahead tally.
A man faces charges of arson after he allegedly set fire to a section of Memorial Park, which houses the remains of victims of September 11, 2001, attacks, police said Saturday.
Rescuers were still searching Saturday for nine people missing in the Pacific off the southern California coast after a Coast Guard plane and a Marine helicopter collided Thursday night.
The parents of a girl who was gang-raped at a California high school urged the community Saturday to channel its anger "through positive action," according to a pastor.
An Iraqi man accused of running down his daughter because she had become "too Westernized" is being held on two counts of aggravated assault, police said.
Six Uyghurs -- Muslims from Southern China -- who were imprisoned in the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were transferred Saturday to the South Pacific island nation of Palau, an Obama administration official said.
You'd think I would have learned by now never to doubt Iowa. Silly me. Early in the third quarter Saturday, after Ricky Stanzi's third of five interceptions set up Indiana at the Hawkeyes' four-yard line with a chance to possibly go up 28-7, I made the mistake of posting this prophecy on Twitter: "I don't see Iowa comeback happening today. Their offense, not that great to begin with, is all out of sorts. Four [turnovers]."
Police have identified the man whose shooting of another man outside a store in Naples, Italy, was captured by a surveillance camera, the Italian news agency ANSA reported Saturday.
A suspect in a massive double bomb attack in Baghdad grabbed a guard's weapon and shot dead an investigator, before being shot himself, the Interior Ministry said Saturday.
The fourth typhoon to hit the Philippines in a month came ashore east of Manila today, bringing heavy rain, flooding, and washing away shanty houses.