Klan cadre blasts Obama at Md. Civil War battlefield

SHAPRSBURG, Md., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Ku Klux Klan members gathered at a Civil War battlefield in Maryland accused President Barack Obama of trying to "destroy America."

NASCAR appeals panel upholds penalties against Penske Racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., May 1 (UPI) -- A NASCAR panel Wednesday turned down an appeal from Penske Racing, seeking to overturn stiff penalties assessed to drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano.

Couple weds in Taco Bell

NORMAL, Ill., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- An Illinois couple who said they enjoyed hanging out at Taco Bell decided to marry there.

Rio Grande River basin snow is studied

ALBUQUERQUE, July 18 (UPI) -- A multi-million dollar, 10-year study is under way in the Rio Grande basin to track the water cycle from the river's Colorado headwaters across New Mexico.

Analysis: Can 'Passion' top 'Titanic'?

LOS ANGELES, March 10 (UPI) -- There is serious speculation in Hollywood about the possibility that Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" could become the biggest box-office attraction of
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South Korea ousts Italy from World Cup

NASCAR film to star Spears

LOS ANGELES, June 18 (UPI) -- NASCAR and pop star Britney Spears have signed an exclusive agreement to produce a feature film set in the world of Winston Cup racing.

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