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  • Newport Harbor honorees appreciate Hall of Fame induction

    Newport Harbor honorees appreciate Hall of Fame induction
    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...
  • U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

    U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided
    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. ----...
  • Talented bacteria detect cancer, diabetes

    Talented bacteria detect cancer, diabetes
    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...
  • Commencement speeches reach wider audiences long after graduation day

    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...
  • Graduation gifts should reduce groupthink

    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...
  • With memoir, teen writes new chapter of an already storied life

    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...
  • Pentagon seeks to shed 'dreary' image to attract Silicon Valley talent

    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...
  • Morton Grove to host Alzheimer's educational program

    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...
  • Snapchat's Evan Spiegel tells USC grads to 'voice your dissent'

    Snapchat's Evan Spiegel tells USC grads to 'voice your dissent'
    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...
  • Homemade morphine? Discovery opens door for DIY narcotics, scientists say

    Homemade morphine? Discovery opens door for DIY narcotics, scientists say
    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,...
  • Around Broadneck: Arnold youngster participates in a unique clinical trial

    Around Broadneck: Arnold youngster participates in a unique clinical trial
    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...