| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Every year, the La Cañada Unified Governing Board allows one high school senior to serve as a voice for the student population, and a touchstone of how board members' decisions affect the lives of the youth they serve.
This year, the honor belongs to...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:09 PM
A freshman at Duke University was quietly paying her way through college by working as an adult film star.
Then someone on campus recognized her. Word spread quickly at the prestigious private university in North Carolina, and she was inundated with...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Robin Rosenberg was sworn-in Friday as the newest U.S. District Court judge for the Southern District of Florida during an "informal" ceremony watched by family, friends, judges, attorneys and others in the legal community.
Just three days earlier, the...
| Jul 16, 2014
Eight-year-old Ava Paul of Charlottesville was trying to land a spaceship safely on a planet, presumably this one.
She studied the iPad on the tabletop, tapping it here and there, as the animated spacecraft dropped out of orbit and deployed an...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:50 AM
President Obama sat down here this week with the American director of the Asian Development Bank to review the work product of a contractor who had delivered business financing and leadership training to poor women in Southeast Asia.
The papers showed...
| May 1, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Newport Beach's top-performing high school students were honored at a celebration Wednesday evening for their exemplary academic achievements.
Thirty students from Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar high schools and Sage Hill School, dressed in their...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Maryland regulators are weighing some of the strictest limits in the country on shale gas drilling, but a scientist Monday suggested they still may not go far enough to protect drinking water wells from contamination by methane leaking from drilling...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Thirty-five Annapolis students spent their Tuesday examining river critters in a net, measuring water clarity and planting more than 100 trees and shrubs.
The day of hands-on outdoor activities capped The Water Project, an initiative led by a young...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday, setting the stage for potential dramatic change to the college sports landscape.
Peter Sung Ohr, in...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The Crealde School of Art in Winter Park is opening an exhibit by documentary photographer Paul Kwilecki.
"While Paul ranks among the most important documentary photographers of the 20th century, he is also one of the least well-known," says Tom Rankin,...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:50 PM
DE KALB, Miss. — Looming like a spaceship over pine and sweet-gum forest, the high-tech power plant under construction in rural Kemper County is a $5-billion wager on an energy future that includes coal.
The Kemper plant is scheduled to open...