| Oct 22, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Georg Solti loved birthday parties, especially his own. One can only imagine how thrilled he would have been to witness the outpouring of affection from the international gathering of colleagues who presented a special concert in his honor at Symphony...
| May 30, 2012
Phil Collins is not the first name you associate with the Alamo. But yes, Phil Collins the musician is considered an expert on the Battle of the Alamo and owns the biggest collection of Alamo artifacts in the world. He displays them in a pristine...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:48 AM
Saudi Arabia named Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz to be crown prince Monday, the state news agency reported, putting him next in line to the throne of the oil-rich kingdom.
His appointment comes a day after burial services for Crown Prince Nayef bin...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Scientists said Wednesday that they had discovered a new particle whose characteristics match those of the Higgs boson, the most sought-after particle in physics, which could help unlock some of the universe's deepest secrets.
"We have reached a...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 4:23 PM
SOUTH BEND -- They have the right clues.
Even the suspect is in hand.
But just as with all good detective stories, a University of Notre Dame physicist says, there are bound to be twists and turns as the details eventually unfold.
Kevin Lannon, an...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Caltech researchers tackle many projects that can change lives, from curing chronic diseases to producing artificial fuels that might curtail the need to drill for petroleum.
But professors at the institute say a major new discovery announced this week...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 11:54 AM
Campus High School in Haysville is in the final stage of certification to become an International Baccalaureate school. The school hopes to enter the first class of 30 to 40 students into the advanced college preparatory program in the fall of 2013....
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:30 AM
A suspicious item prompted the crew of a United Airlines flight to Switzerland to divert it to Boston, as two F-15 fighters shadowed the plane Tuesday night.
The item, found inside an airsickness bag, turned out to be an unclaimed camera. officials said....
| Aug 9, 2012
On July 4, a large assembly of scientists in Geneva, Switzerland announced that, after spending $10 billion, employing 6,000 researchers and directing tiny subatomic particles on a collision course of 17 miles, they had found what they were looking for....
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:43 PM
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Perennially safety-conscious automaker Volvo is now betting it can save pedestrian lives, with the world's first external airbag.
The new system is one of the many high-tech safety features being introduced on the Swedish maker's...
| Dec 9, 2012
Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum: