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  • Hurricane Sandy hammers East Coast

     
    Hurricane Sandy churned the Atlantic Ocean as it barreled northward bringing fierce winds, drenching rains and flooding to the nation’s Northeast, where officials warned residents to stay home and ordered those along coastlines to head to high...
  • Stockton Sikh temple's 100th anniversary noted in Congress

     
    This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. A Northern California congressman on Tuesday honored the state’s longstanding Sikh community by formally acknowledging the Stockton temple’s 100-year anniversary in the...
  • Food FYI: FDA now bans BPAs from baby bottles

     
    Food FYI: FDA now bans BPAs from baby bottles...
  • Probe of Air France crash in Atlantic blames pilots, training

     
    The investigation of the 2009 crash of an Air France jet into the Atlantic concludes that the cockpit crew took the wrong steps to correct a high-altitude stall and blamed the errors on poor training of those piloting today's highly automated aircraft....
  • Superstorm Sandy: Tallying the damage at amusement piers

    Superstorm Sandy: Tallying the damage at amusement piers
    A pair of otherworldly photos from Superstorm Sandy will be forever etched in my memory of the historic hurricane. The first photo showed up in much of the mainstream media coverage and became a symbol of the storm: A seemingly intact roller coaster...
  • Uruguay: Coastal reveries, away from it all

    Uruguay: Coastal reveries, away from it all
    COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, Uruguay — Straddling the crest of a sand dune, my back to the Atlantic Ocean, I watched a Uruguayan boy net fish in a river lagoon. He waded through the chest-high water, dragging behind him the reflection of the setting sun....
  • Adventurer John Fairfax dies at 74; rowed across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans

    Adventurer John Fairfax dies at 74; rowed across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans
    After adventurer John Fairfax became the first person in recorded history to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, he said he couldn't have done it without the help of "a great teacher," a pirate. The navigational skills needed for his six-month trip in...
  • Denver museum shines light on Titanic survivor Molly Brown

     
    As the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic approaches (as well as the return of James Cameron's 1997 film to screens), a Denver museum offers a look at the real Molly Brown....
  • Brown cloud might be intensifying storms over Indian Ocean

     
    A long-standing brown cloud of pollution over the Indian Ocean is causing tropical cyclones to intensify in that region, according to a new study published this month in the journal Nature and involving researchers from multiple institutions including the...
  • Time's collective copout on 'Person of the Year'

     
    Concede that it's an artificial exercise: Time magazine's "Person (formerly Man) of the Year" makes for entertaining end-of-the-year reading, and it's fodder for water-cooler conversations. But this year Time has copped out by choosing a collective...
  • James Murdoch declines $6 million News Corp. bonus

     
    Embattled News Corp. scion James Murdoch said he was giving up his $6-million bonus for fiscal 2011 because of the phone-hacking scandal that occurred at the company's now-defunct London tabloid, the News of the World....