Dead whale in New Jersey had a fractured skull among numerous injuries, experts find

[ad_1] LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A post-mortem examination of a whale that washed ashore on New Jersey’s Long Beach Island found that the animal had sustained numerous blunt force injuries including a fractured skull and vertebrae. The Marine Mammal Stranding Center on Friday released observations from a necropsy done Thursday evening on the nearly … Read more

Lindsey Horan’s penalty kick gives US a 2-1 win over Japan in SheBelieves Cup

[ad_1] ATLANTA — Lindsey Horan converted a penalty kick in the 77th minute and the United States came from behind to defeat Japan 2-1 to open the SheBelieves Cup before a record crowd on Saturday. Jaedyn Shaw also scored for the United States in the match played before 50,644 fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a record … Read more

Vingegaard has collapsed lung after crash in Basque Country race. Tour de France defense is in doubt

[ad_1] BARCELONA, Spain — Two-time defending Tour de France champion Jonas Vingegaard remained hospitalized in Spain a day after he broke his collarbone and several ribs in a bad crash with other top riders during the Tour of Basque Country. The Danish rider’s Visma-Lease A Bike team said Friday that further tests revealed the Vingegaard … Read more

Shiffrin caps injury-marred ski season with record-extending 60th win in slalom and 97th overall

[ad_1] SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM, Austria — For Mikaela Shiffrin, the award for the best slalom skier this season is different from the 15 crystal globes the American star won earlier in her career. This one, for a change, doesn’t feel like the end of a season. Shiffrin capped her campaign that was marred by a recent six-week … Read more

Bill shelved that sought changes to Iowa law outlining penalties for terminating a pregnancy

[ad_1] DES MOINES, Iowa — A bill that would have made changes to Iowa’s fetal homicide law has been shelved after a Senate Republican joined Democrats in voicing concerns about the potential impact on in vitro fertilization after an Alabama court found frozen embryos can be considered children. The Senate declined to consider the bill, … Read more

A former Boeing manager who raised safety concerns is found dead. Coroner suspects he killed himself

[ad_1] A former Boeing manager who raised safety questions about the aircraft maker has been found dead outside a hotel in South Carolina, according to local authorities. The body of John Barnett, 62, was found Saturday in a car outside a Holiday Inn, suffering from what the Charleston County Coroner’s Office said appeared to be … Read more

Shiffrin leads 1st race after six-week injury layoff and closes in on World Cup slalom season title

[ad_1] ARE, Sweden — Mikaela Shiffrin made a strong return to the Alpine skiing World Cup after a six-week injury layoff Sunday, posting the fastest time in the opening run of the season’s penultimate slalom. Racing for the first time since hurting her left knee in a downhill crash in Italy, the American star edged … Read more

Maine mass shooter had a brain injury. Experts say that doesn’t explain his violence.

[ad_1] BOSTON — Brain injury experts are cautioning against drawing conclusions from newly released and limited information about evidence of a brain injury in an Army reservist who killed 18 people last year in Maine’s deadliest mass shooting. Boston University researchers who analyzed a sample of Robert Card’s brain tissue said Wednesday they found evidence … Read more