...Doctor Who" Peter Capaldi is a nosy neighbor, Matt "Little Britain" Lucas is a cabbie and Oscar winner Jim Broadbent is a German...a toy train-sized flashback, his own orphaned journey to Britain before the Holocaust, Paddington's list of possible explorer...
Destinations for 2015 "Frozen" film.ANNIVERSARIESSingapore celebrates its golden Jubilee - 50 years since independence from Great Britain. Vietnam celebrates 70 years since independence from France and 50 years since the first U.S. combat troops arrived at...
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...Apollo program of manned lunar landings.In 1984, a coal fire at the Wilberg Mine near Orangeville, Utah, killed 27 people. Britain and China signed an accord returning Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty on July 1, 1997.In 1986, Lawrence E. Walsh was appointed...
Today in History

...Straus became the first Jewish Cabinet member.In 1911, Britain's King George V announced during a visit to India that the...s headquarters.In 1963, Kenya became independent of Britain.In 1974, "The Godfather, Part II," a Paramount Pictures...
Today In Sports History for Dec. 17

...Cesar Chavez secures his place in boxing history, retaining his WBC super lightweight title with a fifth-round victory over Britain's Andy Holligan. It's the 27th time Chavez fought for a title without a loss since 1984, breaking Joe Louis' mark of...
Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economies

...wants to boost inflation from just 0.3 percent currently to around 2 percent.The few European producing countries - mainly Britain and Norway in the North Sea - face a drop in revenues that could balance out the positives of cheaper fuel.RussiaRussia gets...
A century later, mythic thud of ball still heard

...German invasion of Belgium kicked off a series of events which quickly pit the German and Austro-Hungarian empires against Britain, France, Russia and several allies.Germany swept into most of Belgium and northern France and even threatened Paris before...
Today in sports history

1900 - Britain's Harry Vardon wins the U.S. Open golf title.1985 - Eddie Robinson becomes college football's winningest coach as Grambling...
Today in Sports History

Aug. 271903 - Britain's Hugh Doherty is the first non-American to win the men's singles title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships...
Today in Sports History

1900 - The first Davis Cup is held with the United States beating Britain, 3-0.1938 - McLin Hanover, driven by Henry Thomas, wins the Hambletonian Stakes in straight heats.1949 - Ezzard Charles...


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