| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Next year's Lauderdale Air Show has been canceled because Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport would have to shut down all its flights during the performances to accommodate it.
Promoters expect the show to be back in 2015 after the airport's...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:11 PM
LAS VEGAS — Veterans of Lovelock, an isolated northwestern Nevada town with just one stoplight, know all about the lethal one-two punch of bitter-cold weather and the bleak, inhospitable Kamma Mountains that surround them. The 2,000 residents also...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
James Campbell's recent commentary on pre-K education aptly described the impact of quality preschool programs on academic achievement ("Early learning programs are crucial," Dec. 3).
As a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, I believe it is...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Sunday was supposed to be a snow day, a chance to play in the rugged, isolated area known Seven Troughs near Lovelock, Nev. But more than 48 hours later, two adults and four children remained missing in the subzero cold and snow as rescuers resumed...
| Dec 9, 2013
To achieve any ambitious goal, you have to want it badly enough to work and sacrifice. But there is such a thing as trying too hard. Overzealous pursuit of your heart's desire can end up chasing it away.
The Chinese government may be learning that right...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:05 AM
On the hot, dry agricultural land of California's Imperial Valley, 17 new varieties of an unusual crop are being tested on a 100-acre plot. If the tests are successful, the valley's bounty of lettuce, cantaloupes, and broccoli may someday be joined by...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:47 AM
KABUL – Six people were killed and 13 wounded Tuesday in two separate insurgent bombings in southern Afghanistan, according to the governor’s spokesman in restive Helmand province.
Four civilians were killed and two wounded when a private...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Miya Jan was filling potholes on the rutted trail that leads to his village in rugged eastern Afghanistan when he heard the whine of a drone aircraft overhead.
The sunburned 28-year-old farmer looked up and saw a gray,...
| Oct 29, 2013
"Travel has always been such an important part of my life," says Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield. "It has been wonderful to have been around the world multiple times and to have seen the whole thing. It has been one long whirlwind vacation."...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Cubesas launched into orbit Tuesday evening from MARS on Wallops Island are beginning to operate as planned, NASA said Wednesday.
Of 28 nanosatellites aboard the Minotaur I, the space agency confirmed that 11 are up and running, sending signals back...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled.
Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay...