| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:07 PM
At the mention of Gettysburg, Jeff Stocker fidgets in his chair.
Stocker, wearing a gold necktie adorned with the likeness of Abraham Lincoln, turns to his left and tilts his head slightly toward the ceiling. A smile emerges from his gray goatee....
| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90.
The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry...
| Jan 10, 2013
James M. Buchanan, the U.S. economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, has died. He was 93.
He died Wednesday at a hospital in Blacksburg, Va., according to...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:42 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Sleep-deprived surgeons don't make any more mistakes than usual during gallbladder operations, a new study suggests.
Whether doctors had been up doing emergency surgery the previous night did not affect a patient's risk of...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Old Dominion doesn’t have an estimated cost or move-in date for a proposed waterfront football stadium, but athletic director Wood Selig considers the project “absolutely critical” to the program’s future and described initial...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:07 PM
I'm a collector of college and university sweatshirts.
I've accumulated a few: North Carolina, NC State, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, Ohio State, Miami, Auburn, West Point and Virginia.
I like to wear them on my daily constitutionals.
| Nov 20, 2013
The day Benetra and Charlton Johnson received the progress note from their son's kindergarten teacher with the phrase "assault on another child," the couple knew their traditional, authoritarian brand of parenting wasn't working for Creighton, who has...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The forensic anthropologist lifted a thighbone from the skeleton arrayed on her metal lab table and studied the fine cracks traversing its surface, gray and weathered as driftwood.
Associate professor Lori Baker, 44, set the bone down and cradled the...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Hoping to take advantage of new technologies to expand online education, 10 additional public universities and state college systems around the country are affiliating with Coursera, one of the leading providers of online education.
But the schools&...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:58 AM
From his dorm room at Indiana Wesleyan University in the fall of 2011, Weston's Santiago Jaramillo launched BueBridge Digital, a company that creates mobile apps for tourism destinations, colleges and churches.
Now, at the ripe old age of 23, he's...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Geri and Larry Kalck, of Fallston, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Angela Kalck, to Jason Clinton McCormick, son of Dennis McCormick of Louisville, Tenn., and Christy Linke of Plant City, Fla.
The bride to be is a 1997 graduate of...