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Two weeks after Democrat State Senator Wendy Davis's filibuster, her opponents have regrouped
Miller Barber, who died on 11 June at the age of 82, was a golfer with a unique swing who made the most combined starts on the PGA and Champions tours. Nicknamed “Mr X,” he played in 1,297 tournaments on the PGA Tour and the 50-and-over circuit. He won 11 times in 694 PGA Tour starts and added 24 victories in 603 events on the Champions Tour.
Expect the worst delays in the 'Sunshine State' of Florida
Many of those killed are thought to have been volunteer firefighters
Second-round 70 leaves former World No 1 on cusp of elimination in Masters warm-up event
His aim was to convey precise information rather than seeking to make our pulses race
Brothers believed to have been pushing a broken down vehicle at the time of the incident
Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III ran for a touchdown as the Washington Redskins won the NFC East title by beating the Dallas Cowboys 28-18 late on Sunday. The Redskins will host the Seattle Seahawks next Sunday in the play-offs.
It is a little bit of history that has been a decade in the making. Tonight at the Reliant Stadium, the Houston Texans will entertain the Cincinnati Bengals and finally experience a belated first taste of post-season in the opening fixture of the NFL play-offs.
English-American author and journalist Christopher Hitchens has died after losing his battle with cancer.
There have been wonderful, anthemic records about the beneficial powers of popular music – Chuck Berry's "Rock And Roll Music" (1957), Cliff Richard's "Move It!" (1958), Danny and the Juniors' "Rock And Roll Is Here To Stay" (1958), the Showmen's "It Will Stand" (1961), John Miles' "Music" (1976), the Who's "Long Live Rock" (1974) – but there are not many of them. However, Dobie Gray is associated with two such celebrations – "The In Crowd" (1965) and "Drift Away" (1973):
Colin Edwards will miss the final MotoGP race of the season in Valencia as he awaits surgery on a broken arm.
An ambulance carried Gabrielle Giffords along a route lined with well-wishers holding flags yesterday, taking the congresswoman to a plane that will fly her to a Houston rehabilitation hospital and her next step in recovery.
The latest skirmish in America's ongoing debate over capital punishment will take place in a court in Houston this morning, where lawyers for an accused murderer called John Edward Green will argue that the system has become so unreliable as to be an affront to natural justice.
Tom DeLay was George Bush's voice in Congress. Now he is facing life in prison. David Usborne charts a spectacular fall
A US campaign to support bullied gay teenagers is endorsed by many VIPs. But nothing has had the resonance of this heartbreaking speech from Texan councillor Joel Burns, introduced by David Usborne