News Story of the Day
At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun
Updated Jul 22, 12:08 PM
BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) â€” It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the White House in 1930. The retired chicken and dairy farmer, whose home sits in the heart of the ritzy Hamptons, has been recording daily readings of ...
Sports Story of the Day
James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid
Updated Jul 22, 08:19 AM
MADRID (AP) â€” A week after finishing the World Cup as the tournament's top scorer with six goals, Colombia forward James Rodriguez signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Rodriguez, who helped Colombia reach the quarterfinals in Brazil, passed a medical examination at the Sanitas Clinic in the northern suburb of La Moraleja. "I'm very happy," Rodriguez said as he ...