| Dec 16, 2012
Your face says it all: You are starting to panic. Don't. If you're shopping for a traveler, you might just find the answer to your gift-giving conundrum in these pages. Our team of travelers has tested items large and small, pricey and affordable, and...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Total time: 20 minutes, plus chilling time
Note: From Diane Forley. Lillet is an aperitif available at grocery store liquor sections and liquor stores.
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
2 tablespoons dried lemon verbena leaves or 1 (6-inch)...
| Mar 14, 2013
No not that pie. The other Pi.
Are you still wondering what National Pi Day (March 14) is all about? We have answers and recipes! If you're still asking about the Ides of March, not so much on the recipe front.
March 14 is National Pi Day, a day to...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Let's face it, cupcakes are fun. Familiar, colorful and oh-so-cute, these whimsical little cakes are famous for great flavor and mile-high frosting. Best of all? They're small enough that you don't have to share.
And while you can pick up the latest...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:26 AM
Here is a brief timeline of SeaWorld-related incidents:
Sept. 30, 1987: Chris Barlow of Sea World San Diego was rammed in the stomach by a whale during a show. He was hospitalized but survived.
Nov. 21, 1987: John Sillick fractured his vertebrae,...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:48 AM
EL PASO, Texas -- The military judge supervising the trial of accused Ft. Hood shooter Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was removed from the case Monday, with the military's highest appeals court ruling that his "duel of wills" with Hasan over the defendant'...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:30 PM
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Peter Rainer, noted Christian Science Monitor film critic, Bloomberg News columnist and reviewer for NPR's FilmWeek, reflects upon his three-decade career in "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era."
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:54 AM
After the coffee. Before the flight back to Los Angeles.
The Skinny: It's been fun here in D.C. but it's time to head home. Hope my cats didn't leave me any welcome home gifts! Wednesday's roundup includes the latest on News Corp.'s plans to split...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
That was quick. Tribune Co.'s new topper Peter Liguori is making good on his vow to beef up the company's TV assets, particularly its WGN America cable channel.
WGN America last week gave a 13-episode straight-to-series order to "Salem," a supernatural...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...