| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Walt Disney, the mind behind Mickey Mouse, Disneyland and Walt Disney World, was born 113 years ago today.
The business magnate, cartoonist and filmmaker was the co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, along with his older brother, Roy Disney.
| Dec 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Mexican novelist, playwright and screenwriter Vicente Leñero, whose popular works stirred up controversy in government and religious circles, died Wednesday at his home in Mexico City. He was 81.
His death was announced by the National Council for...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:40 PM
The comic drama "Isn't It Delicious" is aimed squarely at baby boomers — the hokey pokey plays a pivotal role, and a trio of central characters are named after Kennedys. But formative pop-culture references are the least of it. The story of a steely...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Kevin Sweat stashes two packs of cigarillos into the seat of his walker on wheels and rolls it down the ramp of the Gerald D. Robison Residence. His shoes scrape on the concrete driveway as he shuffles the walker to a spot near the street.
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:35 AM
Baseball's annual winter meetings officially begin today in San Diego. The lobby of the Manchester Grand Hyatt will be filled with reporters, agents and club executives.
There might have been some awkward moments Sunday night as the Orioles club brass...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:34 PM
It's nearing Christmas and Ann Johnson isn't there to coordinate the family get-together, the decorating of the house, the buying of presents and a long list of other things.
As a former bookkeeper, office manager and legal secretary, Johnson was the...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Oren Miller's children — 6-year-old Liam and 4-year-old Madeline — lean in close as they play Chutes and Ladders with their dad.
"OK, Madeline, you're at 42. Count forward six," he says, his voice gentle.
He is wearing three layers despite...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Three years ago, Richmond City Councilman Jeff Ritterman became aware that about a third of his city's fifth- and seventh- graders were obese, and that the numbers were getting worse.
A retired cardiologist who got into politics to improve public...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Shannon McCall has a great gift idea that some people can give to their loved ones this holiday season.
“What a wonderful gift it would be to tell people who love you and care about you that you are working on becoming an ex-smoker,” McCall...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Concerned residents filled the meeting room at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building on Thursday night to learn more about how to detect, and mitigate, what state and federal officials are calling extremely high levels of radon in Center Valley...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The distress call came in early July from a longtime resident of Brentwood.
"The Piatigorsky house is being demolished," she said. "We were their neighbors for 60 years." Los Angeles was losing part of its cultural history, she said.