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Good News & Bad News For Pearl Jam

Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment

Pearl Jam's "Lightning Bolt," the band's 10th studio album, topped the Billboard 200 after selling 166,000 copies in its first week. That makes "Light...

Pearl Jam Ride High At Barclays Center

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.23.2013 | Arts
Salvatore Bono

You can say seeing Pearl Jam in concert is like surfing. Sometimes it starts off bombastic and free-falling. Other times it will feel like it is a gradual build and ebbs and flows through various cycles on your journey.

What's The Word On Pearl Jam's New Album?

AP | MATTHEW KEMP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment

-- Pearl Jam, "Lightning Bolt" (Monkeywrench/Republic) Pearl Jam's "Lightning Bolt" is a rock jukebox set to shuffle....

Sold-Out Pearl Jam Concert Takes Wrigley Field By Storm; Band Plays 'Til 2 a.m. After Rain Delay

Lauren Drell | Posted 09.21.2013 | Chicago
Lauren Drell

At approximately 11:45 p.m., Vedder reappeared on stage announcing that Cubs legend Ernie Banks would say, "'Let's play two,' I say, 'Let's play until two.'"

Pearl Jam Merch Stand Opens, Fans Get Ready For Friday's Sold-Out Concert at Wrigley Field

Lauren Drell | Posted 09.18.2013 | Chicago
Lauren Drell

Back in February when the public sale went live for what's billed as "An Evening with Pearl Jam," tickets were snapped up this quick, selling out with record speed.

Florida School Looks To Improve Lightning Detection Equipment After Local Boy Is Struck

Posted 10.09.2012 | Education

Evangelical Christian School in Fort Myers is looking to spend more than $11,000 on improving its lightning detection equipment after a student at nea...

Lightning Strikes Girl On Sunny Day

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Green

CANONSBURG, Pa. -- An 11-year-old western Pennsylvania girl is recovering after she was struck by a bolt from the blue. Lisa Wehrle tells the Observe...

South African Lightning Deaths Rising

The Guardian | David Smith in Johannesburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A politician has claimed that increasing numbers of South Africans are being killed by bolts of lightning. Fifteen people were killed in three sepa...

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: Cyndi Lauper, Bear Hands

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Monica Klein

Robert Francis with Henry Wolf NPR called Robert Francis "A young man with an old soul," referring to his singing-songwriting. At just 19, his emoti...

Usain Bolt, World's Fastest Man, Adopts World Fastest Feline

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NAIROBI, Kenya — The world's fastest man adopted the animal kingdom's fastest sprinter Monday, as Usain Bolt welcomed a new baby cheetah named L...

New York Thunderstorms: The Craziest Lightning Strikes Caught On Camera (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Tuesday's giant thunderstorm flattened cars, knocked down trees, and generally wreaked havoc throughout the area. Central Park alone lost over 100 tr...

World's Fastest Man, Usain Bolt, Sets World Record In 100 Meters

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Like lightning out of nowhere, Usain Bolt is now the world's fastest man. The Jamaican sprinter, who doesn't even consider the 100 me...