| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
For all the cringeworthy talk of crushes, conniptions and collapsing marriage, the key to the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will be connecting dots — whether prosecutors can link gifts and loans from...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel flew around the country more than 50 times during his first 2 1/2 years in office, mixing city business with politics and attending events that helped burnish his national profile.
On at least nine of the trips, records show taxpayers...
| Jul 24, 2014
A former employee of the company that launched Chicago's red light cameras testified Wednesday before a federal grand jury investigating bribery allegations, and he said he recounted a secret meeting atop the John Hancock Center and even answered...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:01 AM
After you slip on Google Glass — the new computer you wear on your face — you get things rolling with the voice command, "OK, Glass." Then you tell the eyeglass-like contraption what you want it to do — take a picture, shoot a video,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Expect more traffic on the road this Fourth of July weekend, as 41 million Americans travel for the Independence Day holiday, a 1.9% increase over last year.
The forecast by AAA attributes the increase to a rise in consumer confidence, a greater...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Satisfaction with hotels has climbed to the highest level since 2006, with fewer guests choosing a hotel primarily on price and more making a choice based on online reviews, according to a survey released Wednesday.
Guest satisfaction rose to 784 on a...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Sayulita, a new taco and tequila bar pop-up, has taken over a grassy area of Skybar at Mondrian on the Sunset Strip. You can sit at a long communal table, or lounge on a blanket and order fish tacos and strong margaritas, no shoes required.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: On March 7, I flew to Sacramento from L.A. for an overnight trip. I packed light — just a dress, belt, shoes, sweats, nightshirt, a bag of toiletries and my iPad. When I arrived at my hotel and opened my bag, there was a notice that the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:17 AM
This time of year, local families tend to spend their down time outside — camping in parks, relaxing on the beach, dining al fresco, and attending outdoor concerts. But with the arrival of Great Wolf Lodge New England, a 40-acre destination resort...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Disney has shown it isn't afraid to make changes, and next up on its revamp list at Walt Disney World is the Polynesian Resort. Part of moving forward though is a bit of a throwback.
"As part of this transformation, the resort is returning to its...
| May 3, 2014
| 12:38 AM
Soccer fans coming to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup can still find some reasonably-priced accommodations, as long as a love motel, slum or campsite is where they're looking.
The countdown to the month-long soccer tournament starting on June 12 has...