UC Santa Barbara ousts No. 3 seed Miami at College World Series
OMAHA, Neb. -- As players and coaches celebrated their victory over Miami, a fan behind the UC Santa Barbara dugout held up a sign reading "Why Not UCSB." With national seeds falling the way they have been at the College World Series, why not, indeed? The Gauchos knocked No. 3 Miami out of the CWS
Mark Marquess among old-school coaches under the microscope
BERKELEY, Calif. -- There's nothing quite like sipping from the fountain of youth. And there's nothing like seeing a living resurrection before your very eyes. And there's nothing like witnessing a classic showdown between classic rivals. On Tuesday I got to do all three. It started in the
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Another Major Earthquake Strikes Nepal , Epicenter Near Everest A major earthquake struck Nepal Tuesday , weeks after the country was devastated by a deadly quake. The 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck at a depth of 11.5
Shooting Reported Near UC Santa Barbara Campus
A shooting was reported near the University of California , Santa Barbara campus in Isla Vista, California Monday. The shooting reportedly occurred at about 7:30 p.m. in the 6500 block of Sabado Tarde Road, according to a campus alert. A man fled the scene, possibly in a white sedan. Students have
Google Research Reveals How Pervasive Adware Is on Your Computer
Adware continues to be one of the most pervasive scams on the Internet, according to Google, which found more than five million computers infected with the malware . The scam works by infecting a computer and then serving advertisements on new websites in an additional window that can more often
Did Climate Change Condemn Easter Islanders?
The mysteries of the most isolated island in the world, Rapa Nui, commonly known as Easter Island, have baffled anthropologists and other scientists for generations, and one question as curious as how the inhabitants erected those great, strange heads is what happened to all the people who lived
Why It Feels 'Blessed' to Give
How many times this Christmas season will you hear the expression "it is better to give than to receive?" Lots, no doubt. The only problem is that's a misquote, and the evolution of the original version is an interesting reflection on how our understanding of generosity and altruism has changed.
Obama's Year To Remember - And To Forget
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE: President Obama holds his annual year-end press conference at 1:30 pm ET in the White House briefing room. Obama last fielded reporters’ questions the day after the mid-term elections and there’s a lot of new...
Exclusive: Obama Doesn't Rule Out Presidential Visit to Cuba: ‘Let’s See’
Marking an abrupt sea change in U.S. policy toward Cuba , President Obama said today he is open to visiting the communist Caribbean country before he leaves office. “I don’t have any current plans, but let’s see how things evolve,” Obama told ABC “World News Tonight” anchor David Muir in an