| Oct 25, 2010
Bedbugs combine all of the bloodsucking annoyance of mosquitoes with the survival instinct of cockroaches. No bigger than apple seeds, the adult bugs hide in ingenious places — inside electrical outlets, behind baseboards, deep in carpet fibers ...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:58 AM
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The idea that college freshmen gain an average of 15 pounds in their first year of school is a myth -- the average is really between 2.4 pounds for women and 3.4 pounds for men, the co-author of a new study said Tuesday.
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Spring break T-shirts, beer cozies, thong bikinis and Mardi Gras beads fill the shelves at the Paradise Found store on Panama City Beach. The shop is hiring extra staff and will maintain extended hours through March and April.
"Now we are just waiting,"...
| Sep 26, 2010
| 2:45 PM
New York, NY (Sports Network) - Alabama remained atop the latest Associated Press college football poll following a narrow victory over Arkansas, while Stanford and Auburn vaulted themselves into the top-10 with big wins.
The Crimson Tide (4-0) had to...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:11 AM
When your teen comes home slurring, swaying and smelling of alcohol, here's a research finding that will help you pinpoint whom to finger as the major "bad influence" in the kid's life. First, a couple of hints: It's not that rowdy gang of boys your son...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 1:36 PM
"The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama"
By David Remnick
Alfred A. Knopf, 656 pages, $29.95
Reviewed by Kevin Boyle
By March 7, 1965 John Lewis had been in hundreds of civil rights campaigns. But from the moment he led the six hundred...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 10:30 PM
The Rose Bowl-bound college football teams made their annual pilgrimage to Disneyland on Sunday, taking in a day of roller coasters, parades and confetti-filled pomp.
During the visit, Wisconsin Badgers and Texas Christian Horned Frogs football players...
| Aug 28, 2011
On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Women who report sexual violence on college campuses seldom see their accused attackers arrested and almost never see them convicted, according to a Tribune survey of several Midwestern universities.
The survey of six schools in Illinois and Indiana...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 7:50 PM
The best competition for Vernon Hills must come during the week.
That's when the Cougars' high-powered offense takes on their stingy defense.
The No. 18 Cougars certainly weren't tested by their first four opponents.
Vernon Hills put together another...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 7:25 PM
Brian Palmer is the leading rusher on a team that averages just fewer than 50 points a game.
Austin Miller is the leading tackler on a defense that hasn't allowed an opponent to score this season.
When it comes to Vernon Hills football, Palmer and...