Marking the presidential elections in Algeria last week and the upcoming votes in Iraq, Egypt, and Syria, Marc Lynch reflects on Arab voting, past and present: In the years following 2011, there was reason to hope for something more from Arab elections – hopes vindicated to varying degrees by competitive, surprising, reasonably free and fair, and meaningful […]
The Charlotte Bobcats hope to even their series with the Miami Heat at a game apiece, and they'll do so hoping Al Jefferson can play through injury. There won't be moral victories for the Charlotte Bobcats after falling to the Miami Heat in Game 1 of their first-round series, not with center Al Jefferson injuring his foot. Show More Summary
Phil Davis will step inside the Octagon for the 11th time on Saturday at UFC 172, and it will be his most important fight as a professional fighter. He is in desperate need of a victory if he hopes to stay a credible challenger for the UFC's light heavyweight strap. The Penn State graduate began his professional career 4-0. Show More Summary
This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? Read more...
As the title race in Italy is virtually over, attention is shifting to what is going on at the bottom of the table. Five teams are looking to battle it out in the final games of the season, all hoping not to slip into Serie B. Some look...Show More Summary
New Sonic locations will open in Seattle, San Diego, Los Angeles, Buffalo, and Rochester within the next several years, but whether the company can hit their lofty target remains to be seen.
Divers have found no air pockets where passengers might have taken refuge. They have, however, retrieved more bodies. The number of confirmed deaths has topped 150. An equal number remain missing.
Acura fans hoping to ditch their TL or TSX for an all-new 2015 TLX in time for the start of the summertime driving season will have to make do until sometime later this summer, as the automaker has delayed the launch of its newest sedan. Autoblog reports the reasoning behind delaying both press and customer […]
Eugene, Oregon freelance writer Hudson Hongo has taken scenes from the 1977 film Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and reimagined them with terrible sound design. He dubbed over everything from the vocals to the iconic lightsaber sound effects with his own personal collection of noises. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
Deontay Greenberry hopes one day to win the Biletnikoff Award, given to the nation's top wide receiver.
Kevin Spacey said if he hadn’t spent the past 10 years running a London theater and performing in a play every year, he wouldn’t have been prepared to portray the scheming politician Frank Underwood in “House of Cards."
From the “we told so so” department, WUWT Reader Paul Carter says in Tips and Notes: A new study shows that Pacific Islands are resilient to sea level changes. “Dynamic atolls give hope that Pacific Islands can defy sea rise” … Continue reading ?
If you're looking for new apps for your tablet, today we're selecting some that you need to test, such as Textastic and Status Board. Also Duolingo for Android has tablet version too! Hope you guys like all the whole selection, and stay...Show More Summary
Atletico Mineiro travelled to Colombia on Tuesday ahead of their Copa Libertadores first leg clash with Atletico Nacional. On arrival in Medellin, Ronaldinho was greeted by tons of fans hoping to catch a glimpse of the legendary Brazilian. Colombians came to see Ronaldinho and were greeted by a trademark cheeky smile ahead of the game [...]
The CTA is hoping that a new deterrent will hit home with graffiti taggers who are thinking about leaving their mark on transit property.
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News reports indicate the 15-year-old was hoping to eventually get to Somalia, where his mother lives. He crawled into the wheel well of a jet that flew from California to Hawaii.
The Denver Broncos hope DeMarcus Ware -- he of the 117 career sacks, seven Pro Bowl selections and seven seasons with at least 11 sacks -- can have a positive impact on uber-talented linebacker Von Miller in the days and weeks ahead. And...Show More Summary
If Republicans are going to compete in blue states, it is essential for them to close the partisan gender gap. Enter Monica Wehby, a doctor running for Oregon’s GOP nomination to take on Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley.
World number three Henrik Stenson's bid to kick-start his 2014 campaign at this week's China Open has been hampered by a bout of flu.