| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:53 PM
An unusual blanket of snow across the South triggered epic traffic snarls and stranded hundreds of students at their schools Tuesday.
LATEST: Drivers trapped, kids sleep at school
Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and Alabama struggled to cope with 2 to...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:52 AM
ATLANTA, Ga. -- It was just a few inches of snow, but for the normally balmy South, enough of it fell to throw life into turmoil for millions of people from Louisiana to Virginia on Wednesday, trapping Atlanta motorists overnight on highways and forcing...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:39 PM
When ACC football expanded from 12 to 14 teams with the additions of Syracuse and Pittsburgh, growing the conference schedule from eight to nine games seemed natural. After all, you want league rivals to play one another as often as possible.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Buford (Ga.) High School safety Tre Neal has committed UCF according to Buford running backs coach and recruiting liaison Bode Davis, who confirmed the speculation of Neal's commitment Thursday night.
Neal committed Tuesday night while hosting UCF...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Louis Mitchell Jr. saw a brilliant opportunity when thousands of Georgia motorists abandoned their cars on snow-paralyzed roads this week, authorities say.
Police say he used a tow truck he had stolen earlier in January to haul away four cars left on...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay leaders is losing the organization more money -- this time from Maryland.
This week, Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin, one of the largest private employers in the state, announced it will no longer provide...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:59 PM
When teenager Franklin McCain decided to make a stand against segregation at the F.W. Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960, two thoughts weighed on him.
"If I were lucky, I would go to jail for a long, long time. If I were not quite so...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Visitors in Charleston, S.C., can choose from a number of walking tours meandering through alleyways and cobblestone streets focused on the city's fascinating history, elegant architecture and lovely gardens. At night, the strolls turn to spooky ghost and...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, was an inspirational scientist. The institution she founded, Sally Ride Science, continues to organize camps and festivals for aspiring female astronauts. Perhaps there will come a day when we all can...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals.
Among the awards is...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Al Groh is smart, in matters football and otherwise, well-spoken and occasionally charming. Like many of us, he is also arrogant, defensive and defiant, and the intensity of those traits rendered him ill-suited to be a head coach, witness his demise at...