| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Thanks to learned scientists, I've discovered that I suffer from a mental problem afflicting millions of Americans.
It's not really a disease. It's more like a peculiarity, one that irritates polite society yet may be corrected with surgery to the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:10 AM
BOCA RATON — Florida Atlantic University’s head football coach and defensive coordinator suddenly resigned on Wednesday after school officials accused both men of using illegal drugs.
The resignations of FAU head coach Carl Pelini and...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
In "Horse Feathers," a 1932 comedy starring the Marx Brothers, Groucho plays a new college president.
"And I say to you, gentlemen, that this college is a failure," he declares as he takes office. "The trouble is we're neglecting football for education....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Director Alexander Payne was greeted like a hometown hero Saturday night -- more than 1,500 miles from his native Omaha.
Nearly 300 actors, writers, producers, crew members and students crammed into the Sherry Lansing Theatre on the Paramount Studios...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:44 PM
HARTFORD — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating if a WFSB employee violated agency regulations when he flew a drone equipped with a camera over the scene of a fatal car crash on Feb. 1.
"The FAA became aware of the incident last...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Too much pasta landed three University of Oklahoma athletes on the wrong side of the NCAA rule book.
The unusual case, first reported Wednesday by the Oklahoman, came after the trio attended a graduation banquet in 2013. To restore their eligibility,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A veteran educator with experience in California and Texas was named Wednesday as president of California State University Long Beach.
Jane Close Conoley, 66, is currently serving as dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
OK, all together now: No wonder we didn’t get into Harvard. We weren’t cheaters.
Turns out that that “C” isn’t just for “Crimson.”
As The Times’ Matt Pearce wrote Thursday: “According to an email...
| Oct 18, 2012
David A. Peterson, a pioneer in the field of gerontology education and a longtime professor and director of USC's Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, has died. He was 75.
Peterson died Oct. 4 of advanced Parkinson's disease at a nursing facility in...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:00 PM
As children return to school this fall, parents likewise return to worrying about ailments, both physical and emotional, that might befall their children on their way to —and in — the classroom. Whether it's bullying or head lice, thinking...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:24 PM
In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 2:55 PM
About 20 college basketball coaches were on the receiving end of the mass text message:
"Edward Morrow Simeon
6-7, Class of 2015
You snooze, you lose"
Until last week, everybody had been sleeping on the most active, energetic player in a Simeon...