| Jun 25, 2012
| 11:14 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With their elderly parents seated across the octagonal oak table, Donna and Jim Parker were back in the kitchen they knew so well — the hutch along one wall crammed with plates, bells and salt-and-pepper shakers picked...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:04 AM
DETROIT (AP) — As the state of Michigan and Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel “Matty” Moroun continue to wage battle over who should build and pay for a new bridge across the Detroit River, Neal Belitsky touts the benefits of motoring...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:57 PM
A human head found in a Montreal park this week belongs to Jun Lin, the Chinese university student killed and dismembered in May, police said Wednesday.
The remains were discovered Sunday in Angrignon Park, and police had been waiting since then for them...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Take This Waltz
Starring Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman and Luke Kirby
The question at the core of Take This Waltz, the new film written and directed by Sarah Polley, is about whether to have an affair with a rickshaw driver. It's not...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 11:13 AM
When a group of crabs is placed in a bucket, the crabs will instinctively grab and pull down any crab that tries to climb out of the top to escape.
This type of behavior is a good metaphor for people who attempt to bring down anyone who achieves success,...
| Jan 19, 2012
ORLANDO, FLA. -- These reader questions were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan.14-18.
Q: We adopted a kitten from a shelter, and at only 7 months she already weighs 14 pounds. We feed her a half a can of...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:56 AM
VANCOUVER, Wash. — It was a December night, around the mid-1800s from the look of it, in a cozy candlelit parlor. I was eavesdropping on a teatime conversation between James Douglas, Fort Vancouver's bow-tied chief trader, and Narcissa Whitman,...
| Feb 1, 2012
John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as "Casablanca" and "Star Wars" to their pristine state for...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The last few years have been very good to Victoria Banks.
She has written chart-topping hits for recording artists Sara Evans, Jessica Simpson and Terri Clark.
She has shared the stage with Reba McEntire, Randy Travis and Lonestar.
Her music has been...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Does anybody really know what time it is?
Music Director Elizabeth Schulze and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra certainly do.
It is time — 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 — for "Classic Rock Meets Orchestra," the pops concert of...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Panoramic & True's sophomore album "Wonderlust" aspires to the orchestral indie-pop of similarly minded acts like Canadian collective Broken Social Scene.
There's vibrancy and immediacy to P&T's music that was inspired at least in part by the throwback...