| Mar 25, 2013
As early as kindergarten, all students in Illinois could be engaged in science and engineering practices, from analyzing data to defining problems and designing solutions.
By high school they'd be deep into engineering design and investigating solutions...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Students from Aberdeen Central High School and Northwestern Area High School are headed to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix.
The two top individual projects at the Northern South Dakota Science Fair, along with the top...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Near the conclusion of his new novel, a Peter Carey character declares, "We never think something unusual is happening, even when it is."
In "The Chemistry of Tears," certain to be one of the year's best works of fiction, Carey nurtures the unusual by...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jerry Buss did not enroll as a USC graduate student with aspirations of becoming one of the most successful owners in professional sports history.
As a youngster, he thought he might be a photographer. But in high school, he shifted his focus to...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
When Adam Rothenberg signed on to star in BBC America's hit crime drama "Ripper Street," he wasn't expecting to feel quite so special on set in Ireland.
"I was for once exotic, yeah," he said, laughing. "I never really thought of myself as having an...
| Mar 3, 2013
The frozen fields of Wyoming came first. Long before the championship trophies. Before the glitz and glamour. Jerry Buss was still a teenager, digging ditches beside his stepfather, when he dreamed of bigger things.
It was youthful ambition — a...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:27 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Injuries and inexperience have been the underlying forces behind Florida State's failures this season. Yes, there has been a matter of poor floor execution at times, but the issues the Seminoles have had in that respect have largely stemmed...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The state championship was a shutout, just like the previous eight matches for Cypress Bay, which were also victories.
This run to a third consecutive title for the Lightning featured improved defense because the team’s chemistry continued to...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 2:46 PM
When Jerry Buss bought the Lakers in 1979, he wanted to build a championship team. He also wanted to put on a show.
The new owner gave courtside seats to movie stars. He hired pretty women to dance during timeouts. He spent freely on big stars and...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Wedding date: Jan. 19, 2013
Her story: Palma Botterell, 31, grew up in Fairfax, Va. She is a graduate student at the University of Maryland's geochemistry program and a scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey. Her father, John, is a computer...
| Jan 29, 2013
Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner
Lead singer and guitarist for Ohio Players
Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner, 69, lead singer and guitarist for the Ohio Players, a band that fused rock, soul and funk for a string of R&B hits in the 1970s, died Saturday in a Dayton...