| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:17 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday finalized new consumer safeguards for health insurance that impose tighter restrictions on what insurers can charge older customers, despite industry warnings that the young may be forced to pay...
| 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...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Picking a volunteer vacation is a lot like dating: The choices are mind-boggling, but finding the right fit takes work. Treat the search like a job.
Opportunities to travel and immerse yourself in a different culture are everywhere. You can enlist...
| Apr 24, 2013
Few of the thousands of fugitive slaves who lived in Hampton’s vast Civil War refugee camps were taken by surprise when — on Jan. 1, 1863 — they received word that President Lincoln had signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
| May 2, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Most Lehigh Valley Conference schools are weighing options with regard to a proposed super conference by their Mountain Valley Conference brethren.
If the LVC folks are looking for advice, they need only to turn to the 25 schools in District 4....
| 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 7, 2013
Jack Dangermond started his working life at his parents' plant nursery in Redlands. Now, Forbes says, he's a billionaire.
Dangermond is founder and president of Esri, one of the world's leading geographic information systems companies. In 2010, he won...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I experienced Portishead, as with much of Coachella 2008, alone. As such, I remember a feeling of dread hanging over the masses that evening. In my emotional memory, as Portishead's crew set up its gear, the hum of laughter from groups...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
If you were one of the millions who watched Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking free-fall jump this past Sunday — when he became the first person to free fall while breaking the sound barrier — you know what an impressive accomplishment it...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Gazing at a globe proved a worthwhile pastime for 13-year-old Max Umansky. The Woodland Middle School eighth-grader outlasted 21 fellow students to win the geography …...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
National Geographic Channel is launching two new series....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
On the afternoon of Wednesday, January 11th, eight students competed in the annual Immaculate Conception Grade School Geography Bee. The competition took place in the …...