| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Brittany Lang won the Class 2A state title in cross country last year as a freshman. Her sophomore season has been much more frustrating.
Limited by a troublesome hip/leg injury, she had tried to run in two races but wasn't 100 percent. The Oakland...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The crowd erupts in cheers as a Trojan warrior parades a white horse down Foothill Boulevard.
“It's Traveler!” shouts a woman, who dashes into the street for a photo with the University of Southern California mascot.
GRAPHIC: La Canada's...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Martin Ngwa, a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, plans to go into social work after graduation — though his school doesn't offer the major.
Thanks to an unusual partnership between UMES, an historically black institution, and...
| Oct 13, 2013
Since she was a little girl, Sheri Prentiss knew she wanted to be a doctor.
"My parents would remind me — if you want to be a doctor, you have to work harder than the other kids," says Prentiss, 45 (whose name, until her Oct. 1 marriage to...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:01 PM
California's community college system is considering a controversial effort to offer four-year degrees, a move designed to boost the number of students who graduate and are more prepared for the workforce.
The change would require legislation...
| Oct 15, 2013
He's a TV show host by day who turns tricks at night. But no, this isn't Justin Willman's dark secret. He started performing magic as a kid under the stage name his mother bestowed, Justin Kredible. He's kept it—but ditched the nickname—as...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:12 AM
The case is about her, about how her life was forever changed, but the young woman with deep brown eyes doesn't know that it will finally go to trial this week. She doesn't realize that, in a Chicago courtroom, jury selection will begin Tuesday. Her...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:55 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Strength training and balance exercises are more likely to help prevent sports injuries than stretching, a new look at the evidence suggests.
Researchers said it's not clear which specific exercises have the best chance of...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Like any sports team owner, Rebecca Wagner wants to win.
"Would I love a championship? You'd better believe it," Wagner said. "I'm as competitive as the next person."
But Wagner, the owner of the Pennsylvania Dragons, the minor league adult football...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Her TV show was so popular in London and in her native Jamaica in the 1990s that she's been dubbed "the Oprah of the Caribbean."
But morning-show host Diana Wright says the most meaningful chapter of her life closed recently when she self-published a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:20 PM
On Oct. 4, Ames United Methodist Church presented the Community Action Agency, Harford Food Bank in Edgewood with a check for $8,206.77.
The 5th Annual Racing to Feed the Hungry Daily 5K Run and 2K Walk held June 22 at Tollgate Park, drew a crowd of...