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  • Social media start-ups' value is enormous — if you trust investors

    Social media start-ups' value is enormous — if you trust investors
    SAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It's run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent. Yet investors are fighting for the opportunity to throw hundreds of millions at the...
  • 5K run raises money for Fort Meade family shelter

    5K run raises money for Fort Meade family shelter
    After Tom Linsenmeyer committed suicide in 2001, his brothers and sister decided the best way to keep the student-athlete's memory alive would be a run for charity. Now in its 12th year, Tom's 5K Reindeer Run raises thousands of dollars for Sarah's...
  • Long Beach’s pontoon bridge

     
    Ten thousand cars on average cross over a World War II era pontoon bridge connecting Southwest Long Beach with Terminal Island....
  • Katy Perry to perform under the Brooklyn Bridge for VMAs finale

     
    Katy Perry will close the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards from under the Brooklyn Bridge. She will perform her new hit single, "Roar."...
  • Remembrances 2013

     
    A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
  • The Vincent Thomas Bridge turns 50

     
    The Vincent Thomas Bridge opened to traffic on Nov. 15, 1963....
  • Liberia: Remembering

     
    Ten years ago the bloody siege of Monrovia marked the culmination of a brutal civil war in Liberia, a West African country originally established as a colony for freed African-American slaves. Photojournalists who covered the battles in Liberia's...
  • Occupy Wall Street: The new Populists?

    Occupy Wall Street: The new Populists?
    They call themselves the 99 Percenters. "We are occupying Wall Street," they say, encamped by the hundreds in a park dubbed Liberty Square in Lower Manhattan's financial district, and now seconded by satellite groups at L.A.'s City Hall, in San...
  • Book Review: 'The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris'

    Book Review: 'The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris'
    The Greater Journey Americans in Paris David McCullough Simon & Schuster: 560 pp., $37.50 For more than 40 years, David McCullough has brought the past to life in books distinguished by vigorous storytelling and vivid characterizations. He garnered...
  • Family travel five: Engineering landmarks can inspire kids

    Family travel five: Engineering landmarks can inspire kids
    Inspire your children's inner builder at these engineering wonders constructed with steel, glass, timber and more. 1. Brooklyn Bridge, New York. This star of movies and marathons connects the island of Manhattan with the borough of Brooklyn. Opened in...
  • Holiday events illuminate the season

    Holiday events illuminate the season
    The holiday season is upon us. Why stay in this Christmas when there's so much to do? Quit roasting chestnuts and get old Jack Frost off your nose. Bundle up, pack your overnight bag and take a quick trip. We've found some of the best places in and around...