| Dec 8, 2012
The acting out started early, the horrific memories torturing the subconscious.
Those lazy afternoons along the New River were supposed to be a youthful escape from the inner-city life in Fort Lauderdale.
They weren't. And only now, after opening up...
| Nov 17, 2012
During Heather Kirn Lanier's two years in Baltimore as a neophyte teacher, she taught at a city high school that backed up against Mount Olivet Cemetery.
She could clearly see tombstones from her classroom window. Each time Lanier took in the view,...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:41 AM
The most common sexually transmitted disease is often silent and invisible: human papillomavirus (also called HPV). But in some people HPV leads to genital warts and cancers -- notably, cervical cancer.
The vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix were designed as...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:19 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University has announced the receipt of National Letters of Intent from 19 student-athletes who have committed to play football for the Bears this fall. The class includes 16 high school seniors and three junior...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- COLUMBIA, Mo. – Twenty standout student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to attend the University of Missouri and play football for Head Coach Gary Pinkel, as announced today.
"We are very pleased and excited...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:02 PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri sophomore has been sentenced to probation for stealing women's underwear from a residence hall laundry facility.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Tuesday 19-year-old Kevin D. Waida pleaded guilty to...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:54 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri journalism think tank has received one of the largest gifts in school history to continue research into the digital future of news.
School leaders announced a $30.1 million endowment donation Thursday...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:26 PM
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas Debate Team has been ranked first in Texas and 95th in the world by the International Debate Education Association. UNT’s team was placed ahead of the debate teams from the University of...
| Jan 25, 2012
Award-winning Greek filmmaker
Theo Angelopoulos, 76, an award-winning Greek filmmaker known for his slow and dreamlike style as a director, was killed in a road accident Tuesday in Athens.
Police and hospital officials said...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 12:50 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle aged women who eat a lot of refined carbs might offset their risk of type 2 diabetes by drinking a moderate amount of alcohol, a new study suggests.
Following more than 80,000 women over 26 years, researchers found that...
| Feb 16, 2012
The class clown may get in trouble, but the office wag may be the glue that makes a workplace stick together.
Research indicates that humor at work is a good thing. It builds morale and relationships. But it also hurts if it veers from being a bonding...