| Dec 24, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Mobility throughout Laguna Beach, whether by foot, car or bicycle, was a recurring theme in 2014 as the city took strides to address safety on the busiest thoroughfares, including adopting a bike safety plan after a cyclist was killed along Coast...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 7:07 PM
HARRISBURG — When the sun has set over the Susquehanna River here, Sgt. David DeLellis leads his two-man squad on patrol to retake streets that surround the 5-acre state Capitol complex.
"I want one to the left and one to the right," DeLellis...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:28 PM
During the 1930s, the Dust Bowl drove millions of people out of the Great Plains. Thousands of the residents who left New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina never went back. Not that many thousands of years ago, shifts in Ice Age glaciers drew people from...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 12:52 AM
To try to save him from the death penalty in the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers will probably look for jurors who are intellectually curious and eager to learn about other cultures and religions.
Prosecutors, in turn, will no...
| Dec 29, 2014
Food forecasters and culinary prognosticators have spoken.
Bored by too-sweet eats? Sour foods — pickled and fermented — are moving onto the plate to save our tastebuds in 2015, says J. Walter Thompson, the marketing communication folks....
| Nov 7, 2014
LOUIS E. COSTANZO
was promoted to president at L.R. Costanzo Co. Inc., a family-owned construction-services company in Scranton.
As a fourth-generation Costanzo, he has earned a master of business administration degree from Cornell University's S.C....
| Dec 7, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Of all the activities he is involved with at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, Travis Christner’s favorite, by far, is helping his peers.
That’s saying a lot, because the junior is involved with a long list of activities.
He is on the...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Tipping a service person is illogical if you stop to think about it. Why would rational people voluntarily pay more for a service than they must?
Tipping is not as rampant in other countries as it is in the United States. And besides, who carries cash...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:21 PM
When wondering whether genes are contributing to your struggle with weight, a new study suggests it might be useful to look within -- at the garden of bacteria growing in your gut.
In particular, you might well wonder whether, in addition to their...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:57 AM
PHILADELPHIA — University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann has become the second Pennsylvania college president in a week to face criticism for participating in "die-in" protests held by students.
Gutmann lay on the floor with student...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Call it mother's intuition, but Maria Hill knew something was up with her son.
He was having headaches, struggling academically and missing words when reading. When he read aloud, he would make up words to replace ones he didn't see. He also claimed the...