The automatic budget cuts that grounded the Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thunderbirds are taking a toll on performers, air show announcers, concessionaires, vendors and others who depend on air shows and the millions of spectators.
To find their Mr. Darcy, the Guthrie Theater in Minnesota has turned to a Mad Man.
The Canadian government is trying to lure Silicon Valley tech workers who are frustrated by U.S. visa policies, just as Congress wrestles with a long-sought overhaul of America's immigration system.
Dozens of disgruntled border policemen forced the closure of Egypt's main crossing point into the Gaza Strip on Friday to protest the abduction of their colleagues by suspected militants, underscoring the lawlessness and crisis of authority in the country two years since the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
Bloomberg LP, the financial news and information service, on Friday said it has appointed Samuel Palmisano, the former CEO of IBM, as an independent adviser on its privacy and data standards.
President Barack Obama is putting on a show at the White House next week for singer-songwriter Carole King.
A federal judge on Friday granted a request to temporarily block enforcement of a new Arkansas law that bans most abortions 12 weeks into a pregnancy.
OLYMPIA (AP) — Washington’s boating under the influence law becomes tougher under a law signed Thursday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. The biggest change makes BUI a gross misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a $5,000 fine. KNDO also reports boat operators who are suspected
Silvio Berlusconi's private disco featured not only aspiring show girls performing striptease acts as sexy nuns and nurses, but also dressed as President Barack Obama and a prominent Milan prosecutor whom the billionaire media mogul has accused of persecuting him, according to the first public sworn testimony by the Moroccan woman at the center of the scandal.
Fitch Ratings agency has downgraded Slovenia's credit grade by one notch, citing a weak economic outlook and a frail banking system.
The Arab Spring may finally be en route to Algeria.
The wife of the president of the Mormon church has died.
Does the death penalty attract inmates? I was in the Monroe prison when Byron Scherf murdered Jayme Biendl. I was released six months later, having served 30 years [“State prison inmate sentenced to death in murder of guard,” NWThursday, May 16].Bryon Scherf was already serving a life se
Soldiers in northeast Nigeria shelled suspected camps of Islamic extremists in the first military action of a new offensive against the insurgents, killing at least 21 people, a security official said Friday.
The International Monetary Fund said Friday that substantial risks still loom for the Cypriot economy even after a multi-billion dollar international bailout aimed at averting a debt default.
Authorities say the gun used in a 37-hour standoff between New Jersey police and a man holding three children and two dead bodies was fake.
After five months in the neonatal intensive care unit at a Vancouver hospital, little Harley Gulliksen is going home Friday.
Novak Djokovic can't seem to find any consistency on clay courts. And with French Open less than 10 days away, he will enter Roland Garros coming off two early losses.
A special audience will get to see Helen Mirren onstage next month in London in the play "The Audience" - some retired show business veterans in a New Jersey nursing home.
Bombs that exploded outside two mosques in a village in northwestern Pakistan killed at least 15 people Friday, underlining the challenge of militant violence facing a new government set to take power under the leadership of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.