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  • Howard County instructor named Maryland Teacher of the Year

    Howard County instructor named Maryland Teacher of the Year
    A Howard County high school teacher who was raised in a family of educators and turned to the profession as a second career was named the state's Teacher of the Year Friday. Jody Zepp, 54, of Owings Mills, was born in Baltimore and grew up in...
  • Study: Many prior failed relationships can hurt marriage

    Study: Many prior failed relationships can hurt marriage
    Now 31, Rodney Jordan said his brief marriage at age 22 was doomed before it started. When he wed, he said, he had had many failed relationships. Jordan, a 6th-grade teacher in Manassas, Va., and author of "From the Heart of a Teacher," said he was...
  • In Theory: Reflections on 'What's it all for?'

    The British Humanist Assn. recently began a poster campaign in the London Underground offering a daily “Thought for the Commute,” not only to garner attention for the association, but also to get commuters to ponder the meaning of life....
  • UF's Kurt Roper looks to reignite, not reinvent offense as Gators prep to face Vols

    GAINESVILLE — It's been less than a month, but the Eastern Michigan game seems like a long time ago for Kurt Roper. When UF visits Tennessee on Saturday it will four weeks since Roper's up-tempo offense seemed to signal a new, optimistic era under...
  • Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us

     Healing waters? It's what the beach life does for us
    Ahhh, the beach. The baking sun, soft sand, cresting waves and sea breeze on your face. There's nothing quite like spending time at South Florida's beaches. Why do we feel so good there? And are the benefits from the beach physical or psychological?...
  • Rotation gives Indians cause for optimism

    The Sports Xchange Rotation gives Indians cause for optimism CLEVELAND -- One year after making the American League wild-card game, the Cleveland Indians were competitive again in 2014, remaining in contention until the season's final week. While the...
  • Islamic State's secret weapon in Iraq? Wheat, other grains

    Islamic State's secret weapon in Iraq? Wheat, other grains
    For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop. A wheat farmer from outside Mosul, Paulis and his family fled the militant group Islamic State early last month. The group overran the family farm as part of its offensive that...
  • Syria raids show Saudi, UAE ambition to extend regional authority

    By William Maclean and Angus McDowall DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - The decision by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to join air strikes in Syria reflects an increasingly muscular foreign policy by the Gulf Arab heavyweights that has already...
  • Nobel Peace Prize honors Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

    They’re denied an education, kidnapped, gang-raped and sold in the market. They’re forced to cart water and they’re married off early to old men. Then one extraordinary girl, Malala Yousafzai, escaped the fate of others and soared to...
  • Japan consumer mood dips as sales tax hike saps morale

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese consumer confidence worsened for a second straight month in September, suggesting the government's policy efforts to boost shopper sentiment and promote growth are losing traction. The survey's sentiment index for general...
  • Solvines Moradel's Survival Story

    Solvines Moradel's Survival Story
    The lump on my left breast was palpated by my experienced and knowledgeable OB/GYN of 13 years, Dr. Gil Aronson during a routine checkup in July 2013.  My cancer was the size of a peanut and that it hadn’t spread to the rest of my body gave me...