| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:12 PM
For Solar Decathlon 2013, we put a virtual microphone in front of some teams and let the competitors explain their home design, in their own words. First up: the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which like the 19 other teams in the Department of Energy competition, is racing to finish construction by Wednesday, so it could open to the public Tuesday at the Orange County Great Park. Team leader Clarke Snell, a master’s student in architecture, explained why the UNC Charlotte house has walls made of geopolymer concrete with "capillary tubes" and why the team had to play a little catch-up in Irvine.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:19 PM
I sat in Starbucks a couple of Wednesdays ago quaffing my usual caramel latte, reading the morning newspaper and soaking up a friendly vibe.
As far as I could tell, no one toted a concealed firearm.
It seemed as though everyone in the establishment...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:51 AM
OAK CREEK, Wisconsin -- Two young children have emerged as heroes after warning others of a gunman on a rampage at their Sikh house of worship in suburban Milwaukee.
Abhay Singh, 11, and his sister, Amanat, 9, were sitting outside the gurdwara Sunday...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 3:48 PM
SAN DIEGO - Relief teams in San Diego watched Hurricane Irene over the weekend and remained on stand-by for any requests for help from the East Coast.
The storm's track was headed up the Eastern Seaboard and washed through the biggest population...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:54 PM
WEEK ONE SCORES
Alleghany 42 Covington 13
Grayson 48 Alleghany, NC 9
Altavista 51 Randolph-Henry 13
Amherst 32 Northside 6
Buckingham Co. 34 Appomattox 7
Eastern Montgomery 27 Bath Co. 21
Giles 31 ...