The Italian city is chaotic, crime-ridden but captivating and shouldn’t be missed, says European travel specialist Rick Steves. And, yes, get a pizza in the city where it originated.
Need a pre-Christmas getaway to rest up after a big Thanksgiving family gathering? The San Juan Islands have a full slate of holiday events, with an added cultural bonus: opening of a shiny new art museum in Friday Harbor next week.
Christmas movies get all the attention, don't they? In today's paper, I listed a half-dozen Thanksgiving-themed movies worth a holiday peek (and confessed that yes, I have never seen "Planes, Trains and Automobiles," and I know that's pretty lame). Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving movie? If so, c
The eclectic lineup for KISS 106.1 FM’s Jingle Ball includes Mary Lambert (shown here), Lindsey Stirling, Fences, Jake Miller, Rixton and Magic! But Lambert will be the belle of this ball, particularly now that Fall Out Boy, originally scheduled for the show, has canceled.
Garden writer Ciscoe Morris on using leaves as mulch and on protecting plants from cold weather.
TV picks for Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, include the “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” on NBC, “Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular” on Fox and “Elementary” on CBS.
Activities for the weekend of Nov. 28-30, 2014, include Seattle’s Holiday Parade, Magic in the Market, Greet the Season at Lake Union Park and Duwamish Native Holiday Gift Fair. Films opening include “Penguins of Madagascar” and “Horrible Bosses 2.”
It’s been a milestone year for Motown legend and former child prodigy Stevie Wonder, whose soul-stirring songs have brought him millions of fans and more than two dozen Grammy Awards.
Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says a British national is among five people who were killed in a suicide attack on an embassy vehicle in the capital Kabul.
Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story.
The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.
The throngs of protesters who overran Ferguson after the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case dwindled to just a few small groups as people began cleaning up this battered community and seeking something closer to a normal routine.
More than 700 people, mostly refugees from Syria, began disembarking Thursday on the Greek island of Crete after a harrowing journey on a smuggling ship that broke down in gale-force winds while trying to reach Europe.
Hong Kong police arrested 11 more people in a second night of scuffles with demonstrators angry at having their 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile neighborhood shut down, officials said Thursday.
Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a regular service that many pet owners value as more than just glorified petting.
A man is facing a felony menacing charge after two western Colorado sheriff's deputies say he pointed a banana at them and they thought it was a gun.
Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.
Share prices drifted Thursday but expectations for new stimulus in China and Europe helped to limit losses.
A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor.