| Nov 10, 2013
"Chicago is the drain into which the brains of the Middle West disappear. Moving there is not even an aspiration for ambitious Michiganders. It's the accepted endpoint of one's educational progression: grade school, middle school, high school, college,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
An alternative way of measuring poverty shows that nearly 2.8 million more people are struggling across the country than officially calculated, the U.S. Census Bureau reports – and California has by far the biggest share of people in poverty,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Karin Diamond wanted to be a writer and majored in English and journalism in college. She then started a blog about her life as a 20-something professional with a husband, a house and a dog, and called it Eyes Peeled Always, from a saying of her...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
WASHINGTON — A University of Virginia sophomore who died after collapsing at a District nightclub last month took a purified form of ecstasy called Molly, a drug that police in Boston and New York have linked to three deaths, according to law...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Nearly 1 in 10 young Americans between ages 14 and 21 acknowledges having perpetrated an act of sexual violence at least once, and 4% of a nationally representative sample of American kids reported attempting or completing rape, a new study finds.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:17 PM
LA MIRADA — Randy Dodge is still looking for a home away from home. It's safe to say the Vanguard University men's soccer coach can cross Biola University off the list of sites that are standing in for the Lions' on-campus facility, which is still...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:15 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Artist and therapy student Anna and her friends marked a birthday in New York recently with a familiar ritual: They pumped up the electronic music, danced, and celebrated with a special guest called Molly.
"It was a group of about 12...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:24 PM
When it comes to studying the region of interstellar space just beyond our solar system, nothing seems to work quite the way scientists imagined.
Take Voyager 1 for example. The spacecraft has confounded and delighted researchers for several years...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 6:10 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Chip Kelly's star receiver at the University of New Hampshire had a standard comeback when a defensive player talked trash.
Recalled record-breaking pass catcher David Ball: "Whenever they would chirp, the only thing I would say...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:15 PM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Incoming University of Michigan dormitory residents will find condoms in vending machines alongside snacks and soft drinks.
The 2013-14 is the first full school year with condom-stocked machines in campus dorms, according...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Newport Beach resident Chloe Rice helped the United States Deaf Women's National Soccer Team win gold at the Deaflympics earlier this month in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Team USA won its third straight gold by defeating Russia, 2-1, in the title match on Aug. 4....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Jeanne Safer didn't need a study to tell her that sibling aggression can cause a child as much distress as being bullied by a peer.
Safer, a psychoanalyst and author of "Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and...