| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:38 AM
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:33 PM
BOCA RATON — Ask around. Megan Moroney just can't lose.
Even when she swims in events that aren't her specialty, she just doesn't lose. The St. Andrew's senior entered Tuesday's triple dual meet against Coral Springs Charter, FAU High and Pope...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Joining a lacrosse club is a huge commitment that involves the entire family, and there are a number of things to consider. There’s the fit between coach and player, the number of practices required and, of course, cost. Maryland Family spoke with...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Is there such a thing as a low-maintenance garden?
Some landscapers and horticulturists will tell you no – every garden needs maintenance of some kind.
For the most part, they are right.
From personal experience, I can tell you there are high-...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:42 PM
More than a century ago, Ivan Pavlov showed he could make trained dogs salivate when they heard a bell, invoking the memory of food.
But it wasn't until the 1980s that USC neuroscientist Richard F. Thompson cracked the mystery of how those types of...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98.
The longtime USC professor of...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Carmel, Lake Zurich and Mundelein all hoped to have better records as the midway point of the season draws near.
In the case of the Corsairs, there is plenty of reason for optimism even if a 2-2 mark isn't their ideal scenario.
| Aug 30, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Helen Bamber's father read to her as a child in pre-war Britain, but there was nothing warm or comforting about the experience.
He read passages from Hitler's anti-Semitic treatise "Mein Kampf" and articles by Hitler's chief propagandist, Joseph...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
War! Imagine that you're on the front line in battle. Bombs exploding, bullets whizzing past your ear. The soldier next to you is slowly bleeding to death. Worse yet, you've run out of ammunition. Correction — you never had any ammo to begin with....
| Oct 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: Am in my early 20s and have been working as tech support for four years. Now I am ready to commit to formal study to become a technology professional. I'll be doing informational interviews to help me choose specific specializations. Where can...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 5:50 PM
When Orange County voters go to the polls Nov. 4, they'll face a confusing slate of proposed charter amendments — including one that would make it more difficult for them to petition their government.
At least three of the amendments arose in the...