Jul 24, 2016

Hurricanes, Lions join Highlanders in Super Rugby semifinals

New Zealand’s Hurricanes and South Africa’s Lions booked their places in the Super Rugby semifinals on Saturday, joining the defending champion Highlanders as three of the last four teams in the tournament were decided. The Wellington-based Hurricanes, last year’s losing finalists, crushed the Sharks ...

Tropical depression lashes holiday-crowded South Carolina shores

May 30, 2016

Tropical depression lashes holiday-crowded South Carolina shores

Tropical Depression Bonnie reached the South Carolina coast early Sunday, bringing heavy rain and rough tides to an area packed with tourists for the Memorial Day weekend. The National Hurricane Center said the center of the storm made landfall just east of Charleston, South ...

Highlanders capture first Super Rugby title

Jul 4, 2015

Highlanders capture first Super Rugby title

Flanker Elliott Dixon scored one try and provided the last pass in another by winger Waisake Naholo as the Highlanders shocked the Hurricanes 21-14 in Saturday’s final to win their first Super Rugby title. Dixon carried four defenders over the goalline for a 39th-minute ...

Mar 29, 2013

Climate change, harsh winters tied

Millions of people in northern Europe are still battling snow and ice, wondering why they are being punished with bitter cold when — officially — spring has arrived and Earth is in the grip of global warming. Yet some scientists, eyeing the fourth year ...