| Aug 31, 2010
| 4:45 AM
WASHINGTON -- The FBI probe of two men arrested in Amsterdam after suspicious items turned up in one of the men's luggage is finding they were probably not on a test run for a future terror attack, a U.S. official said Tuesday, casting doubt on earlier...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 4:48 AM
Two Yemeni men arriving in Amsterdam on a flight from Chicago were arrested Monday on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack after peculiar items turned up in their luggage, Dutch officials said.
U.S. authorities asked the Dutch to make the arrests...
| Sep 9, 2010
Character actor worked with Tim Burton
Glenn Shadix, 58, a character actor best remembered for his portrayal of the portly, pretentious interior designer Otho in director Tim Burton's 1988 ghost comedy "Beetlejuice," died Tuesday at his...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Don Levy, of Birmingham, Ala., had one rule when he car shopped this year. Like the game-day shirts at his beloved University of Alabama, the car had to be crimson, white or gray.
"I'm an avid fan," said Levy. "So every car I've had and every car I...
| Sep 28, 2010
I wish NPR reporter Michele Norris hadn't called "The Grace of Silence," her tribute to her parents, a "memoir." The book is, at once, much less and much more.
Gracefully written and carefully researched, it offers up long-buried family secrets as a...
| Feb 16, 2011
David F. Friedman, the godfather of B-movie gore who produced 1963's "Blood Feast," which paved a bloody path that led to increasingly graphic horror movies, has died. He was 87.
Friedman died Monday of heart failure at a nursing home in Anniston, Ala.,...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 7:58 PM
David E. Berkebile, 80, Berlin, died unexpectedly on Feb. 23, after heart surgery in Birmingham, Ala. He is survived by wife of 26 years, Cathy Berkebile; three daughters: Linda Thomas, Anniston, Ala.; Cathy Bazzle, Crescent City, Fla.; and Donna...
| Oct 16, 2010
As national security advisor and then secretary of State to President George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice never displayed any doubt or admitted any errors in the White House decisions that led to war in Iraq.
FOR THE RECORD:...
| Oct 22, 2010
Melvin Lane Powers, a flamboyant real estate developer who was acquitted of murdering his aunt's multimillionaire husband in a sensational 1966 trial, has died. He was 68.
Powers died Oct. 8 at his Houston home, his family announced. The cause of death...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 6:45 PM
A Chicago fugitive characterized in court documents as a "bundle runner" in the West Side heroin trade was arrested in rural Alabama Thursday after the FBI was tipped off that he was hiding there.
Corey Griffin, known on the street as "Fat Rat," was...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 8:44 PM
The Wichita Wingnuts lost 1-0 to the Kansas City T-Bones at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium on Wednesday night.
T-Bones' starter Matt Mitchell tossed a complete game, four-hit shutout to help the T-Bones take the rubber game of the five-game series....
| Mar 12, 2011
Lafayette College. Lehigh University. Moravian College. Muhlenberg College. DeSales University. Cedar Crest College.
Through the decades, these private institutions have taught students how to think critically, debate clearly and work collaboratively....