| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Penn State athletic director David Joyner expects the addition of Rutgers and Maryland will lead the Big Ten toward a "geography-based" realignment. In an interview posted on Penn State's website, Joyner said that the conference is leaning toward re-...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Memorial Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, May 27. Leading up to and including that day, over Memorial Day 2013 weekend, there will TV programs remembering veterans; special programming of other sorts; and also several programming marathons of...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Name: K.P. (Karen) Robbins
City in which you reside: Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
Day job: Retired advertising agency president
Book title: “The Stonehenge Scrolls”
Genre: Historical fiction
Synopsis of book: Ancient scrolls reveal the secrets...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Papeete, Tahiti’s capital and gateway to many South Pacific voyages, has a cosmopolitan French/Polynesian ambiance and many natural and cultural attractions. And chances are good that travelers who go to Papeete to embark on a cruise to the...
| Jan 23, 2013
On Jan. 11, Salem Avenue Elementary School held its geography bee sponsored by the National Geographic Society.
The 10 student finalists were Riley Parker, Corey Wilt, Dylan Johnson, Emi Erekosima, Dylan Moats, Kaylee Oyler, Jade Steward, Ivan Ramirez,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Tayt Meyers, a student at Rockwood Elementary School, won the school-level competition for the National Geographic Bee Jan. 15 and a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.
The school-level bee, at which students answered oral questions on geography,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Research and planning are often key factors scientists cite when they make a great discovery. Only rarely does being out of shape play a role.
But Field Museum scientist Jim Holstein said being dog-tired after a long day of trekking through a Nevada...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:04 PM
The walls separating jazz, classical and contemporary music have been porous for some time now, but they were blown down once and for all at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Or at least it seemed that way for a couple of hours on Sunday afternoon, as a...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 9:03 PM
Here are some of the things happening this week in Washington County Public Schools:
Monday, Jan. 7
Clear Spring High — Athletic boosters meeting, 7 p.m.
Greenbrier Elementary — PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m.
Potomac Heights Elementary —...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:19 PM
In the 10th grade, after school and cross country practice, I would walk two miles past my home, the neighborhood market and my best friend's house.
My destination was a center called Save Our Youth in Costa Mesa. This center was a break from my busy...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The UCLA Center for the Study of Women will be presenting a symposium on the "Cultural Politics of Seeds" on May 17, as part of the Life (Un)Ltd project which explores the impact of recent developments in biotechnology and biosciences on feminist studies....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At the end of life, black kidney disease patients are more likely than white patients to continue intensive dialysis instead of choosing hospice care, according to a new study.
Researchers also found that racial differences in...