| May 30, 2012
| 2:41 PM
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....
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:55 AM
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...
| Feb 12, 2012
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....
| Apr 22, 2012
| 5:10 AM
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...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 7:32 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 2:16 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Dave Brubeck changed the sound of jazz in profound ways, unexpectedly becoming something of a pop star in the process.
Starting in the mid-1950s, in fact, he emerged as a symbol of jazz in America, and well beyond, gracing the cover of Time magazine...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:22 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, whose pioneering style in pieces such as "Take Five" caught listeners' ears with exotic, challenging rhythms, has died. He was 91.
Brubeck died Wednesday morning of heart failure after...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Speaking about the war often referred to as the “forgotten war,” Hagerstown-area resident Les Bishop said the Korean War was one of the most significant events of the previous century and deeply affected the communist movement.
Bishop was the...