| Jan 11, 2011
Peter Yates, the British director of "Breaking Away," "The Dresser" and "Bullitt," the 1968 Steve McQueen movie whose landmark car chase sequence over the hilly streets of San Francisco was a career-defining moment for both director and star, has died. He...
| Feb 11, 2011
Bill Justice, a former Walt Disney Studios animator who worked on classics such as "Fantasia," "Bambi" and "Alice in Wonderland" and later joined Walt Disney Imagineering where he helped program Audio-Animatronics figures for attractions at Disneyland and...
| Jun 3, 2011
Pauline Betz Addie
1940s tennis champion in Hall of Fame
Pauline Betz Addie, 91, a champion tennis player who won Wimbledon in 1946 without dropping a set during the entire tournament, died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility in Potomac, Md., the...
| Oct 17, 2010
FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Directions: Go north on Interstate 5, over the Grapevine and connect with Highway 99. It's a straight shot up past groves of fruit trees, miles of vineyards and farms growing everything from cotton to tomatoes. Once you pass...
| May 22, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is officially declaring his presidential candidacy on Monday. But he offered a sneak peak to supporters in a YouTube video posted Sunday, in which he pledges to speak candidly about the nation’s challenges....
| Apr 8, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Just hours before a midnight deadline, congressional leaders and White House officials were “on the way to resolving” a key sticking point in a budget dispute that has threatened a government shutdown this weekend, a senior Democratic official...
| May 27, 2011
| 9:56 AM
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas on Friday said he's thinking more seriously about a presidential run, making him the latest in a growing roster of Republicans suddenly giving the 2012 campaign a look.
Texas' longest-serving governor, Perry took office in 2000...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 6:39 PM
MILWAUKEE — On a chilly Sunday morning, a 19-year-old Marquette University student walked into the campus security office and tearfully reported being raped by an athlete just hours earlier.
She says two of the officers on duty that February day...
| Aug 14, 2011
Indiana State Police say the main stage at the Indiana State Fairgrounds collapsed as the result of severe weather that pushed through Central Indiana around 8:45 pm Saturday.
State Police First Sergeant Dave Bursten addressed a news conference early...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 1:12 PM
NBC renewed "The Office," "Parks and Recreation" and "Community" for the 2011-12 season on Thursday.
It will be the third season for "Community," which stars Chicago native Danny Pudi, and a fourth for "Parks and Recreation." "The Office" will be back...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 7:02 AM
MTV's "Teen Mom" reality show star Amber Portwood now faces three criminal charges, including two felonies, after a violent physical attack was captured on camera during one of the show's episodes.
According to Anderson Police Department's Mitch Carroll,...