| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Here's a greatly abridged list of facts that set Sean Tuohy Jr. apart from your average reserve on a mid-major college basketball team:
Start with the Loyola guard's 23,379 Twitter followers. For a little perspective, the team's star, Dylon Cormier, has...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:50 AM
For Aberdeen resident Janice Grant, it meant feeling like a real American for the first time.
Before the 1963 March on Washington, the longtime civil rights activist had grown up knowing there were things she could not do because she was black.
| Mar 3, 2013
| 7:01 PM
A Mississippi infant born with HIV has become the first child cured of the deadly virus, leaving hope that the disease can be eliminated in the youngest patients, scientists from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions said Sunday....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Paul Theodore Pojman, a professor of philosophy at Towson University and a community activist, died Sept. 20 of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden resident was 45.
"Paul's area was the philosophy of science, and he focused on...
| Feb 19, 2012
Ken Malone and the board members of his startup biotech company gathered in a conference room at the University of Southern Mississippi last October to make a gut-wrenching decision.
Ablitech Inc.'s funding was slowly drying up, and it couldn't find...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:18 AM
Moviegoers who saw Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher's saga depicted in the "The Blind Side" recall Sean Tuohy Jr. as the future football star's rambunctious little brother who interrogated big-time college coaches when they came to the family's...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:19 PM
The first conversation Derrell Edwards had with High Point basketball coach Scott Cherry was a memorable one.
Edwards and his South Plains College teammates were preparing for the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament. But before...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:05 AM
It's cold, the 10-year-old Jamaican immigrant thought. He had never seen snow, never needed a sweater and now there he was, in Chicago in March. Football was still soccer in his mind. He hadn't yet set his heart on becoming a doctor. And no one had read...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:14 PM
The U.S. government has upped the quantity of marijuana it’s growing this year, to more than 1,400 pounds from the originally planned 46.
The federal government classifies marijuana as a substance that has no medical use and is more dangerous than...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:16 PM
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NCAAF Team Report - Mississippi State - INSIDE SLANT
Mississippi State has embraced facing its in-state brethren in non-conference action since Dan Mullen arrived in 2009.
The Bulldogs have defeated Jackson State and Alcorn State...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Meet the 13 members of the new College Football Playoff selection committee:
The Buzz: He's the first chairman of the new selection committee and it's his job to announce the group's top 25 rankings on ESPN every Tuesday. His 35 years of...