For 54 years, the University of Missouri Press has showcased the state’s history, culture and authors to readers close to home and scholars far beyond its borders. That legacy ends next month after the university system's president's decision to shut down the money-losing press.
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One of the key complaints of the board members who orchestrated the ouster of Teresa A. Sullivan as president of the University of Virginia was that she rebuffed their suggestions that she eliminate or sharply cut German programs ...
A controversial researcher on air pollution and secondhand cigarette smoke is suing UCLA to get his position back, claiming that his firing was an illegal effort to quash academic dissent and
How did a major consumer products company exceed its carbon-reduction goals by several years? Little by little.
The U.S. State Department and Amazon are partnering to send Kindle tablets to young people around the world.
The North Carolina Senate has approved legislation that would prohibit the state from considering projected sea level increases in its coastal management strategy. But a scientist involved in the debate argues that ignoring these projections will wind up costing North Carolina — and the rest of the U.S. — far more.
The International Olympic Committee has begun an investigation into claims Olympics representatives were willing to sell thousands of tickets for the London Games on the black market.
Rodney King, whose beating by Los Angeles police helped spark the 1992 L.A. riots, died Sunday at his home in Rialto. He was 47. King became a symbol for police brutality and the troubled relations between the LAPD and minority...
Chinese President Hu Jintao has urged members of the Group of 20 (G20) to stick together and address Europe's debt crisis in a constructive and cooperative way to boost market confidence,
Parties committed to Greece's bailout were on course to secure a parliamentary majority on Sunday and the radical leftists who had vied for first place conceded defeat in an election