Broadway musical 'Soul Doctor' to close Sunday

Broadway musical 'Soul Doctor' to close Sunday

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The stage musical "Soul Doctor" is to close Sunday after playing 32 previews and 66 regular performances on Broadway, producers said.

Teen tells police he tried to rob another teen, not assault

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A 14-year-old Minnesota boy was arrested after telling police he planned on robbing another teen that officers initially thought was being assaulted.

People of lower social status crave bling

MANSFIELD, Ohio, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- People who feel low in status try to compensate by buying high-status goods such as fur coats, cuff links, caviar and Italian suits, U.S. researchers say.

150th anniversary of executions marked

MANKATO, Minn., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- A tribal leader spoke of healing Wednesday at a ceremony in Mankato, Minn., to mark the 150th anniversary of the execution of 38 Dakota men.

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Pet monkey detained after biting woman

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A monkey being kept illegally in California as a pet is now in quarantine after biting a woman.

Mining asteroids? Let's go, some say

SEATTLE, April 21 (UPI) -- A group based in Seattle with serious credentials said it is time to start a mining company that would go after resources flying through space on asteroids.
Boeing to offer flights to space station

Boeing to offer flights to space station

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. industrial giant Boeing said Wednesday passenger flights to the International Space Station could be up for sale soon.

Package at door turns out to be marijuana

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A Washington couple said they were surprised that a strange package delivered to their home turned out to be full of marijuana.

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Man proposes with bus stop ad

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A Chicago man who wanted his marriage proposal to be special rented ad space to pop the question at his intended's bus stop.

Border agent killed in Arizona

YUMA, Ariz., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Mexican authorities Sunday sought the killers of a U.S. Border Patrol agent at the Imperial Sand Dunes near Yuma, Ariz.

Putting the super in superhighway

PHOENIX, March 1 (UPI) -- A stretch of highway in Phoenix would be wider than a football field if it grows from 14 lanes to 24 lanes to ease traffic congestion in the fast-growing city.

Moon orbits to cost tourists $100 million

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- A U.S. company has reportedly announced plans to conduct tourist trips around the moon for a fare of $100 million.

Space pioneer finds NASA dull

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Burt Rutan may be the creative impetus behind the world's first private manned spaceship sent to suborbital space but he wants to be seen simply as an American taxpayer; albeit one who is not excited about NASA's plans for space.

Space Race 2: New rules for space tourists

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A series by UPI exploring the people, the passions and the business of sub-orbital manned spaceflight. This week: With the first commercial passenger spaceflights expected before the next presidential election, the U.S. government weighed in last week wit

Space Race 2: Seats open for Soyuz flights

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A series by UPI exploring the people, passions and business of sub-orbital manned spaceflight. This week: There is at least one party sitting pretty while the difficult negotiations proceed between the United States and Russia over crew transport services

Orlando 109, Miami 93

ORLANDO, Fla., March 19 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady reached the 30-point plateau for a seventh straight game Wednesday night as the Orlando Magic pulled away from the Miami Heat, 109-93.

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'NSYNC star wants to travel N'Space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Rock star Lance Bass is hoping to top his upcoming Olympic performance with a little vacation at the end of the year. The 22-year old singer with the boy-band N'SYNC wants to go in space