- Are we alone? Do we want to know?
Chicago Tribune, Sunday - 03/01/2015 - 12:47 AM
It was near Green Bank, West Virginia, in 1960 that a young radio astronomer named Frank Drake conducted the first extensive search for alien civilizations in deep space. He aimed the 85-foot dish of a radio telescope at two nearby, sun-like stars, tuning to a frequency he thought an alien
- Firm agrees to refund to settle suit over weight-loss pills
The Southern, Saturday - 02/28/2015 - 06:28 PM
A Salt Lake City-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising …
- Lawmakers may end tax break on jet fuel, to Delta's dismay
Daily Oklahoman, Saturday - 02/28/2015 - 12:17 PM
Georgia lawmakers may eliminate a tax break for all airlines buying jet fuel at the world's busiest airport. A bill filed in the House would cut the exemption at Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson Airport.
- What Nutrition Experts Eat On Vacation
Huffington Post, Saturday - 02/28/2015 - 09:49 AM
If you're a healthy eater who practices portion control, you know a vacation can put a dent in your healthy lifestyle. Whether you're kicking back and relaxing for a week or getting to know a new city, counting calories doesn't exactly sound appealing when you're trying to have a great time. So, how can you have a blast on vacation without packing on the pounds?
- New England editorial roundup
Kansas City Star, Saturday - 02/28/2015 - 08:08 AM
Foster's Daily Democrat of Dover (N. H.), Feb. 24, 2015 …
- Friday's Sports In Brief
Kansas City Star, Saturday - 02/28/2015 - 03:48 AM
- Agency tackles how to regulate pot used in different ways
Kansas City Star, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 11:59 PM
The agency in charge of implementing Oregon's legal marijuana program said Friday that medical and recreational pot should be subject to the same tracking and testing systems if they're to be sold in the same retail outlets. …
- School math answers only a scan away with Croatian app
Reuters, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 06:47 AM
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Damir Sabol, Croatian computer expert and entrepreneur, was helping his son with his maths homework when he had an idea.
- Pope promotes ex-sex crimes prosecutor in Malta
The Southern, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 06:25 AM
Pope Francis has named the Vatican's former sex crimes prosecutor, Charles Scicluna, as archbishop of his native Malta.
- Coroner: No obvious trauma in death of lost California baby
Kansas City Star, Friday - 02/27/2015 - 02:47 AM
An autopsy found no obvious trauma in the death of a 20-day-old boy whose body was found in a swampy region near the Sacramento River in Northern California, authorities said Thursday. …
- Wyoming House advances bills to protect domestic sheep
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 02/26/2015 - 07:56 PM
Two bills that sponsors say would protect Wyoming's domestic sheep industry against possible federal land grazing reductions are advancing in the state Legislature. The Wyoming House of Representatives voted Thursday to give preliminary approval to a bill that would codify in state law a plan that state agencies have used for the past 10 years to resolve possible conflicts between wild and domestic sheep. The House also gave preliminary approval to another bill that would endorse removal of a herd of bighorns from an area of the Bridger-Teton National Forest if the federal government proposes to cut domestic sheep operations there.
- Jonathon Brandmeier is joining WLS-AM 890
Chicago Tribune, Thursday - 02/26/2015 - 06:47 PM
Jonathon Brandmeier is joining WLS-AM 890 in March, taking over the 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. slot, the Cumulus Media-owned station announced Thursday.