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  • Preview: Syracuse at Boston College

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Syracuse at Boston College Boston College will try to bounce back from a disheartening loss when it hosts Syracuse on Saturday to wrap up the regular-season slate for both teams. The Eagles are eligible for a bowl game but...
  • U.S., British data show 2014 could be hottest year on record

    This year may eclipse 2010 as the hottest since records began in the 19th century, a sign long-term global warming is being stoked by rising greenhouse gas emissions, scientists said. The period of January to October 2014 is already among the warmest...
  • College gives scholarships to video-game players � really good ones

    CHICAGO It was a shoulder injury during his junior year of high school that ended Derek Micheau's dreams of being a pitcher. Later that season, a knee injury ended his hopes of playing catcher. Turns out he didn't need healthy shoulders or knees for a...
  • At University of Maryland Thanksgiving dinner, 'it's an information center and a meal'

    At University of Maryland Thanksgiving dinner, 'it's an information center and a meal'
    For many Thanksgiving chefs, organizing a meal with one turkey — let alone 44 — is daunting. For Booker T. Washington Middle School for the Arts cafeteria manager Sheila Travers, whose kitchen serves hundreds of students, the job is "every...
  • Lee Hull and Morgan State have overcome long odds to reach FCS playoffs

    Lee Hull and Morgan State have overcome long odds to reach FCS playoffs
    There's a sense of dread hovering over Morgan State football coach Lee Hull, but it has little to do with Richmond, his team's opponent in its first Football Championship Subdivision playoff game in school history. "I still think I'm dreaming and that...
  • Hampton Roads holiday calendar

    Here is a list of holiday events around the Hampton Roads area. It will be updated regularly. NEWPORT NEWS Thursday, Nov. 27-Jan. 1: Celebration in Lights at Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Avenue, opens on Thanksgiving and runs through New Year's...
  • Celiac disease showing up in many forms and at all ages

    By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) – A classical set of celiac disease symptoms no longer reflects the profile of most newly-diagnosed patients, according to a new study from Italy. Instead, doctors need to take other symptoms into account and...
  • Holiday Events In Connecticut: From Thanksgiving To New Year's

    It's easy to forget that the time between the roasting of the turkey and the toasting of champagne isn't meant to be stuffed with anxiety. So while it may not always seem to be "the best time of the year," we're hoping you'll start hitting the eggnog...
  • Top UConn Health Official Resigns After Herbst Splits Job Into Two Positions

    UConn President Susan Herbst announced Tuesday her decision to split the university's top medical job into two roles – a move that effectively creates a new administrative position and has led UConn Health Executive Vice President and Dean of School...
  • Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board

    Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board
    Nancy Teeters, who in 1978 became the first woman on the Federal Reserve board of governors, then continued to stand out by opposing Fed Chairman Paul Volcker's anti-inflation campaign, has died. She was 84. Teeters died Nov. 17 at an assisted living...
  • Sojourner-Douglass College to lose accreditation in June

    Sojourner-Douglass College to lose accreditation in June
    Sojourner-Douglass College in Baltimore could close in June, when it is set to lose its accreditation in a rare move spurred by the private, nonprofit institution's persistent financial troubles. The East Baltimore college, which has an enrollment of...