| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:08 PM
As a drug, marijuana has certain effects and, depending on why you're taking it, some side effects. And not everyone wants the whole package. New research finds that for patients who consider weed's buzz an unwanted side effect, the answer might be as...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The brightly illuminated billboard was a traffic-stopping sensation in 1923 Los Angeles, a city just starting its love affair with automobiles. Sitting atop a downtown hotel, the sign was rimmed in glowing blue and spelled out "Packard" in radiant red...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:16 PM
The high-profile and surprising choice of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to head the UC system has fueled criticism over the secret selection process, echoing debates around the country about how higher-education leaders are...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Cal State Long Beach President F. King Alexander has been recommended to become the next president of Louisiana State University, Long Beach officials announced Tuesday. A presidential search committee presented the recommendation this week to the LSU...
| Jun 26, 2013
When the Supreme Court decided to send its latest hot potato of an affirmative action case back to a lower court for further review, civil rights veteran Julian Bond gave me a two-word reaction: "They punted."
Translation for non-sports fans: They...
| Jun 25, 2013
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decision on affirmative action could have been a lot worse. Given the court's ideological tilt, in fact, it was probably the best we could have hoped for.
This is a "dog that didn't bark" kind of story: In a 7-1...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Washington County Public Schools’ new associate superintendent and chief academic officer will start her job on June 3, letting her finish the school year as principal of a Louisiana high school.
The school board approved the hiring of Angela...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:57 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The president of Ohio State University said Notre Dame was never invited to join the Big Ten conference because the university's priests are not good partners, joking that "those damn Catholics" can't be trusted, according to a...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Presho - The South Dakota Grassland Coalition is sponsoring a birdwatching tour at the Bill and Connie Smith farm northeast of Montrose, S.D., on June 14-15.
In addition to birdwatching, the event will include breakout sessions on bird identification,...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:13 PM
Sunday is the day.
The Presentation College athletic department will officially find out Sunday if it has been accepted by the NAIA. The Saints spent this past season as an NCAA Division III independent. Presentation applied for NAIA membership last...