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...

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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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Cross Creek going to Scottish festival

...again, Augusta will be represented at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. "This is the same event that (John S. Davidson...Creek students. "It was theater everywhere you looked. Edinburgh has worked hard to keep up their culture," she said...

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House used in rental scam on Craigslist

An Edinburgh Drive house has been used more than once as bait in a scam on Craigslist that cost a Martinez woman $1,450, according to a...

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Rowling plans reading of new Potter book

...reading of the sixth book in her hugely successful series at Edinburgh Castle in Scotland to coincide with its publication, the...between ages 8 and 16 who aspire to be journalists to go to Edinburgh for the reading of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince...

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