| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Since Charles Darwin wrote "The Origin of Species" more than 150 years ago, it's been known that nature's selection creates some species and ends others.
But researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County suggest that another actor is...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Dr. Bertram Wyatt-Brown, an acclaimed and influential professor of American history who wrote widely on Southern history and culture and whose book on honor in the antebellum South was a 1983 Pulitzer Prize finalist, died Monday of pulmonary fibrosis at...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 4:31 PM
There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol.
He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 1:57 PM
They're mostly in their 20s, college grads who majored in theater or related studies. If they weren't friends before deciding to collaborate, they're friends now. They're enthusiastic multitaskers. None of them will get rich soon.
Meet the participants...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:34 AM
If you have a college student in the family — or an interest in presidential politics — by now you've probably heard that the interest rates on Stafford student loans are set to double on July 1 unless Congress takes action. President Barack...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:43 AM
An audience of about 250, most of them students who raised their hands to declare that they plan someday to start a business, were told by a panel of entrepreneurs at Old Dominion University on Thursday that their paths to success are likely to be winding...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:05 AM
BOULDER, Colo. Long a flash point in the culture wars, marijuana's growing legitimacy hasn't yet turned it into a political weapon, even in the marquee races in the first state to legalize the drug.
In Colorado, the issue has barely gotten a mention as...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 12:16 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Brain scans show that people with the pain disorder fibromyalgia react differently to what others would consider non-painful sights and sounds, new research suggests.
The small new study provides clues to what might be...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:01 AM
By Andrea Burzynski
NEW YORK, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Chinese-born chef Ying Chang
Compestine is on a mission to demystify Asian cooking and help
westerners enjoy some of the flavors and benefits of the food of
The San Francisco-based...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Hap Boyd, born in Santa Ana, California, to Robert Keene and Doris Thurston Boyd of Laguna Beach. He lived and attended school in Laguna Beach and graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Alumni of Phi Delta Theta. Earned his master’...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:20 PM
"A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History" is the new book by science writer Nicholas Wade that asserts a genetic basis for certain human behaviors and distinguishes them by race. It's been widely panned in book reviews, especially by...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Human beings sometimes have a troubling inability to hold two thoughts in mind at the same time. This is true not only when those thoughts contradict each other, but even when they simply appear to be in conflict with each other but actually aren't. And...