| Sep 26, 2006
Hips don't lie, Shakira famously sings, but they sure help her win accolades, as the Colombian sensation scoops up a field-leading five nominations for the seventh annual Latin Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday in New York.
The belly-dancing singer-...
| Jan 4, 2008
Smoking a cigarette in a car makes the air inside 10 to 30 times more toxic than the air outdoors on one of Southern California's most polluted days.
On Thursday, state officials put on a live demonstration of that health hazard to promote a new law that...
| Jan 9, 2009
Olga San Juan, the actress dubbed the "Puerto Rican Pepperpot" for singing and dancing roles alongside stars that included Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, has died. She was 81.
San Juan died late Saturday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in...
| Oct 17, 2007
Three years ago Laurent Tourondel was a chef without a kitchen whose name was anything but a household word.
Today the 40-year-old has an empire so well known it can use shorthand for Bistro Laurent Tourondel: BLT. This month his second cookbook has just...
| Apr 30, 2010
| 8:48 PM
More than 40 over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medications are being recalled in the United States and 11 other countries because they don't meet quality standards.
McNeil Consumer Healthcare issued the recall for children's versions of...
| Sep 17, 2009
Q. I've been taking selenium in the hope that it would prevent me from getting prostate cancer. But I heard on the radio that the National Cancer Institute is advising men to stop taking selenium. Should I stop it?
A. Many of us shared the hope that...
| Aug 26, 2007
Back in 1982, Congress passed a law designed to guard against the disclosure of the names of U.S. spies. The lawmakers acted because two obscure publications, "CounterSpy" and the "Covert Action Information Bulletin," were printing the names of undercover...
| Nov 18, 2009
| 12:06 AM
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A suspect has been arrested in the slaying of a 19-year-old man found decapitated, dismembered and partially burned, police said Tuesday.
Authorities are looking into whether Jorge Steven Lopez, 19, may have been targeted because...
| Aug 3, 2009
| 8:07 AM
MIAMI -- A Continental Airlines jet carrying 179 people from Brazil to Texas hit severe turbulence over the Atlantic early Monday, injuring at least 26 - including four seriously - and forcing an emergency landing in Miami, officials said.
| Jul 5, 2008
Many of those who oppose U.S. intervention in Iraq say President Bush has recklessly abandoned America's long tradition of peaceful diplomacy and replaced it with an aggressive policy of starting wars, seizing lands and oppressing nations.
| Aug 3, 2009
Arriving at baggage carousel eight were passengers like Richard Sharpe. He has a blood stain on his pants and a turbulent flight on his mind.
"This is from the woman with the head injury," Sharpe said.
His cell phone and others have images from...
| Aug 7, 2009
How many times has it been said about a thriller that "nothing is what it seems"?
Not often enough, according to writer-director David Twohy, whose cockamamie honeymoon-fiasco picture "A Perfect Getaway" at least has the fortitude to venture off the...