| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:20 PM
WASHINGTON The solution to the big issue of nuclear nonproliferation might be smaller than you think so small it's virtually invisible and massless.
Physicists at Virginia Tech have found a way to use these teeny subatomic particles, called neutrinos, to...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Thomas Kirkpatrick Jr. used his law training and management skills to help others during a long career in public service and nonprofit administration.
"He never wanted to be a lawyer, but he wanted the breadth of information law school would provide...
| Sep 5, 2014
Who I am
Thomas Morsch from La Grange.
One unique thing about me
When I give books as gifts to my grandchildren, I feel that I should read them first. Last Christmas I read (actually re-read) "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson, "The...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:35 PM
The ice bucket challenge has helped the local Les Turner ALS Foundation raise $550,000 more in recent weeks than it did during the same period last year — a nearly 600 percent increase in donations over the first three weeks of August.
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Cypress Bay High School's debate team is only a few years old, but they've already made their mark nationally.
They were one of only 10 to be named a School of Outstanding Distinction at the National Speech & Debate Association National Tournament. The...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:39 AM
ABC's latest makeover of "The View" is now complete: actress Rosie Perez and political analyst Nicolle Wallace will join the morning talk show as co-hosts, it was announced Wednesday.
They will join Whoopi Goldberg, the only co-host to survive the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:06 PM
While the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has more international students than any other public campus in the country, the majority of them leave the area after graduation, a new report has found.
About 17 percent of foreign student graduates...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:05 PM
James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930.
Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:21 AM
The mother of American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by Islamic militants, said on Tuesday her son gave his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people and she asked his kidnappers to release their other captives.
"He was an...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Fun and food are on tap at Leesburg Church of the Nazarene during a free family fun day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30.
The festivities at the church, 2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., will feature a pulled-pork barbecue competition, bounce house,...