Around the World, Markets are Falling

Around the World, Markets are Falling

In stark contrast to the U.S., where a bull market continues, investors are pulling out of developing economies as the economic and financial risks mount. Cratering currencies, rising inflation, jumpy investors: A financial panic is again gripping some of the world’s developing economies. The sharp sell-off of emerging market currencies, stocks and bonds seems to […]

A major equestrian competition just started in Florence's path

A major equestrian competition just started in Florence's path

The World Equestrian Games is the sport’s premiere event, held ever four years. Hundreds of horses and their humans have already traveled from around the world to Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina, for the 13-day celebration of dressage, vaulting and more. The center is more than 300 miles from the state’s […]

Column: The rise of Justin Rose to No. 1 in the world

Column: The rise of Justin Rose to No. 1 in the world

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Justin Rose would like to have changed how he reached No. 1 in the world. But not when. Rose felt emotionally conflicted when the BMW Championship ended in a light rain at Aronimink Golf Club. He was going for his third title in the Philadelphia area, including the U.S. Open […]

Top 5, including Lexi, have shot at world No. 1 at Evian

Top 5, including Lexi, have shot at world No. 1 at Evian

Maybe this is the year the jewel regains its sparkle. The Evian Championship has the makings of something spectacular as the LPGA’s fifth major, with its picturesque backdrops on the mountainside above Lake Geneva in the shadow of the French Alps. The setting is majestic, the views breathtaking. LPGA commissioner Mike Whan […]

Trump says government is 'absolutely, totally prepared' for Hurricane Florence

Trump says government is 'absolutely, totally prepared' for Hurricane Florence

Donald Trump declared on Tuesday that his government is “absolutely, totally prepared” for Hurricane Florence, even as officials and forecasters warned that the “staggering” storm is shaping up to be catastrophic and unprecedented. The president cited his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria a year ago, which decimated Puerto Rico, as an “unsung success”. This despite […]

From Cornerstone to Skyscraper: One World Trade Center

From Cornerstone to Skyscraper: One World Trade Center

Shortly after the attacks of September 11, 2001, discussion began about what, if anything, to build in place of the fallen Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. After years of planning, negotiation, and false starts, a complex of towers, memorials, and a museum was settled on—its main building a super-tall […]

Equestrian: Hurricane Florence set to crash World Equestrian Games party

Equestrian: Hurricane Florence set to crash World Equestrian Games party

(Reuters) – The Super Bowl of equestrian sport kicked off on Tuesday as Hurricane Florence barreled toward the World Equestrian Games (WEG), where riders from 70 countries and horses from six continents will battle for medals and Olympic berths. FILE PHOTO: France’s Patrice Delaveau riding Orient Express HDC competes in the jumping first round third […]