Swine flu arrived in Macon County, Alabama, last week, showing up in classrooms at all levels and leaving a spate of empty desks in its wake. But authorities are battling the virus on its own turf, using vacant seats as both a map and compass to stem the tide
If you’re not already underwater on your mortgage, there’s a decent chance you will be.
Venus Williams beat Elena Dementieva in the first match of the Bank of the West Classic semifinal on Saturday, the official WTA Tour website reported. Williams crushed her Russian opponent 6-0 6-1, hitting 17 winners to Dementieva’s three and breaking serve five times. “She’s a strong striker of the ball, so I was just focusing on winning every point,” Williams said
More than 100 students at St. Francis Preparatory School in Queens, New York, have fallen ill recently.