Tiger Woods is in danger of missing the 36-hole cut at the Quail Hollow Championship, something that hasn’t happened at a regular U.S. PGA Tour event in five years.
Woods sank an 8-foot putt to birdie the first hole, a 410-yard par-4, but that was only the first up in a real up-and-down second round.
Before he [...]
“I go for a knockout, but I’ll be shocked to see him just laying there on his back like that,” said WBA welterweight champion Sugar Shane Mosley. “Happy, but shocked.”
“They were picking Margarito to win by landslide, and people were worried about my health and saying he was going to retire me.
“I’m saying to [...]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Provenge, a novel technique for fighting prostate cancer, on Thursday. The treatment involves taking a patient’s own white blood cells and using a drug that trains them to more actively attack cancer cells.
The treatment is intended only for men with so-called “metastatic castration-resistant” prostate cancer, for whom [...]
Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana declared a state of emergency Thursday afternoon, saying that the vast oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico “threatens the state’s natural resources.” Federal officials were concerned that the slick could reach the Mississippi River Delta marshes by Thursday evening.
The leak from the oil well, caused by an explosion [...]
Unlike Ulysses, Iron Man 2 is not a masterpiece but it does have style and that is largely thanks to the work of Robert Downey Jnr. The final showdown doesn’t pack the punch to match all that has gone before but in the end it’s Downey Jnr’s charisma and talent that holds the film [...]
Freddy Krueger is back and creepy as ever in the new A Nightmare on Elm Street, but the reboot of Wes Craven’s 1984 slasher classic suffers from merely average performances by the rest of the cast. Freddy’s teenage victims may be afraid to fall asleep, but that doesn’t mean cast members should deliver drowsy performances.
Microsoft has abandoned its free push into the tablet market with a product which, on paper at least, looked better than the Ipad.
“At any given time, across any of our business groups, there are new ideas being investigated, tested, and incubated. It’s in Microsoft’s DNA to continually develop and incubate new technologies to foster productivity [...]
President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder led mourners at a memorial service for Dorothy Height at a packed National Cathedral.
The service was attended by prominent African-American leaders, civil rights activists, lawmakers, and Height’s family members.
“Flash was created during the PC (personal computer) era for PCs and mice,” said Apple chief executive Steve Jobs in an open letter posted at the Cupertino, California-based firm’s website.
The letter, titled “Thoughts on Flash,” offers six reasons why the company has restricted prevented Flash from running on iPhones, iPods and iPads, reasons [...]
“An independent spirit, laser focus, incredible work ethic,” host Ryan Seacrest said of Magnus after announcing her elimination, as the studio audience in Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre stood and saluted her “Idol” run. “I know you did this for your sisters…what impact do you think it’s made on both you and your sisters being a part [...]