53 minutes ago - NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer took another step forward in his campaign for a sixth U.S. Open title by defeating Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-3 4-6 6-4 6-2 Saturday to advance to the fourth round of the year's final major.
53 minutes ago - Jamie Donaldson shot a 6-under 65 Saturday to pull ahead of Lee Westwood and Rory McIlroy and lead the European Masters after three rounds.
53 minutes ago - Reuters - New Orleans, devastated by Hurricane Katrina six years ago, faced a new threat on Saturday from Tropical Storm Lee, which was set to challenge the city's flood defenses with an onslaught of heavy rain.
53 minutes ago - TRIPOLI/MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) - Libya's interim government said it was closing in on bastions of support for Muammar Gaddafi Saturday, although there were mixed signals of how quickly their forces were moving.
53 minutes ago - NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Serena Williams came through their first real tests at the U.S. Open Saturday in flying colors as the casualty toll at the last grand slam of the year soared to record numbers.
53 minutes ago - Film Reviews: In the germophobe's nightmare that is "Contagion," Steven Soderbergh puts an Oscar-decorated cast through the ringer of a deadly outbreak.
53 minutes ago - CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (Reuters) - Jamie Donaldson will take a slender one-shot lead into Sunday's European Masters final round knowing he has to beat two of the world's best to clinch his maiden title.
53 minutes ago - AP - The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al-Qaida threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
53 minutes ago - AP - Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn was believed to be heading to his native France on Saturday, leaving the United States behind after the collapse of a sensational sexual assault case that cost him his job and possibly his French presidential ambitions.
53 minutes ago - Film Reviews: An overzealous application of CGI is the figurative boa constrictor squeezing the life out of "The Sorcerer and the White Snake," a silly, derivative supernatural-action extravaganza.
53 minutes ago - Comedian Katt Williams on Saturday partly walked back an apology for an anti-Mexican rant, telling CNN that he is not sorry for what he said, but apologizes to anyone who thought he was being hateful.
53 minutes ago - Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki beat 103rd-ranked Vania King 6-2, 6-4 at the U.S. Open on Saturday to reach the fourth round for the ninth time in the past 10 Grand Slam tournaments.
53 minutes ago - AP - The scene on the midway at the Vermont State Fair on Saturday was much like it's always been. Carnival game barkers called out for customers to try their luck, the smell of french fries wafted over the grounds and 4-H children groomed their dairy cows in the barns.
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53 minutes ago - NORTON, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Master champion Charl Schwartzel joined Bubba Watson and Australia's Adam Scott in a three-way tie for the lead at the halfway stage of the Deutsche Bank Championship on Saturday.
53 minutes ago - AP - Bands of heavy rain and strong wind gusts from Tropical Storm Lee knocked out power to thousands in Louisiana and Mississippi on Saturday and prompted evacuations in bayou towns like Jean Lafitte, where water was lapping at the front doors of some homes.
53 minutes ago - VENICE, Italy (Reuters) - Not even the A-listers are spared in "Contagion," a star-studded movie directed by Steven Soderbergh that recreates the outbreak of a global pandemic.
53 minutes ago - AP - Nature is pummeling the United States this year with extremes.
53 minutes ago - Film Reviews: It may be Philippe Garrel's first film in color in more than a decade, but otherwise there's little sense of the vet Gallic helmer trying something different in "That Summer."
53 minutes ago - In the days after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, you heard the comment constantly: "It was like a movie."
5 minutes ago - Notre Dame and South Florida returned to the field Saturday after a halftime delay of more than two hours caused by storms that prompted officials to ask fans to evacuate Notre Dame Stadium.
5 minutes ago - Brad Keselowski knows these things can't be explained. For some reason, his car just seems faster than any other machine on the track. Every move he makes is the right one, even though he's been driving with a sore left ankle.
5 minutes ago - Mardy Fish remembers how it feels to bump up against Novak Djokovic dragged down by the weight of two five-set matches.
5 minutes ago - Air Force quarterback Tim Jefferson wasn't at all pleased with how the Falcons' victory over South Dakota ended in sloppiness or about how TCU's game ended in defeat.
5 minutes ago - Roger Federer says "it's been hard to watch" his pal Tiger Woods struggle lately.
5 minutes ago - Andrea Petkovic beat Roberta Vinci in straight sets to give Germany three women in the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 1987.
5 minutes ago - Adam Scott continued his hot play on Saturday as he fired an eight-under 63 to grab a share of the lead after two rounds of the Deutsche Bank Championship.
5 minutes ago - Roger Federer reached the fourth round at a 30th consecutive a Grand Slam tournament by beating 27th-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 on a blustery Saturday at the U.S. Open.
5 minutes ago - Kriss Proctor rushed for three touchdowns and threw his first career TD pass on Saturday to lead Navy in a 40-17 blowout of Delaware.
5 minutes ago - Masters champion Charl Schwartzel turned anger into a string of birdies for a 5-under 66 on Saturday that put him in a three-way tie for the lead with Adam Scott and Bubba Watson in the Deutsche Bank Championship.
5 minutes ago - Kasey Kahne claimed the pole for the AdvoCare 500 after topping Clint Bowyer in Saturday's qualifying at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
5 minutes ago - Carl Edwards has won the pole for Saturday night's Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
5 minutes ago - Andrew Luck threw two touchdowns and ran for another score, leading seventh-ranked Stanford past San Jose State 57-3 in the season opener Saturday.
5 minutes ago - Defending champion Kevin Kisner dropped four strokes in a three-hole span Saturday, but birdied the 17th to keep a piece of the lead after three rounds of the Mylan Classic.
5 minutes ago - Nationals rookie Tom Milone has homered on the first pitch he faced in the majors, becoming the eighth big league pitcher to accomplish the feat.
5 minutes ago - David Wilson, Logan Thomas and No. 13 Virginia Tech made sure Frank Beamer's 25th season as the head coach at his alma mater started off better than the last three - with a victory.
5 minutes ago - Atlanta Motor Speedway's slippery track made an impression Saturday during qualifying for Sunday night's Sprint Cup race.
5 minutes ago - Hundreds of joyful Libyans cheered and fired off celebratory gunshots in Tripoli's main square Saturday after the national soccer team won in its first match since rebels toppled Moammar Gadhafi's regime and forced the longtime leader into hiding.
5 minutes ago - Turkish club Galatasaray has signed winger Albert Riera from Olympiacos for 4.3 million on a four-year contract.
5 minutes ago - His role as a violent villain in 'Drive' is a departure for the actor-filmmaker.Albert Brooks offers a certain kind of eloquence when asked how his role as a brutal gangster in the new dark thriller "Drive" differs from his past parts. "I've played a few nasty guys over the years," he said. "But never one with … of steel."
5 minutes ago - SoundSpike's free MP3 download for Friday (9/2) is "Troubled & Done" by Atlanta-based indie punk-pop band Balkans The featured cut is from the band's recently released self-titled debut album, available on Double Phantom Records.More news: BalkansAll the latest music and artist coverage from SoundSpike
5 minutes ago - Intimidated at first at taking on the redo, he decided it best to keep the Southern homeyness of the original while adding modern dance moves.Intimidated at first at taking on the redo, he decided it best to keep the Southern homeyness of the original while adding modern dance moves.
5 minutes ago - One can imagine Madonna not placing much stock in her critics, or in anyone's opinion of her across the board.
5 minutes ago - Reuters - General Julio Casas Reguerio, Cuba's defense minister and longtime aide to President Raul Castro, died Saturday of heart failure at the age of 75, the Cuban government said.
5 minutes ago - AP - The CIA and other Western intelligence agencies worked closely with the ousted regime of Moammar Gadhafi, sharing tips and cooperating in handing over terror suspects for interrogation to a regime known to use torture, according to a trove of security documents discovered after the fall of Tripoli.
5 minutes ago - Distributor's sent a print of Brazil's "Passerby" without subtitles, but festival goers stayed anyway.
5 minutes ago - AP - Chile's president met with student, university and teachers' union leaders for nearly four hours Saturday in the government palace, and all those involved decided to keep negotiating in search of a solution to the country's conflicts over education reform.
5 minutes ago - AP - Finance officials and experts gathered in Italy mostly agreed Saturday that Europe needs deeper political union to preserve the troubled euro — even though persistent national identities made the prospect politically unlikely in the near future.
5 minutes ago - Time.com - As rebels sift through the archives of Gaddafi's internal security apparatus, Libyans are finding confirmation that they had every reason to be paranoid about the regime.
5 minutes ago - Curious about the new Wilco album, the first since 2009's 'Wilco (The Album)'? For the next 24 hours you can get a taste of it for free.
5 minutes ago - The Christian Science Monitor - It was the summer of 2001. I was covering an election in East Timor, a newly minted nation at the end of the world. It was my first assignment for the Monitor, the start of a decade of reporting in Southeast Asia, filing hundreds of stories from across a diverse region of 600 million people.
5 minutes ago - AP - A magnitude-7.0 earthquake shook the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
5 minutes ago - Freddie Mercury would have celebrated his 65th birthday on Sept. 5, and the late Queen frontman will be remembered on that date with a free online stream of the band's concert film "Queen Live at Wembley Stadium."More news: Freddie Mercury, QueenAll the latest music and artist coverage from SoundSpike
5 minutes ago - AP - Cuba has announced the withdrawal of its ambassador and diplomatic mission in Libya and reiterated that it does not recognize the rebels' transitional government.
5 minutes ago - The never-released follow-up to the Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" album will be released Nov. 1 -- nearly 45 years after the planned original release date.More news: The Beach BoysAll the latest music and artist coverage from SoundSpike
5 minutes ago - As one of Vanity Fair's official Oscar party photographers, it's hard to believe Larry Fink is not familiar with most of the celebrities he is shooting.
5 minutes ago - Prince Frederic von Anhalt is on the mend after being hit by a car Friday in Beverly Hills.
5 minutes ago - Arthur C. Bartner, 71, has just kicked off his 42nd season leading the famed Trojan Marching Band, and there's no swan song in sight.It was move-in day for the new term at USC, and the campus was in chaos — packed parking lots, disoriented freshmen, students emerging from the university bookstore with bags containing alarming quantities of information to be absorbed into brains by exam time.
5 minutes ago - Time.com - How America's top colleges are luring British students to the U.S.
5 minutes ago - AP - In a country battered by news of drug violence and corruption, a reality television series is aimed at creating hope and spurring Mexicans to join activists trying to make the nation a better place.