| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Five years ago, art scholars David Carrier and Joachim Pissarro had an inspiration while dining at a now-shuttered bistro in New York. They were drawn to a piece of wall art at Le Boeuf à la Mode; it wasn't an undiscovered masterpiece but a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A La Puente pastor detained by Iranian authorities after protesting outside a Tehran prison is now at a Swiss embassy and is expected to fly home soon, according to his group's website.
Pastor Eddie Romero was detained Monday morning in Tehran as he...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Why do houses in Vancouver neighborhoods with a high percentage of Chinese residents tend to sell for more when the house number ends in eight? And why do they sell for less when the house number ends in four?
According to a study from the University of...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Tyson Gay, the reigning U.S. sprint champion at 100 and 200 meters, has tested positive for a banned substance, he said Sunday in Amsterdam.
Gay, the American record-holder in the 100, will not compete in the world championships next month in Moscow...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The FBI has arrested a person in connection with a fire at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco last week, the Associated Press has reported.
In the New Year’s Day attack, according to authorities, someone poured a flammable liquid on the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Authorities on Monday identified a man suspected of setting the Chinese consulate in San Francisco on fire as a Chinese immigrant from nearby Daly City.
FBI officials said Yan Feng, 39, a permanent U.S. resident, surrendered to Daly City police two days...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:32 PM
Jeff Perkins took over as UC Irvine track and field and cross country coach on Jan. 1.
Perkins, who joined the UCI staff in 2007, served the past four years as associate head coach for Vince O'Boyle, who retired Dec. 31 after 32 seasons with the 'Eaters....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Wednesday is opening day for the Perez Art Museum Miami -- timed to take advantage of Miami's annual moment as the center of the international art universe, the Art Basel Miami Beach fair that will open Thursday, bringing hordes of collectors and gawkers....
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:56 AM
BEIJING -- Malaysian authorities have identified one of the two men who used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the nation’s inspector general of police told local media Monday, as international search teams continued to...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Brady Quinn is set to become an NFL free agent yet again Tuesday afternoon.
Off the football field, however, Quinn is set for life.
He and his longtime girlfriend, former Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone, were married over the weekend.
| May 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Michael Phelps will take another small step in his comeback to competitive swimming when he competes in two races on Friday but this time he will do it without the presence of his friend and greatest rival.
The 28-year-old Phelps competed for the...