| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:05 AM
BEVERLY HILLS Actor Gabriel Luna's father died before he was born. But it was his father who convinced him to become an actor.
When he was a senior in high school he got a call from his paternal grandmother. "She'd found a bunch of items in the attic...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 8:47 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry deleted a post from his Twitter account Sunday that highlighted the drunken driving arrest of Travis County Dist. Atty. Rosemary Lehmberg, who figures in the saga leading to the governor's recent indictment by a Travis County grand...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:45 PM
At a quiet July school board meeting, Compton school police chief William Wu matter-of-factly explained that his officers would need AR-15 semiautomatic rifles to adequately protect students and staff from a heavily armed shooter if such a nightmare...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:06 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - (This story corrects spelling of Emily Weisburst's name in second paragraph)
Women venture capitalists underperform their male counterparts by some 15 percent, according to a new Harvard University study, but the performance...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:03 AM
"Who's your friend?" Meredith Maffett asked her brother, Bret, after seeing a picture of him with his classmates — including Seth Taylor — at Wake Forest University.
Meredith was home in West Hartford while her brother studied in North...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:10 AM
With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region.
Though investments and...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:58 PM
For the second consecutive season, Oak Ridge will start play without a home-field advantage.
Repairs to the field at Lee Leonard Stadium, which had drainage issues and was damaged by flooding last season, have not been completed.
The school has...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return.
More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:43 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In overweight women, aspirin or other drugs that reduce inflammation might make certain breast cancers more treatable, researchers suggest.
Hormone-driven breast cancer was less likely to return in overweight women...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:47 AM
Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury Friday, accused of two felony counts of abusing his power by eliminating funds for the state’s ethics watchdog.
The byzantine case involves the drunk-driving conviction of a Democratic prosecutor,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Austin, Texas, is loaded with pleasures ranging from live music to bat-watching, and you can now add one more attraction that will run through Jan. 4.
Starting Sept. 9, the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin will be celebrating the...