Story of trapped Chilean miners set for big screen
NEW YORK — The story of the Chilean miners who were trapped underground for more than two months is on its way to the big screen.
Love of competition keeps Walker fighting in MMA
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Herschel Walker realizes there's no logical reason for this lifestyle, not after so many years and so many accomplishments.
Rise of iKids: Schools test iPads in classrooms
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Before, during and even between classes at Hillbrook School this fall, seventh-graders have been spotted on the Los Gatos, Calif., campus, sometimes burbling Spanish or Mandarin phrases into the glowing screen in their hands, other times staring into it like a looking glass.
Horns shock Huskers
LINCOLN, Neb. - Garrett Gilbert ran for two touchdowns and Texas' defense shut down Taylor Martinez to lead the Longhorns to a 20-13 upset of No. 5 Nebraska on Saturday, a crushing first defeat for a Cornhusker team that was out to avenge last year's loss in the Big 12 championship game.
Grads leaving as schools struggle
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Students graduating from high school this spring may be collecting their diplomas just in time, leaving institutions that are being badly weakened by the nation's economic downturn.
Across U.S., officials’ texting, e-mailing come under scrutiny
SAN FRANCISCO — Open government in the heart of Silicon Valley is starting to mean turn off, tune out, power down.
New Mexico #1
Heading through the 13,000-foot peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, this 58-mile trek is the most scenic route between Santa Fe and Taos. Set off from Espanola on U.S. 84, picking up Rte. 76 to Chimayo. Sights here include the fortified Plaza del Cerro, a remnant from the Spanish Colonial times, as well as the Santaurio de Chimayo, which draws the faithful from around the region for its sacred dirt believed to impart cures.