| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:14 AM
Near the end of the year the wire services send out their top photos of the year. From those we've chosen our favorites....
| Jan 3, 2013
| 8:43 AM
It might not be as well known to some moviegoers as “Friday the 13th,” “Nightmare on Elm Street” or “Saw,” ......
| Jan 10, 2013
| 3:52 PM
The city that gave birth to Little Saigon is unable to help pay for the annual Tet parade and is asking residents in the heavily Vietnamese city to quickly ramp up a fundraising effort to help save a traditional event......
| Mar 10, 2013
PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — Sixty feet below the surface of the aquamarine western Atlantic, my 12-year-old daughter, Maddie, glided gently along the reef, her arms crossed in Buddha-like meditation.
To the left, where the sea...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 11:38 PM
The 10-ton meteor that streaked into Earth's atmosphere at 40,000 mph and exploded above the Russian city of Chelyabinsk was a reminder that the universe is not such a hospitable place. Still, though hundreds of people were injured and thousands of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:34 AM
California remains one of the nation's three most expensive states for car repairs, according to a new analysis by CarMD.
The finding is based on what it costs, on average, when a driver's "check engine" warning light appears.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:45 PM
In a far-reaching plan that would reshape the coastline of the nation's largest city, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg unveiled a $20-billion proposal Tuesday that he said will protect New Yorkers from disasters brought on by climate change.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:43 PM
The price of extreme weather events continues to rise. Superstorm Sandy and the ongoing drought made 2012 the second costliest weather and climate disaster year since 1980, racking up more than $110 billion in damage.
According to the National...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Superstorm Sandy was a force behind Broadway’s 6.2% dip in audience attendance -- its lowest level in several years, according to end-of-season statistics reported Tuesday by the Broadway League.
Box-office grosses were virtually the same: Shows...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Among several persistently wrongheaded beliefs about the 2012 election, none beats the claim, heard even in the campaign's closing weeks, that President Obama faced a desperately bad situation and had a high probability of losing.
That zombie idea...
| 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...