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  • Headphones fueling increase in serious accidents, experts say

    Headphones fueling increase in serious accidents, experts say
    Trains have rumbled through the heart of Hampstead for nearly all of the Carroll County town's 125-year history. Horn blasts from passing trains are a part of everyday life in the community. So are headphones, earbuds and all manner of modern digital...
  • UCI chancellor expected to be new Ohio State University president

    UCI chancellor expected to be new Ohio State University president
    Michael V. Drake, chancellor of UC Irvine, is expected to be named the new president of Ohio State University. Drake, who has been chancellor at UCI since 2005, is expected to be introduced at an Ohio State Board of Trustees meeting Thursday afternoon, ...
  • UC Irvine chancellor named new Ohio State president

    UC Irvine chancellor named new Ohio State president
    Michael V. Drake announced Thursday that he is stepping down as chancellor of UC Irvine to become president of Ohio State University. Drake, 63, who has been chancellor at UCI since 2005, will leave June 30, according to a statement made Thursday by the...
  • Message in a bottle found 54 years later in Arctic

    Message in a bottle found 54 years later in Arctic
    A message in a bottle, buried 54 years ago under a rock cairn in a remote Arctic valley on Canada’s northernmost island, could well be the last written words from a promising young glaciologist and explorer from Pasadena. The words from Paul T....
  • Black Sox footage emerges, documented after decades

    Black Sox footage emerges, documented after decades
    It's one of the most significant sports film discoveries in recent years, offering up a new look at the 1919 World Series, when eight Chicago White Sox players allegedly conspired with gamblers to lose games to the Cincinnati Reds in what became known...
  • Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor

    Kirwan to step down as university system chancellor
    William E. Kirwan, who as chancellor of the University System of Maryland over the past dozen years helped oversee the rise of several of the state's public universities to national prominence, will step down from his position as soon as a successor is...
  • Ford hoping to tap thirst for fuel efficiency with phone app contest

    Ford Motor Co. will offer a $25,000 first prize for whoever makes the best phone app for fuel efficiency. The Ford Personalized Efficiency Challenge runs through July 24. Anyone entering has to work through the automaker's OpenXC research platform....
  • Dating dangers: Young love's dark side

    Dating dangers: Young love's dark side
    Editor's note: In light of a recent shooting at Nordstrom, we are re-visiting expert advice in this Heidi Stevens article about helping children avoid dating abuse.  Dating abuse among teenagers has reached alarming levels, and many parents aren't...
  • Coppin State again targeted for transformation

    Coppin State again targeted for transformation
    When Tasha Wilkie helped out in the math department as an undergrad at Coppin State University, she dealt with some students who came in without basic skills. They didn't know their multiplication tables or how to work with fractions. "We have...
  • Kenneth Wilson dies at 77; physicist won Nobel Prize

    Physicist Kenneth G. Wilson, who earned a Nobel Prize for breakthrough research that explained how factors like temperature and pressure lead to sudden transformations of matter, such as boiling water's shift from liquid to vapor, died Saturday in Saco,...
  • The importance of three R's: Reading, writing and recess

     The importance of three R's: Reading, writing and recess
    In this era of high-stakes testing, recess has taken a back seat to more scholarly pursuits. But don't be so quick to dismiss the value of downtime, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. The organization began studying the importance of...