| Feb 15, 2014
Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:34 AM
While law student Mohammed "Mo" Khan campaigns for the Democratic nomination for the 20th District state representative seat, he said he's looking forward to possibly challenging incumbent state Rep. Michael McAuliffe (R-20th) in the November general...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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David J. Skorton, a cardiologist who’s spent the past decade as president of Cornell University and the University of Iowa, will be the next head of the Smithsonian Institution starting...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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With investment markets booming, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the world's richest visual art institution, saw its endowment rise to $6.2 billion during 2013, approaching its peak of $6.4 billion in mid-2007...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:05 AM
Teenagers with family members in the military were more likely to contemplate suicide if their relatives were deployed overseas multiple times, according to researchers from USC.
After analyzing survey data from 14,299 secondary school students in...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Kudos to University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst for proposing a real faculty-student consensual sexual relationship policy. It took 25 years, a changing perspective on professors' ethical responsibilities and a woman president at UConn to get...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I am so disappointed in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. How dare he spend a perfectly fine Saturday afternoon throwing five touchdown passes, rushing for 98 yards and nearly rallying his team from a 21-point deficit against Southeastern Conference...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:43 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most of the breast milk sold over the Internet is contaminated with bacteria, a new study suggests.
Researchers tested 101 milk samples they bought on milk sharing websites. They found that almost three quarters probably...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
A teacher's assistant at the University of Iowa shocked her students when she accidentally attached a compressed file of homemade porn in an email instead of the solutions to homework problems on Tuesday.
The images show the female TA and her...
| Oct 27, 2013
This story begins with two pairs of people. The first duo, Sam and Dean Winchester, are brothers (from an incredibly handsome gene pool) who spend their days and nights hunting supernatural creatures to ensure the safety of all mankind. The second couple,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:16 AM
The Laguna Art Museum, at 307 Cliff Drive, presents "One Hour/One Painting" with author and critic Peter Clothier at 1 p.m. Sunday.
The presentation is an exercise in how we view things. Participants will first be given an introduction to closed-eye...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Frank Pooler, a longtime choral director at Cal State Long Beach who is credited with helping the 1970s pop group the Carpenters develop their signature sound, has died. He was 86.
Pooler died Jan. 19 in his Los Alamitos home after a short battle with...