Harry Houdini

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  • EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy delivers a keynote speech during the annual Western Governors' Association Meeting, at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency promoted currently proposed clean power plant rules to Western governors Tuesday, framing the plan as a way to deal with destructive wildfires and floods that have ravaged the region in recent years. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    EDITORIAL: The EPA's Houdini bureaucrat

    The ghost of master magician Harry Houdini lives at the Environmental Protection Agency, where agency officials routinely make common sense and tax money disappear without a trace.


  • 1940 NY census records are now searchable by name

    Americans are in for a cyber-surprise on Wednesday: They'll be able to plug family names into an online 1940 U.S. census and come up with details about the lives of New Yorkers _ from Joe DiMaggio and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy to their own relatives.


  • AP: 1940 NY census records now searchable by name

    Americans are in for a cyber-surprise on Wednesday: They'll be able to plug family names into an online 1940 U.S. census and come up with details about the lives of New Yorkers _ from Joe DiMaggio and Jacqueline Kennedy to their own relatives.


  • 1940 NY census records are now searchable by name

    Americans are in for a cyber-surprise on Wednesday: They'll be able to plug family names into an online 1940 U.S. census and come up with details about the lives of New Yorkers _ from Joe DiMaggio and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy to their own relatives.


  • Houdini's last surviving stage assistant dies

    Dorothy Young, the last surviving stage assistant of illusionist Harry Houdini and an accomplished dancer, has died. She was 103.


  • Houdini's last surviving stage assistant dies

    Dorothy Young, the last surviving stage assistant of illusionist Harry Houdini and an accomplished dancer, has died. She was 103.


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