- Seattle federal defender Tom Hillier retires Updated: Mar-04-14 2:51 am
- Class back on rise in UK - but elite different Updated: Feb-10-14 4:38 am
- AP WAS THERE: The Beatles invade America in 1964 Updated: Feb-09-14 3:46 pm
- Ex-Beatle's sis recalls his Ill. visit pre-fame Updated: Feb-07-14 2:59 pm
- Book includes N. Ind. woman's rare Beatles photos Updated: Feb-07-14 10:34 am
- Musician recalls opening for Beatles in 1964 Updated: Feb-07-14 9:49 am
- After 22 years, Leno bids farewell to 'Tonight' Updated: Feb-07-14 1:37 am
- Ed Sullivan Beatles' item headed to NYC auction Updated: Feb-06-14 12:22 am
SEATTLE - Tom Hillier, Seattle's hell-raising, hippie federal public defender who built an office considered a model for indigent defense nationwide, is retiring after 38 years in the office, an unprecedented 28 of them as its chief.
LONDON - For the past three decades, many Britons had hoped the rigid class system that defined their country from Dickens to "Downton Abbey" was finally dying. Now they fear that class, their old bugbear, is back on the rise.
EDITOR'S NOTE: In February 1964, the Beatles took America by storm, and rock 'n' roll was never the same.
ST. LOUIS - Not long after settling in southern Illinois in 1963, an ocean from her native England, Louise Harrison Caldwell trudged from one radio station to the next lobbying for air time for her brother's quartet. Revered in Britain, the group was virtually unknown in America - and her promotion fizzled.
ELKHART, Indiana - Gina Smith's earliest memory as a child is watching The Beatles take the stage for the first time on "The Ed Sullivan Show" when she was 3 years old.
CODY, Wyoming - The unmarried stewardesses, who had passed weigh-in, moved down the aisle, their pressed skirt suits hiding their girdles, to the rear of the plane where the cigarette smoke billowed into a thick smog before being vented out into the sky.
BURBANK, California - Jay Leno has said goodbye to "The Tonight Show" before, but not like this. The comedian became tearful and choked up Thursday as he concluded what he called the "greatest 22 years of my life."
NEW YORK - Yeah, Yeah, Yeah - Ye-ah!