| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Ten ships and as many aircraft will search a swathe of the Indian Ocean west of Perth on Sunday, trying again to find some trace of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 after more than three weeks of fruitless and frustrating hunting.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Astronomers searching for the faintest glimmers of light beyond distant Pluto say they’ve discovered a new dwarf planet – and that this planetoid’s movements hint that an invisible giant planet perhaps 10 times the size of Earth could be...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:32 PM
An investigation into a baggage theft operation at Los Angeles International Airport has grown rapidly, and authorities now say as many as 25 baggage handler may ultimately be detained in the case.
Police said the theft operation -- probably one of...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Credit House Speaker Brendan Sharkey with taking on one of the most serious problems facing the state — its over-reliance on the property tax to pay for government services.
This antiquated system sets town against town, increases sprawl and...
| Mar 27, 2014
Disney World annual passholders are finding MagicBands in their mailboxes, ushering in a new phase of the long-term testing of the company's billion-dollar reservation system. Inside the packaging are instructions on how to wear them ("Mickey facing up")...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Gregory White Smith, a Harvard-trained lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer who raised hackles in the art world with an intensely psychological examination of the life and work of Jackson Pollock, has died. He was 62....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Glen Stassen, a Christian ethicist who left a budding career in nuclear physics to study theology and who went on to develop a biblically based framework for peace activism, has died. He was 78.
Stassen, the son of former Minnesota Gov. Harold Stassen,...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:33 PM
University of South Florida forensic anthropologists are learning more about the identities of remains found months ago from a hidden cemetery at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, the state's longest running reform school.
According to the Tampa Bay...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Instead of a fantasy date, a high-school senior got suspended for three and a half days for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom when she hosted a question-and-answer session at his Pennsylvania school, reports time.com.
Patrick Farves, a senior...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Connecticut has had various efforts to reform its property tax structure but few changes have been made. One change, however, enacted in 1978, continues to put Connecticut in a "best in class" position. That is the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program,...