| May 28, 2015
| 8:34 PM
The honorees expressed appreciation as they were inducted into the Newport Harbor High School Hall of Fame on Wednesday night at the school.
Bob Rogers (class of 1968) used his induction speech to challenge the current students at his Newport Beach alma...
| May 24, 2015
| 10:05 PM
Jovano Graves' parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.
But their son refused his parents' pleas to try college. He followed them both into the Army instead.
| May 28, 2015
| 3:30 AM
You might want to park at the door any assumptions about bacteria being primitive, inert or yucky. This is a story about genetically engineered forms of bacteria that may someday diagnose cancer by analyzing a urine sample, and that have already shown a...
| May 27, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Mellody Hobson was apprehensive at first when she was invited to deliver this year's main commencement address at USC. After all, she said, "you have to recognize that this is a very important moment in a young person's life. And there is nothing worse...
| May 26, 2015
| 3:48 PM
This is the season of college graduations, and many people may be wondering what kinds of gifts would be most appropriate for young people leaving the world of academia and heading out to face the challenges and opportunities of adulthood in the real...
| Apr 12, 2015
Scientist, inventor, celebrity and now, at age 18 — author.
Jack Andraka is a little different from most teens.
He invented a cost-effective early detection test for pancreatic cancer at age 15, was invited as first lady Michelle Obama's guest...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 2:09 PM
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter sought Thursday to begin repairing the Pentagon’s relationship with the technology industry, reminding Silicon Valley about the fruits of innovation that came from closely working with the government.
In a speech at...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 9:32 AM
Morton Grove will host an Alzheimer's educational program this April, according to a news release.
The Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter's educational program "Alzheimer's Research: Get Informed, Get Involved" will take place from 7...
| May 15, 2015
| 7:22 PM
Crazy? Arrogant? Entitled? Snapchat Chief Executive Evan Spiegel told USC graduates that he's been called all that and worse.
However people want to criticize him, Spiegel said that he's only being human. In a commencement address Friday, he urged the...
| May 18, 2015
| 10:21 AM
Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without using opium poppies, opening the door for home-brewed drugs and even wider abuse.
While no one has yet reported making morphine in the laboratory from scratch,...
| May 18, 2015
Last week was the first time Arnold Elementary School third grader Olivia Hopkinson, 9, ever saw an Orioles game live.
There are only half a dozen times a year that she could see them at Camden Yards. Orioles management reserves a specially clean and...