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  • Man with guns, armor and Molotov cocktails arrested in Seattle

    A man inside a stolen truck had guns, body armor and Molotov cocktails when police arrested him in Seattle on Wednesday night, officials said Thursday. The identity of the 21-year-old Nevada man was not released, and officials said they didn't know...
  • Legal drugs, deadly outcomes

    Legal drugs, deadly outcomes
    Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit. Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid. Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing. Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
  • Americans exercise more, but are still not losing much weight

    WASHINGTON – Americans are exercising more, but that has not done much to slim their waistlines, underscoring the immense challenge confronting health advocates fighting the nation’s obesity crisis. In more than two-thirds of the nation&...
  • Student test scores can identify effective teachers, new study says

     
    Student standardized test scores can accurately identify effective teachers, along with other performance measures such as classroom observations and pupil surveys, according to a major national study released Tuesday. The study of 3,000 teachers in seven...
  • University Internet TV service Tivli raises $6 million to expand

    University Internet TV service Tivli raises $6 million to expand
    Tivli, a Boston start-up that provides an Internet TV service for university students, has closed a $6.3 million round of funding to fuel its expansion to more campuses. Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates led the Series A financing round,...
  • A Look At Yale's Four Incoming Freshman Basketball Players

    Yale basketball coach James Jones welcomes four new players for the 2013-14 season. The Bulldogs were 14-17, 8-6 in the Ivy Last season (third place). Jones has a talented group coming back. Below is a look at the newcomers provided by Tim Bennett of...
  • Google Glass sees all -- and that raises privacy concerns

    Google Glass sees all -- and that raises privacy concerns
    SAN FRANCISCO — On a recent afternoon, Homer Gaines hiked with girlfriend Tami Stillwell to the gusty peak of Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay, bent down on one knee and slipped a topaz and white-sapphire ring on her finger, capturing the...
  • Teel Time: AD Selig calls new football stadium 'absolutely critical' for ODU

    Teel Time: AD Selig calls new football stadium 'absolutely critical' for ODU
    Old Dominion doesn’t have an estimated cost or move-in date for a proposed waterfront football stadium, but athletic director Wood Selig considers the project “absolutely critical” to the program’s future and described initial...
  • WiSee taps Wi-Fi to control household devices with body gestures

    WiSee taps Wi-Fi to control household devices with body gestures
    Need to turn off a light in the other room? Just flick a wrist from wherever you are in the house. Call it the 21st century version of the clap-on, clap-off. Relying on minute changes in Wi-Fi signals rather than cameras, motion detectors or other...
  • MIT algorithm can predict how popular a tweet will be

    MIT algorithm can predict how popular a tweet will be
    Maximizing retweets of Twitter posts has always been a science to some Twitter users. They try to post at certain times when a lot of their followers are active. Others try to list the right hashtags or mention accounts of important people. Now, there...
  • Bell-Jeff names Fauria new football coach, athletic director

    The Bellarmine-Jefferson High administration was looking for a new football coach and athletic director with expertise, experience and a vision to help build the school's sports programs. The school seems to have found all those attributes in Lance...
  • Suspect arrested in connection with string of U District robberies

    Suspect arrested in connection with string of U District robberies
    Seattle police have arrested a suspect allegedly involved in three Saturday morning armed robberies in Seattle's University District neighborhood, police said Thursday. Police said they found the 29-year-old suspect boarding a Metro bus in West Seattle...