| Mar 9, 2008
NEW YORK -- She has been a sitcom character, a sometime talk show host and the centerpiece of her own reality show. Now Kathy Griffin has appeared in an unlikely new role -- minister.
The often provocative comedian -- who raised some Christian groups'...
| Jan 24, 2008
| 12:20 PM
Amy Winehouse, beset by allegations of substance abuse, entered a rehabilitation facility Thursday to battle drug addiction.
The announcement came just days after the 24-year-old singer was pictured in British tabloid The Sun inhaling fumes from a...
| Feb 5, 2008
Heath Ledger's family evaded scores of photographers Tuesday as they returned to Perth following the Oscar-nominated actor's death in a Manhattan apartment last month.
Several security guards and police officers watched as Ledger's father, Kim, and...
| Aug 13, 2010
Robert is here, and he's been here for more than five decades.
Officially established in 1960, the Robert Is Here fruit stand is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Robert Moehling, who's been running the stand since he was 6 years old, can still...
| Feb 19, 2011
Daytona Beach, of course, is all about speed.
That's obviously the case Sunday, when the flag drops on the Daytona 500.
Don't look around for me. As a longtime visitor to Daytona Beach, the last time I ventured anywhere near the Daytona International...
| Jul 18, 2010
When it comes to pirate awareness, the timeline is clearly divided:
Pre-PC, or post-PC.
Pirates of the Caribbean, that is.
"The explosion of popularity was exponential after that," says Donna Demko, handing out beads in her pirate garb on a sunny...
| Sep 4, 2010
For the first time in five years, Lancaster County visitors can see the farm where "Witness" was filmed.
They can also see and learn more about other nearby locations with ties to the 1985 movie, which earned Harrison Ford an Academy Award nomination for...
| Feb 7, 2010
It was near midnight and the rain-drenched streets had already stained my white satin slippers. A Napoleon-style hat, adorned with golden beads and white plumage, was perched precariously atop my head. Stepping delicately in my soggy shoes, I gripped my...
| Aug 13, 2007
Editor's note: This story was originally published on October 14, 2003.
Somewhere around switchback 57, of the 97 twisting from Trail Camp up to 13,777-foot Trail Crest, it dawns on you that there are many fine, flat places you'd...
| Feb 7, 2010
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO RIO DE JANEIRO
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| Sep 19, 2010
The last thing I expected to see when I arrived at Club Med's Turkoise resort in the British West Indies was a gray-haired guy balancing on a walker. Before I had a chance to blink twice, another gray-haired guy rolled by in a wheelchair.
Was this the...