| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:56 PM
What began as a common theme in a Corona del Mar student's college application essays in 2012 became fodder for a just-published book about the U.S. government and Constitution.
"Vigilance: The Price of Liberty" was released nationally in late...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Now and again a book comes along that offers not only an engaging story but one that actually makes its readers think.
"A Southern Girl," a novel by John Warley is one of those books. On the surface, the story centers on the experiences of one family as...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Others can worry about Ebola. I'm worried about the office cold.
My boss is sniffling today. I've kept my distance and told him I hope he feels better soon. Whether he's touched or not, my concern is truly touching, trust me. I don't want to spend the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:36 PM
TALLAHASSEE — The search for the next president of Florida State University, widely believed to be lined up in favor of influential state Sen. John Thrasher, drew applications this week from several academics with extensive resumes.
| Sep 21, 2014
U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn will discuss his new book, "Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black" (University of South Carolina Press, $34.95) on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. U.S....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Screening women for breast cancer using traditional digital mammography plus a technique that yields a three-dimensional picture of the breast improves detection of cancer and reduces the number of women called back unnecessarily for further tests and...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Gary Poliakoff has died. Here's the announcement from the firm Becker & Poliakoff. The funeral is Monday.:
Becker & Poliakoff Announces the Passing of firm co-founder Gary A. Poliakoff
We are deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Two reports released this weekend about how public universities are spending their money have sparked widespread outrage across the country.
One, from the Chronicle of Higher Education, outlined executive compensation at public universities, revealing...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Wounded by controversy over keeping killer whales in captivity, SeaWorld Entertainment is embarking on a pricey project designed to give its orcas more room to roam.
The company said Friday it will nearly double the orca habitat at its three SeaWorld...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:09 PM
People who jogged or ran for as little as five minutes a day reduced their risk of premature death by nearly one-third and extended their lives by about three years, according to a new study.
Researchers examined the exercise habits of more than 55,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
BEIJING — Eva Jin isn't the only female director making waves in China. This year alone, Zhao Wei's "So Young" made nearly $115 million and Xue Xiaolu's "Finding Mr. Right" took in $85 million.
Shaoyi Sun, a professor of film and TV at Shanghai...