| Oct 10, 2012
Turhan Bey, 90, an actor whose exotic good looks earned him the nickname of "Turkish Delight" in films with Errol Flynn and Katharine Hepburn before he left Hollywood for a quieter life in Vienna, died Sept. 30 in the Austrian capital after a long...
| Dec 27, 2012
Puppetry pioneer created 'Thunderbirds' TV show
Gerry Anderson, 83, a puppetry pioneer and creator of the British sci-fi hit "Thunderbirds" TV show, died Wednesday at a nursing home near Oxfordshire, England, after being diagnosed...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:45 PM
A.W. "Tom" Clausen, a no-nonsense Midwesterner who led San Francisco-based Bank of America before and after serving as president of the World Bank, died Monday at a hospital in Burlingame, Calif. He was 89.
The cause was complications from pneumonia,...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:34 PM
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others:
| Oct 26, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Freshman defensive end Leonard Williams of Daytona Beach Mainland High is having quite the breakout in his first year of college football at Southern Cal.
Leonard, a monster 6-foot-5, 270-pound lineman, has worked himself into the starting lineup for the...
| Oct 3, 2012
We imagine there are folks who watch the presidential debates to carefully consider the candidates' stands on free trade and job creation and health care reform.
We watch them to carefully consider how the candidates use language. If a John McCain-...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 7:25 AM
The former Casey Stengel estate, built for the baseball legend in 1925, is a hit with actress Jenna Fischer. The "Office" star recently bought the Glendale property for $1.9 million.
The Mediterranean-style house of about 4,600 square feet sits on close...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals.
Among the awards is...
| Nov 4, 2012
Set behind 12-foot-tall wrought-iron gates, this Beverly Hills estate centers on a renovated traditional-style house polished to reflect the elegance and glamour of its early days. With a grand terrace for entertaining and a large motorcourt, the compound...
| Nov 12, 2012
For the most part, the group assembled in the Sofitel meeting room appeared classically corporate: heavy on suits and button-down shirts, wearing laminated name tags.
Hotel memo pads and pencils were placed on tables for use during panel discussions....