| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:26 PM
On Nov. 22, 1963, bullets flew in Dallas, and tore into the head of John F. Kennedy. A citizen named Abraham Zapruder captured the killing on a "home movie" camera. The film had a complicated life, but in 2014, you can watch it on YouTube. You can watch...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:59 PM
"You are in for a treat," said Ed Pany, 77, as we prepared to enter the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Northampton. "I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories."
Then we walked inside. It was a treat. And he...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
What a view!
We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline.
Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Thomas H. Landau
Architect designed commercial buildings, office towers
Architect Thomas H. "Tommy" Landau, 76, whose firm designed a number of prominent commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area, died of lung cancer Monday at his Santa Monica...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:23 PM
No one can say that nothing good came of this week's federal government shutdown.
In an affront to every decent American, the hallowed ground of the Gettysburg National Military Park — a world-renowned symbol of the gallant struggle against a...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A certain fatigue had set in for the multiplatinum-selling electronic dance music act Swedish House Mafia in 2012. By the three members' own estimate, they had partied hard five days a week for six years straight, consuming mass quantities of booze and...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Celebrations begin Friday in China to welcome the Year of the Horse. The official seven-day holiday is marked by parades, prayers – and usually pyrotechnics. But things are a bit different this year.
Revelers in China are being encouraged not to...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:22 PM
With its humor created on the spot, improvisational comedy can be at once be more subtle and more broad, based on its performers. Perhaps that is its greatest appeal – the fact that it's done on the fly, ready to......
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:08 AM
NEW YORK -- A Southern California dog took the Best in Show title at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show Tuesday night, adding to her collection of top prizes.
Sky, a ginger-and-white wire fox terrier, beat six others in the finals -- whittled down...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Last month, Facebook created "Look Back" videos for its users as way to celebrate 10 years of the social network, and on Thursday, the company said that more than 720 million videos were created.
The Menlo Park tech giant released a blog explaining...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Guinness, the stout that makes the Irish, well, stout, withdrew its support of the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade, making the score two mayors and three beer-makers who refuse to participate in the annual rite because gays were barred from...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Some interesting tidbits about how to pick your NCAA basketball tournament pool from RJ Bell of Pregame.com: 2014 NCAA Tournament Action: Over $12 BILLION worldwide expected to be wagered on NCAA Tournament That’s more action combined than on the...