| 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...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Kayla Jo Cross, a 2009 Petoskey High School graduate, will perform — among other local talents — during a benefit concert on Saturday, Dec. 8, an effort to raise funds for her trip with the Global Service Corps, an international service...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:42 AM
The pros of traveling definitely outweigh the cons, but that doesn't mean you should throw caution to the wind when exploring new places.
While the language barrier and the cultural sites are exciting, they also open up travelers to scam artists and...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Ronald “Catfish” Fisher was honored by the Boswell American Legion, Post 461 at its annual Veterans Day observance dinner last Saturday.
A native of Boswell and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, Fisher served as captain of a boat on the Mekong...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:06 AM
Fargo, N.D. - Nineteen feed manufacturers from Southeast Asia attended the Feed Manufacturing Technology course that ran from November 5-9. After three days at Northern Crops Institute (NCI), Fargo, N.D, the group traveled to Portland, Ore., for the wrap-...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 4:07 PM
In the winter of 1954-55, State Department intelligence analyst Paul Kattenburg was in Saigon puzzling over the wisest course for U.S. policymakers.
France, with its army defeated at Dien Bien Phu and colonial ambitions in Asia at an end, was preparing...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 5:23 PM
There's a new bug in town, and it's a bad one. The Bagrada bug, a.k.a. harlequin or painted bug, is an alien invasive insect that is spreading like wildfire throughout Southern California. It's a rather pretty creature with a black, shield-shaped body...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 8:28 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — Fifty years ago today the largest dry dock in the world filled with water from the James River, setting afloat the world's largest ship and first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
At 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 24, 1960, Mrs. William B....
| May 15, 2011
A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...