| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:05 PM
We are on vacation, we're hiking Zion National Park's spectacular trails. Two-hundred-million-year-old sandstone shoots up 7,000 feet in sheer cliff and spire, sporting colors of orange, rose, toast, salmon and purple in geometric striation.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Current job: state senator
Previous positions: high school teacher, Champaign County board member, Champaign County auditor
Education: Bachelor's degree in German...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
At the Colgate University Library you can check out the book "Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution" by Richard Whittle, the book "The Thistle and the Drone: How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam" by Akbar Ahmed,...
| 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 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 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 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 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Long thought a thing of the future, electric cars are becoming mainstream. Sales in the United States of plug-in, electric vehicles nearly doubled last year. Credible forecasts see the number rising within a decade to half a million vehicles per year,...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Most Hollywood marriages don't turn out like this.
Fifteen years ago, several executives were jockeying for a plum position running 20th Century Fox Television, the production company behind "The Simpsons" and "Ally McBeal." The boss made a decision,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:20 PM
A renowned Connecticut judge and former CIA agent who had the distinction of being the longest held prisoner of war in American history died Monday at the age of 84. Those who knew him said he was a remarkable man, who was accomplished, caring,...
| 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...