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Oil spill, fertilizer leak from sinking of cargo ship highlight risks to Red Sea from Houthi attacks

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A vibrant fishing industry, some of the world’s largest coral reefs, desalination plants supplying millions with drinking water. Officials on Saturday said the M/V Rubymar, a Belize-flagged vessel reportedly carrying 22,000 metric tons of toxic fertilizer, sunk after taking on water in the Feb. 18 attack. Since November, the Houthi rebels have repeatedly targeted ships… Read More »Oil spill, fertilizer leak from sinking of cargo ship highlight risks to Red Sea from Houthi attacks

NASCAR caught Joey Logano wearing an amphibious-like glove in blatant cheating violation

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — NASCAR on Saturday displayed a clearly altered glove that Joey Logano wore in qualifying at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where aerodynamic-deflecting alterations were so obvious it looked as if he was wearing part of an amphibious costume. The black glove for Logano’s left hand had webbing made of an unspecified material in… Read More »NASCAR caught Joey Logano wearing an amphibious-like glove in blatant cheating violation

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Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro sit out No. 5 Marquette’s game at No. 12 Creighton

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Marquette’s Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro will miss the No. 5 Golden Eagles’ game against No. 12 Creighton because of health issues, the school announced shortly before tipoff Saturday. Kolek, the reigning Big East player of the year, suffered a strained oblique in Wednesday’s game against Providence and did not travel with the team to… Read More »Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro sit out No. 5 Marquette’s game at No. 12 Creighton

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Canada’s McKay, Miller place fourth in women’s 10-metre synchro at diving World Cup

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MONTREAL — Canada’s Caeli McKay and Kate Miller placed fourth in the women’s 10-metre synchronized event Saturday at the World Aquatics Diving World Cup. McKay, from Calgary, and Miller, from Ottawa, were in second place after the third round of the five-leg competition before losing pace on their fourth dive at the Olympic Pool. They… Read More »Canada’s McKay, Miller place fourth in women’s 10-metre synchro at diving World Cup

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Verstappen takes dominant Bahrain win

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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen sends out a chilling message to his Formula 1 rivals with a crushing victory in the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.

A bridge where a dramatic open-air rescue occurred remains closed over the Ohio River

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A bridge connecting Kentucky and Indiana remained closed Saturday following a harrowing crash and rescue of a tractor-trailer driver left hanging over the bridge’s edge. Dramatic photos and video captured the rescue Friday of the driver in her cab over the side of the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge connecting Louisville, Kentucky, to southern Indiana.… Read More »A bridge where a dramatic open-air rescue occurred remains closed over the Ohio River