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  • Texas teen arrested over clock is moving to Qatar with his family

    October 20, 2015 | 4:56 pm

    The Texas boy arrested for bringing to school a homemade clock that was mistaken for a bomb is moving to Qatar, his family said on Tuesday, a few hours after he was at the White House for an astronomy night hosted by President Barack Obama.

    Ahmed Mohamed, 14, a bespectacled...

  • Police to review handling of Texas student handcuffed over clock

    September 18, 2015 | 1:05 pm

    Texas police will review decisions made when a Muslim teenager was taken away in handcuffs after high school staff mistook his homemade clock for a bomb, the Irving police chief said on Friday. 

    "One thing is clear to me, regardless of what we did, no matter what decision was...

  • White House invites Texas student arrested over homemade clock

    September 16, 2015 | 1:04 pm

    Texas teenager Ahmed Mohamed who was taken away in handcuffs this week for bringing to his Dallas-area school a homemade clock that staff mistook for a bomb won a personal invitation from President Barack Obama on Wednesday to attend an astronomy night at the White House.

  • Israel extends Daylight Savings Time

    November 6, 2012 | 2:47 pm

    Israel's Knesset passed a bill extending Daylight Savings Time.

    The bill, which passed its second and third reading Monday night, sets the change to Daylight Savings Time for the first Sunday after Oct. 1, making it 193 days a year -- 11 more than under its previous law.


  • Creativity for a cause

    By Robert David Jaffee

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Esther Netter, CEO of the Zimmer Children's Museum, speaks with infectious enthusiasm about her museum's upcoming exhibition, "Show & Tell: The Art of Harmony," which opens Sunday, May 6.

    "Look at what artists can do!" she says in the museum's storage room as she points to the wide...
  • Time to Watch and Learn at the Zimmer

    By Marc Ballon

    May 11, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Clocks and watches can do far more than simply tell time. A new exhibit at the Zimmer Children's Museum shows that when sliced, diced and deconstructed by artists and humanitarians, timepieces can edify, entertain and even inveigh against social injustice.

    "Show & Tell: The Art of...

  • The Fastest Therapy in the West

    By Teresa Strasser

    January 19, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    First there was speed dating. Now, there's speed healing.

    Welcome to The Ten Minute Method, a new form of condensed counseling offered by a Chatsworth therapist that promises to be both fast and affordable at $18 a session.

    You may be thinking: 10 minutes? That's just long enough to...