BOULDER CITY, Nev. -- Growing up in the shadow of the Hoover Dam, Keegan Strouse has always been captivated by the history of the Depression-era buildings that once served the mammoth government project erected nearby.
First-class fliers can secure their furry friends in a special pet cabin on American Airlines. Delta Air Lines' highest-paying passengers are chauffeured in Porsches and dropped curbside at a private entrance at Los ...Read more
One of the more popular episodes of the cable television show "Breaking Bad" revolved around a little housefly that tormented the main character, Walter, in his meth-making lab.
But the fly only appeared to be real. It ...Read more
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- Sixty feet from the top of a giant sequoia named Kong, biologist Anthony Ambrose studied the foliage around him. Dense clusters of green leaves grew like shaving brushes from the branches, ...Read more
MIAMI -- Claire Hackett, a retired dietician, never saw herself as a "jock."
But at 77, the Palmetto Bay, Fla., mother of seven is enrolled in a twice-weekly indoor cycling class at the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- As electric utilities grapple with declining revenue, the rigidly traditional method used to determine a customer's monthly bill is breaking apart.
Utility law experts and regulators agree that surcharges --...Read more
WASHINGTON -- If you thought you couldn't escape the onslaught of political ads in 2012, just wait until 2016.
This election cycle, campaigns are expected to fully embrace mobile advertising as a way to target voters ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- North America's tallest peak is getting a new name as the administration resolves a decades-long dispute between Alaska and Ohio.
President Barack Obama will announce Monday that his administration is ...Read more
A terrible tragedy devastates Jackson Fitzgerald's world: the murder of his wife brings him close to insanity. Accompanied by friends, he undertakes one last effort to reshape his life in a journey that brings him to Glendale Plantation.
But there he is tormented by memories and ...
LOS ANGELES -- Wes Craven, the prolific horror filmmaker behind "A Nightmare on Elm Street" and the "Scream" movies, died Sunday at his Los Angeles home after a battle with brain cancer, according to his representative. He...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- We knew she was going to be just left of NSFW, but what we didn't know was that she'd be dressed like Xena: Warrior Princess on acid.
Exhibitionist extraordinaire Miley Cyrus outdid herself on the MTV Video...Read more
KIVALINA, Alaska -- This is what climate change looks like.
In this town of 403 residents 83 miles above the Arctic Circle, beaches are disappearing, ice is melting, temperatures are rising, and the barrier reef Kivalina ...Read more
PUNE, India -- As battlegrounds go, the leafy campus of India's premier film school must count among the more graceful, with its rows of tidy bungalows gently shaded by neem and tamarind trees.
Yet there is no mistaking ...Read more
NEW YORK -- It was a blazing hot day, but Al Sharpton didn't break a sweat as he waited to take the stage at a Brooklyn rally, dressed as usual in a perfectly cut suit and tie, his arms crossed and his leather-clad feet ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Some kids who skip kindergarten have to play catch-up when they enter first grade: to learn how to hold a pencil, count to 100 and begin tackling spelling.
Educators and state lawmakers who want to ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- We've known for a long time what assets Scott Walker brings to the Republican race for president: youth, conservative record, swing-state political success and heroic (to his party) recall victory over ...Read more
DON'T MISS: 2015 MTV Video Music Awards -- Two years ago, Miley Cyrus caused an uproar with her naughty twerking. Now that she's back to host the 32nd annual bash, will she behave herself -- or push the envelope even ...Read more
Actress Melody Patterson, who played the feisty cowgirl Wrangler Jane in the comic western sitcom "F Troop" in the mid-1960s, has died at a nursing home in Hollister, Mo. She was 66.
Patterson had multiple medical ...Read more
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker wants President Barack Obama to cancel Chinese president Xi Jinping's upcoming state visit. Stealing some of his thunder, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio swooped in and countered that it should be ...Read more
LONDON (UPI) -- A caped superhero of comic book lore was caught patrolling the streets of London recently.
Barry Craig of London taped a Superman action figure to his Phantom 3 drone and shot a short video of it flying ...Read more
BILOXI, Miss. -- The Biloxi, Miss., dispatchers have avoided lists that name Hurricane Katrina's dead, but they can still hear the voices of people who called 911, trapped in the storm.
The wind shrieked as the water ...Read more
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