Josef Newgarden walked around Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday as the Indy 500 champion. The years of frustration that had followed the two-time IndyCar series champion were finally relieved. In an interview with The Associated Press, Newgarden insisted that whether he won the most important race of the year would not define his career. But it's an easier statement to make having that large Indy 500 winner's ring on his finger.
It’s called “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” because the Indianapolis 500 is supposed to be one of the most dramatic and difficult races in the world. Sure, it’s an automobile race. But it’s also very much entertainment, even if Marcus Ericsson vehemently disagrees. The controversial ending to the 107th running of the Indy 500 gave Josef Newgarden the win. Newgarden drives for Roger Penske, who owns the race and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Barbora Krejcikova is trying not to think too much about her past two trips to the French Open as she prepares to play her first-round match Tuesday in Paris. Two years ago, she arrived relatively unknown and relatively unaccomplished and left with championships in both singles and doubles, something no woman had done at Roland Garros in more than 20 years.
Wake Forest is the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA Tournament and the Southeastern Conference had a record-tying 10 teams picked to play in regionals. The 64-team tournament opens Friday in 16 regionals. Winners advance to eight best-of-three super regionals. Those winners move on to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. The top eight national seeds are assured of hosting super regionals if they win their regionals.
The White House and Republican congressional leaders geared up lobbying campaigns Monday to win approval of a deal to avert a U.S. default as environmentalists, defense hawks and conservative hard-liners condemned concessions.
The spaces were found in the sprawling necropolis of Saqqara, part of Egypt's ancient capital of Memphis, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
An American soldier awarded the Medal of Honor after he went missing in battle during the Korean War was buried on Memorial Day near his hometown in Georgia.
A social media influencer died soon after live-streaming himself drinking several bottles of strong alcohol on China’s version of TikTok, state-run media in the country reported, in a development likely to renew debate about how to regulate the industry.
A growing number of Capitol rioters are facing hefty fines on top of prison sentences at their sentencing hearings. That's because prosecutors appear to be ramping up efforts to prevent them from profiting from their participation in the riot on Jan. 6, 2021.
Observers predict Turkey's longtime strongman leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan is unlikely to depart from his policy of engaging with both Russia and the West.
It's been more than 50 years since it's been used, and yet the draft remains alive in public memory, as do the protests against it, the escapes to Canada and Mexico, and the demonstrations of public refusal in the form of the burning of draft cards.
Eight Republican-led states this year left an interstate cooperative that seeks to maintain accurate voter registration rolls, and three more may join them — a move that election security experts say is fueled by conspiracy theories.
The goal: uniting marine fuel producers, vessel owners and operators, cargo owners and ports to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Venetian authorities are investigating after a patch of fluorescent green water appeared in the famed Grand Canal on Sunday. Various theories surfaced online, including that it could be algae or a substance illegally dispersed in the canal.
President Biden was joined by first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Harris’ husband, Douglas Emhoff, for the 155th National Memorial Day Observance.
Trump's welcome of Sen. Tim Scott into the 2024 race shows his calculus: The more GOP rivals, the better for him
Donald Trump and his team have long believed the more candidates who enter the Republican primary contest, the better for Trump. And the field is growing by the day.
Russia issues arrest warrant for Sen. Lindsey Graham over comments related to the fighting in Ukraine
Graham met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Friday. Zelenskyy's office later released an edited video of the encounter in which Graham notes that "the Russians are dying" and describes the U.S. military assistance to the country as "the best money we've ever spent."
A generation of Ukrainian children have seen their lives upended by Russia's invasion of their country, which has subjected them to constant bombardment, uprooted millions from their homes and turned many into orphans.
President Joe Biden lauded the sacrifice of generations of U.S. troops who died fighting for their country as he marked Memorial Day with the …
"The Little Mermaid " made moviegoers want to be under the sea on Memorial Day weekend. It displaced "Fast X" in the top spot.
An American soldier awarded the Medal of Honor after he went missing in battle during the Korean War is being buried on Memorial Day near his hometown in Georgia.
The details of the deal between President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy are out. Here's what's in and out.
A U.S. study suggests 1 in 10 people are getting long COVID after an omicron infection, a lower estimate than earlier in the pandemic.
(CNN) — Jennifer and Ryan Burditt of Augusta, Georgia, had a lot on their minds earlier this year as they planned their first out-of-country vacation.
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