LEAD STORY Machu Picchu discovered, 1911
AUTOMOTIVE Bidding starts on South Korea’s Kia Motors Corp.,1998
COLD WAR Nixon and Khrushchev have a “kitchen debate”,1959
DISASTER Hundreds drown in Eastland disaster, 1915
GENERAL INTEREST Mary Queen of Scots deposed, 1567
HOLLYWOOD Saving Private Ryan opens in theaters, 1998
LITERARY O. Henry is released from prison, 1901
OLD WEST Bonneville leads first wagon crossing of South Pass, 1832
PRESIDENTIAL Nixon debates Khrushchev at a fair in Moscow, 1959
SPORTS Lance Armstrong wins seventh Tour de France,2005
1876 – Julius Peter Heil Born
1892 – Fire Destroys Iron River
1893 – Florence Ely Loomis Born
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Kitty takes a tumble in washer MAYFIELD, Scotland, July 23 (UPI) — A Scottish family likely will check its laundry basket a bit more closely before tossing clothes into the washer to avoid washing their cat.
Stolen pig statue found damaged GARDEN CITY, Mich., July 23 (UPI) — Police in Michigan said a stolen pig sculpture valued at $6,000 was found with three of its legs missing and its snout damaged.
Knitters to cover airplane weather vane WHITEHORSE, Yukon, July 23 (UPI) — Knitters in Canada say they are banding together to cover a DC-3 aircraft converted to use as a weather vane with knitted yarn next month.
City drops dance marathon ban OAKLAND, Calif., July 23 (UPI) — A California city council has done away with an 82-year-old ban on dance marathons that carried a six month jail sentence for violations.
Second bear spotted near Pennsylvania mall PITTSBURGH, July 23 (UPI) — Police in the Pittsburgh area said they believe a bear seen crossing a road was trying to get to a mall where another bear was captured Sunday.
Car plunges into river after wash TEANECK, N.J., July 23 (UPI) — Workers at a New Jersey car wash said a woman hit the wrong pedal while exiting the business and plunged into a river.
Wedding moved to hospital NASHVILLE, July 23 (UPI) — A Tennessee woman who had to be hospitalized prior to her wedding said the ceremony was only delayed an hour when she moved the nuptials to the hospital.
Missing ring found at beach MARGATE, N.J., July 23 (UPI) — A New Jersey lifeguard said the engagement ring his wife lost on the beach was brought to him while he was on duty about two weeks later.
Man spots own stolen bike BOSTON, July 23 (UPI) — Police in Boston said the victim of a $1,500 bicycle theft spotted someone riding the pilfered vehicle the following morning.
Navy blamed for garage door problems MONTVILLE, Conn., July 23 (UPI) — A spokesman for a Connecticut Naval base said a communication system may be behind malfunctioning garage doors in nearby neighborhoods.
Man leaves party, gets chased by bear FLYKALEN, Sweden, July 23 (UPI) — Police in Sweden said a man who wandered away from a party became lost in the woods and came face to face with a bear.