| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, people were lined up Saturday, awaiting the arrival of a quartet of unusual healers.
The foursome is part of a corps with an amazing ability to calm and comfort people deeply shaken by violence...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Its official name is the Safe Carry Protection Act.
Critics call it the "guns everywhere bill."
Legislation awaiting the governor's signature in Georgia would allow guns in bars, churches, airports and schools. It has drawn national attention...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:44 AM
It doesn't take a Picasso or Van Gogh to make great art.
Just ask Sheri Kavoosi, owner of California's first Painting with a Twist franchise.
"It is all about entertainment, but here you aren't just a spectator," Kavoosi said. "You get to take part in...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:18 AM
A third person has died as a result of a motorist plowing his car into a crowd of people outside a nightclub last week at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, officials said on Monday.
University Medical Center Brackenridge and Austin police...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Georgia is on a lot of people’s minds today after its governor on Wednesday signed the Safe Carry Protection Act, or, as its opponents call it, the Guns Everywhere Bill.
In fact, this may be the most attention Yankees have paid to the state...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:39 PM
In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:20 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama’s job approval ratings have improved, if only slightly, from a low point during the winter, a trend that potentially could help embattled Democrats in key Senate races this fall.
The size of the change varies from...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
As Ken Budd was turning 40, his father died of a heart attack. After the author heard from countless people about what an impact his father had made on their lives, he began to question his own purpose in the world. He began to do volunteer work and spent...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Her name graces no labels, but millions wear Ruth Benerito creations daily.
A government chemist, Benerito led a team that helped create wrinkle-resistant cotton — an innovation that spared homemakers hours of ironing and breathed new life into an...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The images of the destruction and death were the only thing on the news in the wake of Hurricane Katrina's Louisiana landfall eight years ago today.
Katrina, which had formed on Aug. 23 and made its way across Florida as a Category 1 hurricane grew...
| Nov 17, 2013
A lie repeated often and confidently enough can become widely mistaken for the truth, becoming a belief that obscures the facts. False beliefs about disaster follow this model; their poison is concentrated in a few oft-deployed words, notably "mobs,"...