| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
As two dudes road trip to California with a feisty girl named Haley, “The Signal” at first resembles a long-awaited remake of 1989’s “The Wizard.” (Which I know is never actually going to happen.) Then the...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: John Krafcik is president of TrueCar, a car-buying website and app, which uses pricing data from other buyers to match consumers with a network of dealers. Krafcik, 52, previously was chief executive of Hyundai Motor America.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Children are remarkable judges of the people around them – studies have shown they’re able to tell when someone is lying. But can they pick up on more subtle aspects of misinformation – such as when someone’s telling only part of...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency published its Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule last week. By how much would the rule reduce future temperatures? If we apply the climate model developed at the National Center for Atmospheric Research — used by both...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:54 AM
It may take only seconds for cancer researchers at Lake Nona's Medical City to identify a tumor and pinpoint the best drug to treat it.
It could take a decade, however, to spin off that kind of biomedical advance and create a profitable business...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley vetoed a bill Friday that would have halted a huge wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, prioritizing renewable energy over the concerns of a major military installation in Southern Maryland.
In his veto message, O'Malley said...
| May 9, 2014
Who's in charge these days, man or machine?
Two recent books, "The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies" and "Mindless: Why Smarter Machines Are Making Dumber Humans," explore this question.
| May 19, 2014
| 10:24 AM
There are a host of primaries on Tuesday in states across the country, but for one that shows just how effective money can be in politics, look no further than Pennsylvania.
Four Democrats are competing to run against Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, widely...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Stanley Fischer, the former Bank of Israel head picked by President Obama for the No. 2 job at the Federal Reserve, won Senate confirmation Wednesday to become a member of the Fed's board of governors.
The 68-27 vote in favor of Fischer means he will...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:55 AM
What can Tyler Ashoff of Newport Harbor do for an encore during his senior year?
He's one of the school's valedictorians and is headed to MIT.
In rowing, he won the Southwest regionals in the single scull and is set to compete at the U.S. Rowing Youth...
| May 24, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The quest to plant roots in the New York market led the Big Ten to add Rutgers in November 2012.
In the 18 months since the marriage was announced, fans of the venerable conference have watched their new member implode. There was the abusive men's...