| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:21 PM
You won't find any homes of the stars on this tour bus as it shuttles rubber-necking sightseers through Los Angeles.
You may not even see the Hollywood sign through the haze from the smokestacks, rail yards and refineries along this "toxic tour" through...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Grossly underappreciated for his harrowing work on TV's "Southland," Michael Cudlitz is an explosive actor masterful at keeping that energy (barely) under control, buzzing just below the surface. He does so again — initially, at least — in...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:24 AM
SHARM EL SHEIK, Egypt -- The deadly protests and political turbulence that have swept Egypt in recent months are keeping Western tourists away from the resorts, beaches and famous scuba diving waters across the southern Sinai Peninsula.
"This summer is...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:31 PM
WASHINGTON — The soaring white obelisk is a defining feature of the capital's architectural landscape, so visitors to the Washington Monument this summer may be disappointed that the view of the iconic memorial has been obscured by its renovation....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Who knew James Corner, the landscape architect best known for his work on the acclaimed High Line elevated park in Manhattan, had such a picturesque streak?
The British-born Corner and his New York firm Field Operations have just finished their first...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The out-of-control Rim fire has crossed into Yosemite National Park, but the fire line is far from the pristine valley popular with tourists and campers, officials said Friday.
The fire exploded in size overnight Thursday, and moved into the park...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Dollywood -- the Pigeon Forge, Tenn., theme park that dates back to 1961 -- has big plans that will take the park beyond what it's best known for, award-winning live music.
"We're finally building our resort," Dolly Parton told the Associated Press....
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:57 AM
SEOUL -- North Korea on Sunday accepted South Korea’s proposal to hold discussions this week on the emotional issue of family reunions and also suggested discussions on restarting the Mt. Kumgang resort that had been closed since 2008.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Campus visits are a grand tradition in the American university-shopping experience, and for good reason: They’re crucial to a future freshman’s college selection and application process. College tours offer valuable firsthand insight into...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Name of restaurant: The Palace. Formerly called Chi Dynasty, the Palace was the name that the family inherited when it bought the restaurant. It’s a nod to imperial China.
Chef: Owner Tony Li developed most of the recipes. Li, who immigrated to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Who said a little band drama would hurt record sales? Despite not touring -- or even speaking to one another -- the Civil Wars have earned their first No. 1 album.
The Grammy-winning folk duo’s self-titled sophomore album sold 116,000 copies in...