| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:54 PM
As a teenager, George Douglas worked at small airport in North Carolina, saving up the money he earned to pay for flying lessons. He made enough, but his mother wouldn't sign the needed waiver for the 17-year-old to obtain a pilot's license.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:43 PM
A Florida Atlantic University publication is giving a whole new meaning to reading news on the go.
The Student Union on the Boca Raton campus has installed "Toilet Tribune," a newsletter of campus happenings, inside the more than 40 commodes and...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 6:36 PM
There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:26 PM
A report into an academic fraud scandal at the University of North Carolina released on Wednesday found that for 18 years two academic advisers ran a program of fake classes that helped many athletes at the school remain eligible to play sports.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Tel Aviv — Despite the significant reduction in the overall incidence and death rates from strokes in the United States over the past twenty years, more attention needs to be paid to specific age groups, a recent study found.
The new research,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Laderrien Wilson doesn’t say much. He doesn’t have to.
When the Kissimmee Osceola running back carries the football for the Kowboys, his actions say plenty. He’s a bruiser of a running back with speed to boot and he’s carrying...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 9:16 AM
"The whole place started spinning around us. I was in a daze. I don't know what's happening," Sarah Muscella said of her first night in France on a high school music tour.
"I think we were all running on adrenalin" after staying up all night on their...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....
| Aug 20, 2014
Since relocating to Boynton Beach this year from Lexington, Ky., to begin her new position as assistant professor of art at Florida Atlantic University, Sharon Lee Hart has become fascinated by the sea.
"Not as in fun in the sun," the photographer is...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:39 PM
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new Magruder Elementary Discover STEM Academy in Newport News.
The $27 million campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. According to the school division, it will be one of...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Rashi Fein, a Harvard economist considered one of the fathers of Medicare, who threw his intellectual and moral weight behind full, affordable healthcare for nearly seven decades, stretching from the Truman administration to the Obama presidency, died...