| Oct 22, 2009
People living with breast cancer and their friends and families may look for books that offer hope, courage, insight and maybe just a great escape. Here are a few selections Amazon customers found inspirational:
"Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of...
| Mar 22, 2009
There are certain inevitabilities to any figure skating competition. Plastic-wrapped flowers and stuffed animals will be thrown onto the ice. The audience will gasp at a botched triple Lutz, then break into mild applause for encouragement's sake. A gangly...
| Mar 22, 2009
Figure skating fans may thrill to the jumps and spins, but it's the pageantry that keeps us watching. Sometimes a skater wears the costume; sometimes it's the other way around. Here's a snapshot of memorable (and a few forgettable) style moments in...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 11:00 AM
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The first flight of Boeing's new 787 jetliner brought no surprises - exactly what pilots, engineers and company officials had anxiously sought for the long-delayed aircraft.
"The airplane responded just as we expected," Randy...
| Oct 26, 2008
Moments after her first performance of the new Grand Prix season, Kimmie Meissner was already looking forward to her next.
The former world and national champion from Bel Air took a spill on the second element of her short program at Skate America when...
| Oct 27, 2008
There was no America in Skate America this year on the women's side of the ticket.
Kimmie Meissner's comeback yesterday derailed in a series of falls and poorly executed jumps that left her in eighth place out of 11 skaters. Injured U.S. champion Mirai...
| Nov 1, 2008
Time to push the panic button? Time to buy Kimmie Meissner a gold retirement watch and thank her for her service to figure skating?
Not so fast. Rome, as skating analyst Julius Caesar used to say, wasn't built in a day.
Meissner, who suffered through...
| Jan 23, 2008
She medaled at two international competitions this season and is the reigning U.S. figure skating champion.
Still, after a last-place performance at her first Grand Prix Final last month, some people are asking: "Is there something wrong with Kimmie...
| Mar 22, 2008
After a season that started with a win, bottomed out in January and regained some altitude with a seventh-place finish at the World Figure Skating Championships this week, what does Kimmie Meissner do now?
For one, the figure skater from Bel Air has to...
| Mar 28, 2008
A monthlong flurry of airline inspections and flight cancellations is expected to wind down today as the Federal Aviation Administration wraps up the first stage of a sweeping inquiry into the way U.S. carriers are maintaining their aircraft.
| Mar 31, 2008
As it did last year, ABC will load up on reality fare for the summer, bringing back a couple of familiar titles -- "The Bachelorette" and "The Mole" -- and hoping to latch on to the mania for all things "High School Musical" with a new competition series....