| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Today is Darwin Day, the 205th anniversary of the birth of the father of the theory of evolution.
It's a scientific "holiday" that has had its evolutionary ups and downs.
Five years ago, for the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:31 PM
I sometimes worry about Jesus at Christmastime.
On the one hand, he gets a worldwide birthday party celebrated by 2 billion Christians, trees, Macy's windows, concerts, communal singing, gift giving, feasts, family gatherings and uplifting worship....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:09 AM
When it comes time for the 2013 University of Tennessee football team pictures, just tell Ryne Rankin where to stand. He has a vision.
When he visited the campus for an unofficial trip Oct. 1 – his birthday – to take in the Buffalo game, he...
| May 21, 2012
With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn.
She found it in a small advertisement...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:28 PM
When Jannah Tucker visited the University of Tennessee in February, she began to see herself as a Lady Vol. This past weekend, the New Town rising senior knew for sure.
Tucker, a member of the U.S. Under-18 national team, orally committed to the Lady...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:42 PM
In a Bay Rivers District baseball championship race that appears to be four teams deep, most weeks should produce showdown games. This week's big game pits the remaining two unbeatens as Warhill (5-0) travels to Grafton (5-0) at 4:30 p.m. Friday.
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Lee Gardner, editor of Baltimore's City Paper, is leaving the alt-weekly to become a senior editor of the Washington-based Chronicle of Higher Education.
Gardner, 47, said 17 years at the City Paper — including 10 as the editor — was simply...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:26 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - If watching the London Olympics has sparked an interest in race walking, with its singular hip-swinging, rolling gait, but the pace is not right, consider power walking, its more easygoing cousin.
Whatever your fitness level, experts...