SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia — Venezuela's new government-run Social Television (TVes) channel, created by President Hugo Chavez to replace the independent RCTV that he closed last week, has pulled a Miami-produced program off the air under threat of being sued for piracy.
ANNAPOLIS — With lawmakers preparing for cuts if new state revenues are not found, Gov. Martin O'Malley said he is confident the state "will choose to invest in solutions that protect our quality of life."
The all-new Land Rover LR2 reached the U.S. marketplace this spring as a replacement for the Freelander that went out of production after the 2005 model year. Like the LR3 that succeeded the well-known Land Rover Discovery after 2004, the LR2 adopts an alphanumeric naming strategy for the North American marketplace. European customers, however, continue to identify this premium SUV as a Freelander, just as they call the LR3 the "Discovery 3."
This is the first spring that American car shoppers have found Volkswagen's enticing and new-for-2007 Eos convertible in showrooms.
Right after World War II, Ford — like every other automaker in the world — produced cars as fast as possible, arbitrarily picking a date in February 1947 to switch from building 1946 models to 1947 models. According to Bill Selley, who owns a 1947 Ford Super Deluxe coupe, there were only a couple of cosmetic changes from the former year to the latter. Mr. Selley says his car was manufactured in early March 1947, and though the registration and title show that the car is indeed a 1947 model, it still has the 1946 rectangular parking lights and dual trim pieces on the trunk lid.
A lot of news has happened under the large, red neon sign — with the distinctive crooked "Y" — outside Yenching Palace on Connecticut Avenue NW.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A German man tried to jump into Pope Benedict XVI's uncovered popemobile as the pontiff began his general audience today and held onto it for a few seconds before being wrestled to the ground by security officers.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Police yesterday found a body they think is that of a teenager who disappeared four days earlier when she was apparently abducted from a department-store parking lot.
RICHMOND — Every time Bettye Kearse steps foot on President James Madison's Montpelier estate, she feels like she's coming home.