| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:46 AM
"Chasing Shackleton" (PBS, Wednesdays). Complex in ways that were possibly not intended, this engrossing three-part documentary follows British adventurer Tim Jarvis as he seeks to re-create the perilous sea and land journey undertaken in 1916 by polar...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Coast Guard and U.S. Navy officials announced Thursday that they had suspended their search for a sailor who was missing after a Navy helicopter crashed into the sea off Virginia, killing two and injuring two others.
The five crew members on the MH-...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Parts of the U.S. may see days of record-low temperatures beginning Sunday as forecasters expect a deep freeze to bring wind chill as low as 65 below zero in parts of the Midwest. Temperatures will hover around zero throughout the East Coast region...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Five people were reported killed by flooding in Kentucky on a weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York.
Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across Michigan...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Flooding in Kentucky left five people dead on a winter weekend that included snow in the Midwest and New England, apparent tornadoes in the South and record heat in New York.
Almost half a million customers were reportedly without power across...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Four people died of hypothermia in the Bay Area in a cold snap that is expected to bring rain and cooler temperatures Saturday to Southern California.
Three of the Northern California victims died on the street in San Jose, including one under an...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Three children used as ritual sacrifices by the Inca civilization centuries ago were given a significant amount of drugs and alcohol for months before their deaths, according to an analysis of the frozen bodies found near the top of an Andean peak in...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:02 PM
By ELAINE KURTENBACH MOUNT FUJI, Japan — They trudge up well-trod cinder paths by the thousands, headlamps glowing in the dark, and then settle in, shivering, to await and cheer the sun's blazing ascent over the horizon. Climbing Mount Fuji, Japan's...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Two men were found guilty on all charges Thursday in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance, a spokeswoman for the Contra Costa County district attorney said.
Jose Montano, 22, of Richmond, and Marcelles Peter,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Two men were found guilty Thursday in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance, a spokeswoman for the Contra Costa County district attorney said.
The October 2009 incident attracted national headlines. Several...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Two men convicted last month in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance were sentenced to lengthy prison terms by a Contra Costa County judge Thursday, a lead prosecutor on the case said.
The sentencing came after...