CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Marvin Nash - a.k.a. Starvin' Marvin - has been a professional rodeo clown for some 30 years, entertaining fans and protecting bull riders at great risk to himself. He routinely taunts bulls that outweigh him by more than 1,000 pounds.
So you hear about a 41-year-old swimmer making the Olympics eight years after retiring and two years after giving birth. You immediately think:
SHIJIAZHUANG, China - From the desktop computer at the foot of his bed, Zhang Heng dares to complain about the Beijing Olympics.
NEW ORLEANS - The pilot of a huge tanker urged a tug boat pushing a barge to get out of the way of the tanker just before a collision on the Mississippi River, which caused thousands of gallons of fuel oil to spill from the barge into a busy stretch of the inland waterway, Coast Guard radio transmissions showed.
President Bush's visit to Beijing almost looks like a vacation - right down to a family reunion. But his three-nation Asian trip also takes him to the doorsteps of two troublesome regimes while forcing him to balance the Olympic spirit with the delicacies of diplomacy.
NEW YORK - The spiritual leader of the world's Anglicans urged church leaders Sunday not to consecrate any other gay bishops for now, as he ended a once-a-decade Anglican assembly that was dedicated to preventing schism in the troubled fellowship.
NEW DELHI - Thousands of panicked pilgrims stampeded Sunday at a remote mountaintop temple in northern India during celebrations to honor a Hindu goddess, sending dozens of people plummeting to their deaths and trampling scores more. Police said 145 people were killed.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A bomb hidden under a pile of garbage killed at least 20 people, half of them women who were sweeping the street in Somalia's capital, witnesses and doctors said Sunday.
Kimberly Elyse Kleen and Cason A. Franklin were united in marriage on Saturday, July 19th, 2008, in Vancouver, Wash.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Berry of Metter announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Berry of Metter, to Eric Mallard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Donna Mallard.
BALTIMORE - A man accused of kidnapping his 7-year-old daughter during a supervised visit in Boston last weekend was arrested Saturday in Baltimore and the girl was found safe, authorities said.
HAIKU, Hawaii - Cheryl Gowadia couldn't figure out why FBI agents in riot gear, guns drawn, were storming her home on Maui's tranquil North Shore.
DALLAS - Jenny the elephant lazily poked her trunk into a bucket of fruit as her keepers at the Dallas Zoo hosed her during her morning bath, seemingly oblivious to the fact that she could soon be shipped far from her home of 22 years.
Jennifer Marie Franklin and Kevin James Burke were united in marriage at half past six in the evening on Saturday, August 18, 2007. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Jason Protzman at the First Presbyterian Church of Statesboro.
Jason Parrish of Farmers & Merchants Bank was promoted to banking officer, credit administration, bank officials announced Monday.
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ATLANTA - Georgia Southern entered Saturday needing a win at Georgia State to keep its bowl hopes alive.
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