| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Hiding among the craters in a pockmarked Martian plain lie supervolcanoes that were so powerful that their explosions left deep scars in the ground, scientists say. The first supervolcanoes ever found on Mars, described online Wednesday in the journal...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:09 PM
After a two-year courtship, Jordan Linn Graham and Cody L. Johnson wed this summer. They were expected to live happily ever after in the majestic Montana country where the Rocky Mountains kiss the sky.
After eight days of...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:02 PM
KAFER ROUMA, Syria (AP) — Looking weary and malnourished, the baby girl could hardly open her eyes. Fatima was born just a month ago amid the ancient ruins outside Kafer Rouma, a village in northern Syria that has come under shelling by government...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Johnny Cash's life in the 1960s is mostly remembered as a time of glorious achievement — from the landmark prison albums at Folsom and San Quentin to the launch of the ABC-TV series featuring such guests as Bob Dylan and the Doors that led to his...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Do you like prehistoric cave paintings? No? Well, I do, and so the news that many of those paintings were apparently done by women is fascinating. Not only for what it says about our ancestors but for what it says about archeology.
| Sep 29, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The letter was two sentences long, addressed to "Dear Mr. Rossellini" and signed "Ingrid Bergman." Like many moviegoers in the late 1940s, the actress was deeply affected by "Rome, Open City" and "Paisan," Roberto Rossellini's landmarks of neorealist...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:43 PM
WASHINGTON — It's been a constant quandary for the Obama White House: Should the president reach out to his Republican opponents or isolate them? Should he compromise to move his agenda or try to split the GOP ranks? Carrot or stick?
| Oct 17, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Sister Antonia Brenner, a Beverly Hills-raised mother of seven who became a Roman Catholic nun and moved into a notorious Tijuana prison where she spent more than three decades mending broken lives, easing tensions and dispensing everything from...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Banksy has taken New York, but some New Yorkers are obviously not taken with Banksy. Or, to use the old adage: Art is in the eye of the beholder.
Banksy, the world-famous and famously anonymous street artist, has been in New York for a month, creating...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The first snow of the season has fallen on the mountains where the 2014 Sochi Olympics take place early next year. It's only a dusting, but it's a welcome sight for organizers.
According to FIS, the international ski federation, a light storm hit the...
| Oct 20, 2013
HALEAKALA, Hawaii — It's not getting any closer, I thought to myself, gazing at the 30-mile-wide mound of ancient lava in the distance. Nearly an hour into my ride I was pounding the pedals heading up the north slope of Maui's Haleakala, one of...