| May 4, 2007
Walter M. "Wally" Schirra Jr., who followed his barnstorming parents into the sky as a Navy combat pilot and was the only astronaut to fly in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs, has died. He was 84.
Schirra, who had been battling cancer,...
| Oct 4, 2002
From the top of his rolling freight car, Enrique sees a figure of Christ.
In the fields of Veracruz state, among farmers and their donkeys piled with sugar cane, rises a mountain. It towers over the train he is riding. At the summit stands a statue of...
| Oct 4, 2002
The tracks, smoother now, begin to climb. It grows cooler. The train passes 60-foot stalks of bamboo. It rolls through putrid white smoke from a Kimberly-Clark factory that turns sugar cane pulp into Kleenex and toilet paper.
| Oct 4, 2002
Las vías, que en este tramo están mejor cuidadas, comienzan a subir una pendiente. El aire se vuelve más fresco. El tren pasa entre cañas de bambú de 60 pies de altura. Atraviesa un humo blanco y hediondo que proviene de una fábrica de la...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: No reports scheduled
Local earnings: Amcol International, W.W. Grainger
Other earnings: Bristol Myers Squibb, Kimberly-Clark, Honeywell International, Proctor& Gamble, Samsung Electronics, Xerox
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:56 AM
Get 20 free 5X7 collage prints from Snapfish and Scott.
Log in or join the Scott Shared Values program (it takes one minute) to get the promo code redeemable on Snapfish.com and score the free photos printed on archival-quality photo paper, suitable for...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:43 PM
They claim to go right down the drain ... but more cities across the country urge people not to flush "flushable wipes."
Some people say they have no problem with the wipes. Others say they've led to calling the plumber.
We followed up today with the...
| Aug 25, 2008
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park
One-tank road trip? In these $4-for-a-gallon-of-gas times, you can do better. How about a quarter-tank road trip? About 50 miles north of downtown Los Angeles in Agua Dulce, Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park lets you...
| Jul 28, 2009
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the city of San Diego for generating and using so-called "green power'' at its facilities, it was announced today.
The city was ranked third on the EPA's list of the top 20 on-site generator/consumers...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 3:05 AM
It's hard to find coupons for childcare -- believe me, I've tried. So I was excited today to see that daily deal site Mamapedia is offering half price at Kidz Drop-In childcare centerin Elmhurst. For $30, you get "roughly" six hours of sitting for one...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 6:38 PM
Kimberly-Clark Corp. announced Thursday it has failed to sell its paper mill in Everett and will be shutting it down, throwing about 750 employees out of work soon.
Nearly 90 percent of the workers will lose their jobs by New Year’s Day, and only...