| May 1, 2013
CALEXICO — Since its inception in 1999, the Imperial County College Going Initiative has steadily seen the number of high school seniors accepted to four-year universities increase.
To celebrate this year’s 467 college-bound high school...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:32 PM
The Pensacola News Journal has reported that Pensacola Washington defensive tackle Darius Paige, a commitment to the University of Alabama's 2013 recruiting class, was alleged to have encouraged by an Alabama assistant coach to transfer schools to help...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Louisiana, where research students from the the University of Alabama measure wind speeds as Hurricane Isaac makes landfall Wednesday in New Orleans. Isaac was packing 80 mph winds, making it a Category 1...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Thirty years ago, they were virtually unheard of. Now, for most professional athletes, particularly golfers, having a sports psychologist or mental coach is as important as the driver or putter that's in their bags.
Greg Ortman is well known locally...
| Jan 19, 2013
James A. Hood, one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama in June 1963 led to Gov. George Wallace's segregationist "stand in the schoolhouse door" and who later forged an unlikely friendship with the former governor, has...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 8:27 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The addition of the antidepressant nortriptyline to conventional smoking cessation therapy didn't improve the chances of longterm success among male prisoners, Australian researchers have found.
Depression and other mental...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:19 AM
Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass.
Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren
Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960)
Head Coaching Career:
Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:18 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Patients stepping into Johns Hopkins University's HIV clinic in east Baltimore do not just see a doctor or get prescriptions for their antiretroviral drugs. Many also get help finding a place to live or bus fare to make it to...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:46 PM
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Police say a man who opened fire outside a popular college hangout surrendered without incident at a FedEx store.
"He walked in and he made eye contact and he said, 'Yep that's me. I'm the one that shot the people in Tuscaloosa...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:34 PM
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others:
| Dec 14, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The following are excerpts taken from editorials, blogs and other comments on the shooting Friday at the elementary school in Newtown.
The school's principal and other staffers [reportedly] are among the dead in this western Connecticut town....
| Feb 6, 2013
A recent study has found that females who stop having their periods before age 46 had a higher incidence of heart disease and stroke.
Doctors have long suspected that women who undergo early menopause might be at an increased risk for those medical...