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  • U.S. figure skating flop not the end of the world

    U.S. figure skating flop not the end of the world
    Let's get the worst news out of the way right now. For the first time since 1994 and just the second in the last 50 years, Team USA came home from the World Figure Skating Championships without a medal. This time, at the meet and season that ended...
  • Obama continues to underestimate Putin

    Obama continues to underestimate Putin
    "The United States does not view Europe as a battleground between East and West, nor do we see the situation in Ukraine as a zero-sum game. That's the kind of thinking that should have ended with the Cold War." — President Barack Obama, March 24...
  • Djokovic beats Nadal for fourth Miami title

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic tamed world number one Rafa Nadal 6-3 6-3 to claim his fourth Sony Open title on Sunday, denying the Spaniard a maiden win on the Miami hardcourts. The win was the second straight Masters series title for the second...
  • 'Frozen' Becomes the Highest-Grossing Animated Film Ever

    Disney's animated tentpole "Frozen" has continued its wildly successful run in international markets to become to biggest animated pic ever, bringing its total to $1.072 billion this weekend after opening in its final market, Japan. The competition to...
  • For Japanese Americans, a backtrack to a sad past at Santa Anita

    For Japanese Americans, a backtrack to a sad past at Santa Anita
    As thoroughbreds were groomed and prepped for the day's races, a group of elderly Japanese Americans circled the stables of Santa Anita in a tram. For six months in 1942, they lived here, in the same stalls where horses had slept, before being shipped...
  • No medals for U.S. figure skaters at worlds

    No medals for U.S. figure skaters at worlds
    Let’s get the worst news out of the way right now. For the first time since 1994 and just the second time in the last 50 years, Team USA is coming home from the World Figure Skating Championships without a medal. This time, at the meet that...
  • Obama vs. Putin: The mismatch

    "The United States does not view Europe as a battleground between East and West; nor do we see the situation in Ukraine as a zero-sum game. That's the kind of thinking that should have ended with the Cold War." — Barack Obama, March 24 Should....
  • No medal, but Abbott wins extra worlds spot for U.S. skaters

    No medal, but Abbott wins extra worlds spot for U.S. skaters
    Jeremy Abbott did not win a medal, but Abbott's performance at his final figure skating competition still will count as something of a triumph. By finishing fourth in the free skate and fifth overall Friday at the World Figure Skating Championships in...
  • Last member of S. Fla. psychic fraud family sentenced

    Last member of S. Fla. psychic fraud family sentenced
    A South Florida "psychic" who admitted she defrauded about $1.2 million from clients – including a mentally ill man who was hearing voices – was sentenced to nearly 3 1/2 years in federal prison Friday. Cynthia Miller, 36, who ran the...
  • Berdych, Nishikori withdrawals shake up Miami Masters

    MIAMI (Reuters) - World number one Rafa Nadal and number two Novak Djokovic advanced to the final of the Sony Open in shocking fashion, receiving walkovers after their opponents pulled out of the tournament within hours of each other on Friday....
  • Bulletin Board

    Saturday Art Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, CityPlace, 700 S. Rosemary Ave., downtown West Palm Beach. Event features gallery-style booths with paintings, jewelry, ceramics, sculptures. Live music. Free. Visit ArtFestival.com or call 561-...
  • Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance to Sony Open final in walkovers

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point Friday. Both received walkovers when their semifinal opponents withdrew for health reasons. That left Nadal and Djokovic...