| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
In the U.S. we are immersed in a culture of fear, especially since the attacks of Sept. 11. The government's bottom line of all policy is national security. As citizens we are to report seemingly peculiar behavior and scary looking individuals. We lock...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 9:22 AM
BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix from the pole position on Sunday for his first victory of a frustrating season and a record-tying fourth triumph on the Hungaroring circuit.
Kimi Raikkonen was second after holding off a...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Repercussions from the heavy snowfall started to sound like the punch line to a joke Thursday:
It snowed so much, Chicago closed its outdoor ice skating rinks. Elmhurst began dumping its snow in a quarry usually reserved for flood overflow. And the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Uber, the private-car start-up, is claiming that at least a dozen of its cars have been violently attacked by French cab drivers who have been protesting the service's launch in the country.
The San Francisco start-up, which allows smartphone users to...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:11 PM
The surprise visit to Alberto Ruiz's house was swift.
Dress quickly, he was told. You're going to boot camp.
His parents, worried about his drug use and habit of skipping school, had followed a friend's advice and called Kelvin McFarland.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:32 PM
MOSCOW -- Sergei Filin, the Bolshoi Theater ballet artistic director who suffered serious burns over his face and body from an acid attack earlier this year, made an emotional appearance in court Wednesday, speaking publicly for the first and likely...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:48 PM
For most of this year, Tesla Motors has looked like the next Google or Apple.
Its stock soared about 470% as Wall Street analysts characterized the business as a small but revolutionary automaker that acted like a tech company — disrupting the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Pinkberry co-founder Young Lee, convicted of assaulting a homeless man with a tire iron, is a "significant threat to the community" after threatening a witness in his trial and was ordered to jail without bail on Friday.
During closing arguments on...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:10 PM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel set a Formula One single-season record with his eighth consecutive victory, winning the U.S. Grand Prix with yet another dominating drive.
Starting from the pole position, Vettel got through the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Another city in eastern Ukraine fell into the hands of separatists Monday as armed men in balaclava masks and camouflage uniforms seized the administration building and police station in Kostiantynivka.
Scores of cheering residents watched the gunmen...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:52 PM
MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia demonstrators who seized the regional administration building in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk announced Monday that they were declaring an independent republic and would hold a referendum about joining the region with Moscow.