Maria Von Trapp, 99, dies in Vermont

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Maria von Trapp, a member of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for "The Sound of Music," has died, her brother more…

Packs of stray Chihuahuas terrorize Arizona suburb

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Independent) Residents of an Arizona neighbourhood say they are being terrorised by packs of stray Chihuahuas, who are running rampage across the suburb of Maryvale. The canines more…

Steve Jobs headed for postage stamp

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) The U.S. Postal Service wants to put Apple co-founder Steve Jobs on a stamp. Jobs is set to appear on a 2015 collectible stamp, according to more…

Group

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

265 Anne Frank books vandalized in libraries

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) TOKYO  — Anne Frank’s “The Diary of a Young Girl” and scores of books about the young Holocaust victim have been vandalized in Tokyo public more…

Motorists scramble to save unconscious baby

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI HERALD) It was a sight that jarred motorists on the busy Dolphin Expressway. Westbound traffic suddenly came to a standstill around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, and a woman more…

The woman who fought off Napoleon

by The editors of Leben -- [caption id="attachment_641441" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Queen Louise of Prussia"][/caption] She had captured the hearts and imaginations of her people with her beauty and acts of charity, but it was more…