| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:40 PM
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- One thing has always been true for 12-year-old Haleigh Cook-Watt: Dad periodically leaves home to spend months in some of the most dangerous places in the world.
And so the pre-dawn departure Monday morning of Gunnery Sgt....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:14 PM
CAMP PENDLETON — One thing has always been true for 12-year-old Haleigh Cook-Watt: Her father periodically leaves home to spend months in some of the most dangerous places in the world.
So the pre-dawn departure Monday of Gunnery Sgt. Dylin Cook-...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Talk about a First World problem: Christmas packages that didn’t arrive on time.
Suffice to say, Christmas 2013 wasn’t Amazon’s, or UPS’ or FedEx’s finest hour. But from the uproar, you’d have thought NORAD had...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:19 PM
UC Riverside senior Matthew Emeterio was worried that he might be short of degree credits and have to delay graduation past next spring. But thanks to a soon-to-debut online program linking far-flung UC campuses, he expects to finish on time.
| Dec 18, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Is the great airplane cellphone scare already over?
The backlash provoked by the Federal Communications Commission's plan to lift its ban on cellphone use on airplanes has won two high-profile adherents -- the CEOs of Southwest and Delta, who both...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The Xbox One hits stores on Friday, and the reviews are pouring in. Game critics are weighing the pros and […]...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:49 PM
For many months, people in the Damascus suburb of Muadhamiya have arisen with uncertainty: the unknown of whether, or how much, they would eat.
"You wake up in the morning and your only concern is to find something to eat," Qusai Zakarya, 27, a member...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
METAIRIE, La. — The strippers were gyrating and the smoke machine was spewing its vaporous mist, but Matthew McConaughey just kept on staring straight ahead.
Gaunt and mustachioed, the actor called for another shot of Johnnie Walker — if...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:11 AM
The streaming music service Rdio has tapped Anthony Bay -- a former digital media executive at Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc. -- as its new chief executive.
This ends a search that began in June when the company's former CEO, Drew...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Omar Oraby is 7 feet 2 and stands up straight as a light pole. Sometimes kids who are extremely tall try to look less tall. They hunch their shoulders. They nonchalantly bend their knees.
But Oraby is proud of who he is.
He's proud of his height. He...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:00 PM
An unusual effort by the UC system to raise scholarship money through online crowd-funding tactics -- including promises by faculty and students to lead hikes, wash cars and wear kooky costumes -- has garnered $1.3 million, officials said Wednesday.