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Archive for June 30th, 2013

  • Stones play long-awaited Glastonbury gig

    June 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs at Glastonbury, England on Saturday, June 29, 2013. Thousands are to enjoy the three day festival that started on Friday, June 28, 2013 with headliners Arctic Monkeys, the Rolling Stones and Mumford and Sons. (Photo...

  • 62 high school students hopeful of a musical crown

    June 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Thursday, June 27, 2013, photo, Anthony Nappier of Los Angeles practices singing “I Believe” from “The Book of Mormon” in New York City, ahead of the National High School Musical Theater Awards on Monday, July 1. Nappier is one of 62 students...

  • Cuban-American troupe to perform in NY, Havana

    June 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Scholar Artists rehearse in the Allen Bales Theatre on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Ala. for Alcestis Ascending Friday, June 21, 2013. The show will feature more than a dozen Cuban scholar-actor-dancers, joined by some University of Alabama...

  • As 10,000 watch, opera giants battle to draw

    June 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    An actor performs on a giant illuminated puppet during an open air event in front of the Munich opera, southern Germany, on Friday, June 28, 2013. Munich celebrates the 200. birthday of composers Richard Wagner and Guiseppe Verdi. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)...

  • As ‘war’ rages, Gettysburg vendors hope to cash in

    June 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Reenactors take part in a demonstration of a battle during ongoing activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Bushey Farm in Gettysburg, Pa. Union forces turned away a Confederate advance in the...

  • Traffic cameras bring tiny Ohio village to a stop

    June 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, April 11, 2013 photo, Holly Calhoun stands across the street from a tower of speed cameras located near the Elmwood Quick Stop she manages, in Elmwood Place, Ohio. Calhoun doesn’t believe the speed cameras installed in the village were...

  • Obama says climate change is make-or-break issue

    June 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama gestures during a speech on climate change, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at Georgetown University in Washington. Obama is proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants and to boost renewable energy...

  • Ups and downs of retiring Ohio State president

    June 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, June 7, 2013 file photo, Ohio State University president Gordon Gee gives his retirement speech during a board of trustees meeting in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State is one of several major universities seeking a new president. (AP...

  • Tiny Allegiant Air thrives on low costs, high fees

    June 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, An Allegiant Air jetliner flies by the Luxor Resort & Casino after taking off from McCarran International Airportm in Las Vegas. While other U.S. airlines have struggled with the ups and downs of the economy and oil...

  • Southwest bakes in 115 to 120-degree heat

    June 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Tourists walk in the shade of trees along The Strip in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 29, 2013. Saturday’s daytime high was expected to reach 117 degrees, which is the city’s all-time high. It was 108 at noon Saturday in Sin City. (AP Photo/Julie...