- Making News: Comedy Icon Bob Hope Dies at 100
Born the year the Wright Brothers flew the first plane, he has 75 films, 475 TV specials, 1000 radio shows, 12 books and countless awards--including the Medal of Freedom and a British knighthood--to his name. Bob Hope died last night in Los Angeles at the age of 100. On Hope-s birthday this May, Todd Purdum wrote an extensive appreciation for the New York Times. Purdum looks back on the life of the beloved American icon.
- Reporter's Notebook: New Dating of Siberian Site Shuffles Migration Theory
For decades, school children have been taught that human beings first came to America during the last Ice Age, across a land bridge from Siberia that-s now covered by water. New evidence suggests that the first Native Americans may have come here by boat. Anthropologist Michael Waters is associate director of Texas A&M; University's Center for the Study of the First Americans.
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