| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Severe storms, possibly bringing some tornadoes, struck across several states, leaving five dead including a toddler in upstate New York and a child attending a Christian summer camp in Maryland, officials said Wednesday.
About 200,000 customers...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:02 AM
"Once a librarian, always a librarian," Pattee Fletcher says.
Strictly speaking, she was never actually a librarian. But with postgraduate degrees in library and information sciences, she knows a little something about the profession.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Fusion, the startup online and cable news joint venture of ABC News and Univision aimed at U.S. Hispanics, hired journalist Jane Spencer -- one of the founding editors of the Daily Beast -- as editor-in-chief of its digital platforms.
Spencer was one...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:13 PM
On the first day of NHL free agency, the New York Rangers began to build the Hartford Wolf Pack’s 2014-15 roster.
The Rangers signed five free agents who figure as organizational depth players and could wind up in Hartford: goalie Cedrick...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:16 AM
In what qualifies as a Disney fantasy, the Heck family of Indiana visits Walt Disney World. If the Hecks can make it here, just about anyone can.
Good things rarely happen to them: Parents Mike and Frankie struggle financially, and their three...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Naomi Aarons Savasky died peacefully on April 15, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was 84 years old. Naomi was able to live at home for many years after her dementia diagnosis, with the support of her family, especially her son, Daniel, her husband...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the Daily Press on Sunday, May 19. If you would like to be a part of this year's feature on women-owned businesses, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
From tutu parties to mobile eyeglasses, women in...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:53 PM
When Tom Hanks released "Cast Away" in 2000, he was all alone in more ways than one.
Playing a man stuck for years on a remote island, the Oscar winner was helping to bring back a genre, the so-called stranded film, that hadn't had a major entry in...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Fox News Channel star Megyn Kelly is bright, beautiful and blunt when she needs to be. Just ask Karl Rove.
Her willingness to take on all-comers, even conservative hero Rove — as she famously did on election night last November — is one...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Heading into a two-game stretch on consecutive nights on the road against the defense-minded Indiana Pacers (42-13) and Memphis Grizzlies (31-24), the Lakers (19-37) are more likely to fall to 39 losses before they hit 20 wins.
The Lakers are now...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Mercedes C. Samborsky, a musician who changed careers later in life and became an attorney whose specialty was family law, died Jan. 31 of heart failure at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. She was 84.
"Mercedes was always very vigorous in...