| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2012
What does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...