| Mar 28, 2013
When officials in suburban Des Plaines read about the hazards of spreading cancer-causing coal tar on playgrounds, parking lots and driveways, they moved to join other communities across the nation that have banned pavement sealants made with the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The text messages started rolling in before Corey Graham even had a chance to settle in front of his locker late Sunday night following the finest game of his NFL career.
They came from friends, former coaches and old teammates. They came from people...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Jeanne Safer didn't need a study to tell her that sibling aggression can cause a child as much distress as being bullied by a peer.
Safer, a psychoanalyst and author of "Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Newport Beach resident Chloe Rice helped the United States Deaf Women's National Soccer Team win gold at the Deaflympics earlier this month in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Team USA won its third straight gold by defeating Russia, 2-1, in the title match on Aug. 4....
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:24 PM
When it comes to studying the region of interstellar space just beyond our solar system, nothing seems to work quite the way scientists imagined.
Take Voyager 1 for example. The spacecraft has confounded and delighted researchers for several years...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Kristina Anderson was a sophomore at Virginia Tech when she was shot twice in the back and once in the foot on April 16, 2007. In less than 12 minutes, the gunman shot and killed 11 of her classmates and one of her professors.
Six years after the...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Katherine Dube is the teacher students turn to when they need help and support. Among her colleagues, she’s known as the educator who invents creative ways to keep those fickle and energetic freshmen interested in literature.
And although Dube,...
| Apr 30, 2013
L.A. poet and playwright
Ben Pleasants, 72, a Los Angeles poet and playwright who also championed the work of Charles Bukowski and John Fante in literary critiques, died of a heart attack April 18 in Crescent City, his wife, Paula, said....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:25 AM
As the New Hampshire football team prepares for its Colonial Athletic Association opener against No. 3 Towson on Saturday at Johnny Unitas Stadium, the Wildcats will probably take some time studying the 13th-ranked defense in the Football Championship...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:17 PM
LA MIRADA — Randy Dodge is still looking for a home away from home. It's safe to say the Vanguard University men's soccer coach can cross Biola University off the list of sites that are standing in for the Lions' on-campus facility, which is still...