| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:52 AM
There is a long list of things that the newly opened National September 11 Memorial Museum doesn't accomplish, or doesn't fully accomplish.
It doesn't deal much with the messy, ongoing aftermath of the attacks of that day. It doesn't present the world's...
| Jun 10, 2014
I think the State Department needs to issue a directive: "If a strong travel warning has been issued regarding a foreign country, the U.S. shall make no effort to free a citizen who may be caught and detained there." ("Tourist from Ohio is detained in...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The nation's airlines continue to pack passengers on domestic flights at record rates by limiting the number of seats and planes they add as demand grows, according to the latest federal data.
The percentage of filled seats on domestic flights grew to...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Today's Birthday (09/10/14). Capture your flowering creativity this year. Communications and networking provide extra power through 12/23. After that, begin a new domestic phase. Family comes first. Spiritual and philosophical practices lead to deep...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:35 PM
When the 6.0 earthquake struck Napa County last month, a computer at a university lab here raced to warn agencies across the Bay Area.
BART received an alert ordering trains to stop. San Francisco 911 operators had eight seconds to brace for an...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: The article states that the warning alerts sent over this new system travel at the speed of light over wires and airwaves but the earthquake energy travels slower at the speed of sound, meaning the warnings arrive sooner. ("Quake alerts'...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:04 PM
In a rare opportunity to speak with foreign media, the three Americans being detained by North Korea implored the United States to send someone to negotiate for their release.
Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle and Kenneth Bae spoke Monday to CNN and the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Venezuela: Direct flights between the U.S. and Caracas have been reduced by 50 percent since January, the U.S. Embassy in Caracas said, thus travelers should book flights as early as possible and confirm itineraries. Especially important is confirming...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:53 PM
After fitting more than 300 people and 10 tons of cargo onto their chartered Boeing 747, Penn State's operations staff will search for one crucial piece of equipment they purposely left at home.
An air horn. Head coach James Franklin can't conduct...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa.
Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:01 PM
The deadly Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa continues to accelerate, according to numbers released Monday by the World Health Organization.
The virus has now claimed at least 887 lives, the WHO reported, with 163 new cases and 61 deaths in...