| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Ethnic conflict is neither restricted to classroom discussions on international relations nor front page newspaper headlines. It has real impact on lives, a fact that we often only read about, not experience.
When a girls' orphanage was burned to the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 11:09 AM
If you've ever tried to warn teenagers of the consequences of risky behavior — only to have them sigh and roll their eyes — don't blame them.
Blame their brain anatomy.
Sociologists and psychologists have long known that teen brains are...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Some supporters are standing behind Laguna Beach City Council candidate Jon Madison after allegations surfaced last month that he lied about academic degrees he earned and an apparent discrepancy in his voter registration.
Madison attempted to clear his...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Half a dozen students from the Great Lakes region were among 32 Americans selected as Rhodes scholars, officials announced this weekend.
The scholars were chosen out of a field of more than 200 U.S. finalists from 86 colleges and universities. The...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Joel Cogen, who co-founded and propelled the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities into a powerful voice for cities and towns in the state legislature, died Nov. 8. He was 81 and had lived in Hamden.
Today, "CCM is the envy of just about every...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Lehigh University's wrestling team returns three All-Americans, but none of them are expected to be competing 7 p.m. today when the Mountain Hawks host the annual preseason Brown and White wrestle-offs at Grace Hall.
Junior Mason Beckman, sixth at 133...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:05 PM
We are on vacation, we're hiking Zion National Park's spectacular trails. Two-hundred-million-year-old sandstone shoots up 7,000 feet in sheer cliff and spire, sporting colors of orange, rose, toast, salmon and purple in geometric striation.
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:52 PM
You won't find what you expect at the third annual Charm City Fringe Fest, and that's the idea.
"It's up-and-coming underground theater. It's the new people that are breaking new territory and trying new things," says co-founder Zachary Michel. "You'...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:20 AM
For thousands of years, men dreamt of flying, being able to soar with the birds. So did women.
Although Orville and Wilbur Wright turned the dream into a reality in 1903 with the first controlled flying machine, women had to wait a little longer. But...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:00 PM
If you like to watch TV with a bag of snacks nearby, here's a tip: Avoid watching action movies.
New research suggests people eat twice as much food while watching a fast-paced action flick compared with those watching a slow-moving talk show.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS.
The sophisticated imaging technology...