| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Tom Tombrello, a Caltech physics professor for more than 50 years and an inspiration for freshmen who had to grapple with diabolically complex riddles to enter his legendary class on scientific thinking, has died. He was 78.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Like the lead character she portrays in the widely anticipated movie version of "Gone Girl," Rosamund Pike fell off nearly everyone's radar.
At the tender age of 21, the British actress was cast as the sultry Miranda Frost, a sword-wielding vixen in...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:38 AM
A Boeing Dreamliner flying from Chicago to Poland with 248 passengers on board resumed its flight to Warsaw after an emergency landing in Scotland on Friday.
The landing at the Glasgow airport came after crew received an alert from the fire protection...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Scott Errico stands among South Florida's more colorful crime figures from the 1980s.
And now he's back in the spotlight, as a court examines his decades-old Broward double-murder convictions and unlikely bid for another trial at age 56.
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
If airports seem more crowded these days, they should. About 6.3 billion passengers passed through the world's airports in 2013, a 4.6% increase from the previous year, according to an Airports Council International report.
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Questions were being raised about Ebola screening measures at British airports after a Scottish nurse who was later diagnosed with the disease was allowed to board a flight from London to Glasgow.
Pauline Cafferkey, who is being treated for the deadly...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:34 PM
A healthcare worker who just returned from helping to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been confirmed as Scotland’s first case of the disease, officials said Monday.
The patient, a woman not identified by name, is being treated at the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Mince pies, Christmas crackers, all those "Keep Calm and Jingle On" T-shirts — and now television.
This year, Americans can celebrate a very British Christmas without leaving their homes, much less braving Heathrow at the holidays.
In the U.S.,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Did torture make America safer? The conclusion of a Senate committee that investigated CIA interrogation of terrorism suspects is that it did not — that intelligence gained under duress stopped no imminent plots. But that is hotly disputed by...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:52 AM
A computer failure caused widespread disruptions in airline service around London on Friday, grounding flights and stranding passengers at one of the busiest times of the week.
Britain’s air traffic control service confirmed a “technical...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Britain has announced a plan to fast-track driverless cars, meaning self-driving cars could hit public roads by early 2015.
It is the first sovereign state to make such a large-scale and public commitment to testing the cars, experts said.