Feature: Mysteries of the faith

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- Today in the United States we have more than enough angst to go around: The Iraq war, terrorism, the bleak clouds of 9/11 still hover heavy over us. At such tim

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred stakes action.

What U.S. newspapers are saying

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.

Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

In 1917 1 million French people lined the streets to watch a New Orleans parade band strut its stuff. The crowd went wild, and France has been jazz crazy ever since.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

High Chaparral wins BC Turf

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Favorite High Chaparral lived up to his early billing, charging up the middle to capture the $2 million John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf at Arlington International

Life in Deepest France: Bastille Day

SAVIGNAC-DE-MIREMONT, France, July 16 (UPI) -- Sunday France celebrated its national day -- the 14th of July -- or, as Americans like to call it, Bastille Day. It was as usual the excuse for fireworks partie

Absence of absinthe turns to a resurgence

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., May 22 (UPI) -- Absinthe is a drink steeped in mystique and controversy, an exotic concoction that is both legal and illegal. Its allure long ago captured the imagination and t
RHONDA ROHRABACHER, Rootless Cosmopolitan

Street Cry surprises Sakhee

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 23 (UPI) -- Sakhee again came up short on the international stage Saturday by losing to Street Cry in the $6 million Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race.

In Sports from United Press International

NCAA tourney continues improbable journey

Sakhee favored in Dubai World Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 22 (UPI) -- Sakhee, one of four horses from Godolphin Racing, leads a field of 11 entered for Saturday's $6 million Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race, at the

Of Human Interest: News-lite

PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

The Vegas Guy: Paris

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Women love Paris. They love the city and they love the casino that looks like the city. And you can't deny a beautiful woman a trip to Paris.
JOE BOB BRIGGS, "The Vegas Guy?

Fantastic Light wins BC Turf

ELMONT, N.Y., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Fantastic Light was detoured by his owners from the $4 million Breeders' Cup Classic to the $2 million Turf but he made no detour on his way to the winner's cir
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