| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:20 AM
"Books are a uniquely portable magic," wrote Stephen King, who ought to know about such things.
This holiday season, why not spread a little portable magic yourself? We're suggesting 100 books for gift-giving in a variety of genres, tones and topics....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Is weight loss, by itself, healthy?
My belief is that the more abs I can see, the healthier I am.
This is because of what I must do to see those abs: exercise more, consume fewer barley beverages, raid my kids' candy stash less, fill up on vegetables....
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:06 AM
HARTFORD — Visit Hartford Hospital and you'll see pieces of history on display: a 1927 nursing book opened to a diagram of the body's thoracic area; early brain surgery tools from the 1950s; ancient marble tablets inscribed with the hospital's first...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
When East Hampton sisters Alyssa and Alanna Bish-Rondinone were competing for the leading role in their school production of "The Wizard of Oz," their mom was concerned, and even the school theatre coach feared that "hair might fly at home." Turns out,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:37 AM
As wedding bands go, you could do worse than the Westminster Abbey Choir, which performed in 2011 at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The choir is trained at a special school, the only one in the UK that's created...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: University of Florida Shands Medical Center
A new University of Florida study shows daily moderate physical activity may mean the difference between seniors being able to keep up everyday activities or becoming housebound. In fact, moderate...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:10 PM
The Notre Dame Speech and Debate Team was represented at the Yale University Invitational held Sept. 20-21. Abigail Marone won the championship in Congressional Debate. Marone was one of more than 180 contestants in this prestigious tournament.
| Nov 22, 2014
Sensible is what Gateway Community College strives for in its continuing-education programs that allow adult students to take smaller bites of the education apple while advancing their education and employment prospects.
Many of these noncredit courses,...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Approaching the 150th anniversary of one of the worst massacres against Native Americans in U.S. history, officials at Northwestern University are considering how to atone for its co-founder's role while also improving its relationship with Native...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Drink companies spent $866 million to advertise sugary drinks last year, with much of that marketing aimed squarely at children and teens, a Yale University research center says in a new report.
"Despite promises by major beverage companies to be part...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Howard County Executive-elect Allan Kittleman likes to refer to himself as a personal freedom guy. That's why he supported marriage equality, the decriminalization of marijuana possession and a ban on discrimination against transgender people. And it...