| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:26 PM
MOSCOW -- A court in St. Petersburg ruled Monday that three Greenpeace activists arrested in the Arctic could be released on bail, but denied a similar request by an additional member of the environmental group.
Those ordered released on $66,000 bail...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:15 AM
* McCartney publishes letter seeking activists' release
* Urges Putin to secure release before Christmas
MOSCOW, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Former Beatle Paul McCartney said
on Thursday he had written to President Vladimir Putin to enlist
his help in securing...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
PALM SPRINGS — A modest little painting near the entry to the exhibition "Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966" is a harbinger of things to come.
Not just for the lovely and engrossing show that unfolds in the galleries at the Palm...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:35 PM
The 2013-14 boys basketball schedule is again loaded with prime-time matchups in holiday tournaments and multi-game events.
Pairings and matchups will be posted as we get them. Coaches should send tournament brackets and event schedules (with...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Grainy photographs of what appears to be a lithograph by Otto Dix show a bourgeois matron rendered as a ghoulish skull adorned in an outlandish feathered hat, her sunken eyes glowering from beneath a lacy brim and her fur collar a blazing red inferno....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:06 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- With Democrat Charlie Crist expected to launch himself into the governor's race Monday, the Republican Party of Florida is taking a highly unusual pre-emptive shot.
At one of the blogs expected to be most enthusiastic about his bid:...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Russian hosts of the Group of 20 summit near St. Petersburg in September sent world leaders home with gifts designed to keep on giving: memory sticks and recharging cables programmed to spy on their communications, two Italian newspapers reported Tuesday....
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A family has been reunited with its precious pooch, which had been lost for about nine months. through the help of Orange County Animal Services.
Reesi, a 5-year-old Scottish terrier, belonged to William and Deborah Waldorf when the two lived in DeBary....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Sara Fritz, an award-winning journalist who covered politics on Capitol Hill for more than three decades, including 14 years at the Los Angeles Times, died Wednesday in Washington, D.C. She was 68.
Fritz developed a lung infection after successful hip...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Casey Patterson rode his bike down to the Huntington Beach Pier Tuesday morning to get in a workout.
It's a luxury the 33-year-old has, now that he's at home and has the opportunity to put in final preparations for the final Assn. of Volleyball...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:23 AM
The Hoop Exchange Florida Fall Festival tips off a two-day run at the Orlando Sports Center (6700 Kingspointe Parkway) on Saturday night with some of the top boys basketball prospects in Florida and a list of teams that includes consensus 2012-13 national...