When the lights come up for Wednesday night's World Series opener in San Francisco, they'll be focused squarely on two teams more accustomed to the shadows.Before tonight, the Texas Rangers had never made it to baseball's biggest event.
Halloween has always sparked creativity: White sheets become ghosts and front lawns become graveyards.But these days, the holiday is going high-tech, with stores selling zombie babies or animatronic Freddy Krueger dolls right off the shelf.
A decade after wars redesigned the political map of the Balkans, there is mounting concern over the growing influence of radical Islam in the region.From Bosnia to Kosovo, large amounts of money have poured in from Saudi Arabia, Persian Gulf states and missionaries of Wahhabi Islam, targeting young
Tiffani Mundaray has brought her son Wayne for a well-baby visit in the pediatric practice at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. At age 2, he's 36 1/4 inches tall -- in the 90th percentile."His growth velocity is very nice.
The debate over the California initiative to legalize marijuana has formed some unlikely alliances. On one side, some stoners and marijuana growers oppose Proposition 19, while some cops and mothers support legalization.Californians will vote whether to make recreational marijuana legal on Nov. 2.
About 200,000 Americans will run marathons this year, and by some estimates about 4 out of 10 of them will bonk.That's runner-speak for "hitting the wall," which is what happens when a long-distance runner runs out of gas, metabolically speaking.Hitting The WallBen Rapo