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  • EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites

    EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites
    Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows. Using a plane that was...
  • Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline

    Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline
    Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list. So when the Long Beach high school senior received a rejection from the Ivy League campus, she was disappointed but also knew she had...
  • St. Mary's College names Tuajuanda Jordan president

    St. Mary's College names Tuajuanda Jordan president
    St. Mary's College of Maryland has selected as its new president a dean from a small Oregon college who has Maryland roots, the college announced Wednesday. Tuajuanda Jordan, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of chemistry at Lewis...
  • 5 days of school shootings, lockdowns, scares jolt U.S. campuses

    5 days of school shootings, lockdowns, scares jolt U.S. campuses
    Every day this week a shooting, lockdown or scare jolted five campuses across the nation.  5) Friday: South Carolina State University was locked down for several hours Friday afternoon after a fatal shooting outside a dormitory left one student dead....
  • 4 sought in South Carolina State shooting; 1 student injured

    Authorities are seeking at least four assailants in the shooting at South Carolina State University in which one student was wounded, officials said on Friday. The assailants are being sought off campus, University Police Chief Mernard Clarkson told...
  • SC State student dies after on-campus shooting

    SC State student dies after on-campus shooting
    A student who was shot outside a South Carolina State University dorm Friday has died, officials said. Though university officials did not release the victim's name, Orangeburg County Coroner Samuetta Marshall said the victim was 20-year-old Brandon...
  • Are whitening toothpastes a bright idea?

    Are whitening toothpastes a bright idea?
    It's hard to believe, but there was a time not long ago when everyone walked around (in public!) with naturally colored teeth. Today, with so many whitening gels, strips and trays out there, yellowish grins aren't as common — nor the natural look as...
  • Norman Goldstone dies at 86; engineer saved Watts Towers

    Norman Goldstone dies at 86; engineer saved Watts Towers
    Norman J. "Bud" Goldstone, a former aerospace engineer who devised and directed the 1959 stress test that saved the Watts Towers from the wrecking ball by proving that the world-famous landmark was structurally sound and safe, has died. He was 86....
  • Parents of slain teen in 1993 case blast prosecutors

    Parents of slain teen in 1993 case blast prosecutors
    The parents of a Glenview teen killed in 1993 lashed out at prosecutors today for waiting years  after a DNA match in the case before finally charging a primary suspect with their daughter's murder. Prosecutors have said the DNA in 2003 was not enough...
  • 3 hospitals recognized for treatment of LGBT patients

    3 hospitals recognized for treatment of LGBT patients
    Three area hospitals were recognized in a new nationwide survey for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients. The Human Rights Campaign's Healthcare Equality Index 2011, released last week, cited Advocate Illinois Masonic...
  • Columbia resident has ceramics art on juried exhibit in New York

    Columbia resident has ceramics art on juried exhibit in New York
    Erica Kempler, of Columbia, has two ceramics pieces on juried exhibit at the First Street Gallery in New York City, and two other ceramics pieces on juried exhibit at the Bedford Gallery, in Walnut Creek, Calif. She is a 2005 graduate of Wilde Lake High...