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  • Tropical Storm Arthur set to become hurricane just in time for July 4

    Tropical Storm Arthur set to become hurricane just in time for July 4
    As the United States prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July, the weather is preparing to supply the fireworks in the form of the first named Atlantic hurricane of the season. Tropical Storm Arthur, carrying winds of 40 mph, was about 95 miles off...
  • A father, fighting ALS, prepares for a walking miracle

    CORONA DEL MAR, California -- Lindsay Nieto remembers it well, the day her father told her he was dying. She still was in high school, and, with her older brother, she met her dad and stepmother at a coffee shop before classes. "They came walking...
  • Winter Park grad rowing across the ocean in Great Pacific Race

    Winter Park grad rowing across the ocean in Great Pacific Race
    Imagine climbing aboard a skinny, 30-foot boat with no sails, no motor and three people you sort of know and rowing from the coast of California to Hawaii — about 2,400 miles if you go straight, which you won't. It's called the Great Pacific Race,...
  • Bum parachute mars NASA saucer test flight

    Bum parachute mars NASA saucer test flight
    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A helium balloon carrying an experimental saucer-shaped NASA spacecraft floated off a launch tower at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, on Saturday to test landing systems for future missions to Mars....
  • PINs, passwords and a feeling of high-tech disconnect

    With a few exceptions over the last 2,000 years or so, humans have been in general agreement that they did not want to become their parents. But I'm on the brink of having it happen to me, whether I like it or not. It's hard to identify a single event...
  • Thank the polar vortex for a foggy June

    Thank the polar vortex for a foggy June
    Driving home from downtown Chicago recently, Jason Erkes looked up and noticed something missing — the city. It had disappeared in the fog. “I posted on Facebook, ‘Where is the skyline?’” he said. “You could not see a...
  • Vigilance by the Supreme Court for a healthy planet

    The following editorial appeared in the Seattle Times on Friday, June 27: Progress on environmental issues and concerns is incremental at best. Protecting the air, land and sea for future generations depends on actions taken now. Cleaner air and water...
  • The English language is here to stay

    The English language is here to stay
    That English has become a dominant world language is a consequence of history. The British Empire spread English to many parts of the globe, first through colonization in the 17th and 18th centuries and then through its leadership in the Industrial...
  • 'Pacific Rim 2′ Confirmed for April 7, 2017 Release

    Guillermo del Toro has committed to making a sequel to "Pacific Rim" with Universal scheduling the release on April 7, 2017. Zak Penn will write the script with del Toro. Legendary's Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni once again produce alongside del Toro,...
  • Gay Morgan student says fraternity case left him 'broken,' yet stronger

    Gay Morgan student says fraternity case left him 'broken,' yet stronger
    When Brian Stewart accused a local fraternity chapter at Morgan State University of discriminating against him for being gay late last year, the university stressed its commitment to diversity and began investigating. The two results, Stewart said...
  • Study: Increase of sharks off Atlantic Coast

    Study: Increase of sharks off Atlantic Coast
    The number of great white sharks off the U.S. Atlantic Coast appears to have increased since the early 1990s after conservation measures were introduced to halt their decline, a U.S. government scientist said on Saturday. Scientists for the National...