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  • Study: Sex Under 16 Leads Women to Divorce

    Study: Sex Under 16 Leads Women to Divorce
    Tracy Highfill is divorced and says she first had sex around the age of 16. "Absolutely, very close to that," said Plano resident Tracy Highfill. Highfill is part of a group called Divorcing Independent Very Able Survivors, or D.I.V.A.S. It provides...
  • 'Living right' for 102 years

     'Living right' for 102 years
    Bob Parkinson began teaching Sunday school when he was still a teenager. Back then, Calvin Coolidge was president and Parkinson lived on a South Dakota cattle ranch, a long way from Glendale First United Methodist Church, where he has since become a...
  • The notorious PhD

    The notorious PhD
    To many hip-hop heads and pop-culture junkies, Todd Boyd is recognized as a renowned speaker, an in-demand television commentator and a critically acclaimed author. However, on the campus of the University of Southern California, he’s better known...
  • VIDEO: Football Player Walks Away After Being Hit by Car

    VIDEO: Football Player Walks Away After Being Hit by Car
    IOWA CITY, IA -- A University of Iowa football player somehow walked away from a horrific crash that was all caught on video. Offensive lineman Josh Koeppel was riding his moped in downtown Iowa City on Monday when he was hit by a pick-up truck. The...
  • Nipple piercings can be risky

    Nipple piercings can be risky
    Nipple piercings may be eye-catching, but women who have them are at much higher risk for developing painful, recurrent breast abscesses, a new study reports. The abscesses—pus-filled infections surrounded by swollen, inflamed tissue under the...
  • New Penn State President Says "My Purpose Will Be To Listen"

    New Penn State President Says "My Purpose Will Be To Listen"
    The following are remarks by the new President of Penn State, Rodney Erickson.  The Board of Trustees officially made Erickson the university's new President Friday morning.  He replaces Graham Spanier, whom the board fired Wednesday night in the wake...
  • 10 things you might not know about Iowa

    10 things you might not know about Iowa
    Tuesday will mark the Iowa caucuses, the first voting that counts in the presidential race. During this quadrennial ritual, politicians conduct "retail politics," whether or not the people buy it. Here are 10 facts that can withstand the upcoming...
  • Embattled University of Illinois staffer stays on amid controversy

    Embattled University of Illinois staffer stays on amid controversy
    University of Illinois president Michael Hogan’s embattled former chief of staff is to be paid $109,000 a year as a tenured psychologyfaculty member, though campus officials might challenge her employment. Lisa Troyer resigned as chief of staff...
  • Report: U. of I. email probe points to ex-official

    Report: U. of I. email probe points to ex-official
    The University of Illinois president's former chief of staff on Friday denied sending two controversial anonymous emails, even through a report issued just minutes earlier determined they came from her laptop, while it was in her possession. Lisa...
  • Philip Levine 'stunned' to be named next U.S. poet laureate

    Philip Levine 'stunned' to be named next U.S. poet laureate
    Philip Levine, the Pulitzer Prize winner who was named the nation's next poet laureate Wednesday, has spent much of his career listening and reflecting on the voices of America. In his new job he said he has one main goal. "I want to bring poetry to...
  • Study: IU and IU Health contribute $11.5B to Indiana's economy

    Study: IU and IU Health contribute $11.5B to Indiana's economy
    Indiana University and Indiana University Health generated a combined economic impact of at least $11.5 billion for the state of Indiana and sustained 100,000 jobs during the 2010-11 fiscal year, according to the results of an economic impact study...
  • Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope

    Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope
    All her life, Lindsay Shipp knew that she was dying. As a baby, she would cry after eating, and salt collected on her forehead. The diagnosis was cystic fibrosis, an incurable genetic disease that, at the time, meant a life expectancy of 18 years. The...