| Aug 9, 2012
| 1:05 AM
A summer display at the Dakota Sunset Museum in Gettysburg looks at early versions of swimsuits.
The suits are quite a contrast from today's styles, according to a news release.
The exhibit features a woman's black sailor suit with bloomer bottoms...
| Jul 22, 2012
The London Olympics start this week, offering new opportunities for oddities like these:
1 For two Olympians who were the first-ever representative of their countries, dreams turned to "duhs." In 1960, Wym Essajas, from the South American nation of...
| Jan 26, 2010
The state you're in is pretty amazing. People by the millions come every year from around the world to Florida for a slice of sunshine and a theme park thrill. There are lots of sights and activities that deserve your attention, too. Imagine all the...
| Apr 10, 2010
| 1:30 PM
ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- He pronounced the Wicked Witch of the East as "really most sincerely dead" in the classic movie, " The Wizard of Oz."
Meinhardt Raabe who played the Munchkin coroner in the 1939 film has died.
Raabe was the oldest surviving Munchkin...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 1:48 PM
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Acapulco long ago lost the international popularity contest to Cancun.
Yet one of Mexico's oldest resort cities endures, despite a ruinous swine-flu outbreak in 2009 and now drug-gang beheadings and massacres.
| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:08 AM
Lisa is cursing at the Tom Tom on the dashboard. I am cursing at my dysfunctional laptop and/or cellphone. It is raining and cold. Our windows are fogged. Probably with the steam from our ears.
This is what happens when 21st-century reporters go off in...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 2:49 PM
The 1933 hit movie “Eskimo” is about to come out of obscurity, thanks to a recently published book about its leading man. “Eskimo Star: From the Tundra to Tinseltown, The Ray Mala Story,” will be celebrated at a gala book signing...
| Nov 7, 2008
Olympian Michael Phelps and his coach, Bob Bowman, hoping to replicate their athletic success in the world of business, will announce a partnership today aimed at transforming the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center in Mount Washington into a world-class...
| Jun 7, 2009
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - It was a shootout straight from Hollywood in the former playground of its biggest stars: Masked and heavily armed Mexican soldiers battled outlaws holed up in a hillside mansion in a four-hour shootout that had tourists cowering in...
| Sep 27, 2009
On Friday, the International Olympic Committee will decide whether the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics will be Chicago, Tokyo, Madrid or Rio de Janeiro. Here are 10 facts about the five-ring circus:
1. Olympic sites are chosen by secret ballot, so...
| Aug 19, 2004
How does he do it?
How does Michael Phelps awaken at the athletes' village, eat, take a 20-minute bus ride to the Olympic Aquatic Centre, warm up, race, warm down, get a massage, bus back to the village, eat, sleep, wake up and do it all again in the...