| May 17, 2010
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has already spewed plumes over ecologically sensitive reefs, part of a stalled marine sanctuary proposal that would have restrict drilling in a large swath of the northern part of the vital waterway.
| May 23, 2010
If you have ever wondered how many trees are in Lincoln Park — on one of those days you weren't wondering what to wear or where to go to dinner — Liam Heneghan will tell you.
For more than a year, this professor in DePaul University's...
| May 30, 2010
Disputing scientists' claims of large oil plumes suspended underwater in the Gulf of Mexico, BP PLC's chief executive on Sunday said the company has largely narrowed the focus of its cleanup to surface slicks rolling into Louisiana's coastal marshes....
| May 31, 2010
Streaming video of oil pouring from the seafloor and images of dead, crude-soaked birds serve as visual bookends to the natural calamity unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico.
But independent scientists and government officials say another disaster is...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 6:11 PM
The astonishing news that the oil leak at the bottom of the sea may be twice as big as previously thought could have major repercussions for both the environment and BP's financial health, killing more marine life and dramatically increasing the amount...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 1:22 PM
Get to know Ryan Seacrest...
Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, network producer and voice actor. He is the host of On Air with Ryan Seacrest, a nationally syndicated Top 40 radio show that...
| Jun 18, 2010
It is an overlooked danger in oil spill crisis: The crude gushing from the well contains vast amounts of natural gas that could pose a serious threat to the Gulf of Mexico's fragile ecosystem.
The oil emanating from the seafloor contains about 40 percent...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 11:16 AM
Michelle Morris was surprised when her mom handed her the May 24th issue of Sports Illustrated and she saw her name and face staring back at her with a small write-up.
Sports Illustrated included Morris in a "Faces in the Crowd" segment. The item...
| Jul 8, 2010
These days, the average American consumes a whopping 22 teaspoons of sugar each day, totaling about 350 calories. Thus, in the context of a national obesity problem, it's no surprise that food manufacturers have begun introducing sugar-free versions of...
| Dec 24, 2009
| 11:51 PM
B.J. Butler has not decommitted from his pledge to attend the University of Georgia, but he's close.
The 6-foot-3, 240-pound athlete from Kissimmee Osceola is a Louisville offer away from putting the Bulldogs in his rearview mirror.
| Dec 31, 2009
LSU will not lose its defensive coordinator to the University of Georgia.
Head coach Les Miles said Wednesday that reports of John Chavis leaving for Georgia are "a non issue." Chavis reportedly turned down an offer of $600,000 per season to coordinate...
| Feb 10, 2010
If your diet lacks fiber, it's your own fault. High levels of the cholesterol-lowering, regularity-inducing substance can now be found in many breads, pastas, cereals - even yogurts, cakes and juices.
Some foods, such as whole wheat bread, are...