Duke wins NCAA basketball championship

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (INDYSTAR) — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski may want to buy a second home here in Indianapolis. For the third time in his career, the Blue Devils coach won more…

'Greatest show on earth' was not a circus

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1874185" align="aligncenter" width="600"] New York Great Roman Hippodrome[/caption] The "Greatest Show on Earth" was owned by P.T. Barnum, who died April 7, 1891. Selling millions of tickets, more…

Rolling Stone retracts article on UVa rape

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — Rolling Stone magazine retracted its article about a brutal gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity after the release of a report on Sunday that more…

A nation 'born to serve mankind'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1868115" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Christmas truce, World War I[/caption] During World War I, there was an unofficial "Christmas truce" during the winter of 1914. The song "Silent Night" more…

U.N.: Kidnapped schoolgirls likely dead

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The estimated 240 or so Nigerian schoolgirls who reportedly were kidnapped by the jihadist group Boko Haram last year likely are dead, according to a spokesman for the more…