| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:00 PM
"The Ice Dragon" is a family movie.
That doesn't mean the same thing to Swedish director Martin Högdahl as it might to an American audience.
For one thing, no American family movie would have an 11-year-old protagonist so often by name refer to his dad'...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:30 AM
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A 39-year-old man surfing off the Santa Barbara County coast was killed Tuesday in a shark attack that occurred off the same beach where a bodyboarder was killed two years ago.
Francisco Javier Solorio Jr. of nearby...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:55 PM
NEW YORK -- Yoselyn Ortega, the New York nanny charged with murdering two young children in her care at an Upper West Side apartment, pleaded not guilty Wednesday.
The proceeding took place at Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan, where Ortega has...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:19 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The City of Pittsburgh is teaming up with the Carnegie museums and libraries to offer an "alternative homecoming" dance for students who are too shy or otherwise have a school experience that keeps them from attending their school-...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Perhaps no other major sporting event in this country is in more of a constant state of flux, while at the same time, still so steeped in tradition, like the Indianapolis 500.
It's the challenge of keeping up with the times while also making sure to...
| May 24, 2012
105-year-old philanthropist Kathryn Wasserman Davis, was celebrated last week at the American Museum of Natural History for a generous gift supporting the Museum`s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. This is the first stand-alone Master's degree...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Towards the end of this quiet though affective episode, Glen Bishop asks Don, "Why does everything turn out crappy?" Yikes, the kid is right. Well, in this hour anyway.
First things first: Saddled by severe money woes, a perceived failure in business and...
| Sep 8, 2012
At 4 years old, my little boy is still too young to have put together a bucket list of his own.
But Owen's known for a long time one of the places he really wanted to go.
Sitting at the kitchen counter with his new iPad some 2 years back, he began...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 2:30 PM
The 19 museums and historical sites of the Museum Council of Lancaster County are offering different incentives in the month of September to encourage people to support local museums.
"State money is not available now. It's been completely bottomed out...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 8:58 PM
A proposed amendment to the dress code would have required Newport News students to wear shorts, skirts or dresses that fall to at least the knee.
The amendment was pushed by board member Pricillia Burnett, who said at last week's board meeting that...
| Dec 11, 2010
Usually, a fall road trip to Gainesville involves a visit to the Swamp for a football game involving the mighty Florida Gators.
But the Gators aren't so mighty this year, and the stadium on the University of Florida campus was quiet when I was in town...