| Aug 4, 2010
| 10:52 PM
A book club with a Hollywood sheen, the monthly literary luncheon known as Round Table West, took root in 1977 at a ballroom in the Ambassador Hotel and grew into the largest such gathering in the nation.
Public relations executive Marylin Hudson was one...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 7:58 AM
ABILENE, Kan. - The first film in the “Eisenhower: Agent of Change” Film Series will be shown in the Visitors Center Auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. “The Right Stuff” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 5:28 PM
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A World War II-era fighter plane flown by a veteran Hollywood stunt pilot plunged Friday into the edge of the grandstands during a popular air race, killing three people, injuring more than 50 spectators and creating a horrific...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 11:26 PM
"I think what made it special tonight was the kids," Ervin "Magic" Johnson said. "This is just going to be icing on the cake. When those kids are hollering your name, they never saw me play basketball."
Johnson is talking about kids outside the Memorial...
| May 24, 2011
| 8:47 PM
| Jun 16, 2011
| 5:16 AM
Initial photos of Ryan Reynolds as the Green Lantern were treated like a kryptonite cake at Superman's birthday party. Fans called the suit silly-looking and an insult to the long-running comic book series.
Reynolds was never worried.
"I expected that...
| Aug 3, 2011
Retired Col. Arthur "Kit" Murray, an experimental test pilot who set an altitude record in 1954 when he piloted a Bell X-1A at 90,000 feet at nearly twice the speed of sound, has died. He was 92.
Murray died July 25 of complications from Alzheimer's...
| Oct 14, 2009
| 4:32 AM
Dec. 16, 1929: An artist???s concept of John K. Northrop???s Flying Wing. Alas, the 1929 version of Northrop???s Flying Wing will not be on display during the open house at Edwards Air Force Base on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. But other interesting...
| Sep 14, 2008
| 4:24 PM
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin greets supporters at a campaign rally at the Pony Express Pavillion in Mills Park in Carson City, Nevada on September 13, 2008. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) by Jill Zuckman Carson City, Nev. - At the Pony......
| Feb 16, 2009
The commuter plane involved in last week's deadly crash outside Buffalo had been approved to fly on autopilot in most icy conditions, a Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman said Monday.
The Colgan Airlines pilots were following FAA and aircraft...
| Feb 18, 2008
SKYWALKER RANCH, Calif. -- What does an Oscar nomination sound like? For Randy Thom, it sounds like chalk raking down a blackboard combined with a stallion's whinny and an elephant trumpeting. It can also sound like 200 gas ovens flaring to life in unison...