| Mar 11, 2010
After wrapping up an illustrious high school swimming career at McDonogh in 2006, one that included All-America status 16 times and a handful of school records that still stand, Anne-Marie Botek is exactly where she wants to be four years later.
| Mar 12, 2010
Your ability to resist eating a cookie, or your inability to control yourself, may have a lot to do with who you hang out with, according to a study from the University of Georgia.
Researchers say self-control is contagious. Ditto for lack of self...
| Apr 14, 2010
| 11:09 AM
- Odom joined Tech staff in 2003
- He's son of former Wake Forest coach
- Will Greenberg promote from within?
Virginia Tech is losing its longest-tenured assistant basketball coach.
Ryan Odom, an original member of Seth Greenberg's Hokies staff in...
| Apr 29, 2010
Local equestrian national champ
La Cañada resident Michelle Morris won the NCAA Varsity Equestrian Individual National Championship in Waco, Texas, this month.
Morris, who rides on the University of Georgia equestrian team, was one of eight riders seeded...
| May 16, 2010
Oil company engineers on Sunday finally succeeded in keeping some of the oil gushing from a blown well out of the Gulf of Mexico, hooking up a mile-long tube to funnel the crude into a tanker ship after more than three weeks of failures.
| May 17, 2010
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has already spewed plumes over ecologically sensitive reefs, part of a stalled marine sanctuary proposal that would have restrict drilling in a large swath of the northern part of the vital waterway.
| May 23, 2010
If you have ever wondered how many trees are in Lincoln Park — on one of those days you weren't wondering what to wear or where to go to dinner — Liam Heneghan will tell you.
For more than a year, this professor in DePaul University's...
| May 30, 2010
Disputing scientists' claims of large oil plumes suspended underwater in the Gulf of Mexico, BP PLC's chief executive on Sunday said the company has largely narrowed the focus of its cleanup to surface slicks rolling into Louisiana's coastal marshes....
| May 31, 2010
Streaming video of oil pouring from the seafloor and images of dead, crude-soaked birds serve as visual bookends to the natural calamity unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico.
But independent scientists and government officials say another disaster is...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 6:11 PM
The astonishing news that the oil leak at the bottom of the sea may be twice as big as previously thought could have major repercussions for both the environment and BP's financial health, killing more marine life and dramatically increasing the amount...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 1:22 PM
Get to know Ryan Seacrest...
Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, network producer and voice actor. He is the host of On Air with Ryan Seacrest, a nationally syndicated Top 40 radio show that...
| Jun 18, 2010
It is an overlooked danger in oil spill crisis: The crude gushing from the well contains vast amounts of natural gas that could pose a serious threat to the Gulf of Mexico's fragile ecosystem.
The oil emanating from the seafloor contains about 40 percent...