| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:10 PM
HAMPTON — When Connell Maynor arrives at his office at Hampton University's Armstrong Stadium, he is greeted by the sounds of construction equipment and earth movers and the rhythmic beep-beep-beep of heavy machinery in reverse.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:18 AM
ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five.
On a miserable, rain-sodden day in...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Local and state officials Friday painted a dire portrait of what's to come as the state moves into what they say will be one of the worst fire seasons ever.
With California in the grip of a prolonged drought that has only worsened in recent months, the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:54 PM
After three years away, I am back in Armenia, writing to you from a fourth-floor balcony overlooking a city perpetually caught between East and West.
Warm winds have overtaken the capital, Yerevan, in the last few days, but they are stirring up more than...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Representatives from several local organizations came to City Hall Monday with hats in hand, asking the City Council to dedicate $288,950 of next year’s budget to key projects and programs throughout the community.
Council members have engaged in...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Firefighters rescued a man from the roof of a burning building in Aurora this evening, officials said.
The fire erupted at a building in the 600 block of High Street, said city spokesman Dan Ferrelli.
When fire crews got there they found a man on...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is entering into a trade agreement with the European Union on Friday that has already sparked a rebellion, toppled a president and ignited an armed conflict with pro-Russia separatists.
Kiev's alignment with the 28-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Thousands of old-style cardboard sleeves for Jack White's album "Lazaretto" sit in tightly packed checkerboard rows at Stoughton Printing plant in the City of Industry, 12.3-inch squares waiting to be stuffed with 12-inch circles.
Jack Stoughton Jr.,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:16 AM
In a narrow hallway on a high shelf, a sign sits next to an intricate wreath of looped vines, feathers and dried flowers. “Flowers feed the soul,” it says.
That hallway divides the front and back rooms of Natural Gatherings, Rick and Jane...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Iraqi troops and Shiite Muslim militias, backed by army attack helicopters, mounted a major push Saturday to retake the strategic city of Tikrit in a sign that the beleaguered army was fighting back after ceding much of the country to Sunni Muslim...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30.
McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....