| Dec 26, 2010
Ask anybody in New Orleans or along the Gulf Coast whether things are normal, and they'll probably tell you about the "new normal."
This time the query is about how the Gulf Coast is recovering from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion April 20...
| 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,...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Spring break T-shirts, beer cozies, thong bikinis and Mardi Gras beads fill the shelves at the Paradise Found store on Panama City Beach. The shop is hiring extra staff and will maintain extended hours through March and April.
"Now we are just waiting,"...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Halliburton Co., one of the world’s largest oil services businesses, pulled in record revenue in North America as the energy industry shied from natural gas production and boosted oil field exploration instead.
The Houston firm’s revenue in...
| Mar 27, 2011
Ask most music bookers in Los Angeles the bare minimum needed for a band to play, and they'll say simply a willing venue — whether that be the Troubadour or the downtown upstart known as the Smell or someone's dumpy rental. Ask Cameron Rath, who...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:37 PM
| Mar 15, 2011
| 9:33 AM
Re "Japan crisis may derail 'nuclear renaissance,' " March 14
If anything good can be said to have come from the terrible disaster in Japan, it is the realization that nuclear power plants can, at any time, be subjected to unexpected...
| May 27, 2011
| 1:43 PM
Amid the deficit-cutting fervor that has consumed Washington, Jared Bernstein hopes that the jobless rate isn't forgotten.
For the Record, 3:11 p.m. May 27: An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported that economist...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:24 PM
How did Japanese workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant jury-rig fire hoses to cool damaged reactors? Is contaminated water from waste pools overflowing into the Pacific Ocean? Exactly who is the national incident commander?
The answers to these...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Law firm ties may run deeper than political party loyalties since Republican Sen. Alex Villalobos crossed party lines and endorsed his senate and law firm colleague Dan Gelber, a Democrat, in the attorney general race on Friday morning. Villalobos, R-...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Standing at the crater that marks ground zero of the gas pipeline explosion that devastated the community of San Bruno earlier this month, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco) on Monday announced legislation that would mandate stricter regulations of...