| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:44 PM
About one in five cars on American roadways connects to outside parties via cellular telephone networks, transmitting data on drivers' speeding and braking habits, their location, and their vehicle's health and performance. By 2025, AAA predicts, all...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:54 AM
SHANGHÁI (Reuters) - El escándalo de seguridad de alimentos que afecta a China se propagó rápidamente el martes y arrastró a la cadena de cafés estadounidense Starbucks, al gigante de las hamburguesas Burger King Worldwide y a otras firmas, además de a...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Patrons visiting the Wheaton Public Library may soon be able to grab a cup of coffee while there.
Library officials hope this fall to go out to bid for vendors to operate a cafe out of the building's Parkview Commons, which is currently a small eating...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
I'm sitting down while writing this column. That's a pretty daring move on my part.
You see, I recently spoke with James Levine, author of the new book, "Get Up! Why Your Chair Is Killing You and What You Can Do About It." He schooled me on the scary...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Burger King and Starbucks said their Chinese stores have stopped using meat from a supplier that local media accused of selling expired chicken and beef.
As the latest food scandal in China deepened, the companies said in statements Tuesday that they...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:07 PM
When it comes to campus dining, the language of food can change as fast as students' majors. A few years ago, few students were familiar with Celiac Disease or gluten-free diets. Those terms, as well as flexitarian, pescetarian, and old standbys vegan and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:19 AM
I met Sam Smith about a quarter to midnight Wednesday in a dark-ish alley directly underneath the Red Line track. Smith performed at The Vic a half hour earlier as part of the Vevo Lift Live concert and had just taken part in a meet-and-greet backstage,...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A red truck pulls into an empty parking lot off Fairfax Avenue just before 6 a.m. René Portillo gets out in a rush and heads to a blue shoe box of a building wearing a message in faded paint: "THE NEW YORK TIMES Expect The World." To the right, a...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Just in time for the Fourth of July, a restaurant celebrating one of America's most popular foods has opened at Universal Orlando's CityWalk.
Hot Dog Hall of Fame officially opened today, becoming the latest new eatery at Universal's expansion to the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:42 PM
When a friend showed up to have coffee, I suggested we walk to Starbucks, a few blocks from my house.
Unacceptable suggestion! I knew immediately by the "You're kidding!" look in her eyes. "It's just down the hill," I coaxed, "and it's a pretty walk."...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Vulnerability was a motif in this week’s Great Reads – and some of their soundtracks.
One of the last surviving newsstands in Los Angeles. A Christian woman living under the Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. A horse cast adrift after a family...