Serena Williams rolls after rough start in U.S. Open match

...even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first...week, she's left the trouble to others, and Williams could wind up being the beneficiary.A pair of other past major champions...

Mike Minor shines in Braves' victory

...one run until Minor and the Citi Field wind helped Atlanta score twice in the eighth...his fifth career double, a ball that the wind carried over the head of right fielder...center field that was also helped by the wind and scored on Freddie Freeman's single...

Summer veggies were just the first round

...but for the soil. This would be a so-called cover crop, usually rye grain or oats, sown to protect the soil from rain and wind, conserve nutrients and improve tilth.Legumes, such as peas or alfalfa, add nitrogen to the soil via symbiotic bacteria...

Maria Sharapova digs deep to win in the U.S. Open second round

...Sharapova found herself down by a set and facing a break point early in the second at Flushing Meadows, bothered by the whipping wind, her own off-target strokes and an opponent who wasn't backing down.As dusk fell and the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights came...

Invasive insect threatens iconic Florida citrus

...but it is believed to have arrived from someone who brought a slip of a tree from Asia. Some think it then spread on the winds of hurricanes a decade ago. There is no cure for greening, and no country has ever successfully eradicated it."It feels...

Smokey Robinson, still writing, duets with friends

...after-party after each two-hour show nowadays, though."That was the party for me. I'm going to my hotel now. I'm going to watch some TV until I wind down and go to sleep. But it is a party," he said. "That's why I still do it."

Regents asked to boost health premiums, deductibles

ATLANTA -- Faculty, staff and retirees of the University System of Georgia are likely to wind up with an increase in their health insurance premiums, co-pays and deductibles after the Board of Regents votes next month...

Brandi Ray

...in the ER at Georgia Regents Medical Center. Cherished daughter, sister, aunt and friend. Lover of earth, sun, water and wind. We didn't realize it was time to go So soon, but, soon we'll say hello. She is survived by her parents: LaRue and Jay...

High winds push growing Washington wildfire

...changing regularly, as hot weather and winds with gusts up to 30 mph were pushing...Turey said."We're seeing some wind shifts so that the fire is going to...north side closer to Winthrop, but winds have been erratic and were blowing...

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

...higher-income customers began to shift away from dollar stores a bit once the economy began to strengthen.If Dollar General winds up reaching an agreement with Family Dollar, the Goodlettsville, Tenn., company anticipates annual savings of $550 million...