| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:04 PM
This week brings the series premieres of "Ground Floor," "Alpha House" and "Almost Human" and the series finale of "Eastbound & Down." Also on the schedule are the return of "Parks and Recreation" after a short hiatus, the Season 4 premiere of "Raising...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:25 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Like an economics professor warning his students about term paper mistakes, Gov. Jerry Brown lectured University of California leaders and faculty Thursday on the limits of state financing for higher education and urged them to adopt...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Doris Lessing, the Nobel Prize-winning author whose novel "Adore" was adapted as a Naomi Watts starter this year, has died in London. She was 94.
Her publisher, HarperCollins, said the author of more than 55 works of fiction, opera, nonfiction and...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The international agency tasked with locating and destroying Syria's chemical weapons said Thursday it was calling for help from private industry in neutralizing 1,000 metric tons of chemicals and munitions after U.S. ally Albania balked at hosting the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Scientists have detected cosmic neutrinos, elusive subatomic particles that stream through the Earth from outside the solar system, for the first time in 25 years, a feat that could usher in a new era of astronomy.
Using technology embedded in a cubic...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements.
For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
| Nov 28, 2013
One hundred and fifty years ago, with the country still torn by civil war, President Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for all Americans to observe a common day "of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens." That'...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
2013 was a very good year for writers with many years behind them.
When she was 81 years old, author Alice Munro published her 16th short story collection, "Dear Life," and told Canadian news outlets that she was done with writing. At 82, after she...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:27 AM
WASHINGTON — Former Orlando Magic center Marcin Gortat can’t wait for Wednesday night.
Gortat will visit Capitol Hill to attend a special screening of a movie based on the life of Lech Walesa, the former Nobel Peace Prize winner and former...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
In a cosmos filled with darkness, scientists say they’ve discovered the first elusive neutrinos to come from outside our solar system in a quarter-century.
The groundbreaking discovery made beneath the ice of Antarctica opens a whole new window...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:26 PM
This week's award of the Nobel Prize in physics to Peter Higgs of the University of Edinburgh and Francois Englert of the Free University of Brussels is a reminder of how the U.S. blew the chance to confirm their theory of the "Higgs boson."