| Mar 8, 2010
The Detroit Lions have traded two late-round draft picks to acquire cornerback Chris Houston from the Atlanta Falcons.
The Lions also released defensive end Dewayne White today while announcing the re-signing of tight end Will Heller to a three-year deal...
| Mar 21, 2010
Patrick Nyaleta was a cow herder by the time he was 6. Like many rural Kenyans, his father measured his wealth in cattle and needed his children to tend them.
One day, Patrick threw a rock at a wayward cow, killing it — the Kenyan equivalent of...
| Sep 13, 2007
ALPINE, CALIF. -- When Keli and Dan Cadenhead came home from dinner that Saturday in October 2003, the sky north of their hilltop house was glowing orange. They watched all night as the light intensified, filled the horizon, finally reared its flaming...
| Sep 26, 2009
| 8:11 PM
Buried deep within the governor's annual budget - a document the size of a big-city phone book - is an inventory of virtually everything imaginable that Pennsylvania does not tax. Scores of tax credits, deductions, exemptions and exclusions make up the...
| Sep 27, 2009
The Detroit Lions ended their 19-game losing streak by holding off the Washington Redskins 19-14 Sunday afternoon on FOX 17.
The Lions jumped out to a 13-0 halftime bulge and were never headed as Matthew Stafford threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to...
| Oct 4, 2009
Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes and ran for another Sunday at Soldier Field and the Chicago Bears pulled away in the second half to beat the Detroit Lions 48-24 after the Lions snapped their 19-game NFL losing streak last week.
Matt Forte ran for...
| Oct 5, 2009
The Bears were outgained and shown up by a rookie hotshot quarterback. Their offense was atrocious on third downs, and they lost their two best wide receivers to injuries in the course of the game.
But this one will feel good, really good, for every...
| Oct 18, 2009
Aaron Rodgers got knocked around again but still managed to have a big day against the Detroit Lions' defense, throwing for 358 yards with two touchdowns and an interception in the Green Bay Packers' 26-0 National Football League victory Sunday at Lambeau...
| Nov 8, 2009
The Seattle Seahawks overcame a 17-0 deficit at the end of the first quarter and outscored the Detroit Lions 32-3 during the final three periods to secure a 32-20 victory in NFL action Sunday afternoon at Qwest Field.
Coach Jim Mora's Seahawks fell...
| Nov 9, 2009
| 1:27 PM
A wild white-tailed deer jumped into a lion exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Zoo Sunday afternoon, Nov. 8. There were two adult female lions in the habitat, one of which caught, trapped and injured the young adult doe. Zoo staff successfully...
| Sep 28, 2004
The robotic shark sat on a pedestal at the far end of the room, its metal teeth gleaming in the soft glow of the Jackson Lake Lodge's grand lobby. As a hundred-some wildlife filmmakers, producers and TV execs sipped cocktails, Phil Fairclough, senior vice...
| Dec 17, 2001
New walls have sprung up around Paul Keim's workplace to safeguard the deadly vials kept within it. He has new keys, an electronic security card--even bought his first pager so he'll always be reachable.
The reason is anthrax. The lanky, bespectacled...