| Jun 4, 2010
Watching "The Lion King," even on a second viewing, the operative response upon experiencing the opening number featuring a plethora of wild animals — including an elephant and two giraffes of approximate actual size — boils down to a single...
| Jul 1, 2010
The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with seventh-round wide receiver Tim Toone.
The Lions also announced Thursday they've signed kicker Aaron Pettrey and have claimed Leger Douzable off waivers.
Toone is regarded as latest Mr. Irrelevant because he...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 7:26 AM
Marching Position: 7
Organization: Duffy String Band
Captain: Ted Kudrick
Theme Title: Animal Crackers
Theme Concept: A Circus Theme. There are no people involved in the theme instead the animals that come in a animal cracker box come together to...
| Nov 9, 2009
| 1:27 PM
A wild white-tailed deer jumped into a lion exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Zoo Sunday afternoon, Nov. 8. There were two adult female lions in the habitat, one of which caught, trapped and injured the young adult doe. Zoo staff successfully...
| Dec 13, 2009
| 9:48 AM
JOHANNESBURG -- Kaiane Aldorino from Gibraltar was named the new Miss World at a glittering two-hour pageant that put South Africa in the spotlight and featured traditional dancers and drummers.
The leggy brunette, dressed in white-lace evening gown, was...
| Jan 4, 2010
DETROIT -- While Lovie Smith dodged direct questions about his future Sunday after the Bears' 37-23 victory over the Lions, defensive tackle Tommie Harris didn't mince any words about possible coaching changes.
Sitting in the corner of the locker room,...
| Feb 18, 2010
This month's historic snowstorms caused at least $1.5 million damage at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, delaying its opening by up to a month and further threatening an institution that has struggled to emerge from financial difficulties.
After the zoo...
| Aug 26, 2009
| 1:18 PM
The Indianapolis Colts travel to Detroit's Ford Field on Saturday for a week 3 preseason game against the Lions. Detroit, coming off the first 0-16 regular season in NFL history, is a team in obvious transition. The Lions began their face lift by giving...
| Sep 2, 2009
LITTLE TUJUNGA CANYON - Two chimpanzees being evacuated from the Wildlife Waystation escaped from their crates while being unloaded at the Los Angeles Zoo.
Zoo spokesman Jason Jacobs says the female chimps fled Tuesday afternoon, prompting zoo visitors...
| Mar 1, 2009
| 5:46 PM
A potent March snowstorm blanketed much of Alabama with up to 4 inches of snow today, covering Civil War statues and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of church services.
The storm headed toward the Northeast and threatened to drop up to a foot of...
| Sep 13, 2007
ALPINE, CALIF. -- When Keli and Dan Cadenhead came home from dinner that Saturday in October 2003, the sky north of their hilltop house was glowing orange. They watched all night as the light intensified, filled the horizon, finally reared its flaming...