| Dec 25, 2012
| 10:00 PM
I was flipping channels a few weeks ago when I came across something that always freezes my fingers on the remote. It was "Scarface," Brian De Palma's tale of cocaine kingpin Tony Montana, and, lucky me, I was just in time for the climactic shootout....
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:45 AM
No one smiles bigger than Duaron Williams. But not even the man they call "Big Dawg" had ever smiled as big as he was Thursday night.
The broad smile on the face of the 6-foot-4, 294-pound offensive lineman from Orlando Jones High said it all. The "Big...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 3:22 AM
An Israeli scientist who also teaches at Iowa State University was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry this morning.
Daniel Shechtman was honored for his discovery of quasicrystals, which the Nobel committee said has changed the concept of ordered...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:08 AM
Martese Hoffman and Michael Ehm
Martese Chantal Hoffman, daughter of Dale and Annette Hoffman, of Ellicott City, will wed Michael Phillip Ehm, son of Jeff and Cindi Ehm, who live in Plymouth, Minn.
Larry Westphal will preside over the ceremony on May...
| Nov 30, 2012
— Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area.
There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Dieters often say, “Hold the dressing,” but hold on: That might make those virtuous vegetables less nutritious, a study shows.
Researchers at Purdue University found that some fat matters – and that the kind of fat matters too.
| Apr 7, 2012
| 2:33 PM
When William Gunn sought medical care for his pit bull-Labrador retriever mix Smokey on a Sunday morning, one of her front paws was bleeding uncontrollably. The family's regular veterinarian was closed that day, and he didn't know where else to go, so...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:53 PM
As record heat baked Baltimore, a wave of violence unfurled across the city: six shootings and eight people wounded over a period of less than eight hours.
The first shots were fired around dinnertime Wednesday, and the violence continued until after...
| May 22, 2012
The Orange County School Board is recognizing tonight its top one percent — nearly 100 students admitted to top colleges from amongst about 10,000 high school graduates this year. The district's traditional high schools provided the names of their...
| May 11, 2012
Researchers are working to figure out ways to encourage natural beneficials insects in greenhouses and high tunnels. The same principles apply in home gardens- if you encourage the beneficials by providing food and habitat, they can do some of your......