| Aug 22, 2011
| 5:04 PM
Memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. opening on National Mall
The morning sun that came up over Washington's Tidal Basin on Monday illuminated a new memorial opening to the public for the first time: a plaza and statue honoring the late civil rights...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:19 PM
Every year, thousands of professionals head to CEDIA to see all the ways they can make our homes more automated, entertaining and high tech. Here are the products that caught our eye at this year's expo in Indianapolis.
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| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:52 PM
To Bali, or not to Bali.
That was the question facing Taylor Pitz, an up-and-coming surfer but also an up-and-coming student.
Pitz, a 2011 graduate of Laguna Beach High School, has qualified for the Assn. of Surfing Professionals Junior World...
| May 24, 2011
Man, you look weird. That's possibly what birds are thinking when they look at us through their crazy eyes. These feathered freaks see ultraviolet light. Radical, man. This apparently helps the hummingbirds know what flowers are ready for pollination...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:32 AM
U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner has some explaining to do.
Weiner says he is a victim of Twitter hacking, but biggovernment.com doesn't agree. The website reported early Saturday that a vulgar picture was sent from Weiner's personal twitter account...
| Jan 23, 2011
This year is shaping up as a gratifying one for Allergan, the big Irvine company known for Botox and breast implants.
The leading manufacturer of gastric bands, which are surgically implanted around the stomach to suppress the appetite of extremely...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Last May, Da'Vine Joy Randolph graduated from the Yale School of Drama, unclear what her future as an actor would hold.
On Tuesday morning, she was nominated as best featured actor in a musical for her performance in "Ghost: The Musical," in a role of...
| Sep 18, 2007
Many of us haven't hada VHS player up andrunning since DVDs took over the living room. That means there is a big stack of aging videocassettes on the shelf storing everything from "ER" episodes we recorded back in the day to prized home movies (there's...
| May 6, 2010
It's not unusual for Liza Gross, a writer and editor of a biology journal, to perform several tasks at once.
"I'm thinking about articles that are right in front of me while planning upcoming (story) topics," says Gross, 50, of Kensington, Calif. "Oh,...
| Feb 4, 2008
In a move telegraphed months ago, Yahoo announced today that it was terminating its subscription music service and throwing its support behind Rhapsody, a competing service operated by RealNetworks and MTV Networks.
The deal leaves Rhapsody, Napster...
| Dec 24, 2007
Wayne Carmona is line producer for HBO's popular Entourage, a series that's as much about the Los Angeles celebrity demimonde as it is about celebrity itself. It has only a few fixed sets, preferring to shoot scenes at restaurants, on the road and in...
| Dec 6, 2008
Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez has listed her French farmhouse estate in Bel-Air at $8.5 million. J-Lo, her singer husband, Marc Anthony, and their 9-month-old fraternal twins have been the subject of ongoing sightings in the Long Island community of...