12/09/2013 12:19amThe startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and mobile-phone apps. Its mission is to find plant replacements for eggs.
12/09/2013 1:36amLas Vegas appears to have a winner when it comes to hyper-specific themes. The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas has opened a concert venue intended to evoke a 1930s-era theater dropped into an Eastern European glass factory.
12/09/2013 4:14amThe sounds of high-performance car engines filled the air Sunday as thousands of fans, friends and car enthusiasts headed to the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita to pay tribute to Paul Walker at the site where the "Fast & Furious" actor died in a car crash.
12/09/2013 5:22amFor Champagne to become the tipple it is today _ popped at weddings, quaffed in casinos, sprayed by racing drivers and smashed against ships _ a few men had to die.
12/09/2013 5:55amFormer "Gossip Girl" star Leighton Meester will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful temptress in the revival of "Of Mice and Men."
12/09/2013 7:22amThe head of a Roma youth singing group says her students were attacked in an eastern Czech town.
12/09/2013 8:07amThe mansion that serves as Maine headquarters of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union lay largely fallow until recently, with drug needles, liquor bottles and pornographic magazines littering the grounds. Now, in the state where Prohibition had its roots and in a city that just legalized recreational marijuana, the WCTU is overhauling the building and looking to reinvent itself.
12/09/2013 9:48amIda Pollock once said she was born to write. And so she did _ millions of words over more than seven decades, spinning tales of impecunious young women romanced by handsome older men in far-flung locations.
12/09/2013 10:02amChobani says it will air its first Super Bowl ad this February, a move intended to make the Greek yogurt company more of a household name.
12/09/2013 10:07amWith many trees and shrubs now bereft of leaves and flowers, more subtle aspects of the landscape come into focus. A tree that many people hardly notice captures my full attention _ specifically, its bark.
12/09/2013 10:13amBritish prosecutors say they are charging singer and former U.K. "X Factor" judge Tulisa Contostavlos for allegedly helping supply cocaine to an undercover journalist.
12/09/2013 10:57amViolent dramas on the broadcast networks carry milder parental cautions than cable shows like "The Walking Dead" but can equal them in graphic gore, a failure of the TV ratings system, a new study found.
12/09/2013 11:00amSleeping dragons, as we know from our childhood literature, eventually awaken. If they didn't, there wouldn't be a story. So it's hardly news that in the second installment of Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy, the dragon rouses from his slumber.
12/09/2013 11:51amA proposed Kremlin amnesty could pardon jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band and Greenpeace activists who are awaiting trial, a Russian newspaper reported Monday.
12/09/2013 12:42pmFull-bodied cameras known as SLRs have long been able to shoot high-definition video besides still images.
12/09/2013 1:15pmSteve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave," David O. Russell's con artist romp "American Hustle," Ryan Coogler's numbing "Fruitvale Station" and Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey "Gravity" round out the American Film Institute's top-10 movies of the year.
12/09/2013 1:16pmOn New Year's Day, they'll finally travel that last 20 feet.
12/09/2013 1:35pmThe party will soon be over for David Duchovny and the television series "Californication."
12/09/2013 2:06pm"The Gods of Guilt" (Little, Brown and Company), by Michael Connelly
12/09/2013 2:24pmThe Berlin Philharmonic will open Carnegie Hall's 2014-15 season with four concerts in October and will give two performances of Bach's "St. Matthew Passion" directed by Peter Sellars at the Park Avenue Armory.
12/09/2013 2:48pmA federal appeals court on Monday resurrected a Jewish family's long legal battle to regain ownership of a $20 million masterpiece seized in Nazi Germany during World War II.
12/09/2013 3:27pmNo charges will be filed against Aron Ralston, the Colorado adventurer whose self-amputation ordeal inspired the movie "127 Hours," after he and his girlfriend were arrested in connection with a weekend altercation at her home, prosecutors said Monday.
12/09/2013 3:45pmFully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding extensive influence over America's economy and politics, according to new survey data.
12/09/2013 3:48pmAirline officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from Miami to Atlanta had to be diverted to Orlando because a landing gear door indicator light was on.
12/09/2013 4:27pmThe general manager of the world's busiest airport in Atlanta has announced plans to retire early next year.
12/09/2013 4:53pmHere's something to wag a tongue at: MTV says Miley Cyrus is the best artist of the year.
12/09/2013 5:23pmNBC's Brian Williams is anchoring his nightly newscast from South Africa early this week, covering the world's mourning for Nelson Mandela, but he won't have some of his usual company.
12/09/2013 5:47pmThe makers of "The Bible" on TV are going back again in time for a CBS miniseries.
12/09/2013 8:56pmSnow and bitter cold snarled traffic and prompted another 1,650 U.S. flight cancellations on Monday, and tens of thousands of people were still without power after January-like weather barged in a month early.