LOS ANGELES (AP) – Three college students from California are among 32 U.S. students who will be awarded the prestigious Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University next Fall. Larkspur native Catherine Laporte-Oshiro, Daniel Price […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The federal government has apparently ended a 433-year-old historical controversy by determining that English sea captain and explorer Sir Francis Drake came ashore in what is now a county in the […]
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) – A hospital official in central England says a 14-year-old Pakistani girl “has a chance of making a good recovery.” The girl (Malala Yousufzai) was flown to England today from Pakistan, where […]
LONDON (AP) – Authorities say a British teen has had her stomach removed after she ingested a cocktail prepared with liquid nitrogen, an exotic ingredient often used by bartenders to add a touch of drama […]
Highlights of this day in history: Ariel Sharon visits Jerusalem’s Temple Mount; The American Revolution’s last battle begins; William the Conqueror invades England; First round-the-world flight ends; Jazz great Miles Davis dies.
(AP) – The sand, volleyballs and bikinis have departed London’s government district, leaving politicians and civil servants behind. Workers using fork-lift trucks, cherry pickers and small cranes have begun dismantling the temporary Olympic beach volleyball […]
(AP) – The River Thames became a royal highway Sunday, as Queen Elizabeth II led a motley but majestic flotilla of more than 1,000 vessels in a waterborne pageant to mark her Diamond Jubilee. In […]