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  • Nine District 214 students ace ACT test

     Nine District 214 students ace ACT test
    Nine seniors from all six traditional high schools in Township High School District 214 received a perfect score on the ACT test. Nationally, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students accomplish that. The students from Buffalo Grove High School are...
  • Scientists step up work to find and contain 'the Ebolas of the future'

    Headlines about alarming new viruses have been hard to escape. In just the past few months, the country has confronted its first cases of Ebola, of the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya and of the respiratory disease enterovirus D68. Many other threats,...
  • Sources Say Complaint Came From Vanderbilt

    Sources Say Complaint Came From Vanderbilt
    ESTERO, Fla. — Sources within women's basketball confirmed Saturday that the NCAA's ruling of a secondary violation regarding Geno Auriemma's congratulatory phone call to Little League star Mo'ne Davis resulted from a Southeastern Conference...
  • As Oregon and Ohio State go for glory, their conferences collect the spoils

    DALLAS For all the excitement and hype, the winner of Monday's first College Football Playoff championship game will get very little direct financial reward. The conferences represented by Ohio State and Oregon each receive a couple million dollars for...
  • College representatives will visit Laguna Beach High

    Laguna Beach High School's annual College Roundup, which allows students and their families to explore postsecondary educational options before visiting college campuses, will take place Oct. 23 in the gym, according to a news release. Attending will be...
  • NFL Kicker Rob Bironas Accused Of Threats, Deadly Chase Before Crash

    NFL Kicker Rob Bironas Accused Of Threats, Deadly Chase Before Crash
    Events leading up to the death of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, who died in a single-car crash in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night, are under investigation by authorities who received multiple inquiries from drivers who claim Bironas...
  • Social support cuts breast cancer deaths by almost half

    Being loved and feeling loved can help prevent a recurrence of cancer and reduce fatality rates among those battling the disease, offers a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. A strong social support system can play a large role in...
  • Threats, deadly intent alleged in Rob Bironas crash

    Threats, deadly intent alleged in Rob Bironas crash
    Events leading up to the death of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, who died in a single-car crash less than a mile from his home in Nashville on Saturday night, are under investigation by authorities who received multiple inquiries from drivers...
  • HIV vaccine feat leaves more questions than answers

    HIV vaccine feat leaves more questions than answers
    Only hours after HIV vaccine researchers announced the achievement of a milestone that has eluded them for a quarter of a century, they began plotting their next steps -- and coming to grips with a sobering reality. Their ultimate goal, halting the spread...
  • Thomson Reuters list of top 100 hospitals

    Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance. The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...
  • Soy may not protect against stomach cancer

    Soy may not protect against stomach cancer
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Estrogen-like compounds that come with a soy-rich diet are sometimes linked to a reduced risk of cancer, but new research from Japan suggests that protection doesn't extend to stomach cancer. In a study that tried to tease...