| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:21 PM
When wondering whether genes are contributing to your struggle with weight, a new study suggests it might be useful to look within -- at the garden of bacteria growing in your gut.
In particular, you might well wonder whether, in addition to their...
| 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...
| 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'...
| 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.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
No, Bo Derek did not invent cornrows.
Many readers and some other media publications took issue with a story we recently published about three different fall hairstyles — cornrows, bangs and ponytails — coming from the season’s fashion...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Questions remain concerning a Laguna Beach City Council candidate's claims about his college education and professional background, but Jon Madison has done nothing illegal, officials said.
The Orange County district attorney's office will not pursue...
| 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 2, 2014
| 10:10 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:37 PM
In his words: Rick O'Day, Westborough, Mass.
Your request to share carrier memories evoked lively discussions between my father and me, who were both Courant carriers at a young age. My father, Bill, recalls starting as a Courant carrier in New...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Saturn's battered moon Mimas may have a thin global ocean buried miles beneath its icy surface, raising the prospect of another "life-friendly" habitat in the solar system, scientists said on Thursday.
An underground ocean is one of two explanations for...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:02 AM
The case of several cats that needed homes because their elderly owner had to move has taken a serious turn.
The owner, an 80-year-old Chicago woman who kept two dozen cats, has been hospitalized. The building she was living in was purchased months...