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Saturday, June 06, 2015
It took nearly four decades, but a horse has once again attained the honor that some call the most difficult achievement in sports: American Pharoah, after winning the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes, ran to victory in the Belmont Stakes as well.
He's the first Triple Crown winner since ...
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Updated at 11:40 a.m. ET
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has broken his leg in a bike crash outside of Geneva, the State Department has confirmed.
"Secretary Kerry broke his right femur in a bicycling accident this morning in Scionzier, France," State Department spokesman John Kirby says.
"Given the ...
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Updated at 7 p.m. EDT
Amtrak will be restoring rail service between Philadelphia and New York at 5:30 Monday morning, the rail service announced Sunday.
Service between the two cities had been shut down since Tuesday, when train 188 derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight and wounding more than 200....
Saturday, May 16, 2015
American Pharoah is the king of the nation's horse races this month: in a driving rain, the Kentucky Derby winner took home top prize at the Preakness Stakes Saturday.
Ridden by Victor Espinoza, he left the other horses at Pimlico Race Course eating his mud; with an unofficial time of ...
Sunday, May 03, 2015
Updated 4 a.m. ET Monday:
NPR's Wade Goodwyn reports: Organizers of the contests for cartoons and caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad had hired 40 off-duty police and security officers — including some members of local SWAT teams — in anticipation of the possibility of trouble. The evening, billed as a ...
Saturday, May 02, 2015
American Pharoah, ridden by Victor Espinoza, has won the 141st Kentucky Derby with a time of 2:03:02.
He raced to victory before the largest Derby crowd ever — 170,513, reports The Associated Press.
American Pharoah, owned by Ahmed Zayat, was the favorite heading into the race at Churchill Downs in ...
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Jordan Spieth, 21, has won the Masters with a record-tying score, 18 under par.
Spieth led from the first round of the tournament in Augusta, Ga. — a feat last achieved by Raymond Floyd in 1976.
On Sunday, reports the AP, no other contender truly threatened Spieth's dominance:
Sunday, April 05, 2015
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Saturday, April 04, 2015
Wisconsin defeated Kentucky 71-64 in Saturday's nail-biter second Final Four game Saturday, breaking the Wildcats' winning streak; the Badgers meet Duke to play for the men's college basketball title.
The faceoff between Kentucky and Wisconsin, both top-seeded teams, was highly anticipated. On the line for the undefeated Wildcats: their shot ...
Friday, March 27, 2015
#NPRreads is a new feature we're testing out on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers throughout our newsroom will share pieces that have kept them reading. They'll share tidbits on Twitter using the #NPRreads hashtag, and on occasion we'll share a longer ...
Sunday, March 15, 2015
March Madness has begun: The NCAA has announced the seeds for the 2015 men's basketball tournament.
As expected, Kentucky is seeded first in the Midwest Region, and is also the top seed overall. If the thus-far undefeated team wins the tournament, they'll be the first undefeated men's basketball team in ...
Thursday, March 05, 2015
For sale: lovingly handcrafted shares of Etsy stock, proudly produced in the USA by a team of entrepreneurs, designers and coders. Please note, there may be some variation in size, color and profits.
A decade ago, Etsy launched as a way for crafters and DIY-ers to sell their handmade goods ...
Monday, February 23, 2015
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) took home the best picture award at the 87th annual Academy Awards; the film also earned director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárittu the Oscar for directing.
Julianne Moore won best actress for her work in Still Alice, and Eddie Redmayne won best actor for his ...
Sunday, January 18, 2015
As a cold rain poured down, the New England Patriots crushed the Super Bowl dreams of the Indianapolis Colts with a 45-7 victory.
The Patriots established their lead early, scoring two touchdowns in the first quarter. The Colts scored one touchdown in the second quarter, but after a Patriots field ...
Saturday, January 17, 2015
President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday will call for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and tax credits for the middle class, The Associated Press reports, citing anonymous senior administration officials.
The proposed tax changes will include raising the capital gains rate on couples making over half a ...
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Updated at 10:15 p.m. ET
Ships and planes have resumed the search for AirAsia flight QZ8501, which lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday. The search efforts, which were suspended overnight, picked up again at dawn, The Associated Press reports.
Bambang Soelistyo, the head of Indonesia's search and rescue ...
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Update at 8:30 p.m. ET
Two New York police officers were ambushed and fatally shot while sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Saturday. The suspected gunman has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
In a press conference, New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton said the officers, ...
Sunday, December 14, 2014
When it comes to the perfect holiday sweater, for many people, cheesy is good — tacky is better — and astonishingly ugly is best of all.
The demand for ugly holiday sweaters has reached such a height that it's changed how businesses stock for the season, as Eleanor Klibanoff ...
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Update at 1:33 a.m. ET
An undisclosed number of hostages are being held at a chocolate shop and cafe in Sydney, Australia. Reuters is reporting that police say they've made contact with the gunman and that TV footage showed three then two more people running from the scene. The ...