Seventy-five years ago this month, a Lockheed Orion Explorer airplane crashed in Point Barrow, Alaska. The one passenger, a rugged man originally from Oklahoma Indian Territory, died on impact along with the pilot.
You can already hear the rumbling in the distance -- a train of noisy liberal Democrats barreling straight for the White House. They should arrive just in time for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration.
Andy Rooney, the beetle-browed CBS commentator who pondered the logic of modern life on his “60 Minutes” segment for more than 30 years, died late yesterday in New York, according to CBS News. He was 92.
Duke Energy Corp. said Bill Johnson won’t take over as chief executive officer as planned after its $17.8 billion takeover of Progress Energy Inc. Instead, James Rogers will continue as chairman and CEO of the combined companies.