ALMOST every great city has a river.
Like many families, we try to escape the summer heat by going north.
Some 50 minutes before Game 5 of the NBA Finals Thursday night, which LeBron James labeled the “biggest game of my life,” the Miami Heat star could not have been more relaxed.
The oppressive heat has become insufferable in Syria and as the temperature climbs, emotions get harder to contain. For three months, peaceful protests have been met with gunfire, mass arrests and torture.
DURING the day, the summer heat, well over 100, shimmers oppressively over the Jordan Valley.
Britain says it has suspended the government of the Turks and Caicos Islands and imposed direct rule after allegations of systemic corruption and "serious dishonesty". Bolt, the star attraction of the championships after his Beijing Olympic heroics last year, won the ninth of 12 heats, easing down in customary style in the last 30 meters
Usain Bolt coasted into the second round of the world championships 100 meters as arch-rival Tyson Gay secured the quickest time of the first set of qualifiers in Berlin on Saturday. Bolt, the star attraction of the championships after his Beijing Olympic heroics last year, won the ninth of 12 heats, easing down in customary style in the last 30 meters. His time of 10.20 was modest by his own incredible standards and perhaps confirmation that the track in the Olympic stadium is not conducive to record breaking in the sprints
The bountiful harvest of California strawberries, melons, grapes, peaches and nectarines overflows the nation’s summer tables.