| Aug 24, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Tiffany Maher, a junior at the University of Central Florida, received lavish praise in the season finale of “So You Think You Can Dance.” But she didn't win the title as favorite female dancer on the Fox contest. That designation went to...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Legendary songstress Tina Turner has tied the knot!
The 73-year-old singer wed her longtime beau Erwin Bach in a civil ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland, last week, according to AFP, which cites a Swiss municipal official. Sufficiently proving that it's...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:12 AM
The 2013 edition of the Associated Press Stylebook arrived in the mail yesterday, the sixtieth consecutive annual publication of the stylebook, and frankly, I am at a loss to understand its appeal.
The AP Stylebook has outlasted the daytime serial...
| May 12, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Pietro "Pete" Rugolo, the popular owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern on York Road in Govans, died May 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of pancreatic cancer. The Lutherville resident was 75.
Mr. Rugolo grew up in Enna, Sicily, where he stopped attending...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Vanguard University men's tennis by the numbers: seven players; six countries; No. 3 national ranking; zero losses; and one goal.
Coach Mattias Johansson's Lions, unbeaten and unlikely underdogs, take a 22-0 record into the NAIA championship that runs...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:10 PM
The Los Angeles Philharmonic sent Lionel Bringuier out into the world on Sunday afternoon. Lucky world.
And lucky Zurich, where the streets in Switzerland's posh financial capital are already paved with gold and which will have the 26-year-old French...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
– Orlando took another step toward boosting its public art on Wednesday when Mayor Buddy Dyer announced seven artists have been chosen for a new sculpture program during his State of the City address.
The See Art Orlando program is designed to...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Two UC Irvine associate professors have laid the foundation for a treatment that could help people who are paralyzed by spinal cord injuries.
Aileen Anderson and Brian Cummings developed a stem cell treatment in collaboration with Northern California-...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Allyson Felix sounded exhausted.
Felix called me Wednesday from Zurich, Switzerland, where she had gone after winning her fourth medal at the World Track & Field Championships that ended Sunday in Daegu, South Korea.
"Hanging in there,'' she said with...
| May 27, 2012
LONDON — As a Californian, I had forgotten that you don't cancel your life just because it rains. If you did, you'd never see anything in London, at least not recently. And there is much to see.
Too much, in fact. It's a travel buffet, and it's...