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Let’s be honest. Chain hotels are usually the home away from home for reporters on the road. The TV, wi-fi and room service make a long day a little easier.  But for a recent trip to Ohio’s countryside, I canceled the hotel reservations for myself...
18-year-old Cameron Stanley smokes marijuana on the steps of the Colorado State Capitol in support of a medical marijuana rally in 2010. How can teachers broach controversial topics like marijuana legalization in their classrooms? One Colorado...
March 15 marks 30 years since the birth of the .com website suffix, or dotcom. Photo courtesy of Tim Patterson/Flickr Before getting out of bed, millions of people daily visit websites such Amazon.com, Weather.com and Facebook.com, something...
Facebook user Kay Sweet will be celebrating Pi Day, and her birthday. Photo courtesy of Kay Sweet It’s a most auspicious holiday for math lovers. Saturday, March 14, 2015 is Pi Day, a celebration of the irrational number that describes the ratio of...
Photo courtesy of Louisville Mega Cavern. When you enter the Louisville Mega Cavern in Kentucky, it’s hard not to gape at your surroundings. At 100 feet below the ground, the thick limestone walls are imposing, and the enormous space seems to go on...
Disabled American Veterans Commander Ronald Cox, left, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America leader Cara Campbell, U.S. President Barack Obama and, seated to Obama’s left, U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald wrap up a meeting at...