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19 min ago | KFVS12
With more trains and buses to take, and the appeal of using travel time for pursuits other than dodging traffic, Americans are taking greater advantage of a renaissance in public transit, according to a report released... The Smithsonian Board of Regents on Monday named Cornell University President Dr. David Skorton to lead the world's largest ... (more)
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2 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno
A very strong earthquake rattled the Northern California coast and was widely felt across the region, but authorities said early Monday that there were no reports of any injuries or damages.
2 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence
An art gallery plans to sell a work that the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy created at an abandoned Detroit auto plant, a gallery official said Monday.
2 hrs ago | KLKN
The head of a suburban Chicago family accused of stealing $7 million in goods in a decadelong, multistate shoplifting spree will stay in jail because he is a flight risk, a federal judge ruled Monday.
6 hrs ago | National Public Radio
The Smithsonian Board of Regents has named the president of Cornell University to lead the world's largest museum and research complex in the nation's capital.
6 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
David J. Skorton, Cornell University's 12th president, has been named the next secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex.
9 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times
I am among the generation of children who grew up on the Internet. My daily life revolves around different screens, from my laptop to smartphone to music player.
13 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Sunday night's Cosmos premier ended with a touching personal story from Neil deGrasse Tyson on how he first met astrophysicist and science communicator Carl Sagan.
Richard Pampuro sliced his forearm on a shard of broken glass at a Cornell University protein-engineering lab in August.
The brothers of Alpha Lambda Mu come from a variety of backgrounds and religious upbringings.
In a historic move, the fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon has banished pledging in an effort to stop being connected to deadly hazing incidents.
Honored Thursday as they step down from the board of the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society are, from left, Charlotte White, Barry Lowes and Nan Lloyd.
For the first time, the worm known as Dracunculus insignis has been seen in two cats in the northeast and reported by professors at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. Commonly found in raccoons, the worm can grow as long as a foot and -- the truly disgusting part -- works its way out through the skin.
America likes to think of itself as a country where the doors to college are open to all, where anyone can earn a bachelor's degree through hard work and academic merit, and where public support for higher education is unwavering.
If science, as Neil deGrasse Tyson says, is "the passing of a torch from teacher to student to teacher," Carl Sagan's flame is in good hands.
To buy, or not to buy? That is the question for the more than 5 million annual visitors to New York's wineries.