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  • Two Texas men face charges of aiding terrorists

    Federal authorities in Central Texas have accused two men of aiding terrorists, alleging that one had been recruiting jihadi fighters through an online chatroom and that the other was about to travel to Syria "to conduct violent jihad." Rahatul Ashikim...
  • BAFTA/LA Student Awards Go to Annie Silverstein's 'Skunk'

    Annie Silverstein was a double winner at the 11th annual BAFTA/LA Student Film Awards, taking home both the audience award and the jury prize Thursday night. Silverstein, from the University of Texas at Austin, won with the narrative "Skunk," a subtle...
  • Brain's limits lead to unconscious choices in what we see and remember

    Brain's limits lead to unconscious choices in what we see and remember
    The human brain is a marvel of power and flexibility, and a pair of new studies out Monday demonstrates that when it runs up against the limits of its capacity to take in and store information, the brain often relies on its agility to fill the gap. In the...
  • Love Story: For Facebook Friends, Relationship Grows

    Love Story: For Facebook Friends, Relationship Grows
    "Who's your friend?" Meredith Maffett asked her brother, Bret, after seeing a picture of him with his classmates — including Seth Taylor — at Wake Forest University. Meredith was home in West Hartford while her brother studied in North...
  • USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.

    USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.
    With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region. Though investments and...
  • A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system

    A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system
    The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return. More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
  • Football report: Issues with home field prompt schedule changes at Oak Ridge

    For the second consecutive season, Oak Ridge will start play without a home-field advantage. Repairs to the field at Lee Leonard Stadium, which had drainage issues and was damaged by flooding last season, have not been completed. The school has...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry is indicted, accused of abusing his power

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury Friday, accused of two felony counts of abusing his power by eliminating funds for the state’s ethics watchdog. The byzantine case involves the drunk-driving conviction of a Democratic prosecutor,...
  • Emanuel hounded by crime issue

    Emanuel hounded by crime issue
    Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
  • Friends, students reminisce about teacher slain in Benghazi, Libya

    Logan Gentry said his friend Ronnie Smith, who was fatally shot while jogging in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday, did not fear his experience abroad. Smith, 33, joked with everyone, while also caring for others and looking for ways to serve them, Gentry...
  • 'The Square' Takes Top Trophy at International Documentary Awards

    Jehane Noujaim's Egyptian Revolution documentary "The Square" has won the best feature award from the International Documentary Association. The award, presented Friday night at the Directors Guild of America theater, adds to a growing list of kudos...