| May 26, 2015
| 9:16 AM
"Is travel to Cuba for tourist activities permitted? No."
That's what the U.S. Treasury Department website says. And yet Havana is loaded with Americans, from the Floridita bar, where they pose for photos with a bust of Ernest Hemingway, to the Rum...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 8:21 AM
The University of Florida has selected the first woman dean for the Levin College of Law.
Laura Ann Rosenbury was selected Monday to replace Robert Jerry who stepped down in June after 11 years.
The Gainesville Sun reports Provost Joe Glover made...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Nearly one in five college students may suffer from "exploding head syndrome," a psychological condition in which people are abruptly awakened from sleep by imaginary loud noises or blasts.
That's according to Washington State University researchers...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:26 AM
Friday marks the first day of spring, but tell that to cities still smothered in snow.
Consider Boston, which Sunday set a new record for snow in a single season there — 108.6 inches.
The city famous for tossing tea into the harbor has lately...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 4:00 AM
As a first-year veterinary science student at Utah State University, it's not surprising that one of Erin Hughes' best friends is a black Labrador named Charly.
"I got her as a puppy in high school," Hughes said. "She has been one of my most loyal...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:34 PM
Between 1983 and 1985, I was at the Orange Coast College sailing center almost every day as a member of the OCC sailing team and then one year as coach. During this time, I met people like Jim Jorgensen, Brad Avery and Dave Grant.
At that time, Grant...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:32 PM
Ray Nagel, a UCLA quarterback in the 1940s who became a college football coach and athletic director before a stint in the front office of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1980s, has died. He was 87.
Nagel died Jan. 15 in San Antonio, according to the...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 10:00 PM
The Ginyebus know wild animals. They live six miles from the world-renowned Serengeti National Park, where tourists pay thousands of dollars to photograph the same wildlife the family sees as part of ordinary life: leopards, wildebeest, jackals and,...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen treated more like livestock than pets.
But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania do get named, their owners tend...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Tucked in a quiet corner of the bustling area occupied by this town's bus station and central market, the setup doesn't look like much: a few of the country's ubiquitous four-wheel-drive vehicles, some men in dress shirts, and a red bucket and a couple of...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Scott H. Dunham of Glendale, California, died on October 26, 2014 from complications from pneumonia. He was surrounded by his family.
Scott was born on May 7, 1950, in Seattle, Washington, but spent his formative years in Anaheim, California. He moved...