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Tiger Woods suffers serious leg injuries in car wreck

Golf Feb 24, 2021

Tiger Woods suffers serious leg injuries in car wreck

Golfing champion Tiger Woods was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Tuesday with severe leg injuries suffered when his car swerved off a road and rolled down a steep hillside, requiring rescue crews to pry him from the wreckage.

Shambolic Venezuela's biggest threat? Itself.

World Feb 23, 2014

Shambolic Venezuela's biggest threat? Itself.

Late President Hugo Chavez used to call it "la revolucion bonita" (the pretty revolution), but the world looked at Venezuela last week and saw only ugliness. Protesters gunned down in the streets, barricades in flames, chaos. One of the dead was a 22-year-old beauty ...

Cory Booker: hope, hype — and heir to Barack Obama?

World / Politics Aug 30, 2013

Cory Booker: hope, hype — and heir to Barack Obama?

If Cory Booker were a television character you might think the writers were over-egging things a bit. Tall, athletic, handsome, he is an ambitious politician with a flair for drama. He rescues a woman from a burning building, saves a freezing dog, chases a ...

Tech elite's wealth sows divisions in San Francisco

World Jun 1, 2013

Tech elite's wealth sows divisions in San Francisco

Every morning and every evening the fleet glides through the city, hundreds of white buses with tinted windows navigating San Francisco's rush hour. From the pavement you can see your reflection in the windows, but you can't see in. The buses have no markings ...