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1 hr ago | Reuters

In Florida, same-sex marriage would boost state revenues: report

Legalizing same-sex marriage in Florida could add $182 million to state coffers over three years by spurring weddings, sales tax revenues and tourism, according to a study by the University of California, Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Wedding, California, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

6 hrs ago | KTAR

Northern Arizona University named one of 50 most LGBT-friendly colleges

Nonprofit organization Campus Pride has released a list of the 50 most LGBT-friendly higher education institutions in the U.S., and Arizona has one university in the field.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Northern Arizona University, Brown University

8 hrs ago | National Public Radio

As Kids Head To Campus, Parents Broach The Risk Of Sexual Assault

Rachel Swinehart has commandeered her family's living room in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Kalamazoo College

9 hrs ago | Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Burst-mode camera allows movie shooting at 1 trillion fps

High-speed photography lends itself to a number of scientific revelations by demonstrating the dynamics hidden within short time windows.


12 hrs ago | Improbable Research

"Q". Just Q. That's the whole title.

This paper qualifies in the competition, if there is one, for Research Paper with the Shortest Title .


14 hrs ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

Med students named to SNMA board of directors

Two Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine students were named to the board of directors of the Student National Medical Association at the 2014 SNMA Annual Medical Education Conference in Washington, D.C., in April.


Related Topix: Wright State University, Spelman College

18 hrs ago | CBC News

Mars 2020 rover's RIMFAX radar will 'see' deep underground

An artist's rendering of the SuperCam instrument aboard the next generation Mars rover scheduled to visit the Red Planet in 2020.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Geology, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Cheryl Norton: Investment in water systems key for nation's health, prosperity

Water issues have been a frequent topic in the news lately, from large main breaks like the one that affected the University of California-Los Angeles' historic Pauley Pavilion to the algae bloom in Toledo's source water.


Medical Daily

Implantable Devices Save Minorities With Heart Failure Just As Much As Whites

Heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , killing about 600,000 people each year.


Related Topix: African-American

Implantable Heart Devices Work, Regardless of Race: Study

Implantable heart devices are as effective in reducing the risk of death in minority patients with heart failure as in white patients, a new study says.


Related Topix: Cardiology, Medicine

JD Journal

Los Angeles Office of Blank Rome Welcomes Esteban Morales and Harrison Brown

Summary: The law firm of Blank Rome has announced that Esteban Morales and Harrison Brown have joined the Los Angeles office in the corporate litigation group.


Medical News Today

Olfaction likely plays an important role in parasitic worms for host location

It has been speculated that soil-dwelling parasitic worms use their sense of smell to find suitable hosts for infection.


Related Topix: Health

Albany Times Union

In ruling the National Collegiate Athletic Association illegally restrained competition for top student football and basketball players, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken could have obliterated the last remnants of amateurism in major college sports.


Related Topix: Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

China Daily

Despite progress, racial issue still haunts US society

On Aug 8, 1963, Chinese leader Mao Zedong, asked by American civil rights leader and revolutionary Robert F. Williams, made a declaration in support of African Americans' just struggle against racial discrimination.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Opinion

Medical Daily

PTSD In Adults May Develop Without Memory Of Childhood Trauma

If you nearly drowned during your childhood, you may have a fear of water as an adult - the near death experience was so traumatic it still impacts your life.


Sat Aug 16, 2014

CBS Local

UCLA Offering Emergency Help To Flooding Victims

Officials at the University of California, Los Angeles are offering help to employees and students affected by flooding that followed a water main break.


Red Bluff Daily News

Tri Counties Bank, United Way award $38,000 in local scholarships

Thirty-eight local students received scholarships at a recent event held by Tri Counties Bank and the United Way of Northern California.


Related Topix: California, Redding, CA, UC San Diego

Boxing Scene

Late Jose Sulaiman is Given High Honor From UCLA

The University of California Los Angeles has paid a magnificent tribute to celebrate the life and work as well as what was described as 'the historic achievements' of the late WBC president Don Jose Sulaiman.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Grace Napolitano, Democrat

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Palo Verde Valley Times

Palo Verde High Band marches on to the Holiday Bowl

Palo Verde Valley High School Band teach Jose Hernandez is in the middle of a small circle that is encompassed by a larger circle at Scott Stadium.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

Psychology Today

Is What You Are Feeling A Flashback?

What is a flashback? A Viet Nam veteran with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder was driving on the New Jersey Turnpike near Newark Airport when a helicopter flew directly overhead.


Related Topix: California