Stories for August 15, 2013
Happy Dodson and Taz Roman are bikers. Not cyclists, but the leather jacket and chained wallet kind of bikers. They're also members of a group called Bikers Against Child Abuse.
For decades, acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog has introduced audiences to subjects that stick in one's mind long after the credits have rolled, from a cave of artwork painted more than 30,000 years ago, to the landscape of Antarctica, to a man who believed he had a special relationship with grizzly bears.
The blueberries on your morning cereal are less expensive this year. That's because farmers are harvesting a bumper crop this summer. It's good news for berry lovers, but the bounty might wreck some blueberry growers.
A man shot and killed in Idaho by FBI agents after allegedly abducting a Lakeside teen and killing her mother and brother a week earlier used incendiary devices to set two separate fires in his Boulevard cabin, where the victims' bodies were found, according to a search warrant obtained Thursday
The trailblazing strategist behind the 1963 March on Washington will this year by posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. That's a long way from the days when civil rights activists counted on Bayard Rustin's hard work, but tried to push him aside because he was gay.
Remember back when President Bill Clinton argued that his truthfulness about his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky depended on the meaning of the word "is"?
Two years ago, Dorothy Holmes, then 75, was in the cozy pink bathroom of her home getting ready to shower when she fell. It's the type of accident that's common among older Americans -- and it's often the very thing that triggers the end of independence.
Americans are buying less gasoline than they did just a few years back. While many people believe this is a good thing, it does present a problem: Most road construction is paid for with fuel taxes. Less gas tax revenue means less money for roads.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are the hottest team in baseball. They've won 40 of their last 48 games, and Wednesday night, they came from behind in dramatic fashion to beat the New York Mets in 12 innings.
Chart the extraordinary story of a man who, in little more than 20 years, changed the world. In a journey both literal and historical, host Rageh Omaar travels to the place of Muhammad’s birth to retrace the footsteps of the prophet, from his humble beginnings in Mecca to his struggles with accepting his prophetic role, from his flight to Medina and the founding of the first Islamic constitution to his subsequent military and political successes and failures — through to his death and his legacy.
Go behind the scenes of the acclaimed, must-see WWII series and learn secrets about the articulate sleuth in the sharp fedora. The program features a sneak peek at the upcoming new season premiering on MASTERPIECE MYSTERY! in September 2013, as well as interviews with the creators and co-stars of this enormously popular murder mystery series.
With 15,000 firefighters deployed and three dozen major wildfires currently burning in five Western states, this would seem to be a wildfire season for the record books. And in one tragic aspect, it is. But by most measures, 2013 is the second-mildest fire season in the past decade ... so far.
President Barack Obama today announced the U.S. military will not take part in Operation Bright Star with the Egyptian military, which was slated to begin next month. The president cancelled the United States' participation in the biennial joint military exercise as a response to the escalating violence in Egypt.
Tony Award-winner Alfie Boe shares interpretations of his favorite songs in this concert taped at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. Backed by a full 19-piece band, Boe performs a wide variety of selections from his repertoire, including tracks from his new album, "Storyteller," classical arias and “Bring Him Home,” his signature song from his acclaimed turn as Jean Valjean in "Les Misérables."
Paula Deen might have a hard time recovering.
Look your Republican member of Congress in the eye and ask, "What is your positive replacement for Obamacare?"
In the 10 years since sagging power lines in Ohio sparked a blackout across much of the Northeastern United States and Canada, utility engineers say they have implemented measures to prevent another such event in the country's electric grid.
Six years ago, the U.S. housing market plunged off a cliff. Now prices are bouncing back up -- sharply in many markets.