| Aug 20, 2014
| 11:45 AM
MUENSTER Germany (Reuters) - Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport.
The reaction is understandable, given most people regard the...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Six coaches, two athletic directors, a legendary Connecticut athlete and a media member will be inducted into the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame at its 38th annual ceremony Nov. 20 at the Aqua Turf in Southington at 7 p.m....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON Hurricane Sandy victims were improperly denied grant money to rebuild. Criminals escaped from halfway houses and committed murder and assault. Case managers for people with developmental disabilities failed to file accurate reports about...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:12 AM
Six coaches, two athletic directors, a legendary Connecticut athlete and one media member will be honored as 2014 inductees to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame at its 38th annual ceremony on Nov. 20 at the...
| Aug 11, 2014
Running parking garages is not a core function of government, so Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake's plan to sell off city-owned garages would be an encouraging step toward shedding non-essential city assets and investing in more important priorities for the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters, ousted amid charges that a sexualized culture had taken hold in the nationally prominent institution, said he worked to change the atmosphere that led to his dismissal and that he would fight to get...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Researchers have discovered the quickest way to tell if someone is a narcissist: Simply ask them.
A new study describes a single question that appears to be nearly as accurate at identifying narcissists than a commonly used narcissist diagnostic test 40...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Ohio State University recently fired the director of its vaunted marching band after reports of widespread hazing, which included giving new members offensive and sexist nicknames.
In response, some Buckeyes have rallied around embattled director...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:43 PM
The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation.
He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table.
He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:02 AM
In the video pitch for her new Internet endeavor — yours for only $9.95 a month or $99.95 a year! — Sarah Palin implores those watching: “Really, make this your channel.”
But let’s not kid ourselves: It’s called the...
| Jul 23, 2014
It's easy to forget that there is also some good news in the world.
For one thing, the overlords of big-time college sports seem resigned to getting their comeuppance.
Predicting the outcome of court cases is as fruitless as trying to fill out a...