Mel Patton, left, anchor man of the U.S. men's 4 x 100-meter relay team, crosses the finish line well ahead of Britain's Jack Archer, during the Summer Olympics at Wembley Stadium, in London Aug. 7, 1948. Olympic judges disqualified the U.S. team on the grounds that their first exchange of t…
DOHA, Qatar — The Williams sisters could be headed for a final
matchup at the Sony Ericsson Championships after Venus Williams
advanced to the semifinals along with Jelena Jankovic and Caroline
Wozniacki on Friday.
WASHINGTON — Hours after a personal encounter with the grim cost
of war, President Obama said Thursday the sight of 18 flag-covered
cases holding the remains of Americans killed this week in
Afghanistan can't help but influence his thinking about sending
more troops overseas.