| Feb 17, 2009
When a new U.S. President takes the oath of office, he often exudes a youthful optimism. President Obama has been hard at work since the inauguration, but when he leaves Washington, D.C., will he visibly wear the stress of his position?
According to a...
| Sep 25, 2008
China is scheduled today to launch its most ambitious space mission, including the program's first spacewalk, as this increasingly confident nation stakes a claim on the heavens while impressing people on Earth.
The Shenzhou 7 is slated to blast off from...
| May 25, 2008
Pundits seem to be converging on a new conventional wisdom: that the drawn-out and extraordinarily competitive Democratic presidential primary race between Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton has cleaved the party in two.Many voters insist that they...
| Dec 13, 2007
| 12:17 PM
BELMONT, CALIF. -- When the City Council of this San Francisco suburb voted to consider what could be the most stringent tobacco regulation in America, anti-smoking activists cheered. Banning smoking everywhere but single-family detached homes and their...
| Mar 26, 2007
Like thousands of other Americans who have served in Iraq since the U.S. intervention began four years ago, Walter Zbryski came home in a coffin. Only his coffin was not draped in an American flag or accompanied by a military honor guard.
| Sep 22, 2009
| 9:30 PM
The Orlando Sentinel is reaching out to people who knew Diane Ward or know the Ward family, or of Bob Ward's business dealings. E-mail us here with an information or photographs you might think helpful.
James Robert Ward built a...
| Nov 14, 2009
NASA scientists have discovered nearly 25 gallons of water in the wake of their experiment last month, in which they had a spacecraft slam into the lunar surface. The discovery raises hopes that in the future, astronauts could build a lunar outpost, or...
| Nov 16, 2009
| 7:25 AM
Chris Moore, Executive Producer, discusses his new documentary titled "The People Speak" at George Washington University.
| Nov 25, 2009
Abe Pollin, the Washington Wizards owner who brought an NBA championship to the nation's capital, died Tuesday. He was 85.
His death was announced by his company, Washington Sports & Entertainment. No details were disclosed, but Pollin suffered from...
| Sep 27, 2009
As divorce records go, the files on Bob and Janis Ward are fairly mundane.
They show two young people with relatively little property to complicate the proceedings. She got the Ethan Allen bookcase and the 1972 Toyota. He kept the house and most of the...
| Dec 7, 2009
| 1:00 PM
LOS ANGELES - A spacecraft designed to rocket wealthy tourists into space as early as 2011 was unveiled Monday in what backers of the venture hope will signal a new era in aviation history.
The long-awaited glimpse of SpaceShipTwo marks the first...
| Oct 1, 2009
| 3:31 PM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Comedian Paul Rodriguez has been rushed to the hospital after complaining of severe abdominal pain.
Rodriguez, the Chairman of the California Latino Water Coalition, was in D.C. for congressional meetings.
Mario Santoya, an official...