Edinburgh Fringe festival gets political this year

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Along Edinburgh's cobbled Royal Mile, actors draped in the American flag hand...Famed for launching the careers of countless standup comics, the Edinburgh Fringe festival has discovered its serious side, with unsettling...

Bil Kirby: Postcards pour in as the postcard contest continues

...Mexico; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; London; Rome; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Dublin; Paris; Vancouver, Nassau; and Edinburgh, Scotland.Many of you, however, continue to stay in the United States, including Shirley and Chaz Butler, who sent...

Scots reject independence in historic vote

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to...giving more powers to Scotland.The No campaign won the capital city, Edinburgh, by a margin of 61 percent to 38 percent and triumphed by 59 percent...

After battle with shark, Jordan Spieth looks to reel in third major

EDINBURGH, Scotland ? Before taking a look at five things you need to know to be ready for the Open Championship, let's briefly catch...

Vacationers make Scotland, France

...postcard from Kurt and Jan Menger, of Belvedere, who "enjoyed the Open Championship in St. An drews, and a wonderful week in Edinburgh."Cheryl and Edouard Servy and Meg and Bill Byars are in Biarritz, France, which is Augusta's "sister city," and...

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EDINBURGH, Scotland -- "Harry Potter" author...she received an honorary degree from Edinburgh University. The university's graduating...completed a teacher training course at Edinburgh University's Moray House in 1996...

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Cloned sheep could soon become a mother

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - The Ph.D.s have decided to leave it to the birds...there'll be no cloning. Not even artificial insemination. Staff at Edinburgh's Roslin Institute, where researchers for the first time cloned a mammal...

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Chicken pox delays Christian Slater debut in 'Cuckoo's Nest'

EDINBURGH, Scotland -- The show must go on...Cuckoo's Nest," which was due to open in Edinburgh Friday and run for three weeks in conjunction...great energy." The play is to run at Edinburgh's Assembly Rooms before moving to London's...

Drama team eyes Scotland

...Lewis knows he'll have to sell a lot of donuts to get to Edinburgh, Scotland, but he's willing to do what it takes to bring...High School Theatre Festival to attend the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh in August 2002. "It goes without saying that this is one...

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Laura Davies misses hall of fame induction because of traveling issues

...Heathrow in London, the airport was so busy that her plane had to circle for about a half-hour.And when she finally got to Edinburgh, her luggage didn't make it."I was quite upset," she said. "At the end, it was getting quite distressing."She...