| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:29 AM
The historic Stone Avenue train station in La Grange, which was built in 1901, has been restored to its original glory, leaving those standing near its sparkling limestone archways in awe at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.
The $1.1 million...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:02 AM
The case of several cats that needed homes because their elderly owner had to move has taken a serious turn.
The owner, an 80-year-old Chicago woman who kept two dozen cats, has been hospitalized. The building she was living in was purchased months...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:37 PM
In his words: Rick O'Day, Westborough, Mass.
Your request to share carrier memories evoked lively discussions between my father and me, who were both Courant carriers at a young age. My father, Bill, recalls starting as a Courant carrier in New...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:00 PM
If you like to watch TV with a bag of snacks nearby, here's a tip: Avoid watching action movies.
New research suggests people eat twice as much food while watching a fast-paced action flick compared with those watching a slow-moving talk show.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS.
The sophisticated imaging technology...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Some supporters are standing behind Laguna Beach City Council candidate Jon Madison after allegations surfaced last month that he lied about academic degrees he earned and an apparent discrepancy in his voter registration.
Madison attempted to clear his...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Saturn's battered moon Mimas may have a thin global ocean buried miles beneath its icy surface, raising the prospect of another "life-friendly" habitat in the solar system, scientists said on Thursday.
An underground ocean is one of two explanations for...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse.
His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Questions remain concerning a Laguna Beach City Council candidate's claims about his college education and professional background, but Jon Madison has done nothing illegal, officials said.
The Orange County district attorney's office will not pursue...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Lehigh University's wrestling team returns three All-Americans, but none of them are expected to be competing 7 p.m. today when the Mountain Hawks host the annual preseason Brown and White wrestle-offs at Grace Hall.
Junior Mason Beckman, sixth at 133...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:05 PM
We are on vacation, we're hiking Zion National Park's spectacular trails. Two-hundred-million-year-old sandstone shoots up 7,000 feet in sheer cliff and spire, sporting colors of orange, rose, toast, salmon and purple in geometric striation.