| Jul 3, 2012
| 5:58 PM
David Walters was ready to hang up his swimming career when he suddenly had to go back into race mode.
The Tabb High and University of Texas graduate finished 10th in the 100-meter freestyle semifinals at the U.S. Olympic Trials, two spots out of a...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 3:43 PM
The last of the winners of the 2012 National Merit Scholarship competition have been named.
From Corona del Mar High School, Nicholas Charles Roy won the college-sponsored scholarship for Northwestern University and states his likely career field as...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 5:42 PM
An outsider with experience in leading a neighboring state through sometimes-unpopular reforms will become the next Maryland superintendent of schools, the state school board announced Friday.
Delaware Secretary of Education Lillian M. Lowery, a 57-year-...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 7:11 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Eager to energize young voters, President Barack Obama is depicting Republicans as obstacles to an affordable college education as he previews an argument he will make on university campuses next week in states crucial to his re-...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 1:24 PM
HAMPTON — For Christopher Flood, the hardest part was getting his mother's permission. Which is never easy when the words "death waiver" are involved.
"She was like, 'Uh … are you sure you want to do this?'" he said. "I told her, it's really...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:03 AM
If Supreme Court rejects Obama’s health law, employers, insurers will drive their own overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) — If the Supreme Court strikes down President Barack Obama’s health care law, employers and insurance companies — not...
| Sep 19, 2012
Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny.
Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:01 PM
(Reuters) - In the small northeast Ohio town of Massillon, a few miles from the National Football Hall of Fame, some 20,000 fans pack into a high school stadium, drowning out the roar of a real tiger mascot on the sidelines.
Football is akin to...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Friday night lights. Gridiron glory.
With the start of a new school year comes another fall ritual — the return of football.
But as teams step onto the field, coaches are chalking more than Xs and Os. Concussions are now part of their play books....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:51 PM
As public health leaders step up their efforts to temper Americans' thirst for sugar-sweetened beverages, a new set of published studies has found that removing sugary drinks from kids' diets slows weight gain in heavy teens and reduces the odds that...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 2:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Health providers should screen all adults and pregnant women for risky drinking habits, a government-backed expert panel said Monday in new draft recommendations.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines were...