| May 12, 2014
| 6:53 AM
A California eighth-grader won the national MATHCOUNTS competition in Orlando on Friday, then celebrated as any victorious mathlete should -- with a trip to Disney World. Swapnil Garg, from Sunnyvale, and his teammates rode in the new Disney Festival of...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:15 PM
University of Central Florida beat nine other finalist teams to win the 2014 Raytheon National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in San Antonio over the weekend. The team takes home bragging rights with the Raytheon NCCDC Alamo Cup, and gets their...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Discarded bottles, empty bags of chips and errant playground balls littered the shoreline of the Fort McHenry Wetland, a 7.5-acre hub of biodiversity home to hundreds of plant and animal species.
"Anything that floats ends up downstream," said Laura...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Durable goods orders and shipments for March, weekly jobless claims, Bloomberg consumer comfort index for period ending April 20
Local earnings: AptarGroup Inc., Brunswick Corp., Cabot Microelectronics Copr., Calamos Asset Management Inc.,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The Navy plans to install a laser weapon prototype on a ship this summer for at-sea testing in the Persian Gulf.
The technology, called the Laser Weapon System, will be the first of its kind to be deployed, the Navy said.
The idea is that the laser...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:34 PM
This year's winter weather is a mere dusting compared to the winter storm that college students are grappling with this weekend at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
Eight teams of students are fending off a massive cyber attack...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As the Pentagon moves beyond the relatively low-tech wars in the Middle East and turns its attention to future national security challenges, it has doubled down on sophisticated new radar-jamming devices that aim to render adversaries' air defenses...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:38 PM
The love affair started in 1988 near the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Curious after hearing about the upcoming event, Alfredo Garcia Jr. drove to Exposition Park on a March day to see runners complete the third Los Angeles Marathon.
The then 35-...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:01 PM
A financial analyst has been appointed to serve on the Orange County Fair Board, state officials said Tuesday.
Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Barbara Bagneris, 56, of Orange to serve on the board, which governs the 150-acre, state-owned fairgrounds in Costa...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:17 AM
In the face of education and community issues that stretch across traditional neighborhood lines, leaders in the Loch Raven area have joined forces to resurrect the dormant Loch Raven Community Council.
"It's been defunct for a number of years,"...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Defense contractor Raytheon Co. announced Chief Executive William H. Swanson will step down in March and will be replaced by Chief Operating Officer Thomas A. Kennedy.
Swanson, who turns 65 in February, has served as the company’s CEO since 2003....