Two U.S. marshals and a New York police detective were wounded and a fugitive wanted on sex abuse charges was killed in a shootout in the city`s upscale Greenwich Village neighborhood on Monday, authorities said.
On a training-cum-competition stint in the United States, ace Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia finished third in an international competition with an effort below the Glasgow Commonwealth Games qualifying standard set by Athletics Federation of India.
A wildfire roaring through Southern California forced evacuation orders for more than 20,000 homes, but so far only one mobile home burned as a high-pressure system brought unseasonable heat and gusty winds to the parched state.
US sailors rescued a family with an ill 1-year-old baby from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast, boarding them on Sunday onto a San Diego-bound Navy ship so the girl could get medical treatment.
World number one doubles duo Mike and Bob Bryan kept United States hopes alive with a 6-2 6-3 3-6 6-1 victory over Britons Colin Fleming and Dominic Inglot in their Davis Cup World Group first-round tie in San Diego on Saturday.
Defending champion Tiger Woods plunged to new depths when he missed a secondary cut on the PGA Tour for the first time after struggling badly in Saturday`s third round of the Farmers Insurance Open outside San Diego.
Defending champion Tiger Woods was a frustrated figure after failing to take advantage of the easier of the two hosting courses in Friday`s second round of the Farmers Insurance Open outside San Diego.
Stewart Cink, seeking his first PGA Tour title in five years, charged into a one-shot lead at the Farmers Insurance Open on Thursday as Phil Mickelson also moved into early contention despite nursing a troublesome back.
Tiger Woods could not wish for a better place to launch his 2014 PGA Tour campaign than at the Torrey Pines Golf Club for this week`s Farmers Insurance Open outside San Diego where he will be hunting a record eighth victory.
A Navy contractor for a Singapore-based firm, a commander and a Navy criminal investigator were arrested and charged with conspiracy in a bribery scheme to reap millions of dollars in port contracts worldwide, federal prosecutors has announced.