| 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...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Each morning, we'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday.
** Michael Phelps has accomplished the unthinkable in his Olympic career. Read why he has more work to do...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Formidable early-season opponents for Virginia and Virginia Tech football are losing projected starters.
The most recent news broke Saturday night, when the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Ken Sugiura reported that Georgia Tech cornerback Louis...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Natina Reed, a member of the R&B group Blaque and an actress best known for her role in the 2000 cheerleader comedy "Bring It On," died Friday at the age of 32.
According to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Reed was struck by a car late...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Toni Braxton -- who was born in Severn, Md. -- just might be singing the blues about the real estate market.
Her home in Atlanta, recently foreclosed on, is now for sale for $1.1 million, TMZ reports. And according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,...
| Jan 14, 2013
Eugene Patterson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist whose impassioned words helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement as it unfolded across the South, has died at 89.
Patterson, who helped fellow whites understand the...
| Jan 19, 2013
James A. Hood, one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama in June 1963 led to Gov. George Wallace's segregationist "stand in the schoolhouse door" and who later forged an unlikely friendship with the former governor, has...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Prior to last season's ACC men's basketball tournament, North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried left little doubt about how he thought his team looked alongside Virginia coach Tony Bennett's squad when comparing NCAA tournament resumes.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:47 AM
A company president accused of slapping a crying child on a Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta has been let go, a spokesman for his parent company confirmed to The Associated Press Sunday.
Joe Rickey Hundley, president of Unitech Composites and Structures...