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  • Illinois comfort dogs head to Oklahoma in wake of deadly tornado

    Illinois comfort dogs head to Oklahoma in wake of deadly tornado
    Money, personnel and supplies have poured into Oklahoma from across the country after Monday's devastating tornado, but one Chicago-area church is sending a different kind of assistance — a team of golden retrievers. Lutheran Church Charities,...
  • Former Sen. Arlen Specter Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

    Former Sen. Arlen Specter Dies After Long Battle With Cancer
    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....
  • Ex-Sen. Arlen Specter dies at 82

    Ex-Sen. Arlen Specter dies at 82
    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...
  • NOAA center puts center of weather research at students' fingertips in College Park

    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...
  • PASSINGS: Carlo Rambaldi, David Scott

    PASSINGS: Carlo Rambaldi, David Scott
    Carlo Rambaldi Oscar-winning special effects master Carlo Rambaldi, 86, an Academy Award-winning special effects master known as the father of "E.T.," died Friday in southern Italy after a long illness, Italian news media reported. He won visual...
  • PASSINGS: Miriam Seegar Whelan, Glenn R. Watson, Catherine 'Kay' Kerr, Edward P. Evans

    PASSINGS: Miriam Seegar Whelan, Glenn R. Watson, Catherine 'Kay' Kerr, Edward P. Evans
    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-...
  • Ereck Plancher trial: Medical examiner defends finding Plancher died from trait

    Ereck Plancher trial: Medical examiner defends finding Plancher died from trait
    UCF Athletics Association attorneys aimed to discredit the medical examiner who testified complications from sickle cell trait contributed to Ereck Plancher's death. Medical examiner Joshua Stephany told the jury Plancher's death was caused by...
  • Ereck Plancher trial: Team doctors say they did not know Plancher had trait

    Ereck Plancher trial: Team doctors say they did not know Plancher had trait
    Three UCF football team physicians testified Tuesday they did not know Ereck Plancher tested positive for sickle cell trait and never counseled him about the condition. Orange County medical examiner Joshua D. Stephany also told the jury on day seven...
  • Central Florida 2012 Super60: No. 1, Ty Darlington, C, Apopka

    Central Florida 2012 Super60: No. 1, Ty Darlington, C, Apopka
    Apopka senior offensive lineman Ty Darlington was posed with a question on Friday that no one had ever asked. The 6-foot-4, 272-pound blocker has lofty goals heading into his senior year of high school, and it never dawned on him that he would ever...
  • Do people fail to respond to tornado warnings?

    Do people fail to respond to tornado warnings?
    The violent tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo., killing at least 117, had hospital employees rushing to transport patients to safety at the last few minutes and forced others into refrigerators for shelter. There was 20 minutes of advance warning provided...
  • Active video games don't mean kids exercise more

    Active video games don't mean kids exercise more
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - All that virtual boxing, bowling and dancing along with video game systems might not be helping kids meet their daily exercise requirements, a new study suggests. In the report, kids who were given so-called active video games...