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  • Daytrippers: Boston Segway Tour

    Daytrippers: Boston Segway Tour
    They’re geeked up from the get go in the north end of Boston. Here tourism has gone high tech. With all due respect to a trolley ride, there are those advocating a Segway glide. At about 10 miles per hour, Boston Gliders Segway Adventures is finding their gyroscopic niche covering the historic town in a futuristic way. “You know its pretty cool that we’re seeing one of the most historic cities on one of the newest most fan dangled things we could find,” said guide Jim Williamson, who insists on being called “Captain Jimbo.”
  • Convicted killer executed by lethal injection in Texas

    A Texas man who murdered his former common-law wife and her brother in 1993 was executed by lethal injection Wednesday night. Before he was put to death, Willie Trottie had messages for his relatives, including, “I hope this brings you some...

    Rick Perry's lawyers accuse Democrats of pushing a 'red herring'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s legal team on Thursday¬†stepped up its aggressive strategy to fight two felony charges against him, arguing that Democrats were floating a “red herring” by suggesting that Perry was motivated to veto funding for...

    First a portrait, now a book: George W. Bush takes 41 as his subject

    First a portrait, now a book: George W. Bush takes 41 as his subject
    It turns out that George W. Bush hasn’t been spending all of his post-White House time at his easel, painting portraits of foreign leaders and former pets. The 43rd president has written a biography of his father, the 41st president, George H.W....

    Laura Bush gets her wish: a cover story in Architectural Digest

    Laura Bush gets her wish: a cover story in Architectural Digest
    While George W. Bush was at his easel, searching for his inner Rembrandt as he and his wife settled into their post-presidency years, Laura Bush was nurturing her own artistic dream — perfecting a home worthy of a cover story in Architectural...