| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Diana Gabaldon's eight-book "Outlander" novel series has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide, yet the author didn't publish her first story the first "Outlander" novel until she was nearly 40 and already established in an academic career as a...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 1:50 PM
When two American aid workers came down with the deadly Ebola virus recently, an experimental treatment materialized seemingly out of nowhere. How did a possible miracle drug for one of the deadliest diseases in Africa come to be grown half a world away...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends.
Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:50 AM
UCF is considering moving more of its programs into downtown Orlando.
On Thursday, the university's board of trustees approved adding a new project identified as "UCF Downtown Presence" to its long-term list of possible construction projects.
| Jul 19, 2014
Beth Henderson Gray and Dave Gray have a relationship that has spanned the decades, a few states and several rivers.
It began when she flirted with a tall, handsome toll booth collector on one span of the Thousand Islands Bridge in upstate New York....
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: After hearing about the big employee scholarship program Starbucks is offering to employees, I'm surprised to note critics of the program. Why is that? -- S.E.J.
The Starbucks effort is the splashiest bachelor's degree employer tuition...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Via Erik Loomis comes this report of a university engaging, not to put too fine a point on it, in the world's oldest profession.
The case involves Arizona State University, which on Tuesday posted a job for an assistant professor in the history of...
| Jun 21, 2014
You can't get an online undergrad degree from Arizona State University in rhetoric, but you can major in mass communication and media studies. Using either set of skills, though, helps to unravel some of the details behind the powerful, well-...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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Picture how much different “22 Jump Street” would have been if Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum’s characters had gone to college to infiltrate a drug ring … and discovered that most of the students had dropped out....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:26 PM
On a cloudless day in early June, Mark Adler stood facing the empty maw of the Pacific, contemplating invisible winds high above his head. For two years, he had pored over meteorological data from around the world in search of a sweet spot. That search...
| May 2, 2014
MOUNT DORA — The fun part of looking at Joshua Almond's sculpture is trying to figure if he is looking at something from very close up or from very far away.
One clue might be the title of his exhibit at the Mount Dora Center for the Arts,...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Overweight adolescents are indifferent about the weight of their friends, but not so the thin peers, who are more likely to choose friends whose weight status is like their own, researchers looking at teenagers' social networks say.
The role of...