Analysis: Atticus good, Hannibal bad

LOS ANGELES, June 4 (UPI) -- A lawyer who fought racism and a doctor who regards human flesh as a delicacy top a new list of favorite movie heroes and villains. A blue-ribbon panel chose the top 50 movie heroes and the top 50 villains from a list of 400 nominees, for The American Fil
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

Yankees name Jeter 11th team captain

CINCINNATI, June 3 (UPI) -- New York Yankees star shortstop Derek Jeter, a key member of a team that has reached the postseason each of the last eight seasons, Tuesday was named the 11th c

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Philadelphia 107, Washington 87

PHILADELPHIA, April 16 (UPI) -- Michael Jordan's fabulous career came to an end amid cheers and tears Wednesday night as his Washington Wizards were trounced, 107-87, by the Philadelphia 76ers

Texas 4, Seattle 2

SEATTLE, April 12 (UPI) -- Chan Ho Park survived five shaky innings and Rafael Palmeiro hit his fourth homer of the season Friday night as the Texas Rangers posted a 4-2 victory over the

Oakland 13, Texas 5

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 9 (UPI) -- Miguel Tejada and Scott Hatteberg each had three hits, including a home run, as the Oakland Athletics continued their domination of the Texas Rangers with a 13-

The Bear's Lair: Bursting sports bubble

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- When baseball immortal Babe Ruth was asked after the 1931 season why his $80,000 salary exceeded President Herbert Hoover's $75,000, the lifelong Democrat responded: "I had a better year than he did." Sports stars, like actors and pop music stars, tend to
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

Commentary: A Hollywood institution

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Vernon Scott, who died at 79 Monday after more than five decades of covering Hollywood for United Press International, was a Hollywood institution in his own ri
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

NY Yankees 6, Baltimore 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Bernie Williams registered his 100th RBI with a single in the sixth inning and Andy Pettitte tossed five scoreless innings Friday night as the New York Yankees

Country Music News

David Allan Coe born in Akron, Ohio, 1939. Mark Chesnutt born in Beaumont, Texas, 1963. Ernest Tubb died, 1984.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Sept. 6, the 249th day of 2002 with 116 to follow.
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Arizona 6, Chi. Cubs 2

CHICAGO, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Mexican slugger Erubiel Durazo hit his first career grand slam in the ninth inning Saturday to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to their eighth straight win, 6-2 o

Chi. Cubs 9, San Francisco 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Sammy Sosa hit a pair of two-run homers and Matt Clement tossed seven scoreless innings Thursday as the Chicago Cubs salvaged the finale of a three-game series

Rock News Two: The week in pop

, July 20 (UPI) -- Rapper Nelly's red-hot summer jam, "Nellyville," staved off the challenge of several newcomers to hold its place atop the Billboard 200. "Nellyville" (Fo' Reel/Universal) remained at No. 1 for a third-straight week after selling 340,000 units.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Michael Jackson, locked in a bitter dispute with his record company, Sony, has hired Los Angeles lawyer Martin Singer to join a legal "dream team" with O. J. Simpson attorney Johnnie Cochran, reports the New York Daily News.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Williams remembered as American icon

By United Press International

The almanac

Today is Wednesday, June 19, the 170th day of 2002 with 195 to follow.
By United Press International

Think Tanks Wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The UPI Think Tank Wrap-Up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events, and position statements released by various think t

Jockstrip: The World As We Know It

PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

American League MVP winners

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- American League Most Valuable Player Award winners:

Cancer, arthritis drugs help ALS

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A drug commonly used to treat breast cancer and an established arthritis medication show promise in treating Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disea
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