| Sep 26, 2011
| 3:43 PM
WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama on Monday touted the importance of girls pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math, though admitted she became a lawyer because she was “bad at these subjects.”
| Apr 1, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The competitive chess team at the University of Maryland Baltimore County fell less than a point short of regaining its national title at the 2012 President's Cup, which culminated Sunday in Herndon, Va.
The renowned team has won six national titles...
| Feb 20, 2012
Despite polls showing overwhelming public support and endorsements from celebrities like Lance Armstrong, efforts to establish a statewide workplace smoking ban have fallen flat in recent sessions of the Texas Legislature. But a state...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had higher levels of a common synthetic chemical in their blood were more likely to have heart disease or have had a stroke, in a new U.S. study.
The chemical, known as perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA, is found in...