| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:04 PM
In the northeast of China, at the Yixian and Jiufotang formations, scientists have discovered thousands of exquisitely preserved fossils of plants and birds, dinosaurs and mammals. Together they make up the Jehol Biota -- an ecosystem, preserved in ash,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 3:26 PM
An administrator for the Newport-Mesa Unified School District resigned Wednesday after alleging the school district badly mishandled a computer-hacking scandal that resulted in the expulsion of 11 students.
Jane Garland, who was deeply involved in the...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The sun shines brightly as a gentle breeze rustles palm trees along the shore. The forecast calls for a mostly clear sky with mild temperatures through the week.
Welcome to the Winter Olympics.
The 2014 Sochi Games will take...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Did they or didn’t they?
That, my friends, is the eternal question that plagued me in the hours following Monday night’s episode of “The Bachelor.” Actually, I slept for solid eight, but whatever: I still spent more time than I...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:09 PM
TUCSON -- Six rocks for the six people who died. Marlene Phillips set them down carefully outside a grocery store Wednesday, three years after a shooting rampage killed six people and injured 13 others including then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:36 PM
It’s an idea that's easy to grasp: Justin Vernon onstage in Los Angeles the week before the Grammy Awards.
Two years ago, after all, the singer-songwriter and his Wisconsin band Bon Iver were named best new artist at the Grammys, and “Bon...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Authorities have extended a danger zone around a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia after it spewed blistering gas farther than expected, forcing panicked residents to flee down the sides of the mountain....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:10 PM
LA RIOJA, Spain — "I'll only be a minute," says Juan Muga of Bodegas Muga as he heads off to a whitewashed building next to a vineyard. I walk along the vineyard, taking in the idyllic view of Tempranillo vines stretching across the Ebro river...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Maybe Kenneth York should invite his neighbors over and pop open a few $200 bottles of his Cabernet Sauvignon to chill them out.
Homeowners who live near the Hollywood sign are livid over York's plan to build a two-story, 8,000-square-foot mansion, a 1,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The roughly dozen Corona del Mar High students accused of hacking into the school's computers to access tests and change grades are still facing the possibility of expulsion from the district, Newport-Mesa Unified officials confirmed Tuesday afternoon....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Scientists have figured out how and why massive pools of magma such as the one lurking beneath Yellowstone National Park blow sky-high in volcanic super-eruptions.
The rare catastrophic events can spew thousands of times more material than the...