| Aug 11, 2011
| 1:34 PM
For many jam-band fans, a double bill featuring Bruce Hornsby's Noisemakers and Béla Fleck's Flecktones is a pipe dream come true. Both bands feature virtuoso musicianship, startling versatility and a lust for exploring the outer limits.
For followers of...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 11:46 AM
A man who was arrested for urinating on an 11-year-old girl's leg while on board a New York-bound JetBlue flight will not face charges, however the incident has cost him his position on the U.S. Ski Team development squad.
According to authorities, the...
| Aug 19, 2011
UPDATE: U.S. marshals have arrested Stephanie Forester, who is accused of leading police on two chases in Washington and Oregon earlier this month.
Authorities took the 29 year old into custody Friday in downtown Portland, after she was seen leaving a...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 4:14 AM
Twelve longshoremen's union protesters were arrested on Wednesday for trying to block a train from entering a grain terminal in Washington state as labor tensions flared again at the Port of Longview.
Ten of the demonstrators, including the wives and...
| Sep 27, 2011
At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms.
Doctors in the...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Megi Caushi woke up at 4 a.m. Tuesday and took the train to Chicago, breathless for her shot at stardom on the latest nationally televised talent show — only to find out she was at the wrong place.
Having arrived at what was formerly known as...
| Apr 26, 2011
Those planning a summer vacation in the U.S., have plenty of special, enriching events to enjoy in various parts of the country.
Here are more than a dozen events –just some of what's on tap for the summer--arranged chronologically. These festivals...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 7:42 PM
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Twin Shadow and The Stepkids. 7 p.m., May 2. Daniel Street Club, 21 Daniel St., Milford. $13-$15. 203-877-4446, danielstreetclub.com, manicproductions.org.
Kip Berman talks at great length about the influences,...
| May 8, 2011
Do you get your buzz from a big mug of java or a shot of espresso? Maybe a soy hazelnut latte with honey or an icy frappé dripping with whipped cream and cinnamon? Or just a cuppa joe? How about your tea — black, white, green, yellow, red bush,...
| May 10, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Like many great discoveries, the inspiration for Andrew Rundle's study about the relationship between business travel and health was his own life.
Rundle, an associate professor of epidemiology at Columbia University, was in a North Carolina Research...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 12:07 PM
If a company dumped the black goop behind a factory, it would violate all sorts of environmental laws and face an expensive hazardous-waste cleanup.
But playgrounds, parking lots and driveways in many communities are coated every spring and summer with...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 7:46 AM
The popular police chief of a small Oregon town was shot to death Wednesday while investigating an attempted car theft at a strip mall.
The suspect was wounded by gunfire shortly after several officers rushed to the scene.
The killing of Rainier...