| Apr 1, 2014
GM CEO Mary Barra testified this afternoon before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee investigating the automaker's recall of more than 2.5 million vehicles worldwide for faulty ignition switches that have been blamed in at least 31 crashes and...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:51 AM
Lenore and Richard Gilbert of Gilbert's 17th Street Grille. Photo by Beth Black
1. Misael Soto
Best performance artist: Misael Soto takes those things we do in isolation and turns them into communal events. The Fort...
| Oct 25, 2012
It's not implausible that the outcome in Florida's U.S. Senate race this year could determine whether the winner in the presidential election is working with a Democratic or Republican Senate.
Yet for a contest so crucial, the Sunshine State's Senate...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The Housing Authority of Baltimore City's strategy to spend millions on outside lawyers to avoid liability for lead paint poisoning its tenants suffered, and then to refuse to pay judgments in the cases it loses, is an utter disgrace. The fact that a...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 2:55 PM
It’s not exactly Occupy Wall Street, but…
Several organizations organized protests to coincide Gov. Bob McDonnell’s second annual energy conference in Richmond.
Members of the Virginia chapter of the Sierra Club walked outside the...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:00 AM
They are whimsical symbols of the beach, appearing on key chains, murals, logos and postcards. They form inseparable, monogamous couples. And they are hauled from the sea in nets, ground into powder for traditional Chinese medicine and dried for sale in...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:16 PM
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Mark and Glenda Dodd of Panama City Beach, Florida, could have booked a Mexico-bound cruise out of Miami, but on Monday they stood among hundreds of other passengers lining up to board the Carnival Cruise Line ship Elation in New...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 1:06 PM
A Virginia Institute of Marine Science professor is among a nationwide team of scientists that received $12 million to study how the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has affected marine life.
Professor Robert J. Diaz will use his share of the money — $190,...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:37 PM
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:10 AM
We've recently caught some tasty news from the Chicago fish world.
First, the Fish Guy ( 4423 N. Elston Ave.) is back open after the market's renovation to accommodate more dining. It is now serving a full lunch menu that includes a yummy clamwich,...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield.
But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use.
The twister, one of the...