| 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...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:08 AM
The U.S. Surgeon General will give the commencement address at Hampton University's graduation ceremony May 12.
Dr. Regina Benjamin will be the university's 143rd commencement speaker and will receive an honorary doctor of science degree at the...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 9:38 PM
he 1994 Oscar-winning best film, “Forrest Gump,” Walt Disney’s 1942 classic animated family film, “Bambi,” Charlie Chaplin’s first feature-length comedy “The Kid” and a 1912 silent comedy “A Cure for...
| 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...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:53 PM
The University of Oregon marching band is no stranger to prime-time shows — its student musicians have accompanied their football team to a series of back-to-back bowl appearances, including the Bowl Championship Series title game last year.
| Jan 4, 2012
Gene Bartow, the successor to John Wooden as UCLA basketball coach who became the architect of a new and successful athletics program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, died Tuesday evening. He was 81.
Bartow, who was diagnosed with stomach...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 7:48 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. hospitals are ripping out wall-mounted toilets and replacing them with floor models to better support obese patients. The Federal Transit Administration wants buses to be tested for the impact of heavier riders on steering and...
| May 10, 2012
WASHINGTON — Nicholas Katzenbach, the Kennedy administration lawyer who faced down Gov. George Wallace to enroll the first black students at the University of Alabama and who helped write the landmark civil rights and voting rights acts of the...