| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:44 PM
After a night of tense confrontations with pro-democracy protesters in which the streets of Hong Kong were filled with tear gas, police abruptly reversed course Monday and adopted a much more relaxed stance that allowed even bigger crowds to pour into...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:03 PM
If you have the Walgreen app, you can fill prescriptions or print photos with a tap on your smartphone.
Tim McCauley, senior director of mobile commerce for the Deerfield-based company, says that's good — but it isn't enough. He'd like to find...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 11:20 AM
On Sept. 4, Levar Edward Jones was stopped by a South Carolina state trooper in Columbia, S.C., and asked to produce his driver's license.
As Jones reached inside the open driver's door of his SUV to retrieve the license and then turned back toward...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Running a medical marijuana operation could cost each grower more than $125,000 a year in fees, a sum so steep some officials believe it may shut out small businesses.
Maryland's medical marijuana commission is tentatively proposing that fee for each of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Karl asks if I've heard that Time Warner Cable has gone all-digital.
He writes: "If you don't have a cable box, they will force you to rent a converter from them at $1.50 a month (starting in 2016), even if your TV has a digital tuner in it or you...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:27 AM
When he calls you up on the phone, actor Jason Segel — of "How I Met Your Mother," "The Muppets," and Judd Apatow-affiliated fame — is just the sort of person you hope Jason Segel will be: funny, disarming and Nick Andopolis-level nice (though...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:43 PM
It took a personal meeting with James Brown for singer Lee Fields to realize he was himself and not just a talented mimic called Little JB.
In 1973, Fields had been putting out Brown covers like "Bewildered" and energetically funky singles such as "Let'...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Around midnight, armed with flashlights, Mexican immigration agents halted "La Bestia" — the Beast.
"Come down!" "Come over here!" they shouted at the migrants clinging to the top and sides of the freight train.
Some migrants scrambled, hoping...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Cat Deeley welcomes us to the Season 11 finale, reminding us of all the prizes that will go to tonight's winner: Money, cover of a magazine, part in a Broadway show, yadda yadda.
Tonight, the judges table is extra-crowded with guest judges Tara...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:45 PM
I don't give a moldy fig for celebrities.
And don't expect me to know the names of any of today's denizens of the red carpet — held in highest esteem by our vacuous Culture of Celebrity. These ninnies influence my life not one whit....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:08 PM
A 20-year-old Tequesta man with a history of recent arrests has been taken into custody again, this time on charges he broke into his neighbor's screened-in patio and masturbated while staring at her, police said.
Connor Blake, of the 100 block of...