| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have made no secret of the fact that their massive summer hit “Blurred Lines” is influenced by the classic Marvin Gaye song “Got to Give it Up.”
Now they are suing to protect themselves from...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:22 PM
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced names of local students who are in the running for its prestigious annual scholarship awards.
Out of 16,000 semifinalists, 120 students from Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Fountain Valley, Laguna Beach,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:19 PM
OCHO RIOS, Jamaica — An older woman's white plastic patio chair is tightly wedged next to a large table piled high with fruits and vegetables. Straggly black cornrows frame her dark, chubby face; her floppy hat is adorned with yellow flowers printed...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Thomas Pynchon has avoided the limelight his entire career -- he sent a stand-in to accept his National Book Award in 1974, and, as far as we know, hasn't been photographed since his stint in the Navy in the 1950s. But tucked within the quiet stacks of...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:05 AM
HURON - Recipients of the 2013 'Insuring a Brighter Tomorrow' scholarships from the South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation were honored Saturday as part of Farmers Union Day at the South Dakota State Fair.
A total of 26 students who graduated in 2013...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:16 PM
A Bolingbrook teen who drowned last week at an area quarry was praised Tuesday by school officials.
Javier Vera, 17, a senior at Bolingbrook High School, "was a well-liked student, with a good academic record and an excellent attendance record, on track...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:53 PM
J.J. Cale, a laconic, Oklahoma-born musician who shunned the spotlight but gained fame by penning such hits as "After Midnight" and "Cocaine," has died. He was 74.
His death from a heart attack Friday at a La Jolla hospital was disclosed on his...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:32 PM
UConn has some different schools in its conference. A look at those newcomers:
Location: Orlando, Fla.
Colors: Black and gold
Famous UCF athletes: Chicago Bears receiver Brandon...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:09 AM
I think I recognize you... I do. Before becoming a mom, I used to live in your world of black and white, with everything in order, in its place. I had a plan, a schedule, a list of finished projects to check off, checklist and all. How wonderful for you...
| Aug 25, 2013
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke plans to step down when his term expires at the end of January — if not sooner — and President Barack Obama is expected to nominate a successor this fall.
Right now, the front-runners appear to be former...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:01 PM
There are parallel metal cables, one for each hand, on the steepest part of the climb up Half Dome at Yosemite National Park. Otherwise, there is nothing to slow down your momentum if you stumble and start to roll down the smooth rounded rock.