| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:51 PM
All her life, Lindsay Shipp knew that she was dying. As a baby, she would cry after eating, and salt collected on her forehead. The diagnosis was cystic fibrosis, an incurable genetic disease that, at the time, meant a life expectancy of 18 years.
| Sep 25, 2011
Justine Frantz has spent $1,483.31 over the past several years buying gifts for her grandchildren from online retailer Amazon.com. But the Lower Macungie resident said she won't give the Seattle company another penny after reading about working conditions...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 8:25 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of Downtown Los Angeles Saturday as part of a nationwide movement against big banks.
Saturday's demonstration was organized by the occupiers and a coalition of labor unions and community...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:33 AM
Ready to make millions on your own invention?
U.S. News & World Report has compiled a list of schools that can help you achieve that.
1. Babson College
Babson Park, MA
Tuition and fees: $40,400 (2011-12)
Enrollment: 1,956 Setting: suburban
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:50 PM
The Rev. Dr. James T. and Marta M. Birchfield of Houston, TX are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Anne Birchfield to Joseph Patrick Kennedy III, the son of Joseph P. Kennedy II of Boston and Sheila Rauch Kennedy of Cambridge,...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 5:35 AM
The transformation of Seattle's South Lake Union district stands as a metaphor for this city's emergence as what some would argue is the West Coast's second most important hub of technology and entrepreneurship.
Many of the glass and steel buildings...
| May 22, 2011
1974: Unhappy at summer camp, I holed up in my bunk and read Philip Roth's "Portnoy's Complaint" and Bernard Malamud's "The Natural." The camp might have been awful, but the books were anything but.
1980: In June, I attended a writers conference at UC...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:30 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — There's April in Paris, January in Park City and November in Tokyo. There's October in New York, resplendent in Halloween oranges, its crimson leaves choking every gutter.
Then there's September on Chapel Street, which is not...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:41 PM
On Thursday night, an asteroid about the size of a 14-story building will hurtle past Earth at the mind-bending speed of 7 miles per second.
And one month ago, scientists didn't even know it existed.
Asteroid 2012 QG42 was just discovered on Aug. 26 by...
| May 1, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Newport Harbor High School qualified for the National Team Racing Championship after placing third in the Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Assn.'s qualifying regatta in San Diego this past weekend.
After qualifying for the Fleet Racing National...
| May 3, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Tour a city in style with DayTrippers. Segway of Boston recently teamed up with the famous Museum of Science to offer scenic tours of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
See the Charles River, the beautiful Boston skyline and the campus of MIT while aboard a high-...