| Sep 28, 2011
| 10:21 AM
By Paula MacPherson
The Infiniti M56 was filled with gadgetry. I’m usually put off by all of the functions and complexity, but here it works, as much of it requires just a simple push or two of a button.
Some of it requires no effort on the part...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:09 PM
In the long-term, the Chesapeake Bay is getting healthier. In the short-term — not so much.
That's the gist of an analysis by Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) scientists who looked at nutrient and sediment loads in the James River and eight other...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The good news: Florida has enjoyed nearly 10 years of hurricane-free living.
The bad news: Experts say that drought means ill winds soon will blow. Over that decade, Florida's population has grown, and more homes and businesses to cater to that enlarged...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday.
"There's reason to be nervous now because the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:19 PM
HAMPTON — When Hurricane Isabel raged through Hampton Roads in 2003, tidal levels rose 7.9 feet, putting most of Langley Air Force Base underwater.
As the waters receded, the damage was immense. Two hundred facilities on the base were affected....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
If Rose Howard's family was well off, she'd be a "special" girl who was considered smart and quirky by the teachers at her private school for children who have Asperger's syndrome.
But Rose, the main character and the narrator of "Rain Reign" by Ann...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 12:18 PM
On a clear September morning in 2001, the world changed.
The 9/11 terror attacks in New York and Washington changed the way that America looked at safety, security and its role in the world. As the first of the two World Trade Center towers fell, and...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:35 AM
No matter who or what is ultimately deemed responsible for last week's dramatic landslide that caused a major portion of East 26th Street to collapse onto adjoining CSX tracks, it's clear that unusually heavy rains played a role. The hillside was...
| May 11, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Q: I live on the south side of Allentown. I believe it was a year ago when the bridge on Albert Street after the Chapel Avenue split was closed. I was wondering if there were any plans to reopen the bridge any time soon. Albert Street is a handy...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:44 AM
North Carolina’s fragile Outer Banks braced Thursday for what the local tourism industry hopes will be a glancing blow from Hurricane Arthur that will disrupt Fourth of July holiday plans, but not cause major damage or upheaval.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:06 PM
Wielding 100-mph winds and punishing rain, Hurricane Arthur made landfall late Thursday at Cape Lookout, N.C., threatening severe flooding and wind damage as it disrupted the July 4 holiday for a quarter-million beachgoers.
The first named storm of...