| May 17, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Hayley Freeman had reason to be stunned after she crossed the finish line in the girls 300-meter hurdles Thursday at the Maryland Class 3A West Track & Field Championships at Tuscarora High School.
After all, the South Hagerstown junior’s time (45....
| May 25, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Raven Jackson finally captured gold.
The North Hagerstown senior won the Class 3A girls triple jump at the Maryland State Track & Field Championships on Friday at Morgan State University.
Jackson’s winning mark of 36 feet, 4 1/2 inches came on her...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:51 PM
6-year-old Lori Anne Madison from Virginia is quite the smarty pants. She may be young, but she can spell with the best of them.
And she will; in this week's Scripps National Spelling Bee competition.
Madison is the youngest speller ever to be...
| May 31, 2012
| 11:32 AM
First, a favor: Can you please abandon your perusal of this page for just a second or so?
In that interval, we would appreciate it if you could glance at your hand. Right or left. Doesn't matter.
Just a glance. We'll wait.
Thanks. You saw, we assume,...
| Jun 10, 2012
How to Build an Android
The True Story ofPhilip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection
David F. Dufty
Henry Holt: 288 pp., $26
In 2005, at the edge of robotics, a curious project took shape: an android that was an eerily realistic copy of science fiction...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:33 PM
HOLTVILLE — Explaining physics is a challenging task, even more so if the audience is made up by second-grade students.
But Tuesday, Holtville High School seniors managed to use imagination and games to do exactly that as part of their final...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:10 AM
For all of us concerned about getting olde, here's a secret that may keep you above ground just a little longer.
Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (and who could argue with him) found that extroverts live longer.
It's all part of...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Hundreds of graduates, along with their principal, bid farewell Thursday to four years at Glendale Unified High School.
More than 600 graduates dressed in red and black caps and gowns took center stage at Moyse Stadium as they prepared to move on to...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 8:14 AM
It's Monday morning, so you know what that means: It's time for Donald Trump to say outrageous things on "Fox & Friends"!
Once again, he did not disappoint. In between calling President Barack Obama "this guy," Trump managed to take on OPEC ("There's...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 9:39 AM
In the world of migraines, the questions outnumber the answers — especially when it comes to food.
For most people, red wine, chocolate and assorted cheeses mean a good time.
But a small portion of the 28 million Americans who suffer from...
| Oct 14, 2010
Today's pediatricians are far busier counseling overweight children. But underweight children - often fussy eaters who have little interest in food - can be just as frustrating and worrisome.
Parents think they know the solution: more food. But that's...