United Press International

Yeah, maybe it was a tailless lizard that crawled into his ear.
The predicament was nothing to sneeze at.
“Cars brake and stop to look at him," his proud owner said.
Al Jazeera is a Qatari owned company reporting on American faults. Their concentration on the negative side of American life does not sit well with me.
As I write this, it is 50 years and two hours since I heard five bells ring on the UPI wire, turned around and discovered that John F. Kennedy had been shot.
The "new" (to me) Newseum offers an amazing array of displays and information in its airy galleries packed with information on America's history, geography, politics, international relations, and media-related technological advances.
My father, a journalist, died a few days ago. He taught me that journalism is not just a job but a calling, a high form of public service.
About Mike, I have only one more tale to tell, and it happened by pure coincidence. Mike Wallace was always a ladies man.
August 4 marks Helen Thomas' 90th birthday. May she celebrate it in good health and peace, surrounded by her countless loved ones. As a former colleague, I had the pleasure and privilege of observing Helen in action up close.
Cooley's decades of roaming the Middle East and North Africa and his meticulous probing into complex issues were legend and made his reporting from the region's hot spots references for generations of reporters.