| 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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| Mar 25, 2011
| 3:35 PM
America's funny lady, Carol Burnett, doesn't dwell on the past. She embraces it.
"I have some wonderful stories to tell, especially about the show," she says.
"The show," of course, is the legendary "Carol Burnett Show" that ran on CBS from 1967-1978....
| Mar 31, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 6:03 AM
There's no telling how many people have been affected by a massive electronic security breach. Hackers broke into the customer data of email marketing company Epsilon and accessed some of customers' personal information, including their emails.
| Apr 11, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Rabbi Dan Levin
Title: Senior rabbi of Temple Beth El, Boca Raton.
Other community posts: Member, executive board, Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County; board member, Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach; member, President's Rabbinical Council,...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 4:22 PM
During his two-hour morning bike ride, Eric Hartman doesn't pay much attention to his iPhone.
But the iPhone is paying attention to him.
As he traverses the 30-mile circuit around Seal Beach, Hartman's iPhone knows precisely where he is at every moment,...
| 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...
| Dec 1, 2010
DENVER -- "Tracking!! Adjust the damn tracking!!" Oh, how I miss the VCR Christmas of 1984. What I wouldn't give to for that hypnotic blinking of "12:00." My older brother, Rick, had purchased the family's first Panasonic. It was a beauty...weighing in at...
| Dec 3, 2010
Martha Stewart I am not. Nor am I Mrs. Claus. But I like to think I've achieved something in between. See, I LOVE to decorate and when the holiday season beckons us to "deck the halls" I am eager to begin the bedecking. And I think I've come up with...