Crystal Cathedral joins Catholic diocese

SANTA ANA, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The Crystal Cathedral, a Southern California landmark, will be sold to Orange County's Catholic diocese, a federal bankruptcy judge ruled Tuesday.

Gene transfer may lead to new HIV vaccine

PHILADELPHIA, May 20 (UPI) -- A U.S. research team says it may have broken the stubborn impasse that has frustrated the invention of an effective human immunodeficiency virus vaccine.

Teen goes from Detroit diner to Hollywood

DETROIT, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A 17-year-old boy about to star in the Lifetime network movie "America" says he was simply sitting in a Detroit diner when he got his big Hollywood break.

Man's ID stolen multiple times

JOLIET, Ill., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- A mentally disabled Illinois man whose identity was stolen to pay $350,000 for heart-bypass surgery had it stolen again, a newspaper reported Thursday.

Study: Horses also suffer obesity

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 25 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say horses are inheritably couch potatoes, with overeating, slothful horses suffering obesity problems just like humans.

Noted architect Philip Johnson dies at 98

NEW CANAAN, Conn., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Famed U.S. architect Philip Johnson died Tuesday at his Connecticut home at the age of 98, the New York Times reported.

Fort Worth opens most of water gardens

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 28 (UPI) -- Fort Worth Monday reopened all of the city's water gardens park except a pool where four Chicago visitors drowned earlier this month.

Breeders' Cup Notebook

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Notes from the 19th running of the Breeders' Cup Championship Series

Breeders' Cup: Something for everyone

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- There was a little something for everyone in Saturday's 19th running of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Arlington Park.

Volponi wins BC Classic

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Volponi exploded down the stretch to post a huge upset in Saturday's $4 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Arlington Park.

Breeders' Cup fields

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Fields for Saturday's 19th running of the Breeders' CupWorld Thoroughbred Championships at Arlington Park, by post position, with jockey, trainer and morning-li

Architect Philip Johnson is active at 96

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- Philip Johnson, dean of American architects, will be 96 on July 8 but shows no signs of slowing down as a practitioner of his art who can still attract importan

Church Architecture Is Subject of New Book

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Judith Dupre is making a name for herself in book publishing with one volume after another of gorgeously designed and illustrated bestsellers in the field of ar

Artworld: Saving JFK's Old TWA Terminal

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Many American cities and even small communities have saved outdated or abandoned railroad stations of architectural interest for other uses, but only one has ye