Headlines for: 05-13-1999

`PANTS ACROSS AMERICA' WANTS TROUSERS FROM FORMER FATTIES SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash) -- You remember "Hands Across America?" Now comes word of "Pants Across America." A San Diego lawyer is asking formerly overweight people who

WORKERS TO BE LET OFF EARLY TO WATCH `STAR WARS' PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- How do you make a gang of computer geeks happy? Give them the day off to see the upcoming "Star Wars" movie.

ALIEN ABDUCTIONS GOOD FOR MARRIAGES SAN ANTONIO, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- Want to ensure a happy marriage? Consider hitching up with a man or woman who's been abducted by aliens.

70 PERCENT OF MEN AROUSED BY LEG CROSSING NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) -- This may leave you cross but don't cross your legs on May 26 -- it's the Great American Cross-Out. If you're not in the know, the Great American Crossout is an

EXECUTIVES GET A LIFT WITH EJECTION SEAT SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash) -- A Cold War memorabilia outfit has found a novel way to recycle used ejection seats from old B-52 bombers: It's turning them into plush executive chairs.

COMPUTERIZED `TONGUE' TASTES WINE LINZ, Austria (Wireless Flash) -- Snooty wine tasting experts are about to be replaced by a robot. An Austrian scientist has invented a computerized wine-

PROM PRIMPERS PLAGUED WITH PIMPLES BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Wireless Flash) -- A new syndrome is sweeping high school campuses: "Prom Pimples." Beverly Hills dermatologist Dr. David Amron says prom

COLD WAR STILL HOT: RUSSIAN SUBS OFF U.S. COAST SAN FRANCISCO (Wireless Flash) -- Whoever said the Cold War was over forgot to tell the Russians. According to international intelligence expert Dr. John

WOODWARD MURDER CASE BAD NEWS FOR ENGLISH AU PAIRS GREENWICH, Conn. (Wireless Flash) -- It looks like the Louise Woodward "shaken baby" case is leaving lots of parents shaken by English au pairs.