| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Up in Tennessee they just can't leave it alone. “It” being the state's trademark association with a debate over how man came to be – evolution or creation. You know, the old monkey debate. The Scopes trial of the 1920s that found ...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The Orange County School Board is recognizing tonight its top one percent — nearly 100 students admitted to top colleges from amongst about 10,000 high school graduates this year. The district's traditional high schools provided the names of their...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
U.S.News & World Report released its annual list of top graduate schools this morning and a number of Florida programs earned a spot within the 2013 national rankings. University of Florida's School of Education, for example, ranks 34th in the country ...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Mark Andrews, the co-founder of the National Teachers Hall of Fame, flew to Baltimore from Emporia, Kan., to honor a teacher at Roland Park Country School. But first he asked an auditorium full of students to think for a minute about a teacher who has...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:17 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Austin Carroll was fighting insomnia when the Indiana teenager turned to Twitter for relief and casually droppedthe F-word multiple times, apparently to demonstrate to his followers that the expletive would fit almost anywhere in...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:50 AM
As the number of children with autism has increased over the past couple of decades, so have efforts to find causes behind this neurodevelopmental disorder. Research published Wednesday provides new clues about genetic glitches that may contribute to...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has named her choice to become the new Cook County medical examiner.
In an item just added to the Cook County Board's agenda for today's meeting, Preckwinkle proposes that Dr. Stephen J. Cina replace Dr. Nancy...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:50 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Half of all heart patients made at least one medication-related mistake after leaving the hospital, and guidance from a pharmacist didn't seem to reduce those errors, in a new study.
Consequences of mistakes — such as...
| Sep 23, 2012
"A poet," Louis Simpson once wrote, "should wish for enough unhappiness to keep him writing."
Simpson may not have wished for trouble, but he kept writing for 60 years — spare, powerful poems about war, infidelity, suburban alienation and other...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:19 PM
Scientists are trying to unravel a medical mystery involving a new type of coronavirus, which come from that same large family of viruses that bring us the common cold but also brought us Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome - better known as SARS - back...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:53 AM
The UC Irvine School of Law faculty has been ranked in the top 10 with the highest scholarly impact in the nation, according to a recent study.
The law school, now in its third year, was ranked No. 7 nationally, moving Irvine up two spots from a...