| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:05 PM
John Guy Cesare Jr., a utility engineer who earned degrees in both the nuclear field and theology, served aboard Navy submarines in the Cold War and later volunteered for Baltimore's poor and homeless, died of cancer Jan. 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:38 PM
MEMPHIS — As soon as the American Athletic Conference was assembled, it was apparent that UConn and Memphis would have the best chance of forming a rivalry.
The Huskies have all those Big East banners on their wall, and Memphis was a flagship of...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
STORRS — The Huskies came through the most important week of the regular season with all their postseason hopes intact.
But the week just passed carried with it extreme highs and lows. In beating Memphis on the road Thursday night, the Huskies made...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced Monday that it is conducting a special inspection at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Southern Maryland after an electrical malfunction caused the two reactors there to shut down.
The plant, which...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Charcoal may be the only thing burning in Newport Beach fire rings come March 1.
Trapped between two regulatory agencies, the Newport Beach City Council is taking steps toward regulating what's allowed to be burned in the city's fire pits, where...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Environmental activists warn that construction of a 21-mile natural gas pipeline through northern Baltimore and Harford counties could affect the region's drinking-water system, as the $180 million project cuts across more than three dozen streams feeding...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:22 PM
In the wake of Monday's 87-52 loss at Tennessee, there have been no closed-door, players-only meetings in Charlottesville this week, no tirades by Virginia's upperclassmen or coaches and no panicked philosophical adjustments.
Even recently slumping...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEWARK, Del. — The thick blue cables and white boxes alongside an industrial garage here look like those in any electric-car charging station. But they work in a way that could upend the relationship Americans have with energy.
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Taut basketball games often hinge on ball security and free-throw shooting. Sloppy turnovers and clanged foul shots in those inevitable, down-to-the-wire contests are a timeless recipe for frustration, defeat and Selection Sunday disappointment.
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:35 PM
After almost 30 years in Washington, Bart Chilton will soon be taking his leave. For the past 61/2 years, he has been an outspoken member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, one of the financial industry's most important regulators.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 1:57 PM
FSU is looking to build momentum as it heads into ACC play.
The Seminoles (7-3) are coming off what is arguably their most impressive win of the young season, defeating visiting Charlotte (7-3) 106-62 on Tuesday. Whether the type of dominant...