| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Flu researchers Yoshihiro Kawaoka and Ron Fouchier found themselves in the middle of a firestorm when, in 2011, they reported how, in separate experiments, they had created mutant strains of the H5N1 bird flu that were able to pass easily between...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:45 PM
While most coaches are drawing up plays and arranging depth charts, Orange Coast College football coach Mike Taylor spent much of his preseason writing letters to professors on campus, urging them to admit his players into congested classes.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:49 PM
The Avera St. Luke’s Board of Directors will welcome four new members, according to a news release.
Dr. Lyle Biegler, Dr. Jean Gerber, Carmen Meyer and Robert Fouberg will replace Gary Sharp, Deb Knecht, Stuart Lonning and Richard Westra....
| Aug 14, 2013
Jean Bethke Elshtain didn't seek out controversies. She simply wanted people to consider the consequences of their actions.
A provocative ethicist and political philosopher at the University of Chicago, Mrs. Elshtain supported the U.S. war on terror,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, is being named as the next president of the University of California system, in an unusual choice that brings a national-level politician to a position usually...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:52 AM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The archbishop of Milwaukee wrote a letter in 2003 to the Vatican office overseeing clergy sex abuse cases begging it to remove a priest who had repeatedly abused children, showed no remorse and at least once engaged in sexual...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The A.V. Club. His books include “The Big Rewind” and “My Year of Flops.” He also collaborated on “Weird Al: The Book.” He has written for the Wall Street Journal,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The Washington County Arts Council has announced its April exhibits, including “A Maryland Decade by Patrick Hiatt” and “The Eye Test 2: Photographs by Benita Keller’s Advanced Photography Class Hagerstown Community College.”...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
What if Facebook isn't the intrusive, all-seeing eye that we fear? What if it isn't just a place where workers waste time and young people post regrettable pictures of themselves?
What if it is not just a stage for narcissists who think everything...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:30 AM
A bachelor's degree may deliver high earnings, but it also requires a pricey outlay for tuition, room and board if you attend a four-year residential college.
You could get your prerequisites taken care of for less at the local community college. Tuition...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Finally! Scientific research backs up my perennial gripe about the soul-killing, society-destroying effects of online comments. A study published last month on the website of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (which does not allow comments)...