| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:54 PM
The most recent Defense Department budget envisions a smaller, lighter force serving the country in the years to come. That makes sound financial sense for a federal government swimming in debt, but it illuminates the rocky road traveled by veterans as...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
History's two-part original movie "Houdini," featuring Adrien Brody as The Great Harry Houdini, drew 3.7 million viewers for its first installment on Monday night, according to preliminary Nielsen estimates.
While a solid number, it lags a handful of...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Simsbury Veterans Memorial has reached one third of its funding goal of $175,000. The fund drive to date has been largely donations from Veterans organizations and from brick paver donations by individual Veteran and their families. The committee...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Hollywood has long complained about it, but runaway production has lately reached crisis proportions. The number of films leaving Los Angeles to shoot in states and countries with generous tax incentives has accelerated -- a fact borne out by a new...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:52 AM
Looking to protect Marylanders from unsafe levels of smog, environmental regulators are moving to clamp down on pollution from the state's smaller coal-burning power plants, but plant owners warn that the rule could have economic consequences.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Pennsylvania is home to many historically significant places in our country's military history. Valley Forge, Lake Erie, Gettysburg and others were the scenes of profound sacrifice for freedom and our nation's defense.
For more than 200 years, our...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Quick! Somebody, tell Michael Ginsberg that technology is not the enemy.
Same-day ratings for the midseason finale of "Mad Men," "Waterloo," which aired Sunday night were relatively soft, with just 1.9 million viewers tuning in to watch.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Conan O'Brien will host the youthful, pop-oriented MTV Movie Awards for the first time on April 13 at the Nokia Theatre, the late-night host announced on "Conan" on Tuesday. At 50, he is the oldest performer ever to host the show, which tends to favor...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:13 PM
We survived the last heat wave of spring, and summer is officially kicking off in Los Angeles this holiday weekend with countless backyard BBQs, picnics, pool parties and camping trips. You don’t always want to lug bottles of craft beer to your...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Until a week and a half ago, gun violence on the streets of Chicago had not directly touched the jazz band at Kenwood Academy High School, at 5015 S. Blackstone Ave.
But on the afternoon of May 18, Kenwood guitarist Aaron Rushing, a 15-year-old...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Downers Grove Police will increase patrols for the July 4 holiday weekend in an attempt to nab drivers who are drunk or impaired as well as motorists who are not using seat belts.
Lt. Mike Willison said officers will be working "saturation patrols" in...