| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:04 AM
During the first week of August 42 years ago, a solar flare knocked out power in the United States, "Deliverance" was the top box-office draw, and the following songs were the most popular tunes according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
| Jul 6, 2014
| 10:13 AM
— Christen McWithey is sitting in front of a 3-D printer the size of a microwave, figuring out how to turn computer graphics into model satellites and telescopes to support a NASA mission.
Christen McWithey is 19 years old.
McWithey, who just...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Kentucky Republican Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul simply cannot get away with this nonsense in the Internet age, when the record of what you've said and done is easy to find.
From Yahoo News: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Monday denied that he...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:39 PM
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new Magruder Elementary Discover STEM Academy in Newport News.
The $27 million campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. According to the school division, it will be one of...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:58 AM
The undergraduate diploma of the nation’s first African-American to graduate from Harvard is set to be auctioned in Chicago tomorrow, years after it was unearthed in an Englewood home.
Richard T. Greener’s bachelor of arts diploma --...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:40 AM
When Al Johnson died last fall, it left a hole in the Unifics, the soul vocal group Johnson founded as a student at Howard University in the 1960s.
That hole quickly became two holes when Thomas Fauntleroy - Johnson's friend since their childhood in...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Traditional African dancer Angela "Sadio" Watson wants to do more than just perform for her audience at the Allentown Public Library on Wednesday. Watson wants to encourage the audience not only to learn the history and movements of African dance but also...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Seven years after the University of Baltimore admitted its first freshman class, new President Kurt L. Schmoke is considering a return to the school's roots as an upper-division college that enrolled only juniors and seniors.
The enrollment growth that...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 5:10 PM
At Cal State Stanislaus, computer science faculty maintain a small library of textbooks so students don't have to buy them.
Chico State history professor Susan Green invites former students to sell their used textbooks to new arrivals on the first day...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:38 AM
As another night of peaceful protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man devolved into confrontation and confusion, the Missouri State Highway Patrol officer in charge of law enforcement in this St. Louis suburb said 31 people had been...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Three college student from Ferguson found themselves trapped overnight behind the riot-ready police lines of this embattled St. Louis suburb roiling over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.
The women had come to protest but were unprepared for...