| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Developers citing new scientific evidence are pressing to end federal protections for the California gnatcatcher, whose status as a threatened species has barred development in many areas of prime Southern California coastal real estate for two decades....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:32 PM
When Austin Holland was being considered for his job as the sole seismologist at the Oklahoma Geological Survey in 2009, his interviewer posed a wry question: "Are you going to be able to entertain yourself as a seismologist in Oklahoma?"
Back then, the...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:59 PM
When Clyde Snow testified at the 2006 genocide trial of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the defendant confronted him with a question Snow futilely yearned to answer.
As one of the world's foremost forensic anthropologists, the wisecracking, chain-smoking...
| 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...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:19 PM
WBAL radio Monday named Merrie Street as news director replacing Mark Miller, who resigned last month.
Street, whose resume includes news director and anchor duties at WLIF and WPOC, starts Monday, according to an email from Ed Kiernan, station general...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 2:40 PM
John Uri Crites, 85, a retired aerospace engineer, husband, father (5), grandfather (14) and great-grandfather (21) passed away peacefully at home in Newport Beach, October 5, 2011.
John was born in Los Angeles, 1925 to Viola Agnes Uri and Clarence Dynes...
| Oct 19, 2011
Children as young as 4 can be diagnosed and treated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The new recommendations update the decade-old guidelines, which covered children ages 6...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:13 PM
JOHNNIE R. BETSON 1928 – 2011
Johnnie Richard Betson, Jr. was born in Fort Worth Texas on December 6, 1928 and was raised by his loving parents Johnnie Richard Sr. and Prebble Carey.
Johnnie joined the Marines the day after graduating from high...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:51 AM
State Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller supports merging the University of Maryland, College Park campus and University of Maryland, Baltimore professional schools in order to raise their national rankings based on total research funding. Compilers of the most...
| 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...