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  • Body of boxing promoter Bob Arum's son, John, found in Washington's North Cascades National Park

     
    Over the Labor Day weekend, veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum received news that the body of his 49-year-old son, John, had been found. John, reported missing Aug. 30, was found dead Friday on the north slope of Storm King Mountain......
  • Taxpayers on hook for sports teams??? former homes

     
    A front page story in today???s New York Times details how New Jersey taxpayers are still on the hook for $266 million in bond payments that remain on the Meadowlands Sports Complex, despite the fact that Giants Stadium has been......
  • Usher announces his 'OMG Tour,' teams with AEG Live for 25 dates

     
    Usher certainly knows how to make up to his fans. After a previously rumored joint tour with fellow R&B heartthrob Chris Brown was nixed, the singer has announced he is kicking off his own outing. With the success of the......
  • Haiku contest celebrates punctuation!

     
    Haiku is a wonderful yet maddening literary form. But here's a novel haiku contest to mark something near and dear to a writer's heart: Good punctuation. It's all in honor of National Punctuation Day — which is right around the corner. Have you...
  • Inspiring story: Downs Syndrome player scores TD in varsity game in Washington state

     
    They run a similar play at the end of practice every day at Snohomish High School, located just north of Seattle. They call it the ‘Ike Special,' when 17-year-old Ike Ditzenberger, who has Down Syndrome, carries the ball through a makeshift...
  • Study Rates 50 U.S. Cities for EV Readiness

     
    A new study rated 50 major metropolitan markets for plug-in electric vehicle readiness, and the leaders include some of the usual suspects ??? and some unexpected ones. The report was prepared by management consulting firm Roland Berger in partnership...
  • How low will he go? Obama approval hits yet another bottom and 54% now say, 'No second term'

     
    Obama approval hits new low. And a majority now sees him unfavorably. But he's still campaigning for others....
  • Scripps College among arts honorees at White House ceremony

     
    First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday honoring youth-oriented arts programs around the country, and one of the honorees comes directly from Southern California. Scripps College in Claremont was a recipient of the...
  • Mr. President, sign my iPad

     
    Obama signs an iPad...
  • Win a 2011 Mazda2 Via Foursquare

     
    Are you one of the millions of people who have succumbed to Foursquare, the latest social networking craze? Well, your addiction to fastidiously documenting your every location may bear more than just a mayorship: You may be eligible to win......
  • Pictures: Tigers, meerkats and … jack-o’-lanterns?

     
    When I was looking Saturday night for a photo to illustrate a story about Halloween, I was struck by how many photos there were of pumpkins … with animals. Big animals. Little animals. Playing with jack-o'-lanterns. Eating jack-o'-lanterns. Who...