By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
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Virginia Republicans will put up an unquestionably conservative ticket in the fall elections, a prospect delighting the party's base and presenting a crystal-clear contrast with Democrats in what is likely to be the marquee election of 2013.
They haven't stopped partying in Louisville.
Joining Pitino in the class of 2013, announced Monday, are former NBA stars Bernard King and Gary Payton, former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian, North Carolina women's coach Sylvia Hatchell, former University of Houston coach Guy Lewis, former University of Virginia star Dawn Staley.
Rick Pitino got the phone call of a lifetime and an incredible text at the same time.
It's good to be Rick Pitino these days.
Kevin Ware is pretty certain how his next few months will play out.
Cleared by doctors Wednesday to accompany Louisville to Atlanta, the sophomore tells The Associated Press he plans to be a full participant in the team's preparation for Saturday's game against Wichita State.
Ware had been at Methodist Hospital since sustaining the horrific injury Sunday during in the first half of Louisville's 85-63 win over Duke in the Midwest Regional. He underwent surgery to repair compound fractures of the tibia in the leg and is expected to be out a year.
Teammates huddled around Ware as he left the court. They were clearly upset when the injury, embracing each other and crying. Coach Rick Pitino wiped tears from his eyes.
Richard III's bones turned up under a parking lot in the English Midlands city of Leceister, but the dust is hardly settled. Yes, say the archaeologists and pathologists, he did not die on a horse, affirming Shakespeare's version of the king's plaintive cry, "A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse!"
OK, so they made syrupy songs that blurred the lines of musical genres, but Karen Carpenter had the voice of angel that made the Carpenters a musical sensations of the 1970s.
"Alex Cross" is a strictly by-the-numbers thriller — a detective on his way to a desk job takes after a sadistic high-profile killer, and things quickly get personal. There is something bracing and even refreshing about its honesty, though, in its willingness to execute tired cop-film cliches unapologetically, without any hint of a knowing wink.
Humanity's family tree may have sprouted some long-lost branches going back nearly 2 million years. A famous paleontology family has found fossils that they think confirm their theory that there are two additional pre-human species besides the one that eventually led to modern humans.
Our family tree may have sprouted some long-lost branches going back nearly 2 million years. A famous paleontology family has found fossils that they think confirm their theory that there are two additional pre-human species besides the one that eventually led to modern humans.
Pitino created an annual game in Minardi's honor _ beating his son, Richard, and Florida International on Wednesday night _ but said he thinks about his good friend every day.
When they met again a year later in their first final — another Venus victory — their father Richard said, "I think every time Venus plays Serena, she tries to murder Serena. I just waved the red cape [when they were growing up] and let them go at it."