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  • 25 years ago: Prank marks end of classes

    Custodians at Petoskey High School discovered a makeshift barnyard Tuesday night walking into the main office — four to five bales of hay were broken and scattered all over the inside of the office.  Petoskey city police are investigating the...
  • Mikhail Gorbachev death rumor spreads on Twitter

    Mikhail Gorbachev death rumor spreads on Twitter
    Did you hear former Soviet Statesman, Mikhail Gorbachev, died? Well, he didn't! If you use Twitter as your primary news source, you may've thought he had. The Gorbachev death rumor showed up on Prime Minister of Sweden, Fredrik Reinfeldt's, Twitter feed....
  • James R. Browning dies at 93; led 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    James R. Browning, the rural Montana native who rose to head the powerful U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and unified its diverse judges in campaigns to enlarge the bench and protect the sprawling circuit from division, has died. He was 93. Browning...
  • Home theater: Robert Pattinson makes ladies swoon in 'Bel Ami'

     
    In this new column on 24 Frames, we look at some of the most interesting titles coming to VOD, DVD and Blu-ray. This week, "Twilight" heartthrob Robert Pattinson makes ladies swoon in the French period drama "Bel Ami."...
  • Mikhail Gorbachev says DVD can help cool U.S.-Russia relations

     
    Mikhail Gorbachev, who once ran the Soviet Union during the Cold War, is touting the home-video release of “Cold War,” the massive documentary about the epic conflict....
  • Dalai Lama looks to China's young people

    Nobel Peace Laureates closed their summit in Chicago Wednesday by appealing to the world’s youth to pursue a better future. Meanwhile, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama added that the future of the relationship between Tibetans and the Chinese is...
  • Former President Carter tells Nobel gathering to oppose unnecessary wars, preemptive strikes

    Former President Carter tells Nobel gathering to oppose unnecessary wars, preemptive strikes
    Former President Jimmy Carter opened the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Monday with a challenge to young people to stand up against unnecessary wars and hold the U.S. government accountable for making preemptive strikes. “For the last 60...
  • During Elgin visit, Gorbachev recalls being 'not impressed' by Reagan's Berlin Wall speech

    During Elgin visit, Gorbachev recalls being 'not impressed' by Reagan's Berlin Wall speech
    Offering an historical footnote Saturday to one of the most memorable lines of the Cold War, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev confessed Saturday that he was underwhelmed when President Ronald Reagan demanded in 1987 that he “..tear...
  • During Elgin visit, Gorbachev recalls being ‘not impressed’ by Reagan’s Berlin Wall speech

     
    Offering an historical footnote Saturday to one of the most memorable lines of the Cold War, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev confessed Saturday that …...
  • Twitter mentality a threat to America

    In less than two weeks, Russians go to the polls for a presidential election exercise. The overwhelmingly likely outcome: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will dust off the old stationery from his first two terms as president. In the final run-up, Putin...
  • 10 things you might not know about skin color

    10 things you might not know about skin color
    1 Melanin, the pigment that gives color to skin (and eyes) is produced in cells called melanocytes. Every person has about the same number of these cells, regardless of race, but those with darker skin have larger cells that produce more pigment....
  • Left in the Past

     
    Roy M. Brewer explores Ronald Reagan’s far-from-conservative early days—hear the former president in archival tapes...