| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:38 PM
Around the time of menopause, many women complain of mental slippage. But, as if to inflict some perverse trick upon them, cognitive scientists have found that they actually perform no more poorly than women who do not have such complaints. (Reassuring in...
| Nov 3, 2011
No car, no work.
"Let's remember that California is a highway state, and having a reliable car is a key component in helping an individual find and retain a job," he said.
Gilbert Perez would love to have a car. He spends two to four hours a day...
| Nov 6, 2011
Unemployment is mired at 9%, and President Obama's poll ratings are mired too. Democrats are dispirited. Republicans are fired up and ready to go. Activists on both the right and the left are demanding change.
So is there any way Obama can win reelection...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Naperville District 203 officials are looking for answers after a “significant drop” in test scores for black students at the district's two high schools. School …...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Educators William and Joyce Fraccaro and neurologist Richard Nyako are recognized for ‘paying it forward’ through their professional and philanthropic work Elmhurst College has awarded …...
| Nov 26, 2011
Darius Riley displays the concentration of a tightrope walker as he fastens his eyes on the lined paper in front of him and grips his No. 2 yellow pencil down to its point to make his most perfect curly letters.
"I would rather do it in print because...
| Dec 5, 2011
Struggling with the black dog of depression? The supplement aisle abounds with options for people seeking a non-medicinal remedy — but figuring out what works and what doesn't can be a challenge for consumers and experts alike.
| Oct 3, 2011
| 5:39 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — By age 6, children should have vaccinations against 14 diseases, in at least two dozen separate doses, the U.S. government advises. More than 1 in 10 parents reject that, refusing some shots or delaying others mainly because of safety...
| Oct 13, 2011
Steve Poynot, Senior Vice President and Team Leader for Howard Bank, has been selected for the Next Leaders in Banking inaugural roster by the Maryland Bankers Association.
Poynot will be honored at the Next Leaders in Banking Awards Breakfast on Oct. 6....
| Oct 17, 2011
Robots aren't known for their soft side. They build cars and defuse bombs; they don't, as a rule, make friends or deal with feelings. But a few groups of researchers around the world are working to build robots for an unusual purpose: Making emotional...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley, former director of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who had also been associate dean for academic affairs, died Dec. 7 of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Roland...