One of George Cleve's final concert appearances also was one of the most memorable.
Two stagehands had to help him to the podium. They gingerly lowered him into his seat, the audience and the orchestra rapt. Even with his...Read more
A small group of reporters clustered around Stephen Colbert at a CBS press party in Los Angeles last month, digital recorders already running, but the future host of CBS' "Late Show" wasn't taking questions...Read more
BEIRUT -- Alan al-Kurdi, the 3-year-old Kurdish boy whose drowning crystallized outrage over the plight of refugees and migrants trying to reach Europe, was buried Friday in the Syrian border town of Kobane along with his ...Read more
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A homeowner who set up a camera to watch her hummingbird feeder captured footage of a "dancing queen hummingbird" rubbing its tooshie on the porch.
The video, posted to YouTube by user suedaisy,...Read more
CHICAGO -- At a place where life begins and ends, Brian Wilson guards the gate.
The Prentice Women's Hospital doorman sees it all. He greets regular oncology patients by name as they come in for treatments, and shares in ...Read more
DETROIT -- Good times are not easy in the auto industry.
They are most welcome, but strong car sales put pressure on the supply base to provide the volume of parts needed to keep assembly plants working around the clock. ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Baby boomers on the road to retirement are finding that even a carefully planned route can be filled with anxiety.
Susan Ramsey, 68, and Linda Garcia, 65, have savings, rental properties and skills they ...Read more
The CanAm Spyder is one of the most eye-catching vehicles on the road, a Batmobike that elicits squeals of delight from people who don't ride motorcycles and sneers of disdain from people who do.
Non-bikers like its ...Read more
The Knights of Juzhani: The Emerald of the Black CaveBrandon Young
Jimmy is an ordinary kid who is a senior in high school. Except for being a black belt, he is an average kid in every respect, with the same hopes and angst. Little does he know that his life is about to change, starting with his discovery of a strange emerald during his class’s field trip ...
Be a safe driver. Don't buy a flashy sports car. Pay the insurance premium on time.
These are maxims many drivers follow to keep their auto insurance costs in check. But they may not be enough for many low-income drivers,...Read more
Anat R. Admati, a professor of finance and economics at Stanford's business school, is an unlikely player in Washington's financial reform scene.
The 58-year-old Israeli-born economist arrived at Stanford in 1983 with an ...Read more
Porsche doesn't make any bad cars, even any mediocre cars. It's only a matter of good, better or best.
And the 911 Targa 4 GTS is assuredly among the best all-around cars Porsche makes. Sporty, stylish and super-fast, it ...Read more
MILWAUKEE--Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is linking a recent string of police killings to President Barack Obama, calling the president a "divider-in-chief" and eliciting his own charged response of praise and censure.
In a...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Johnsonville Sausage LLC says its Cheddar Cheese & Bacon Grillers are being recalled because the product may contain metal fragments.
"This product was manufactured in our partner facility, Kenosha Beef ...Read more
BEIJING -- As fighter jets streaked through the skies of Beijing and tanks rolled through Tiananmen Square to commemorate the end of World War II, Chinese President Xi Jinping told the world that the nation was committed ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Vice President Joe Biden would be "a commanding presence" if he chooses to run for president though his entry into the race wouldn't change Hillary Clinton's approach to the race for the Democratic nomination, ...Read more
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. -- About 200 people showed up Thursday at a town hall meeting in Leavenworth to learn more about the potential transfer of detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Fort Leavenworth.
Mayor Lisa Weakley, at the ...Read more
BEIJING -- President Xi Jinping's announcement Thursday that China will cut its military by 300,000 troops was couched in the language of peace. Yet analysts say that it was intended as a move to modernize and strengthen, ...Read more
Curt Schilling has tweeted his way out of the ESPN broadcast booth for the rest of the baseball season.
The Disney/ABC-owned company announced Thursday that Schilling would not appear on its coverage of Major League ...Read more
NEW YORK -- It's still a few days before Stephen Colbert debuts as the new host of "The Late Show" but he's already got his first comedy feud going on social media with Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush.
In a ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A nonpartisan congressional investigation found "substantial reason to believe" that Rep. Mike Honda and his congressional staff used taxpayer resources to benefit his campaign, according to a report released...Read more