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2013: Movie critic Roger Ebert, the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, dies at the age of 70 in Chicago, Illinois, after a recurrence of cancer. Ebert, who had lived with cancer of the thyroid and salivary glands since 2002, was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his death. He, along with Chicago Tribune critic Gene Siskel, helped popularize nationally televised film reviewing when they co-hosted the PBS show "Sneak Previews" from 1975 through 1982, followed by several variously named "At the Movies" programs.
A Kansas town elects the first woman mayor in the U.S., The Beatles make history in dominating the charts, a civil rights leader is gunned down, and the World Trade Center is dedicated, all on this day.
Jon Devore of the Red Bull Air Force is spreading the word about a new adventure sport that combines acrobatic paragliding with big-mountain skiing
Tesla's much anticipated Tesla Model X won't be out until later this month, but the buzz among eager buyers is building.
Among the talking points: Its expected cost -- a cool $132,000, or nearly 80% more than cheapest version of the Model S.
Tesla is d...
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