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  • Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    Associated Press - 7 minutes ago
    Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) โ€” Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of the powerful U.S. food industry. …

  • Imola remembers Senna 20 years after fatal crash

    Imola remembers Senna 20 years after fatal crash

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
    Imola remembers Senna 20 years after fatal crash

    By Isla Binnie IMOLA, Italy (Reuters) - Twenty years after Ayrton Senna died at Imola's race track, the town is gearing up to honour a Formula One driver it remembers as much for his charity and charisma as his three world championship wins. I cried for a week," said bar owner Gianni Mezzetti, 56, founder of the Barrichello Fans Club named after Senna's compatriot and former Ferrari driver Rubens. Mezzetti and other Imola residents recalled how Senna visited a young fan paralysed in an …

  • Ben Martin surges to Zurich Classic lead

    Ben Martin surges to Zurich Classic lead

    Associated Press - 23 minutes ago
    Ben Martin surges to Zurich Classic lead

    AVONDALE, La. (AP) โ€” Ben Martin treated a tiny gallery to a course-record round, shooting a 10-under 62 on Thursday in the first round of the Zurich Classic. …

  • Senna had so much to offer, says sister

    Senna had so much to offer, says sister

    Reuters - 26 minutes ago
    Senna had so much to offer, says sister

    By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) - For Brazilians of a certain generation, the death of Ayrton Senna is not unlike September 11 or the assassination of John F. Kennedy. "It's funny, it doesn't seem like it was 20 years ago," his sister Viviane Senna said of the Formula One great's fatal crash at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Even though two decades have passed, Senna still casts a mighty shadow over both his sport and Brazil. During Senna's peak years between the first title with …

  • Jazz Fest builds on its roots after humble start

    Jazz Fest builds on its roots after humble start

    Associated Press - 27 minutes ago
    Jazz Fest builds on its roots after humble start

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) โ€” Jazz clarinetist Orange Kellin remembers playing the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1970, when small crowds turned out to see a handful of performances. …