| Feb 14, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Apparently it's not a nice day for a white wedding.
The Baltimore Humane Society was hoping Chico and TeTe — an adoptable dog and cat — and Aladdin and Jasmine — two adoptable guinea pigs — would be "married" Friday for its...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:00 PM
QUITO, Ecuador — As the four-car train rolls through the clouds and begins its descent of the Andes, Bette Bleeker has a practical concern.
"I hope someone checked the brakes," the Chicago resident asks.
It's a fair question, given the 1,755-...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:11 PM
Pacific Asia Museum, celebrating its 40th anniversary in Pasadena, may be one of the most overlooked cultural resources in Southern California.
“People call it a ‘hidden gem,’" said Executive Director Charles Mason.
Yet this Chinese-...
| Jul 28, 2011
July kicks off with an Independence Day celebration, so it is easy to associate the whole month with all things American. Why not break the mold this summer? Choose one of these works of foreign fiction to finish off your July with an international flair....
| Aug 7, 2011
Dr. Baruj Benacerraf, who shared the 1980 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his pioneering work explaining why some people are able to fight off infections and tumors while others are not, died Tuesday at his Boston home. He was 90.
The cause was...
| Jan 10, 2012
Law partner of Johnnie Cochran
Jock Smith, 63, who was a law partner with the late Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while watching television at his home in Montgomery, Ala., said his law partner Sam Cherry....
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:50 PM
TILL JAN. 28
OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, 7561 Center Ave., No. 32, Huntington Beach, hosts a pastels and drawings exhibit by artist Scott Valenzuela. Gallery hours are from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and also by...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:29 AM
Long before the throngs of audience members generate "oohs" and "ahhs," the staff of the UniverSoul Circus begins to craft its unusual performances, spending months combing the globe for fresh acts.
The result includes performers such as the Shaolin Kung...
| Mar 20, 2013
Impatience for spring is growing, but impatiens are not.
The nation's top-selling annual flower — favored for its last-frost-to-first-frost profusion of colorful blooms — has been struck by a killer mildew that can be carried by the wind and...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 12:46 PM
First, the Army told Frank Olson's sons that the Fort Detrick scientist's death in a fall from a 13th-floor window of a New York hotel had been an accident.
Then a presidential commission revealed that the CIA had given an unwitting Olson LSD as part of...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:03 AM
The Guinea Jubilee art contest is seeking original works for the 2012 Guinea Jubilee Print Contest.
The Guinea Jubilee Committee of the Guinea Heritage Association is extending the invitation to artists and photographers to submit original works for...