| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:16 AM
Initial photos of Ryan Reynolds as the Green Lantern were treated like a kryptonite cake at Superman's birthday party. Fans called the suit silly-looking and an insult to the long-running comic book series.
Reynolds was never worried.
"I expected that...
| Jan 9, 2012
100 Years Ago
In the new year of 1912 changes in ownership of the land continued with hundreds of acreage for sale in Howard County, as advertised in the Ellicott City Times:
"FOR SALE; SANTA FE FARM the home of the late Mrs....
| Feb 24, 2003
WASHINGTON - NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe said yesterday that an independent panel will decide the significance of e-mails by a NASA research engineer warning two days before Columbia broke apart that damage to the shuttle's insulating tiles might have...
| Feb 2, 2003
On a similarly bright winter morning 17 years ago, the space shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after liftoff, killing the seven astronauts aboard in a Y-shaped plume of smoke and leaving the famously swaggering National Aeronautics and Space...
| Aug 3, 2011
Retired Col. Arthur "Kit" Murray, an experimental test pilot who set an altitude record in 1954 when he piloted a Bell X-1A at 90,000 feet at nearly twice the speed of sound, has died. He was 92.
Murray died July 25 of complications from Alzheimer's...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Levon Helm was the rarest of musical multi-taskers: an unflappable drummer and a singer who wrung soul out of every note. He also was a terrific team player and bandmate; he made the people around him sound good.
Helm was "the only drummer who could make...
| May 24, 2011
| 8:47 PM
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:33 PM
(Reluctantly updated, 4 p.m. 3/21/12 with reference to the Amelia Earhart Airport in Atchison Kansas.) So Little Rock has voted to rename its airport Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, after the former president and current U.S. secretary of...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 7:58 AM
ABILENE, Kan. - The first film in the “Eisenhower: Agent of Change” Film Series will be shown in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. “The Right Stuff” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on...
| May 14, 2012
| 9:40 PM
The California Highway Patrol says a sinkhole opened up Monday evening near Beale Air Force Base.
The hole is between 8 and 12 feet wise and around 20 feet deep. Hammonton Smartville Road is closed between Chuck Yeager Road and Brophy Road, and is...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 11:26 PM
"I think what made it special tonight was the kids," Ervin "Magic" Johnson said. "This is just going to be icing on the cake. When those kids are hollering your name, they never saw me play basketball."
Johnson is talking about kids outside the Memorial...