| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:51 PM
"The Woman Upstairs" by Claire Messud, Knopf, 264 pages, $25.95.
Nora Eldridge, an elementary school teacher in Cambridge, Mass., is a reliable neighbor who has always lived on the fringe of other people's lives. She wanted to become an artist.
| Apr 20, 2013
| 8:30 PM
EE.UU. sigue hoy tratando de dar respuesta a lo interrogantes que aún quedan por despejar sobre los atentados del pasado lunes en Boston después de la captura ayer de uno de los supuestos coautores, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, quien, herido tras una espectacular...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Tamerlan Tsarnaev enrolled as a part-time accounting student at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston. He took classes for only three semesters - fall 2006, spring 2007 and fall 2008. "He wasn't even close" to getting a degree, said...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:26 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Compared to a decade ago, fewer Americans have a cluster of risk factors that together can signal heart troubles and diabetes down the line, according to a new study.
But while so-called metabolic syndrome is declining, some...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry made a splash by arriving in Connecticut on the wings of an advertising blitz declaring the Lone Star State "Open for Business." Perry wants Connecticut businesses to move to Texas. There's nothing new in governors alighting in other...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- Comcast is gearing up to launch a fully Internet-enabled television service this year that will provide live TV and DVR recordings on tablets, smartphones and PCs -- but in deference to programming suppliers, it's mostly restricting the...
| Jun 12, 2013
An Alligator Records Press Release today announced that Grammy Award-winning singer and accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural, Jr., leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, has been declared cancer free by his doctors. Last January, Buckwheat announced he was being...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:00 PM
AUSTIN, Texas — In Neil Gaiman's passport case, on a scrap of paper beside his green card, are two verses of an unfinished work called "Pirate Stew."
"I assume it's for kids," Gaiman said. "But it's only two verses... and it just sits there, and...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Perhaps overshadowed by the Menchville High boys' historic season was the Warwick girls' excellence in going unbeaten through the Peninsula District.
While Menchville won every individual match -- all 81 of them -- in the PD, the Raiders were dominant...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The weekend tweets from the Baltimore Police Department featured a recruiting video, an appeal reminding domestic violence victims that officers can help, and a message honoring a colleague who died 40 years ago.
But when a fatal stabbing at the Inner...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:33 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Despite the U.S. government offering hefty financial incentives to doctors for using electronic records to assess the care they provide, a new study says few doctors met the program's criteria last year.
Researchers found that...