| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:14 PM
A project that could point the way to a new class of drugs to treat influenza won the top prize Tuesday night at the Intel Science Talent Search, netting 17-year-old Eric S. Chen a cool $100,000.
Chen, a senior at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:32 PM
SACRAMENTO — Eager to attack more hazardous household products, state officials went public Thursday with a first list of consumer products that might need to be reformulated or pulled from retailers' shelves altogether.
As part of its unfolding...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
There isn't a pharmaceutical cocktail powerful enough to improve the dreadful comedy of "Better Living Through Chemistry." Squandering a committed lead performance from Sam Rockwell, the feature debut of development execs-turned-filmmakers Geoff Moore and...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:54 PM
St. Mary's College of Maryland has selected as its new president a dean from a small Oregon college who has Maryland roots, the college announced Wednesday.
Tuajuanda Jordan, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of chemistry at Lewis...
| Mar 16, 2014
Filmmakers David Posamentier and Geoff Moore knew Annapolis was the perfect place to make their movie when someone heaved a trash can through a plate-glass window — and no one made a peep.
The someone was actor Sam Rockwell, who stars in "Better...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Going to and from sleepovers comes with being a high school girl.
Kayla Thigpen wanted to make the most of those sleepovers. Thigpen, a transfer from Atlantic, used it to learn about her new teammates.
"Me as a person, I am trying to get chemistry...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Although "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" won't swing into U.S. theaters until May 2, Marc Webb's sequel to his 2012 franchise reboot has already made an impact across the pond. The superhero pic premiered in London on Tuesday.
Early reviews for Sony's comic...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:31 PM
STORRS — Casey Cochran, the redshirt sophomore quarterback from Monroe who led UConn to its only three wins last season, will take the first snaps with the first offense Saturday in the Blue-White Spring Game at Rentschler Field.
The game, which...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The Indian Film Festival Los Angeles conferred its top prizes on "Fandry," docu "Powerless" and the short "Alchemy" as it wound down Sunday night at the Arclight in Hollywood.
Juries of the 12th edition of the fest chose Nagraj Manjule's Marathi-language...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:33 PM
UNCASVILLE — This is a total face-lift, a total eclipse of the Sun. Yet before UConn fans and Sun fans go crazy about Connecticut's WNBA team trading away one of the greatest players in State U. history, a league MVP only two years ago, this much...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Every high school team has high hopes before the season — some realistic, some maybe not so much.
Every high school player has those hopes as well.
La Cañada High junior soccer player Megan Decker was no different and neither were her Spartans....