| May 21, 2013
| 4:50 PM
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,...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2012
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...
| 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-...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:45 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 10:49 PM
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...
| May 26, 2011
| 9:50 AM
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...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 11:46 PM
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...