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Skiing Standoff Could Be Downhill Run for Park City

published about 8 hours ago
Skiing Standoff Could Be Downhill Run for Park City
A legal spat over big bucks and white powder threatens the ski season this year at one of the most popular resorts in the country.

Five Ways Obamacare And Employers Shift Costs This Open Enrollment Season

published about 9 hours ago
Five Ways Obamacare And Employers Shift Costs This Open Enrollment Season
As the Affordable Care Act and moves by employers and private insurers emphasize lower cost medical care and increased quality, consumers need to closely examine their open enrollment information this fall for myriad changes.

American Airlines flight listings back on Orbitz after 2-day absence

published about 9 hours ago
American Airlines flight listings back on Orbitz after 2-day absence
American Airlines and Orbitz appear to have made up. The U.S. carrier's flights returned to the online travel booking site after the two signed a letter of intent to resume business, according to company statements.

Hackers Leak Explicit Photos of More Than 100 Celebrities

published about 9 hours ago
Hackers Leak Explicit Photos of More Than 100 Celebrities
Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton among the victims of hacking from a cloud-based data storage network

Some Virginia Wine Shines

published about 9 hours ago
Some Virginia Wine Shines
Everyone wants in on the wine game these days. Every state in the Union.


Uber and Lyft still operating in Arizona

published about 2 hours ago
Uber and Lyft still operating in Arizona
Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft still operating in Arizona despite crackdowns.         

Friends, family remember Scottsdale Clotherie CEO who died in Maui

published about 3 hours ago
Friends, family remember Scottsdale Clotherie CEO who died in Maui
Greg Eveloff, CEO of the Clotherie, in Scottsdale, died on Saturday while on vacation in Hawaii.         

Former sergeant arrested in child porn case

published about 5 hours ago
Former sergeant arrested in child porn case
A former Phoenix police sergeant was arrested and suspected of possessing child pornography.         

10-year-old pulls a child from a pool

published about 5 hours ago
10-year-old pulls a child from a pool
A Glendale boy pulled a 3-year-old out of a pool after the boy fell underwater.         

Dead Arizona motorcyclist had felony warrants

published about 6 hours ago
Dead Arizona motorcyclist had felony warrants
The motorcyclist who died after being tased was wanted in Calif. on felony warrants         

Obama tries to rekindle hope in Labor Day speech

published about 2 hours ago
Obama tries to rekindle hope in Labor Day speech
President Obama flew to Milwaukee for a fiery, populist speech on Labor Day, marking the informal kickoff of a push this fall to stave off ... more

Margaret Atwood to speak on 'cli-fi,' or climate fiction

published about 2 hours ago
Margaret Atwood to speak on 'cli-fi,' or climate fiction
Talk by 'MaddAddam' author is part of ASU's Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative.         

Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves

published about 2 hours ago
Four Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves
ATLANTA -- Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves, 7-0, to give a last-place team ... more

Scott Disick freaks out over news of Kourtney Kardashian’s pregnancy

published about 3 hours ago
Scott Disick freaks out over news of Kourtney Kardashian’s pregnancy
On “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” Kourtney dropped the pregnancy bomb on Scott.… and let’s just say, he definitely wasn’t expecting it.         

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says he's ready to play against Dolphins

published about 3 hours ago
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says he's ready to play against Dolphins
Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker in Foxborough, Mass., on Monday and announced he will be playing in ... more

Sam Kass, the Obamas’ Foodmaster General

published Fri, Aug 29 2014 15:45 GMT
Sam Kass, the Obamas’ Foodmaster General
Mr. Kass, the first family’s personal chef, has one of the highest public profiles of anyone in the East Wing and a window into the ... more

City Kitchen: A Roasted Green Chile Evokes Santa Fe

published Fri, Aug 29 2014 14:37 GMT
City Kitchen: A Roasted Green Chile Evokes Santa Fe
In New Mexico, late summer brings the pungent aroma from roadside grills.

At the Table | Berg’n: In Crown Heights, Small-Batch Food Scene Meets Beer Hall

published Fri, Aug 29 2014 12:07 GMT
At the Table | Berg’n: In Crown Heights, Small-Batch Food Scene Meets Beer Hall
Berg’n is a vast new place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, with food vendors and craft brews.

A Good Appetite: No PB&J Allowed? Put Dips Into Lunchboxes

published Fri, Aug 29 2014 11:26 GMT
A Good Appetite: No PB&J Allowed? Put Dips Into Lunchboxes
If a child’s school bans nut-based foods, dips provide a delivery system for vegetables.

Innovation: Who Made That Tabasco Sauce?

published Fri, Aug 29 2014 09:15 GMT
Innovation: Who Made That Tabasco Sauce?
A sugar plantation leads to spice.

Market Ready: How Do You Stage an Apartment When You Have Young Kids?

published Wed, Aug 27 2014 16:40 GMT
Market Ready: How Do You Stage an Apartment When You Have Young Kids?
Repainting, decluttering and crisp white linens will help make a good impression on buyers.

Currents: Q&A: The Dirt on Your Sponge

published Wed, Aug 27 2014 16:40 GMT
Currents: Q&A: The Dirt on Your Sponge
Tod Maitland and Matthew Flannery met on the set of “Sex and the City,” but their new invention, called SpongeBath, seems straight out of “Seinfeld.”

In the Garden: Mother Nature’s Daughters

published Wed, Aug 27 2014 16:34 GMT
In the Garden: Mother Nature’s Daughters
Why are women doing most of the work on so many urban farms?

On Location: Buxton, Me.: Saved From the Flames, Ready for Love

published Wed, Aug 27 2014 16:34 GMT
A crumbling farmstead is transformed for weekends and weddings.

House Proud: The House Collector’s Dilemma

published Wed, Aug 27 2014 16:34 GMT
House Proud: The House Collector’s Dilemma
Beach, mountains, city, desert? For one California couple, it’s sometimes all four in one day.

There's room for just two at Italy's romantic Solo per Due restaurant

published about 4 hours ago
There's room for just two at Italy's romantic Solo per Due restaurant
In the hills above Rome, Solo per Due, the 'world's smallest restaurant,' is a romantic, intimate setting for marriage proposals, 'last suppers' and other special ... more

On the Road: Business Travel, Budget Airlines and Seats That Don’t Recline

published about 7 hours ago
As tensions over cramped conditions flare on planes, seats that do not recline may begin to show a certain appeal.

15 funniest travel books

published about 7 hours ago
Because a sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture.

You say you made a fabulous mission project? Share it with The Times

published about 8 hours ago
You say you made a fabulous mission project? Share it with The Times
Remember that fourth-grade mission project you and/or you and your child did? Dust it off and take a picture to share with us.

Plan now for a Christmas journey to the faux North Pole or Paris

published about 8 hours ago
Plan now for a Christmas journey to the faux North Pole or Paris
New York City's famed Rockettes turned up on the city's streets in mid-August dressed as toy soldiers and rag dolls. There was even a little ... more