| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Last week, Fabulous Coach Lines settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with the parents of Robert Champion. The 26-year-old Florida A&M drum major was killed nearly three years ago in a hazing ritual on a company bus. The family's suit still hangs over the...
| 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 9, 2014
| 5:29 AM
The historic Stone Avenue train station in La Grange, which was built in 1901, has been restored to its original glory, leaving those standing near its sparkling limestone archways in awe at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday.
The $1.1 million...
| 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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The next time you think about changing your eating habits for the better, you may want to start with the person sitting across the dinner table. A new study by researchers at Cornell University suggests the size of your eating companion may affect how...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Cornell University on Tuesday tapped USC's provost, Elizabeth Garrett, to be its next president, naming a woman to the post for the first time and continuing a trend toward female leaders of the elite Ivy League's campuses.
Garrett, 51, who is also...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's attitude toward natural-gas fracking seems to depend on whether it occurs somewhere that would be politically inconvenient for him.
McAuliffe, a Democrat, said recently he's determined to prevent the controversial...
| 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 29, 2014
| 9:42 AM
College students may not gain the much-dreaded "freshman 15" but they do gain weight during their years in school, according to a fresh look at some past research.
Young adults gained an average of about 3.5 pounds (about 1.6 kg) over their college...
| Oct 1, 2014
Cornell University has agreed to set up a perpetual scholarship in memory of a West Boca High School graduate in a last-minute settlement of a 2010 federal lawsuit brought by his father.
The terms of the settlement were reached before a Sept. 29 trial...