| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:24 PM
One by one we rolled toward Dodger Stadium, in Hyundais, Jeeps and Teslas amid stretch limousines and black SUVs. We arrived via every avenue, more than 50,000 strong, part of a mass pilgrimage to see Paul McCartney. The last time he played the stadium...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:00 PM
All right Earthlings, it’s August. Time to put the finishing touches on your tin-foil hats and circle Aug. 10 on the calendar for the second of the three supermoons to take place this summer.
A supermoon, or what the scientific community refers to...
| Aug 4, 2014
All right Earthlings, it’s August. Time to put the finishing touches on your tin-foil hats and circle Aug. 10 on the calendar for the second of the three supermoons to take place this summer....
| Aug 11, 2014
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in the Canary Islands, where a supermoon is captured from the Astro-Physical Institute of the Canaries in Teide volcano of Tenerife. The supermoon was the biggest and brightest of the year, and it marked the point in...
| Sep 9, 2014
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where the wilderness near Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome has been completely evacuated as a wind-driven wildfire continued to spread through the area Tuesday. The Meadow fire, last measured...
| Sep 10, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News showcases the third and final supermoon of 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a perigee moon, occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. Ritterhude, Germany:...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:49 AM
The mass email on Monday afternoon to the photo staff from our director of photography read something like this:
“If you find yourself in a good spot at moon rise, we'd love some great shots of it.”
Up until that moment I had completely...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Don't forget to look up tonight! The Harvest moon and the third supermoon of the summer will rise Monday evening and you don't want to miss it.
"Supermoon" is a nonscientific term for a moon that turns full just as it reaches perigee -- the point in its...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Sky watchers and others who spend time outdoors at night are in for a treat Monday night in the form of an apparently larger-than-average, shinier full moon, the last of this summer's three "supermoons."
A "supermoon" occurs when the moon is full and...
| Jul 15, 2014
An Ohio man recently asked people on the Internet to give him money to make some potato salad. He wanted $10 but wound up with nearly $50,000 and counting.
That's bad news for potatoes but good news for Zack Brown, who used the fundraising website...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:36 AM
A "supermoon" rose above cities from Los Angeles to London on Saturday night, the first of three times this year the full moon will orbit nearer the earth and appear unusually large and bright.
The supermoon is technically known as a "perigee moon"...