| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:29 PM
XALAPA, Mexico — Ingrid strengthened Saturday after becoming Mexico’s second hurricane of the Atlantic storm season, prompting the evacuation of several thousand people, while an increasingly powerful Tropical Storm Manuel threatened to become...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Dennie Gordon, who has directed U.S. films such as "What a Girl Wants" (2003) and "New York Minute" (2004) and numerous American TV shows, including "Burn Notice" and "30 Rock," recently helmed her first movie in China, "My Lucky Star." A romantic...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Federal forecasters have softened their prediction of an extreme storm season, trimming back the number of hurricanes they expect this year to between six and nine.
That’s a small drop from the seven to 11 hurricanes originally forecast in May,...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The leading cause of death during Superstorm Sandy last fall was drowning, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The report, which analyzed 117 storm-related deaths, comes amid a National Oceanic and...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Arts organizations in New York that have sustained damage from Hurricane Sandy are getting a helping hand from foundations and other groups that have agreed to donate money to the relief effort.
The Andy Warhol Foundation recently announced that it...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Louisiana, where research students from the the University of Alabama measure wind speeds as Hurricane Isaac makes landfall Wednesday in New Orleans. Isaac was packing 80 mph winds, making it a Category 1...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Three members of an Orange County urban search-and-rescue team have been dispatched to the East Coast to help out with Hurricane Sandy, part of an 83-member California emergency response contingent expected to be deployed....
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:43 PM
She was bright, vivacious and in love with with her ship, the HMS Bounty. Claudene Christian, the former USC song girl who died at sea Monday when the tall ship on which she was sailing sank off the North Carolina......
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:34 PM
An extended interview with Jesmyn Ward, whose novel "Salvage the Bones" won the 2011 National Book Award....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:40 AM
The 2012 hurricane season, which proved to be one of the busiest on record, officially comes to a close Friday. But what hurricane spawned the most tornadoes in history? When was the deadliest cyclone? Will there be hurricane in 2013 named Tami? Take...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Hurricane Sandy has forced many cultural institutions in the Mid-Atlantic region to close their doors and cancel performances.
In New York, Broadway shows that perform on Mondays have canceled their scheduled evening performances. That includes "Annie,"...