| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:00 AM
HBO's horse-racing series Luck, starring Dustin Hoffman, came to an abrupt end Wednesday after the death of a third horse during filming earlier in the week.
Here's the statement issued by HBO:
It is with heartbreak that executive producers David...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Growing up in Annapolis, Tim and Trevor White were hardly inseparable.
Each brother had his own set of friends and pursued his own interests: Trevor discovered a passion for film early on, while Tim seemed more adrift. But recently, a shared commitment...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Fifty years after Rachel Carson was attacked by industrial interests for writing "Silent Spring" ("'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent," Sept. 16), the players have changed but the game is still the same. Courageous climate scientists such as James...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 10:34 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the second time in a week, a major winter storm paralyzed parts of the nation’s midsection Tuesday, dumping a fresh layer of heavy, wet snow atop cities still choked with piles from the previous system and making travel...
| Feb 28, 2013
Movie shootouts are often dazzling feats of marksmanship. Few filmmakers have the guts to show their version of "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" the way such gunfights actually go down — dozens of rounds, most missing the mark; pistols popping off,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:08 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — With scant snowfall and barren ski slopes in parts of the Midwest and Northeast the past couple of years, some scientists have pointed to global warming as the culprit.
Then when a whopper of a blizzard smacked the Northeast with...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 6:50 AM
MUNICH (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Sunday welcomed the United States' willingness to hold direct talks with Tehran in the standoff over its nuclear program but didn't commit to accepting the offer — insisting that Washington must show...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:49 AM
At the Grain Train Natural Foods Market, delivery trucks usually back up into the store's parking lot from Mitchell Street, right to the door, where they are unloaded.
It usually takes about an hour and half, said Michael Mann, a Grain Train employee....
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:02 PM
The Montreal band Godspeed You! Black Emperor is famous for its collages of doomsaying street sermons and sad-eyed orchestrations. But the website You Are Listening to Los Angeles gives that formula a local and often spooky revamp.
The site pairs...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:20 AM
When an accident left her last car damaged beyond repair, Becca Turner issued a challenge to herself.
The 28-year-old Petoskey resident decided to try and live for a year without a motor vehicle of her own.
“It’s a big money commitment,...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:37 PM
A recap of the second episode of HBO's "Luck," in which we found out why Ace Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) is interested in Santa Anita. Why would anyone want to invest in the dying sport of horse racing? So he can turn it into a casino....
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Michael Mann to produce new HBO documentary series chronicling combat zone photographers all over the world...