Stunning scenery makes Green River canoe trip worth effort

...Park offers close-ups of the stark red mesas that dominate this part of Utah, but it's...around, we found a route to the top of the mesa. From that elevation we could see for...explorer had climbed some of these same mesas with his one good arm. He traveled the...

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Exhibit links Chicago with the art of the Southwest

...now imagine that exhibition in shingle-flat Chicago, where the manmade landscape seems a world removed from the arroyos and mesas of New Mexico. "Window on the West: Chicago and the New Frontier, 1890-1940," is just that exhibition - a look at the...

Madison Bumgarner struggles in spring debut

MESA, Ariz. - World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs...

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts believes playoffs are within reach

MESA, Ariz. - Tom Ricketts says he thinks the Chicago Cubs are set to take big steps this year toward ending their century-plus...

Manny Ramirez, Kevin Youkilis hired by Cubs

MESA, Ariz. - Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis were hired by Chicago Cubs' executive Theo Epstein, their old boss on the Boston...

Spring break beckons for millions of winter-weary people

...face off in practice games before the official start of Major League Baseball. The Cactus League in Arizona plays in Tempe, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Goodyear, Peoria, Surprise and Glendale. The Grapefruit League in Florida plays in Bradenton, Clearwater...

Top-ranked Ko comes out on top Down Under

...and a double-bogey for 76.Defending champion Siddikur Rahman also carded 76 to finish tied for seventh. SYMETRA TOUR: In Mesa, Ariz., Hannah O'Sullivan, 16, became the youngest winner in tour history, shooting 3-under-par 69 for a four-stroke...


...Corbett Middle School, and Monique Ginyard, a seventh grader, were winners in the South Carolina Academy of Science's 2007 MESAS Mail-In Contest. Scientist gets post Christopher "Kitt" Bagwell, a senior scientist with the Savannah River National Laboratory...

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Star Wars video games through the ages

...Wars Episode I: Racer," for the PC, Macintosh, Sega Dreamcast and Nintendo 64 was a high-speed ride through the desert mesas of Tatooine and seven other worlds. No other game simulates racing at 600 mph four feet above the ground so well. A franchise...

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A splendid crime novel crawling with murderous lowlifes

...major characters, give the book a mystical quality rare in crime fiction. Johnny American Horse dreams of rivers and pink mesas, of herds of bison and red ponies. McComb, the racist cop, dreams of a pink reef infested with sharks. Wyatt Dixon dreams...