| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation's capital is celebrating the gift of more than 3,000 cherry trees from Japan in 1912. Because of mild weather, the trees, which circle the Tidal Basin, bloomed earlier than usual this year and have passed peak. But...
| Mar 25, 2014
When I visited Berlin last summer to update my guidebook, I also scouted locations for a new TV show. I found the city as vibrant as ever -- with massive infrastructure projects in progress all around town. The cranes speckling the horizon in every...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Yearbook photos mean different things to different people.
Looking back at your junior high, high school or college yearbook photos may bring up good memories, or ones you wish to forget.
But the latest photo analysis research suggests that those...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:07 AM
Officials at a North Carolina school told a 9-year-old boy who was being picked on by classmates that he needed to leave his "My Little Pony" backpack at home because it's "a trigger for bullying," WLOS is reporting.
Grayson Bruce's backpack is blue and...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:48 AM
A recently conducted study found that the happiest couples sleep very close together -- as in an inch or less apart.
Of the 1,000 people who participated in the survey, 86 percent of people who sleep an inch or less apart from their partner reported...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:10 AM
The family and friends of New Orleans philanthropist and socialite Mickey Easterling could have thrown the 83-year-old woman a traditional memorial service after she passed away last week.
But putting her in a casket for a bland viewing wouldn't have...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:16 AM
A playground memorial sign meant to honor Sandy Hook victim Grace McDonnell was stolen by someone who believes the 2012 school shooting was a hoax, according to CBS New York.
After the thief stole the sign he called the victim's mother and admitted to...
| May 13, 2014
DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have launched the "Superman Hall of Heroes" as an online portal through which individuals can gift their own heroes with Man of Steel-themed merchandise.
The companies have inducted some notable names of their own --...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:06 AM
The White House released its "1 is 2 Many" sexual assault PSA Tuesday starring some of Hollywood's leading men.
Daniel Craig, Benicio del Toro, Dulé Hill, Seth Meyers, and Steve Carell are featured alongside Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack...
| Mar 4, 2014
France's bustling, modern Reims greets travelers with cellar doors wide open. As the capital of the Champagne region, it features a lively center, a historic cathedral, and, of course, Champagne tasting. And thanks to France's slick, high-speed rail, it's...
| Jan 14, 2014
France is always working to show off its rich heritage in innovative ways. You'll see some impressive changes this year.
The big news in Paris is that the extensive, multi-year makeover of the Picasso Museum is nearing completion. The museum, which...