| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Land developers for the iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo. (famous as the inspiration for the hotel in Stephen King's The Shining) announced recently that they need more space and thus will dig up and move the hotel's 12-gravesite pet cemetery....
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Duke Ellington was — in addition to being a genius and a charmer — something of a B.S. artist. That's one of the character traits that comes through in Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington, the fast-moving, well-balanced and astonishing new...
| Jul 28, 2013
President Obama sounds like a man back on the offensive.
The president is reprising his core message that what the economy needs is more federal spending on popular priorities such as infrastructure and education, not less.
And his stump speeches last...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The Big Mac has arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, marking the opening of the first McDonald's location in Vietnam. The Golden Arches restaurant will also be Vietnam's first drive-through.
The restaurant offers the traditional McDonald's menu of burgers...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:56 AM
The first of 10 theme parks planned for a 2,000-acre resort billed as the "Orlando of China" is expected to open in late 2013 after three years of construction.
The $2-billion marine-based Chimelong Ocean Kingdom theme park on Hengqin Island in China is...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Legg Mason's Bill Miller and other high-profile investors will share their top stock picks of the moment Wednesday— with the aim of raising money for area schoolchildren.
Tickets for the Baltimore Next Generation Investing Event, to be held at...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Ever picture Jamie McCourt in an Alpine hat and some nifty lederhosen? Hey, let’s be open-minded.
She’s still out there, and apparently recovered from losing her first round at getting her divorce settlement with ex-hubby Frank thrown out...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Sheryl Crow reportedly witnessed Lance Armstrong receive a banned blood transfusion and told federal investigators, according to a new book "Wheelman" by Wall Street Journal reporters Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O'Connell.
The book, which comes out...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:56 PM
If the shoe fits
Nike's pristine new sneaker, at about $200 a pair retail, is the LeBron 11.
Too bad they don't feel very snug on the feet of the 6-foot-8, 250-pound superstar whose name is on them. LeBron James only wore the new Nikes for two full...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Savannah State is used to being the underdog.
The Tigers enter Saturday's game fresh off a 27-20 win over Fort Valley State, but their first two games were blowout losses to Georgia Southern (77-9) and Troy (66-3).
Last season, Oklahoma State scored...