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Els falls victim to Woods again

Tiger Woods watched his 25-foot putt race down the slope and bend toward the cup, then he skipped backward and punched the desert air in celebration when it disappeared into the cup for a final birdie. So ended his spectacular charge on Sunday to win the Dubai Desert Classic over Ernie Els, a familiar victim.

Els takes lead over Woods in Dubai

Tiger Woods struggled with everything on the course on Saturday, missing putts, driving wayward balls into the desert terrain and yelling at a photographer for taking a shot while he was swinging. Ernie Els had a very different day, rising from fifth to first place at the Dubai Desert Classic.

Cheerleading-related injuries on the rise

Cheerleaders catapult in the air, climb human pyramids and catch their tumbling teammates as they fall to the ground. They also make lots of emergency room visits. A study published on Tuesday in the journal Pediatrics indicates cheerleading injuries more than doubled from 1990 until 2002.

Passenger jet slides into Chicago street

Investigators studied the crash scene on Friday after a passenger jet trying to land amid heavy snow plowed off a Midway International airport runway and into a Chicago street, killing a six-year-old boy in a car. Ten other people, most of them on the ground, were injured in the Thursday-evening accident.

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