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  • Smithsonian institute studies loggerhead shrike's decline

    Researchers at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute are studying the loggerhead shrike to determine why the songbird's population is declining. Peer review literature has reported the songbird's population has declined about 70 percent over the...
  • Belanger's goal in 52nd minute lifts Canada past Swiss 1-0

    John Herdman flew to Quebec in November 2012 for a coaching conference and another matter he considered rather pressing: To bring Josee Belanger back to the national team for a World Cup run at home. Once she could understand the Canadian coach's Geordie...
  • Sunday's games at Women's World Cup

    BRAZIL VS. AUSTRALIA Where: Moncton. Time: 10 a.m. PDT. TV: FS1, Telemundo. The buzz: Brazil is the only team in the tournament that is unbeaten, untied and unscored upon. But the Brazilians have only four goals themselves despite boasting the World...
  • Canadians reign supreme in UCI keirin in T-town

    Canadians reign supreme in UCI keirin in T-town
    Oh Canada! In their final performance as a team at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown, Canada's national team reigned supreme today in the UCI keirin. Hugo Barrette captured the men's keirin and Canadian Olympian Monique Sullivan won...
  • Women's World Cup: Players To Watch In The Knockout Rounds

    Now that Alex Morgan has had a start, look to see more of her at the Women's World Cup. Morgan is one of the most visible players on the U.S. national team, with endorsement deals with Nike, ChapStick and Nationwide Insurance. But Morgan came in as a...
  • Looking at the top players in the Women's World Cup

    Now that Alex Morgan has had a start, look to see more of her at the Women's World Cup. Morgan is one of the most visible players on the U.S. national team, with endorsement deals with Nike, ChapStick and Nationwide Insurance. But Morgan came in as a...
  • Saving monarch butterflies gets boost from milkweed planted in Chicago area

    Saving monarch butterflies gets boost from milkweed planted in Chicago area
    Eight-year-old Allison Penley can count on one hand the number of times she's seen a monarch butterfly on a flower in her backyard: Two. That's not acceptable for the third-grader from Glen Ellyn — and for many others. Residents and agencies...
  • 22 hurt when cruise ship crashes at upstate NY seaway lock

    A cruise ship taking European tourists to Ontario, Canada, crashed into a wall while entering a lock on the St. Lawrence Seaway in northern New York, injuring 19 passengers and three crew members, officials said Friday. The U.S. Coast Guard said the 286-...
  • Wambach's Goal Gives US A 1-0 Win Over Nigeria

    Wambach's Goal Gives US A 1-0 Win Over Nigeria
    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach scored late in the first half and the U.S. women's national team went on to beat Nigeria 1-0 on Tuesday night for a first-place finish in its group at the Women's World Cup. It was Wambach's 14th...
  • Another top Canadian minister says he's leaving politics

    Another prominent member of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government will not seek re-election in Parliament in October. It's a blow to the Conservatives, who have been in power since 2006. Industry Minister James Moore made the announcement...
  • U.S. Advances In Women's World Cup

    VANCOUVER, CANADA — Mission accomplished for the U.S. women's soccer team. Sort of. The U.S. got the result it needed Tuesday, beating Nigeria, 1-0, in its final game of Group D play at the Women's World Cup before a pro-U.S. crowd of 52,193 at BC...