| Jan 2, 2013
| 4:39 PM
A recent ranking of the 100 best-value public schools in 2012 listed UC Irvine as No. 16 — one of five California schools in the top 20.
UCI, according to the ranking made by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, admits 47% of those who apply and...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:11 PM
The Rev. John Paul Buchheister Sr., a retired pastor who had been a United Methodist Church district superintendent, died of cardiac failure Saturday at Oak Crest Village. He was 87 and had lived in Lutherville.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Harry...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:48 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in nine people with diabetes saw their blood sugar levels dip back to a normal or "pre-diabetes" level after a year on an intensive diet and exercise program, in a new study.
Complete remission of type 2 diabetes is...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 11:22 AM
It has become part of college sports -- as ingrained as dunks and FieldTurf -- for large universities to accept prized basketball and football recruits and other athletes under more forgiving admissions criteria than are used for other students.
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Rob Komosa became a symbol of courage and positivity after he was paralyzed during a 1999 high school football practice. He counseled others who suffered similar accidents, starred in a documentary about his recovery and gave his time to a charity that...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 12:23 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores, while tobacco companies and smokers called it an overreach.
The ban, which...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The plaque hangs on the wall of the doctor's office, proof of its worth to Greg Brouse, 1981 grand-prize winner of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award.
"My kids can't believe I was either a scholar...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:26 PM
Military sniper Chris Kyle had survived the dust-worn places where he had to worry about enemy fire — or even friendly fire — until this weekend.
Kyle, 38, an author and former Navy SEAL, was shot dead Saturday by an unemployed, 25-year-...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Charles L. Hayes, former secretary and senior vice president of Monumental Life Insurance Co., died Feb. 3 of cancer at the Brookshire Hospice in Hillsborough, N.C.
The former Towson resident was 85.
Charles Lawton Hayes was born and raised in...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Catherine R. Kane, a Harford County government administrator who earlier had worked for the Baltimore County Department of Social Services, died Feb. 12 from colon cancer at her Bel Air home. She was 65.
"She really was an important part of Social...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 1:45 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men are more likely to strain a hamstring playing college soccer than women, according to a new analysis of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) injury records.
The findings also suggest that games - as compared...