The U.S. Supreme Court disposed of the Dick Cheney "touching" case earlier this month, but its unsettling lessons will linger for some time.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard argument Wednesday in a case involving a man arrested after "touching" then Vice President Richard Cheney.
Michael D. Higgins, a 70-year-old poet and longtime member of Ireland's Parliament, has been elected the country's president.
Early reports Friday from the Irish presidential election show longtime politician Michael D. Higgins as the front-runner with about 40 percent.
Pedro Alvarez's two-out, three-run blast in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday sent the Pittsburgh Pirates to a stunning 8-7 win over the Colorado Rockies.
Jon Garland threw seven shutout innings and Scott Hairston homered Sunday, keying the San Diego Padres' 8-0 victory over Milwaukee.
Chase Headley was 5-for-6 and drove in the go-ahead run during a five-run 11th inning Monday in the San Diego Padres' 11-6 victory over Pittsburgh.
Nick Hundley's bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning Saturday lifted San Diego to a 3-2 win over the Rockies, snapping Colorado's eight-game winning streak.
Lyle Overbay had a home run, three RBI and two runs scored Saturday to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-4 win over the Oakland Athletics.
Travis Buck's two-out infield single in the 12th inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox late Tuesday.
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