Mexico has been battered by twin storms this week. While Hurricane Ingrid hit the eastern Gulf Coast, tropical storm Manuel drenched the Pacific coast, bringing floods and devastation to the resort city of Acapulco and surrounding areas.
It was all joy and smiles in Dodgers stadium, last night — the team won the NL West division title —with a 7-to-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. That makes them the first major league team this year to clinch their spot in the playoffs.
Time now for the harvest moon edition of the Friday Flashback, our weekly analysis of some of the big stories making news. Happy to be joined again today by Nancy Cook of National Journal and by James Rainey of the L.A. Times.
A Martinez talks to USA Today's Senior Technology Reporter, Alistair Barr, about the possibility that Google will stop using cookies and instead, introduce a new web tracking system that could change advertising on the internet.
In the seventies, there were few musical acts that summed up the era better than the Village People. The name of the band referred to New York City's Greenwich Village, at the time known for its large gay population.
His work has been banned, glorified and enshrined in high school reading lists around the world. Now the reclusive writer J.D. Salinger is the subject of documentary and companion book exploring his career and personal life.
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