American rockers Counting Crows turned out to be lame ducks when they cancelled two concerts in as many nights in Wellington this weekend. They today annouced that their Auckland show, scheduled for today, wouldn’t go ahead either
A wildfire in Yellowstone National Park has grown to 9,300 acres and closed a section of the main road through the park, but Yellowstone is still open and National Park Service officials said Monday there was no danger to travelers. Snow could fall this week at Yellowstone, which sprawls across parts of three states, and end the park’s fire season, officials said
Fighting raged Tuesday between security forces and militants in northwestern Pakistan, leaving 43 militants dead and two commanders captured, authorities said. The cause of the outage, which Google said lasted an hour and 45 minutes, was not apparent by early Tuesday evening.
Apple’s iPhone is set to make its debut in China by the end of this year after the US company reached agreement with China Unicom, the country’s second-largest mobile operator. China Unicom on Friday said it would start selling the 3G iPhone in the fourth quarter after signing a non-exclusive three-year contract with Apple
Lots of people never made it to Woodstock, in part because the 400,000 who did caused the most famous traffic jam in New York history. But for those of us who missed it because of the inconvenience of having not yet been born, the concert’s 40th anniversary is instinctively less a cause for celebration than an excuse to plug our ears. We know the basics or think we do.
A Singapore man undergoing treatment for cancer was detained for four hours by U.S. immigration officials after the drug he was taking caused his fingerprints to disappear.