| Jul 9, 2013
In Chicago, there has been a lot of public debate on the direction of our public education system and how best to improve education for all our students. While there are no quick fixes, one thing is clear: We need to do a better job of investing in and...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Stanford University’s Internet technology database was hacked and school officials are suggesting students and staff reset their passwords as a precautionary measure.
School officials made the announcement in a campus-wide email.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:12 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women cared for by midwives throughout pregnancy tended to have less-complicated births and were less likely to go into labor early than women getting standard medical care, according to a new review of more than a dozen...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:52 PM
The gig: A couple of weeks into his first semester at North Central College in Illinois in 1999, Blaine Vess co-founded Oppapers.com, a website to search for essays, reports and term papers. He's now the chief executive of StudyMode, a West Hollywood...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:37 PM
This column came about when I met Florence Virgallito at an event in Montrose. She asked if I knew about the Pat Navolanic Memorial Award at Glendale High.
I’ve lived In Glendale more than 30 years now, but as I told Virgallito, my daughters...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 5:15 PM
More than 25 years ago, Stanford University petroleum engineering graduates Halbert S. Washburn and Randall H. Breitenbach had a brainstorm.
The major U.S. oil companies were abandoning oil fields nationwide for cheaper crude opportunities abroad. Why...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Of the 45 students who started Roya Furmuly's online remedial algebra class, just over half stayed until the end.
The instructor at Pierce College in Woodland Hills dropped about eight for attendance problems and about eight withdrew on their own. Of...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:37 AM
John A. Scott
Rear Admiral John A. Scott, U.S. Navy (ret.) passed away on Wednesday, July 10 in Irvine, California. A native of Northern Ireland, Rear Admiral Scott was born on February 7, 1920 the son of William and Lily Scott. He graduated from San...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Herbert Allison Jr.
Headed Fannie Mae, U.S. bank rescue program
Herbert Allison Jr., 69, a former head of the U.S. government's bank rescue program and chief executive of Fannie Mae after it was taken over by the government, died Sunday at his home in...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Each of us has a core community of bacterial strains that lives in our lower digestive tract — a personal set of microbes that remains relatively stable in the gut over the course of decades, scientists said Thursday.
In an examination of the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:06 AM
The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday.
The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:30 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a preliminary study of patients who had simple surgeries, most did well and seemed satisfied with post-operative checkups by telephone instead of seeing their surgeon in a clinic visit.
The phone follow-up saved doctors and...