| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The discovery of a new species of hammerhead shark may sound like bad news for swimmers. But shark bites are rare, and it turns out this may be worse news for sharks.
The shark, as yet unnamed, closely resembles the scalloped hammerhead shark, a species...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Greg Street took an unusual path to being one of the lead developers on the most massive video game in history. The McDaniel College graduate returns to his alma mater on April 30 in a free event open to the public called "SmartTALK," where Street will...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Robert L. Carter, who as an NAACP civil rights attorney was an architect of the legal strategy used in the cases that led to Brown vs. Board of Education, the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has...
| Jan 1, 2012
The traffic stop began peacefully three hours into New Year's Day 2010, with the woman driving the SUV telling the officer that she hadn't been drinking and her husband merrily exclaiming he was the source of the alcohol smell.
But the situation soured...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:41 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For kids, time spent inactive seems less of a factor in higher body fat than does a lack of exercise, according to a new study.
Researchers found that the more minutes kids spent exercising at the pace of a fast walk each day,...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:43 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults' eyesight may suffer irreversibly if they don't have vision insurance, suggests a new study that argues eye health should be a mandatory part of regular health insurance policies.
Researchers found that people...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 7:00 AM
It was exciting to hear that Ryan Ripken received a full scholarship to attend the University of South Carolina ("O's draft one more Ripken — Cal's son," June 7). How proud parents Cal Ripken Jr. and Kelly Ripken must be. But, wouldn't it have...
| Jun 11, 2012
Charles Evans believes the nation's unemployment rate is unacceptably high, and he has a plan to get Americans back to work.
In an election year, this sounds like political rhetoric. But Evans isn't running for office.
As president and chief executive...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 3:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The next time you stay in a hotel, you might want to bring some extra hand-sanitizer.
A study on contamination levels in hotel rooms led by the University of Houston, presented on Sunday at the American Society of Microbiology,...
| Jul 21, 2012
It's embarrassing admission time for your Postcards correspondent.
I've never been to Gatorland, the iconic, old-school attraction that has been beckoning tourists to pass beneath its ridiculously enormous pointy-toothed jaws for more than half a...
| Oct 11, 2011
South Carolina dismisses Stephen Garcia...