| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The U.S. State Dept. has issued a travel alert warning that Americans attending the 2014 Sochi Olympics should "remain attentive regarding their personal security at all times."
With a violent insurgency continuing in the nearby North Caucasus, it is no...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:46 PM
An Orlando police officer shot and killed a 24-year-old man on Interstate 4 early Monday, shutting down the westbound lanes near Princeton Avenue for almost three hours during the morning traffic rush.
Police were attempting to make a traffic stop of...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:21 PM
A lightning strike injured a Cecil County zookeeper, half-dollar-sized hail fell in several counties and tornado sightings sent people scurrying for shelter from Rockville to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Yet the worst...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Last week: While most national and international media attention has focused on possible U.S. military actions in Syria, U.S. immigration reform has fallen to a secondary place in public debates. Last week, a small group of Latino activists organized a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
TSA officers have stopped more armed passengers trying to board flights at Orlando International Airport than at any other Florida airport, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
The last attempt was Sunday morning, when a St....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Brazil: Nearly 100 cities continued to see mass protests in the streets and at airports during the Confederations Cup, which began June 15. Some estimates put the number of demonstrators at more than 1 million, adding to the crowds attending the games....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Internet message boards are cauldrons of casual speech. They're often riddled with typos and grammatical errors: the one-word "alot," countless plurals formed with apostrophes as in "cappuccino's" and "luau's," the examples go on. (For the record, those...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Internet message boards are cauldrons of casual speech. They’re often riddled with typos and grammatical errors: the one-word “alot,” countless plurals formed with apostrophes as in “cappuccino’s” and “luau’...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:40 PM
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What it is: A trip itinerary app that organizes flights, lodging, dining reservations and more for each trip. Activities and other plans can be added as long as you provide an event name, time, date and place. The...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:51 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- By all accounts, Pope Francis has already won over many hearts in Brazil with his simplicity and message of caring for the poor. But as he travels the country on his first overseas trip as pontiff, he will be speaking to a group of young...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:40 AM
WASHINGTON -- The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Friday because of an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist threat that had already prompted plans to close U.S. embassies in key Middle Eastern countries.
U.S. officials have noticed an increase...