Liverpool beat Mansfield 2-1 to reach the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup yesterday after Luis Suarez handled the ball in scoring. Danny Graham got a late goal to earn Swansea a 2-2 tie against Arsenal.
Manchester City beat Tottenham 2-1 to go second in soccer’s Premier League as Chelsea was held to a 1-1 tie by Liverpool. Chelsea’s John Terry scored, then left the field injured on his return from a ban for racial abuse.
Democratic lawmakers sought to refute Republican criticism of the Obama administration for backing Solyndra LLC, disclosing e-mails showing the White House budget office disagreed with the Energy Department’s positive assessment of the failed solar-panel maker.