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  • Six Flags, 50 years later

    Six Flags, 50 years later
    Somewhere between Skull Island and the Crazy Horse Saloon, I lost her. There I was in the blistering sun of a Texas summer, a 7-year-old in rumpled shorts and a pixie haircut, suddenly missing a sister 12 years my senior. I remember feeling afraid, but I...
  • U.S.: The no-vacation nation

    U.S.: The no-vacation nation
    Let's be blunt: If you like to take lots of vacation, the United States is not the place to work. Besides a handful of national holidays, the typical American worker bee gets two or three precious weeks off out of a whole year to relax and see the...
  • Jimmie Vaughan a terrific team player

    Jimmie Vaughan a terrific team player
    Jimmie Vaughan is one of the great guitarists of the last 30-40 years, though you might not know it – he’s not about calling attention to himself. He’s about substance and economy rather than excess and showmanship. In every context...
  • "Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History" by S. C. Gwynne

    "Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History" by S. C. Gwynne
    "Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History" By S. C. Gwynne Towards the end of S.C Gwynne’s mesmerizing "Empire of the Summer Moon," Quanah Parker explains to...
  • On the healthful highway

    On the healthful highway
    For the junk food junkie, a road trip can be a dream journey. Between the fast food outlets and the glop at gas station minimarts, travelers may find themselves on a never-ending sugar/trans-fat wallow. But on a monthlong road trip from Los Angeles to...
  • Surgeon killed in murder-suicide at Florida Hospital parking garage

    Surgeon killed in murder-suicide at Florida Hospital parking garage
    Police are still investigating a murder-suicide in a parking garage at Florida Hospital in Orlando that left a doctor and gunman dead on Thursday afternoon. The doctor was identified as 41-year-old Dmitriy Nikitin, who Florida Hospital described as a...
  • Ask Tom why: Have scientists ever measured the length of lightning bolts?

    Dear Tom, Have scientists ever measured the length of lightning bolts? If so, what is the longest ever measured? —Bill Ooms, Alsip Dear Bill, Lightning bolts can be incredibly long — and surprisingly short, too. Dr. Martin Uman, a...
  • Gov. Rick Perry's big donors fare well in Texas

    Gov. Rick Perry's big donors fare well in Texas
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has powered his political career on the largesse of donors like Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, who gave the governor $1.12 million in recent years. And donors like Simmons have found the rewards to be mutual, reaping benefits...
  • Democrats court Ricardo Sanchez for Texas Senate seat

    Democrats court Ricardo Sanchez for Texas Senate seat
    Eager to expand the electoral map in their effort to maintain control of the Senate, national Democrats are recruiting Ricardo Sanchez, the former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, to run for the open seat in Texas in 2012. Sanchez, a retired Army...
  • Top 20 Cities with the Most Drunken Drivers

     
    In 2008, 11,773 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. To prevent or curtail drunken-driving fatalities, nearly 1.43 million drivers were arrested in 2007 on suspicion of driving...
  • Nonito Donaire: Bantamweight tourney didn't make sense (or dollars)

     
    Two-time world champion Nonito Donaire of the Philippines won't be participating in Showtime's upcoming bantamweight tournament because his promoter despised a six-fighter format and because it didn't offer enough financially, Donaire and his closest...
  • UCF shut out of preseason All-Conference USA men’s basketball awards

     
    UCF shut out of preseason All-Conference USA men's basketball awards...