| Jul 28, 2013
Reaction to the acquittal of George Zimmerman was just the latest reminder: Race continues to divide us as a species.
But why? Are human brains hard-wired to notice and react to racial differences? At first glance, that's precisely what research seems...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facing increased competition from free calorie-counting apps, Weight Watchers International Inc is targeting a steadily growing market - employers looking for a leaner workforce.
U.S. companies are eager to trim rising health care...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Slippery Rock University students from across Pennsylvania and the nation earned dean's list honors during spring semester 2013 (ending May 18).
To qualify for the SRU dean's list, a student must earn a 3.5 grade-point average or higher on a 4-point...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:29 PM
For 17-year-old Colin Pinto, a summer internship at a local nonprofit organization is a both a way of helping others and demonstrating his leadership qualities.
Following his junior year at Neuqua Valley High School, the Naperville teen had signed up...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:12 PM
After years of public awareness campaigns and efforts to promote the adoption of cats and dogs from shelters — initiatives that seemed to be making great strides — a new study has delivered some troublesome findings.
The survey by Best...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:24 PM
COSTA MESA — Corona del Mar High pretty much ran things for the South in Friday night's Brea Lions Club Orange County North-South Prep All-Star Football Game.
The Sea Kings' staff, led by Scott Meyer, coached the South.
The Sea Kings'...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:10 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A historic Supreme Court term ended with a flourish of major rulings that marked a bitter defeat for racial minorities and a groundbreaking victory for gay rights, all in the space of a day.
The justices struck down parts of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Ella Marjorie Kaufman passed away in Scottsdale, Ariz., on June 24, 2013, at the age of 99. She was born in Rosenburg, Texas, on Jan. 11, 1914, to Rev. Ezra and Mamie Lantz. Upon graduation from El Reno (Oklahoma) High School in 1931, she moved to...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:30 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many professional basketball players who rupture their Achilles tendon never make it back for another season, according to a new study.
Researchers also found those who suffer the heel injury and do come back tend to perform...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The U.S. Justice Department has told a court in Florida that the government does not secretly track the location of Americans' cellphones as part of its massive phone surveillance dragnet, but asking experts to believe that assertion has proved to be...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Whitney Janel Custer and Christian Nathaniel Johnson, both of Youngwood, are announcing their engagement.
Miss Custer is the daughter of Douglas and Natalie Custer, Friedens. She is a 2008 graduate of Shanksville-Stonycreek School District and a...