| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:34 PM
We are tomorrow's past, so this Thanksgiving give thanks for 2013, a year the future might study more for amusement than for edification.
HealthCare.gov performed the public service of defeating Barack Obama's ascription of every disagreeable effect...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:22 PM
The “Doctor Who” 50th anniversary special is out in theaters Saturday, and Whovians across the globe are celebrating the BBC […]...
| Nov 28, 2013
Re "It's all in your head," Opinion, Nov. 26
In addition to the three reasons Michael Shermer gives for why conspiracy theories persist, there is a fourth: Conspiracy theories make people feel superior. The theorists know something to be true that...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Two schools have decided to pull out of a charity toy drive after being challenged by the American Humanist Assn. over separation of church and state issues.
East Point Academy in West Columbia, S.C., and SkyView Academy in Highlands Ranch, Colo., have...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — The cultural ecology of any great city is a complex organism, its shape shifting over time. But in the modern era, always it starts with the same ingredient. It starts with artists, the yeast that makes the dough rise. Without them,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:39 PM
When the former Kate Middleton needs to go glam, well, she dons a tiara.
Game over for the rest of us wannabe princesses.
The woman now known as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was given the royal treatment Tuesday when she wore the Lotus Flower...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Comets ISON and Kohoutek will forever share two things. Both were hailed as "Comets of the Century," and both failed to live up to the hype attending their impending arrival in our solar system.
Unlike Comet Hale-Bopp, which put on a grand show in...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:48 PM
From European royal palaces to impoverished African townships, anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela was remembered Friday for his tireless fight against injustice and racism and celebrated for the better world he left behind.
Former South African...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:16 PM
The U.K. premiere of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" took place on the same day that iconic South African leader Nelson Mandela died.
Though the film opened in the United States on Nov. 29, actor Idris Elba and Mandela's youngest daughters, Zindzi...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:38 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Four American presidents, along with more than 60 other world leaders, will travel to South Africa this week to honor former President Nelson Mandela. One man who won't be there is the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:44 AM
The African Children's Choir, a 16-member musical group from Uganda, will perform twice on the Peninsula this Sunday.
The group will sing and dance at Warwick Assembly of God, 1228 Todds Lane, in Hampton at 10:15 a.m. and First Baptist Church Denbigh,...