A spokeswoman said San Diego's mayor Bob Filner, facing mounting pressure to resign over sexual harassment allegations from nearly a dozen women, entered an intensive therapy program.
Defiant till the end, Alex Rodriguez is intent on evading baseball's most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal. Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 for a total of 211 games. He will appeal the case.
BP said it has discovered new evidence of fraud and conflicts of interest in the program that is paying billions of dollars to businesses and residents who claimed they were harmed by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.