Chapel Hill’s girls’ indoor track and field team wasn’t expected to do what it did Friday, but the Tigers did it anyway. Tied with Marvin Ridge entering the final race, the 1,600-meter relay team held off every Mavericks charge and grabbed the NCHSAA 3A indoor girls’ track and field state team championship.
A knife-wielding Palestinian woman attacked an Israeli soldier on guard near a sensitive West Bank holy site sacred to both Jews and Muslims on Saturday, wounding him and a Palestinian bystander before she was shot and killed by Israeli troops, the military said.
Pope Francis kicks off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with speeches to the country's political and ecclesial elites, riding in on the success of his historic meeting in Cuba with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Russians ranging from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to ordinary citizens are seeing the landmark meeting of the heads of Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches as having significance far beyond religious doctrine.
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