| Jul 8, 2010
These days, the average American consumes a whopping 22 teaspoons of sugar each day, totaling about 350 calories. Thus, in the context of a national obesity problem, it's no surprise that food manufacturers have begun introducing sugar-free versions of...
| May 5, 2010
Reporting from Washington -- The CIA received secret permission to attack a wider range of targets, including suspected militants whose names are not known, as part of a dramatic expansion of its campaign of drone strikes in Pakistan's border region,...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 4:57 AM
You know it's summer in Hampton Roads when the crape myrtles bloom.
From the showy flowers to the artistic bark and rich green foliage, crape myrtles make a splashy southern statement in any sunny spot.
The plants, original to China and grown in this...
| Aug 2, 2010
Laura Rovi was smart enough to be lazy. An honor student at Elmhurst's York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois, she was accustomed to getting an A even when she cruised through a class.
She expected nothing less when she took a government course her...
| Nov 14, 2009
| 7:39 AM
Dr. Phillips' wide receiver Kenny Shaw had one of his biggest games of the season Friday night in the Panthers' 41-7 victory over West Orange, then headed to the University of Georgia this weekend for his scheduled visit with the Bulldogs.
It is the...
| Apr 9, 2011
| 2:09 PM
They aren't wishing away their youth, but University of Virginia basketball commitments Evan Nolte and Mike Tobey wouldn't mind starting their college experiences tomorrow.
Both got a jump on the next phase of their athletic and academic careers by...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 5:48 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is the nation's lead science agency in handling oil spills. On the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill, NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco talked to Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Thomas about the...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 12:18 AM
Georgia Military College DB Kentorius 'Scooter' Jackson committed to UCF on Sunday.
If National Signing Day for junior college transfers was on Sunday, Jackson's brother Toby, of juco national champion Navarro ( Texas) College, would have joined his...
| Jun 19, 2009
by John McCormick President Barack Obama has picked another Chicagoan for an ambassador post, selecting the head of a Chicago public affairs firm to be the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture. Named to the......
| Mar 19, 2010
The escaped circus zebra that led his trainers and Atlanta police on a 40-minute chase and impeded traffic before finally being recaptured last month has been euthanized as a result of injuries he sustained during the incident. Lima, a 12-year-old......
| Mar 31, 2010
The TV season's comedic darlings, "Modern Family" and "Glee," were honored with Peabody Awards on Wednesday. The awards, administered by the University of Georgia, recognize achievement and public service by TV and radio stations, networks, production...