| Mar 31, 2013
The U.S. is an overall D+; Florida, a C-, a smidgen better but nothing great.
That's the bad news from the apolitical "Report Card on America's Infrastructure," issued every four years by the objective, well-meaning American Society of Civil...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:17 PM
He still performs the original words.
When Arlo Guthrie was a boy, he sat in the backyard with the guitar he'd gotten for his fifth birthday and listened as his father taught him the end of "This Land Is Your Land" — the lyrics, cut in many...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 7:53 PM
January 1993: Bill Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd president of the United States.
April 1993: Dave Golonski is elected to the Burbank City Council during the city’s general election. At 34 years old, he receives 5,833 votes out of 9,961 cast....
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:43 PM
From schoolyards to office buildings all across this country millions of people are involved in basketball predictions, as the circus known as, "The Final Four – The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament," has come to town.
Sixty-eight college teams are...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Whether it's a war-zone deployment, a cargo ship in port for 18 hours or a passenger cruise ship on its regular stop, R.S. Stern Inc. has put groceries in larders and spare parts in engine rooms since 1870.
From its brick warehouse in Canton, the...
| May 12, 2013
| 3:08 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police and federal authorities were searching early Tuesday for a young man who is suspected of opening fire at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, wounding 19.
Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas identified the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:42 PM
When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, more than 50 levees and flood walls gave way, sending tens of billions of gallons of water roaring into the city, causing horrific death and destruction.
Could that happen in another city...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:33 PM
In a moment of disaster, Aberdeen's Salvation Army's food truck is ready to respond.
The truck is outfitted with a stove top, two refrigerator units, a flat grill and serving window for easy distribution.
"We do want to make sure we have adequate...
| Jun 16, 2013
There's no denying that Kanye West has become synonymous with arrogance.
Compared with his current, astronomical self-image, though, the Chicago-raised rap/fashion icon's musical beginnings were humble. People actually liked him because of that...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:48 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police identified a 19-year-old man as a suspect in the shooting of nearly 20 people during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, saying several people had identified him as the gunman.
Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said...
| May 15, 2013
| 9:10 AM
AccuWeather.com is predicting another active Atlantic hurricane season, particularly for the U.S. coastline.
While the Pennsylvania-based meteorology company is calling for fewer storms in all, with 16 tropical storms versus 19 in 2012, AccuWeather's...