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  • Students Talk Sex at the Capitol

    The Texas Tribune High school and college students from across Texas told lawmakers today they want more comprehensive sex education in public schools. The 60-plus students came to the Capitol as part of the Texas Freedom Network’s youth advocacy...
  • Smog-ology: Caltech professor wins environmental prize

    Smog-ology: Caltech professor wins environmental prize
    The Los Angeles basin is home to some famously filthy air, and this month a leader in the study of air pollution added a carbon particle-tainted feather to his cap. John Seinfeld, a chemical engineering professor at Caltech, has been named one of two...
  • Bishop Lynch High mourning loss of two beloved Dallas teens

    Bishop Lynch High mourning loss of two beloved Dallas teens
    More than 600 students, faculty, family and friends filed into Bishop Lynch High School to mourn the loss of two teens who died in a tragic head-on collision. The school and community remember the teens' giving, athletic and vibrant spirits. "It's a...
  • The Bible: A book of liberal propaganda?

    The Bible: A book of liberal propaganda?
    Does the Bible make you a liberal? OK, we'll wait a moment for your blood pressure to return to normal. It does sound counter-intuitive, judging from the consistent, persistent right-of-center statements by people who call themselves "Bible-believing"...
  • Kathleen H. Cook

    Kathleen H. Cook
    Kathleen H. Cook Kathy quietly passed away in the evening hours of October 16, 2011 at her home on the Balboa Peninsula. Her adoring husband remained by her side until the end. She was born on November 20, 1926 in San Antonio, Texas to Kathleen and Will...
  • Violent Video Games May Lower Violent Crime Rates, Study Shows

    Violent Video Games May Lower Violent Crime Rates, Study Shows
    As sales of violent video games go up, violent crimes go down. That's what University of Texas Arlington associate professor Michael Ward discovered in a recent study. The reason? Time. Just about any afternoon in the lobby of UTA's Trinity House you'...
  • More Texas Schools Teach Safe Sex With Abstinence

    More Texas Schools Teach Safe Sex With Abstinence
    Texas Tribune In the spring, public school students in Midland will cross what until very recently was the political third rail of sex education. For the first time, they will be taught about contraception — and how to practice safe sex. The West...
  • Study points to dangers of children's exposure to coal tar sealants

    Study points to dangers of children's exposure to coal tar sealants
    Children living next to driveways or parking lots coated with coal tar are exposed to significantly higher doses of cancer-causing chemicals than those living near untreated asphalt, according to a study that raises new questions about commonly used...
  • Thomson Reuters list of top 100 hospitals

    Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance. The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
  • Teach the controversy?

    Today, Shermer and Lukianoff discuss efforts to include "intelligent design" and other such hypotheses in classroom curricula. Previously, they weighed allegations of instructor bias in college classrooms and debated what roles a school might have in...
  • PASSINGS

    Abraham Woods Jr. Minister led civil rights sit-in The Rev. Abraham Woods Jr., 80, a founder and longtime president of the Birmingham, Ala., chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died Friday of complications of cancer at Princeton...