PHILADELPHIA — It is the comic book cover that captured the grim visage of an older, wiser — and meaner — Batman.
Now, the 1986 pen and ink creation — drawn by writer/artist Frank Miller — that is the cover to “The Dark Knight Returns” No. 2 will be sold next month in Dallas by Heritage Auctions.
VANCOUVER — You may have heard of the movie “Naked Lunch,” but police say it was a naked dinner that led to a man’s arrest in Vancouver.
Police say a homeowner walked into his east Vancouver residence on Tuesday night to find a naked man making himself some eggs.
The intruder took off when the homeowner confronted him, but he was arrested a short distance away.
GENEVA — The roar of a MiG fighter jet streaking somewhere above Anas Marwah’s car was deafening. Then came the ear-splitting crack of the plane breaking the sound barrier. And then, almost as suddenly, it was over.
LONDON — Before Kate Middleton, other members of the royal family set fashion trends: Queen Elizabeth II, her sometimes risque sister Margaret, and the glamorous Princess Diana.
The couture on display in a new exhibit at Kensington Palace shows that each, in their way, made an impact in Britain and beyond.
RICHMOND, Va. — Nearly 80 years ago Richmond revolutionized the beer world. For it was in this Southern city in 1935 that canned beer — complete with how-to instructions — was first sold.
WASHINGTON — During the usual lull in U.S. politics leading up to the Fourth of July holiday this week, the photograph was startling -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich, surrounded by a male-only group of state lawmakers, signing into law a budget bill that contains several strict anti-abortion provisions.
TORONTO — The heat is on — CTV has opened auditions for the inaugural edition of “MasterChef Canada.”
Wannabe contenders must be amateur chefs, at least 19 years of age by Sept. 1, and be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
VICTORIA — Climbing trees and building tree forts are common activities for kids, yet often as children grow up they abandon this love for playing in the trees.
Tom Chudleigh, on the other hand, has been building tree houses for 20 years.
CLEVELAND — A cat caring for four newborn kittens is nursing an orphaned week-old pit bull puppy in Cleveland.
Sharon Harvey of the Cleveland Animal Protective League said Wednesday that Lurlene the cat welcomed Noland the puppy to her “unusual little family.” The puppy was dropped off at the animal shelter last week when he was a day old.
NEW YORK — No kids, one kid, four kids: There’s no end to the debate over why people decide on a certain number.
But is one family configuration more scrutinized than another? Lauren Sandler thinks so.