KABUL — Roadside bombs — the biggest killer of U.S. soldiers —
claimed eight more American lives Tuesday, driving the U.S. death
toll to a record level for the third time in four months as
President Obama nears a decision on a new strategy for the troubled
PORTLAND, Maine — Shiloh Pepin, a girl who was born with fused
legs, a rare condition often called "mermaid syndrome," and gained
a wide following on the Internet and national television, has died.
She was 10.
Instant replay is about to invade high school athletics. A new
rule will be introduced during the 2009-2010 high school basketball
season that will allow the final shot to be reviewed by video if it
occurs in a game-changing, game-deciding situation during the
closing seconds of the state ch…