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JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese has left his start against St. Louis with a sore elbow, the latest setback for the left-hander in what he described as "the spring training from hell."
NEW YORK (AP) — St. Patrick's Day festivities were in full swing Sunday with the usual merriment of bagpipes and beer, but political tensions lingered in the northeastern United States, where city leaders will be conspicuously absent from parades over gay rights issues.
Hindus are celebrating the festival of Holi by painting each other in bright colors, distributing sweets and squirting water at one another. The holiday, celebrated mainly in India and Nepal, marks the beginning of spring and the triumph of good over evil. Bonfires are set on the eve of Holi, and the next day Hindus throw colored dry powder and water in celebration.