| Sep 16, 2013
One of the biggest pieces of business Congress has yet to resolve is the farm bill, legislation that has enjoyed bipartisan support for decades. Unfortunately, the process to reauthorize this crucial bill has taken a sharp and disheartening turn this...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 9:54 AM
NEW DELHI – Three NATO soldiers were killed Sunday in an attack by militants in eastern Afghanistan, the international coalition said.
The soldiers, whose nationalities were not immediately available in line with policy, were killed in eastern...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Footwear brand Therafit has announced that, for the month of September, it will donate $20 to the American Red Cross for each pair of red athletic shoes it sells.
As part of the donation initiative, which applies to Therafit's "Deborah" style athletic...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:22 AM
NEW DELHI -- An Indian rescue helicopter crashed Tuesday evening, killing eight people, the air force said, as the official death toll in flood-besieged northern state of Uttarakhand rose to more than 820 people.
The newly acquired Russian-made Mi-17 V5...
| Jan 30, 2013
Almost on impulse, almost 35 years ago, Richard M. Walden and a friend rounded up six tons of relief supplies and a jet to ferry them to Vietnamese boat people in Malaysia. Thus was Operation California — now Operation USA — born. A Times...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:12 PM
The country was in the grip of a polio epidemic in the 1950s when orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacquelin Perry began performing spinal surgeries in Downey that helped paralyzed survivors of the disease regain mobility.
When some of the same patients...
| 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...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Stamp Out Hunger is taking place Saturday -- that's what that brown paper bag in your mailbox was all about!
It's easy to participate in this annual food drive spearheaded by the U.S. Postal Service.
Just take a few moments to peek into your cupboards...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Model and mogul Kathy Ireland has advice for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover girl Kate Upton. Katy Perry debuts false eyelash collection. And Chloe Moretz is named the "Face of the Future."...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Cameron Diaz, Emily Blunt, Kimora Lee, Colin and Livia Firth, Gary Oldman and others attend a dinner hosted by Vanity Fair and Ermenegildo Zegna in support of the Green Carpet Challenge and Oxfam America....
| May 18, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Aid groups criticize G8 plan to recruit private investment to fight African hunger: A G8 plan to foster $3 billion in private sector investment in agricultural development in poor countries won a tepid welcome from humanitarian agencies Friday, who argued...