After years of delays and cost overruns, the $6.4 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is open to the public. The reopening follows a five-day closure as crews completed striping, railing and other final details on the new gleaming white span.
No longer the dominant presence he once was, Roger Federer lost in the fourth round of 16 at Flushing Meadows for the first time in a decade. Surprisingly beaten 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-4 by 19th-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain on Monday night in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
The U.N. refugee agency says Syria is hemorrhaging an average of almost 5,000 citizens a day across its borders. The total number of refugees has surpassed the 2 million mark. It's another tragic sign of a civil war that shows no sign of letting up.