| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:00 AM
There is great fear in the world today about Japanese nuclear reactors exploding in a Chernobyl-level disaster. Citizens in Japan are scrambling to get ahold of potassium iodide, which can protect against radiation poisoning of the thyroid gland.
| Apr 13, 2010
Students from California State University Stanislaus have uncovered several public documents pertaining to the upcoming controversial visit by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.
The documents -- including parts of the university's speaking contract with...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 1:02 PM
Former John Edwards' aide Andrew Young is in Seattle to speak at the University of Washington about ethics in leadership, which may seem ironic, given that Young is most famous for helping Edwards hide his affair from his wife and the American people....
| Jun 28, 2010
| 12:46 AM
WASHINGTON -- One of Dick Cheney's daughters says the hospitalized former vice president could go home on Monday after receiving medication to treat a fluid buildup related to his aggressive form of heart disease.
The 69-year-old, who has had five...
| Jul 25, 2011
The mayor of Columbus, Ohio, described his "utter disbelief" at the destructive "gamesmanship" as Congress debates the debt ceiling. The mayor of Fresno described her city's tough budget problems and wondered when the economy would hit bottom. The mayor...
| Jul 10, 2011
When pro-democracy demonstrations erupted in Syria this spring, President Obama offered Syrian President Bashar Assad one more chance to embrace reform. "He can lead that transition [to democracy] or get out of the way," Obama said in May.
| Jun 16, 2011
Anthony Weiner, the disgraced New York congressman whose sins certainly don't need to be spelled out again, has, we are told, checked himself into rehab. We can't be sure exactly what kind, since his spokeswoman said only that he was seeking "professional...
| Aug 14, 2011
Because of denim's pedigree as an inexpensive work-wear fabric, the five-pocket jeans in the premium denim category occasionally find themselves deconstructed, rivet by rivet, in an attempt to unravel the riddle of the retail price tag. In 2005 it was:...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 1:31 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A security breach at Los Angeles International Airport shut down three terminals for more than an hour early Thursday amid already-heightened security at the airport following a bomb scare on a Denver-bound airliner, authorities said....
| Jan 22, 2011
Among the offerings at this year's Sundance Film Festival is a documentary about a trailblazing chimpanzee named Nim Chimpsky who played a key role in the scientific debate over what it means to be human.
The James Marsh film, "Project Nim," explores the...
| Sep 5, 2010
The U.S. economy will eventually rebound from the Great Recession. Millions of American workers will not.
What some economists now project — and policymakers are loath to admit — is that the U.S. unemployment rate, which stood at 9.6% in...