- MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — A published report says “Baby Jessica,” whose
dramatic rescue from an abandoned Texas well was televised across the
country 18 years ago, has gotten married.
- Crime may be down in New Orleans, but many of the city’s bad guys
seem to be turning up in Houston, which finds itself caught in the
cross hairs of an apparent gang war between Hurricane Katrina evacuees
from two rival housing projects.
- NEW YORK (FORTUNE) – On Wednesday night, Gene Munster was thinking
about going to the movies; but he did something else instead. He spent
$1.99 to watch a campy 1960s TV show on his laptop. The first season of
the Munsters — a comedy about a family of monsters and their struggles
to lead an all-American life — was available for download on iTunes.
Munster, for obvious reasons, couldn’t resist.
- NEW YORK (Reuters) — Four women rockers who took on the music of
Led Zeppelin are driving club audiences to a frenzy and, offstage,
whipping up speculation over their sexual tastes with the name of the
band: Lez Zeppelin.
- PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (AP) — Nate Griffin, a former Army
sergeant, watches what he eats. He’s even tried juice diets to shed
pounds. But ask him if he’d join a group to talk about weight loss and
- CAMBRIDGE, England (AP) — A museum visitor shattered three Qing
dynasty Chinese vases when he tripped on his shoelace, stumbled down a
stairway and brought the vases crashing to the floor, officials said
- (CNN) — Osama bin Laden’s right-hand man, Ayman al-Zawahiri,
appeared in a new video Monday, saying he is alive and well just weeks
after a U.S. missile strike targeted him in Pakistan.