Thousands attend slain Muslim girl's funeral in Virginia

Jun 22, 2017

Thousands attend slain Muslim girl's funeral in Virginia

Thousands of mourners left their cars as traffic overflowed and walked more than a mile to reach Wednesday’s funeral of a 17-year-old Muslim girl whose beating death, blamed by police on road rage, has some in her community fearing for their safety. Nabra Hassanen, ...

U.S. House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

/ Jun 15, 2017

U.S. House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, officials said. His wounds were not believed to be life-threatening. Alexandria police said a suspect in the shooting was in custody. A congressional aide said Scalise ...

Syracuse beats top-seeded Virginia

Mar 28, 2016

Syracuse beats top-seeded Virginia

Malachi Richardson and Syracuse scrapped and fought their way from the bubble to the Final Four. Richardson scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half, and Syracuse extended its improbable run with a 68-62 victory over top-seeded Virginia on Sunday. The Orange ...

Late bucket lifts Syracuse

Mar 26, 2016

Late bucket lifts Syracuse

Every part of it paid off for Syracuse. The Orange learned and persevered during a trying season. When Michael Gbinije and company got in trouble Friday night, they were ready. Gbinije made a go-ahead layup with 22 seconds left, and Syracuse advanced to its ...