Tiger Woods goes to New Zealand extremes

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, April 24 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods took a break from the golf course to win stock car race in New Zealand and drop twice from the country's highest bungy jump. Woods went "down under" to serve as best man for his caddie and old friend Steve Williams, a champion driver in New Ze

Messy girl and dad take feud to Internet

WHITEHAVEN, England, March 20 (UPI) -- A father and daughter in England have taken their spat over her messy bedroom to the Internet, with sites containing unflattering pictures of each other.

Farmers lash out at CAFTA proposal

FARGO, N.D., April 20 (UPI) -- North Dakotan and Minnesotan farmers in Fargo, N.D. on Wednesday bashed the proposed U.S.-Central America trade pact.

COL BKB: Pacific 64, Cal-Riverside 48

RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 6 (UPI) -- The Pacific Tigers tied a school-record for consecutive wins in its 64-48 win over the UC-Riverside Highlanders in Riverside, Calif., Saturday.

BBC's 'Superstars' sign on Olympians

LONDON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- "Superstars" recruited Athens Olympians like silver medalist boxer Amir Khan and gold medal cyclists Bradley Wiggins and Chris Hoy for the British TV show.

EPA gets independence on pesticide ratings

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- The White House will let the Environmental Protection Agency decide -- on its own -- if pesticides may harm threatened or endangered species.

The Web: ASPs the next wave online

A series by UPI examining the global telecommunications phenomenon known as the World Wide Web. This week: Application service providers have emerged in an intriguing way during the last 18 months. A recent study indicates 2 percent of the total software
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Atlanta residents strip for the camera

ATLANTA, July 20 (UPI) -- Twenty-five Atlanta-area residents got naked in public for the camera after a local artist e-mail list tossed the idea around.

Woods denies problem with caddy

ORLANDO, Fla., May 8 (UPI) -- Golfing superstar Tiger Woods has denied any fallout with caddy Steve Williams over club selection during the final round of The Masters.

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, April 28 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

Woods suffers rare stumble

AUGUSTA, Ga., April 13 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods has had such an impact on golf that it is a shock when he has a chance to challenge for a major title and fails to do so. It was a shock, therefore, when Woods found himself being humbled Sunday at a course on which he has been so dominant.

Analysis: Decline of the black golf pro

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- The controversy over the male-only membership policy of the Augusta National Golf Club, host of this week's Masters Tournament, is often seen as a replay of the disputes over the racial integration of golf. Yet, after civil rights triumphs, the history of
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Lawmakers criticize Sea Grant move

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- The Bush administration is not likely to get congressional approval to shift the popular Sea Grant program among federal agencies until legislators get more information, House members said Thursday.

Woods sixth in New Zealand Open

PARAPARAUMA BEACH, New Zealand, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods, the world's top-ranked player, finished in a tie for sixth Sunday at the New Zealand Open, failing to overcome a four-putt on the second hole.

Woods back in contention with 67

PARAPARAUMU BEACH, New Zealand, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods, playing through a steady rain, moved back into contention Saturday at the New Zealand Open.

Woods baffled by New Zealand greens

PARAPARAUMU BEACH, New Zealand, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods admitted Thursday he was baffled by the greens after finishing the first round of the New Zealand Open six shots off the lead.

Woods trails in PGA return

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods returned to the PGA Tour Thursday, shooting a 3-under-par 69 in the first round of the National Car Rental Golf Classic.
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