| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:44 AM
For the same reasons UConn hired Warde Manuel to be athletic director in 2012, the university likely understands others will view him just as favorably when looking for one of their own.
But on Wednesday, Manuel denied a Roanoke, Va., radio report...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
SWANSEA, Wales — Around these parts, everyone knows about Dylan Thomas, Wales’ greatest poet.
Gordon Stuart not only knows about Dylan Thomas, he knew him.
Sitting in his living room, the 89-year-old artist recalled the Thomas he knew...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:30 PM
At what point would you consider someone to be just "tipsy" as opposed to "hammered" on alcohol? The answer, it turns out, depends on whether you're a man or a woman.
In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical &...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Engineering researchers at the Johns Hopkins University plan to stir an earthquake this month, a temblor as powerful as the 1994 Northridge quake in Southern California — one of the costliest in U.S. history.
It will hit at the University at...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The statement of the obvious: Bad teachers are afraid of being evaluated based on how well their students perform on standardized tests. When they fail their students, their students fail them. The question: But why are so many presumptively good......
| May 10, 2012
| 1:30 PM
"Mad Men" actress January Jones ate her placenta (to be fair, dried and made into a pill). Alicia Silverstone chews up veggies and deposits them mama-bird-style into her baby son's mouth. And model Gisele Bundchen says her diaper-free son was toilet...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Lisa Khoury wrote an anti-tattoo column that said, in part: An elegant woman does not vandalize the temple she has been blessed with as her body. ...Instead of getting a tattoo, a more productive use of your time would be......
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:27 AM
South Korea conducts live-fire drills near disputed sea boundary; no North Korea action on attack threat
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea conducted live-fire military drills near its disputed sea boundary with North Korea on Monday...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 1:48 AM
When a high-intensity defensive game turned offensive-minded, the North Central Panthers turned to 6-foot-5 Nariah Taylor for some big-time scoring in their 50-48 overtime victory over Columbus North in the Class 4A girls state basketball final.