| Mar 17, 2013
A spring break in the nation's capital is a rite of passage for some families, but if the airfare from the West Coast to the East has stretched your vacation budget, take heart. Many places are free, thanks to government funding (although the sequester...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:00 AM
MONTREAL — On a warm fall day in a scruffy suburb of this Canadian city, some familiar sights appear. French-language road signs note estimated distances in kilometers. Beret-wearing soldiers stand guard. A restaurant offers a poutine special.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
History may be written by the victors, but Alexander Hamilton became a victor by writing history. He died at the hands of lifelong rival Aaron Burr in a famous duel, yet posterity has been kinder to Hamilton because of the power of his pen.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:25 PM
"Major Crimes" (TNT, Mondays). The sequel to the beloved "The Closer" begins its second season this week, with Mary McDonnell back as Capt. Sharon Raydor, the head of a fictional Los Angeles Police Department unit devoted to ... major crimes. The transfer...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The digital era has been good for old books, an expert in rare books said earlier this week.
Matthew Haley, head of rare books and manuscripts at the Bonhams auction house in London, said that news of rare books moves faster and wider than ever before...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Arden Hayes is 5. He loves Legos and running so fast across the living room to flip onto the couch that his feet end up pointing at the ceiling.
He also loves the presidents — especially 11 and 33.
Arden knows all 44 U.S. presidents. In order....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Not only was the Washington Monument damaged in n earthquake last year, but now we learn that it's sinking. And leaning. A nation asks: What would George do?...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:22 PM
The next installment of “Assassin's Creed” will come out by April 2014, and will take place in a new time ......
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 3 - 9 in PDF format TV listings for the week of June 3 - 9 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies SATURDAY Today......
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:03 AM
Global Focus: Fifty years after the superpowers were poised to annihilate each other over nuclear missiles sent to Cuba, the myth prevails that President Kennedy forced Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to back down by threatening to unleash nuclear war....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 3:43 AM
BEIJING -- Attorneys for family members of China’s prime minister hit back over the weekend at the New York Times, calling the newspaper’s report about wealth amassed by Wen Jiabao’s family “untrue” and suggesting they may...