General News Archive - July 22, 2008
NEW YORK _ It's hard enough to play at Yankee Stadium when it's half full. On Monday, a sellout crowd crammed into the 85-year-old structure. So there was a full ballpark, ghosts of Yankees past whispering from the monuments behind the left-field wall and future Hall of Famers in the home dugout.
By Leonard Doyle THE FIRST US war crimes trial since the Second World War opened in a small room at Guantanamo Bay yesterday.
By MARCUS TANNER I will Never forget the first time I met Radovan Karadzic - because I got him so wrong.
Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Jon Lester combined with Jonathan Papelbon in an eight-hit shutout as the Boston Red Sox downed the Seattle Mariners, 4-0, in the opener of a three-game set at Safeco Field.
By David Brown, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 22--John McCain showed strength of character as a prisoner of war that qualifies him to lead the nation, says a Marine veteran who was incarcerated with the senator at the "Hanoi Hilton," an infamous North Vietnamese POW camp.
By Stephen Labaton When the U.S. Treasury secretary, Henry Paulson Jr., orchestrated a rescue effort last week for the two largest mortgage finance companies, most of the attention was focused on the infusion of cash and credit that the government would provide.
By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald Jul. 22--GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- Osama bin Laden's driver went on trial Monday with a not-guilty plea -- after his military judge excluded "coercive" interrogations in Afghanistan -- before a six-officer military jury. It's the first U.S.
By Shan Ross RADOVAN Karadzic, the Bosnian Serb war crimes suspect and one of the world's most wanted men, was arrested in Serbia last night after more than a decade in hiding.
By David Jackson WASHINGTON -- John McCain and his aides parried Monday with Barack Obama's campaign over Obama's contention that the White House is adopting his ideas on dealings with Iraq and Iran.
By Oren Dorell Tropical Storm Dolly headed toward Texas today as forecasters predicted it would be the first Atlantic hurricane to hit the USA this year.