| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:49 PM
Henry Ackerman had plans — big, cross country, into-the-wild plans.
It was 1998, and he was 48 years old, alone, sad and somewhat peculiar. He lived with threecats and a big, sandy-colored dog in an unkempt Baltimore County apartment and worked...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A Milwaukee astronomer and colleagues have discovered a precious find: a star so old, and so cold, that it is made up of crystallized carbon better known as diamond.
David Kaplan, an astronomer from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:54 PM
As Lucy Kobbs turned the final page of the seventh and last book in the "Harry Potter" series, she took a pencil to the wall beside her bed and memorialized the end of an era: 7/22/07, 3:20 a.m.
"It's one of those books that will stick with me for life,"...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:23 PM
by Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times Kentucky calls me home every year. The funny thing is that I’m not from there. But every year for the last 10 years, I still go. In theory I go there to teach, but in reality I go there to recharge. The...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Eight lawyers with a combined 184 years of legal experience are competing for three positions on the Broward Circuit bench this election season.
In the Aug. 14 primary, just one Broward Circuit judge – former Chief Judge Dale Ross – is facing...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:39 AM
STANFORD — A brief rain early in the evening dampened the first full night of activity at the Lincoln County Fair, but that did not keep the event from getting off to a royal start.
Hailey Victoria Goen and Allison Diane Newman shared the winner&...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:12 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There is not enough evidence to recommend universal screening to find people at risk of suicide, according to a government-backed panel.
As it did in 2004, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued draft...
| Oct 7, 2011
Character actor usually played the heavy
Charles Napier, 75, a prolific character actor whose granite jaw and toothy grin earned him tough-guy roles in movies like "Rambo: First Blood Part II," died Wednesday at Bakersfield Memorial...