| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:24 PM
A Katmai National Park's eruption happened a century ago Wednesday -- but it is still the largest volcanic blast in nearly 200 years, easily loud enough to have been audible 290 miles away where Anchorage now stands.
On June 6, 1912, the Novarupta...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:03 AM
Asian Americans are now the nation's fastest-growing racial group, overtaking Latinos in recent years as the largest stream of new immigrants arriving annually in the United States.
In an economy that increasingly depends on highly skilled workers, Asian...
| Jan 22, 2012
Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:43 PM
People came from far and wide Friday to the site of this weekend’s Sesquicentennial Antietam Reenactment at Legacy Manor Farm off Bakersville Road. The Herald-Mail caught up with a few of them:
Ralph C. Lincoln
| Feb 9, 2012
| 9:07 AM
(87) Of Glendale and Laguna Beach. Herb was born November 13, 1924 in Evanston IL, and died January 19, 2012 at his home in Laguna Beach after a short illness. While living in Chicago, he met his adored wife, Nancy, on a blind date. They married in 1951,...
| Feb 16, 2012
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What’s it called -- in business-speak -- when you open up a new small enterprise right next to the establishment that’s likely to be your biggest competitor? You have to admire...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:06 AM
INDIAN RIVER -- Dustin Pearson of Indian River grew up around the Top O' Michigan Outboard Marathon Nationals.
He's watched it many times, his uncle and cousin each have earned national titles in the two-day 80-plus mile race, and four years ago he...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series on children eating vegetables. The series explores ways to highlight a vegetable's flavor and appearance as a way to work around the resistance some picky eaters have to trying unfamiliar vegetables....
| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
A studious young man with an aptitude for computers, Majid Shoukat Khan was working as a database administrator in a high-rise office building in Tysons Corner, Va., on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
After American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the...
| Mar 6, 2012
This morning we spoke to C. Holland Taylor and Samir Abdelkhalek, who were part of the American Islamic Leadership Coalition who organized Monday's rally showing support for the N.Y.P.D. in the wake of the Muslim spying controversy.
C. Holland Taylor...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:58 PM
The 6-week-old clouded leopard cubs at the Port Defiance Zoo & Aquarium were given the Thai names of Chan Sun (Noble) for the male and Suksn (Mischievous) for the female, based on an online survey taken by nearly 6,000 people.
Zoo staff biologist Andy...