The US Navy says it has fired the commander of ten American sailors who were briefly captured by Iran in January. The sailors had strayed off course in the Gulf and were held and questioned in Iran for 15 hours. A Navy official said the commander had failed to provide effective leadership.
Serena Williams, the women's world tennis champion, has posted a video on social media candidly admitting she ate dog food. The top-ranked player ordered a gourmet dish from her hotel's doggie menu for her Yorkshire Terrier Chip. She said the salmon dish looked so good she ate a spoonful, but found it tasted like detergent. Two hours later, its effect sent her running to the toilet. She recovered in time, though, to win her match the following day in Rome. BBC News.