| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:32 AM
PHILADELPHIA -- Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a vanishing breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced....
| Oct 14, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, who embodied a dying breed of liberal Republicanism before switching to the Democratic Party at the twilight of his political career, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, his family announced.
Specter died of...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Colleen Wilson of Ellicott City became the first person to enroll in the University of Maryland, College Park's new meteorology degree program a year ago. Now she's embarking on research with some of the nation's top weather watchers.
The program and the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:23 AM
NORMAN — University of Oklahoma President David Boren has released an open letter to Sooner fans, urging them to be hospitable to Notre Dame fans this weekend, when the No. 5 Fighting Irish visit Owen Field for the first time since 1966.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 3:53 PM
That’s how long the Oklahoma Sooners have been waiting to beat Notre Dame on the football field.
Now, this football rivalry is heating up more than both teams can imagine.
Notre Dame is ranked number 5, and Oklahoma is close behind at...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Not long after they began living their dream of owning a dance studio in their new hometown of Columbia 25 years ago, two sisters from Michigan watched that dream go up in flames — the seven-alarm kind.
Six years before tragedy struck, Diane...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:46 PM
As parents, we like to think we can predict what our children will grow up to be based on what captures their attention as kids. Then they return to the nest as young adults and we realize how far wrong we were.
The best swimmer among my children's...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:18 PM
In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-age student working his way through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as a janitor, was declared guilty of racial harassment. Without granting Sampson a hearing, the university administration —...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:52 AM
WASHINGTON -- In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-aged student working his way through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as a janitor, was declared guilty of racial harassment. Without granting Sampson a hearing, the university...
| Jan 5, 2011
Miriam Seegar Whelan
Actress became an interior designer
Miriam Seegar Whelan, 103, an actress from the early days of talking films who was married to director Tim Whelan, died Sunday of age-related causes at her home in Pasadena, said her daughter-in-...