| May 2, 2014
If you want to throw fuel on a barbecue get-together, start a debate about sauce, the type of meat and the heat source for cooking. Then stand back before you are consumed by the whoosh of the verbal fire.
In North Carolina, folks prefer a vinegar-based...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Relatives of some of the passengers who went missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have launched a campaign to raise a $5-million reward in the hopes of enticing someone to come forward with information about the jet’s disappearance three months...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The 2014 hurricane season is upon us.
After a very quiet 2013 hurricane season with 14 named storms and only two hurricanes, it looks like we may keep a slow pace for 2014.
However, we have to remember it does not matter how many tropical storms or...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| May 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Millions of people around the world have tweeted in recent weeks using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. That's an important sentiment, and not just as it relates to the kidnapping of 276 female students by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.
The region in...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Enough crazy weather already: You can expect an average or below-average hurricane season starting in June, national forecasters said Thursday.
In a radical year of weather -- from severe drought in California to brutal, will-it-ever-end winter across...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The hurricane season is expected to be relatively quiet because of an El Niño weather pattern warming the central and eastern Pacific Ocean this summer or fall, researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday.
| May 23, 2014
| 7:51 AM
With its many waterways, Hampton Roads is a dream for fishing enthusiasts. Fishing can be done from piers, shorelines and by boat, with plenty of saltwater and freshwater options.
It is important to know the licensing rules and fishing regulations...
| Jun 1, 2014
The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Thanks to the ocean, the Chesapeake Bay and multiple rivers, beaches are plentiful in Hampton Roads. So, weather permitting, break out your blanket and sunscreen and head for a beach near you.
Gloucester Point Beach Park. 1255 Greate Road,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Simon Cowell raced across the Atlantic Ocean on Friday and it was worth the effort: His son with girlfriend Lauren Silverman was born in New York on Valentine's Day.
Cowell, 54, hopped a jet in London after getting word that Silverman was in labor and...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....