| Oct 5, 2014
| 6:36 PM
One thumb up for Gov. Jerry Brown. And the other thumb down.
The governor signed a bill inserting a smidgen of sense in California's oft-abused ballot initiative system. Excellent.
But he vetoed legislation imposing sensible ethics rules on Capitol...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:29 PM
The passenger who became ill on an international flight that landed in New Jersey on Saturday is not suffering from the deadly Ebola virus, ending an hours-long scare that saw quarantine officers descend on a major airport while health officials in Dallas...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:11 PM
A Liberian man who was turned away from a Dallas hospital last week only to return days later and test positive for Ebola told a nurse he had recently been in Africa, but that information did not appear in the electronic medical record provided to the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:57 PM
A Maryland Shock Trauma Center worker was among two people shot to death Sunday night in downtown Baltimore, police and hospital officials said.
Surgical-support technician Brandon Finney, 25, and Christopher Camphor, 20, were both killed in the 400...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:53 PM
An argument over legroom on a weekend flight led United Airlines to divert a plane to Chicago and call authorities, the airline said Tuesday.
United Airlines Flight 1462 was en route from Newark, N.J., to Denver Sunday afternoon when there was a...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Among the State Department's recent warnings and alerts:
Lesotho: It has advised U.S. citizens to defer all travel to Lesotho because of the "security situation." Last month, an attempted coup in Lesotho, which is enveloped by South Africa and...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:13 AM
South Florida businesses have become more upbeat about the economy this summer and are "very optimistic for the remainder of the year," according to an analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank.
"Overall, as 2014 progresses, business contacts continue...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:41 AM
If a night trick-or-treating at the Magic Kingdom won't satisfy your appetite for sugary fun, Disney has a little something extra to sell you.
After paying $62 for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, which takes place on select nights through...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:15 AM
If you have an iPhone and have been debating whether or not to upgrade your software to iOS 8 now or later after reading early reviews focused on frustrating download times and memory demands, I can assure you that there are some travel-related perks to...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:01 PM
A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be flown to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, hospital officials said on Thursday.
| Jul 18, 2014
Haiti: U.S. Embassy officials cautioned Americans about the potential for violence during protests on Tabarre Road in Port-au-Prince's Torcel district. Anti-government demonstrations Monday escalated into violence, with rocks thrown at passing vehicles...