Santa Ana winds combined with a storm system to produce 100 m.p.h. winds in California and other Western states. The science behind the Santa Ana winds and this storm.
Santa Ana winds left a path of destruction through California, Utah, Nevada, Colorado and other Western states. More Santa Ana winds are expected Friday.
'Months and months of legal wrangling' ahead dim prospects for any sort of 2011-12 NBA season, says one sports management expert. Two groups of players filed federal antitrust lawsuits Wednesday.
Steve Jobs: the genius rebel who saw the world – computers included – differently from the rest of us.
A Christian Science perspective: Harry Potter's battles with Lord Voldemort provide a helpful analogy for dealing with the question of evil.
Looking for plants that don't use much water? Those that originated in the Mediterranean region are ideal for a low-water landscape.
The decision by BART officials to cut cellphone service Thursday – denying train-riding protesters access to social media – raises deep legal questions, analysts say.
Hackivist group Anonymous targets BART website, as retaliation for the Bay Area transit agency's cutoff of cellphone service to some passengers on Aug. 11. BART acted to stymie a protest at a subway station, which was being organized via social media.
Jodie Foster, who portrayed a scientist working for the SETI Institute in the 1997 science-fiction film 'Contact,' has donated to help revive the ailing project, which was forced to close some of its radio telescopes earlier this year.