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  • Rose Parade 2013: Thousands gather for New Year's celebration

     
    Rose Parade 2013: thousands gather for annual New Year's Day celebration...
  • Fourteen pairs of twins in Zionsville to break record, but may not make the record books

    Fourteen pairs of twins in Zionsville to break record, but may not make the record books
    This weekend, Zionsville High School's graduating class of 2012 is expected to set a world record for having the most twins to receive a diploma. Out of 436 students in the senior class, 28 have always had another half through their high school years....
  • 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....
  • About Bob Englehart

    Bob Englehart was born November 7, 1945 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Influenced by children's book illustrators Tibor Gergely and H.A. Rey, he determined early in life to be an artist. Later, as a teenager, Bill Mauldin, Norman Rockwell, and the illustrators...
  • Church attendance associated with obesity: Study

    Many religions condemn overeating and gluttony. Yet young adults who frequently attend religious activities are 50 percent more likely to turn into obese middle-agers than those with no religious involvement, according to research from the Northwestern...
  • Hospitals drowning in noise

    Hospitals drowning in noise
    At 3:15 p.m. on a weekday, the busy eighth floor of Chicago's St. Joseph Hospital is buzzing with noise. Alarms beep incessantly. The elevator dings each time the doors open. During the shift change, the "cocktail party effect" kicks in; people talk...
  • Purdue student's virus work makes a name for herself

    Purdue student's virus work makes a name for herself
    Any time Emilia Czyszczon gets bogged down in her biological engineering studies — any time she considers taking the easy route on an assignment — she thinks about her father. He, too, attended Purdue University, but only after emigrating...
  • Power of a 'Tiger'

    Power of a 'Tiger'
    "Don't tiger mother me!" my daughter replied the other evening in response to the obligatory nightly homework question. Eye-rolling and laughter ensued, and it became clear that the phrase "tiger mother" had entered the national lexicon. Since The Wall...
  • Drowned in corn: Grain bin deaths hit record

    Drowned in corn: Grain bin deaths hit record
    The three young workers sank into a funnel of corn that pulled them down like quicksand toward the bottom of the giant grain bin. Wyatt Whitebread, 14, started screaming as the kernels moved past his chest, up his chin and over his head within a matter...
  • Virginia Tech falls short in overtime against Purdue

    Virginia Tech falls short in overtime against Purdue
    It was the kind of situation Virginia Tech's Malcolm Delaney lives for in the closing minutes -- clock winding down in overtime, ball in his hands and Tech trailing by two. This time, Delaney wasn't able to play the hero, and No. 22 Purdue escaped...
  • Xepoleas, Sage duo in action

    As the No. 2 seed, Corona del Mar High senior Lynda Xepoleas is one of the favorites to win the CIF Southern Section Individual singles title. Xepoleas' journey continues today as the round of 16 gets underway at Seal Beach Tennis Center, beginning at...