Chargers beat Chiefs 31-13

The San Diego Chargers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 31-13 Thursday night in San Diego. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was 18 of 20 passes, or 90 percent, for 220 yards and two touchdowns. It was just the sixth time in NFL history that a quarterback had completed 90 percent or more of his passes, and tied Steve Young for fifth […]

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NYC Marathon still set for Sunday

Despite the battering New York City took from Hurricane Sandy, which has left the subways out of service and lower Manhattan without power, Mayor Mike Bloomberg is saying that the city’s annual marathon is still set to take place on Sunday (November 4th). There are lots of challenges to that happening, however, including runners getting flights in from out of […]

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Superstorm Sandy slams Northeast

Superstorm Sandy surged inland late Monday, hitting the New Jersey shore and New York Harbor with incredible force, killing at least 10 people, plunging more than 7 million others into darkness and crippling transportation with historic flooding across a huge swath of the East Coast. The mammoth storm began breaking up as it hit the New Jersey shore Monday evening […]

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Sandy disrupting life in the nation’s eastern portion

Ahead of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall in the U.S., the storm already is causing widespread disruptions for millions of travelers, with thousands of flights cancelled, mass transit shutdowns in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., and Amtrak cancellations across the Northeast. More than 7,000 flights were cancelled Sunday and Monday, affected travelers around the world. Further cancellations were likely […]

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Rescue operation Monday for crew of HMS Bounty

A helicopter rescue operation was under way Monday for 17 people who abandoned the HMS Bounty as the ship was sinking off the coast of North Carolina, the U.S. Coast Guard said.  The ship issued a distress signal late Sunday after taking on water, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The owner of the 180-foot, three mast ship — which was […]

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