Tenor saxophonist Herschel Evans was born this day in 1909 in Denton, Texas. During three years with the Basie Band, from 1936 to 1939, he was paired with Lester Young in what started the band's battling tenor solos.
WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- The State Department's top brass fended off suggestions Wednesday that the task of issuing temporary visas should be subsumed under the president's proposed Department of Homeland Security after coming under fire from the House Representatives for practic
ELI J. LAKE, UPI State Department Correspondent
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