| Mar 31, 2012
| 5:11 PM
When I was 16, I read Henry David Thoreau's “Walden.” I read about living deliberately and sucking the marrow out of life. Such musings led me to study philosophy. I learned that a deliberate life meant following a heroic life.
In the “...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:00 AM
An early morning water main break in downtown Manhattan flooded a nearby subway station, causing service suspensions and disrupting straphangers' Thursday commute.
The 20-inch water main burst at the intersection of West Broadway and Murray Street at...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow
To purchase a copy of the book:
War of the Worldviews: Science Vs. Spirituality
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Seating is limited and by ticket only. Purchase of book required to...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Alerted via Facebook, connected by Skype, Joseph Vencill was able to "be" in the delivery room for the birth of his first child even though he was serving in Iraq at the time. Still, there's only so much you can do by satellite.
"I'm not sure how much...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:23 PM
JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT — The "Flight of Ideas" art installation noiselessly crowds the airspace above the baggage carousels at the new Terminal C here.
This is where the old Terminal B garage stood before construction crews razed it to clear the way...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Cheap thrills are more than enough to land this creep behind bars. Police are asking for the public's help them identify and catch a guy who is groping women in the Bronx.
At about 7:30 p.m. on December 14th, cops say a 25-year-old woman was walking up...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Metra issued an apology today to customers for the lengthy delays, crowded conditions and communication problems that occurred at Union Station on Monday evening.
Metra trains on the BNSF, SouthWest Service and Heritage Corridor lines were delayed...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Riders and commuters will see an increase in fares and tolls. The question is how much of an increase will there be?
The base fare is currently $2.25. A series of 4 proposals were put forth Monday by the staff of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority...
| May 1, 2012
| 10:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A loose-knit coalition of labor groups, students and Occupy San Diego activists rallied for workers' rights Tuesday in downtown San Diego, and blocked B Street for a short time.
About 75 demonstrators marched from San Diego City College to...
| May 11, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Studs Terkel was a magnificent and mighty human being. He was unfailingly generous. He loved people and made their lives better by listening deeply to what they had to say. He found poetry in the words of everyday folks, and was himself one of the great...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Officials at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport shut down two concourses for about an hour Monday morning, while investigators tried to determine the nature and source of an unusual odor. All checkpoints reopened by 10 a.m., after investigators removed what...