January 24, 2014 |
One person has been shot at South Carolina State University and authorities are searching for suspects, a school spokeswoman said Friday. The 3,500-student school in Orangeburg, S.C., is on lockdown, Elizabeth Mosely-Hawkins, director of public relations, told the Los Angeles Times. There was no immediate word about the injured student's condition, she said. It was not known how many suspects were being sought, but it is more than one, Mosely-Hawkins said. The suspects are believed to be off campus.
January 9, 2007 |
Campaign '08 is officially underway. MSNBC announced Monday that it would carry live coverage of the first Democratic presidential debate, to be held in South Carolina on April 26, nine months before that state's primary. The 90-minute debate, hosted by South Carolina State University, is being produced by NBC News and organized in cooperation with the South Carolina Democratic Party. So far, it's the first debate on the calendar.
September 1, 1998 |
Carbon monoxide leaking from a water heater in a hotel converted into a dormitory apparently killed a South Carolina State University student, school officials said. Stephen A. Woolridge, 19, of Latta, was found dead Saturday night in his dorm room. An autopsy found "carbon monoxide-like symptoms were present," according to the school's statement Sunday. Other students complained of dizziness and headaches, university spokeswoman Cheryl Bates-Lee said.
January 18, 2009
We tend to lionize or demonize our presidents. It would be tough to find many Abraham Lincoln detractors -- or, for that matter, many Warren G. Harding fans. But even our greatest heroes occasionally failed, and the worst presidents could boast of some worthy accomplishments. On the cusp of a new presidential administration and the end of another, we asked nine presidential historians to assess the actions of presidents past.
June 20, 2010 |
Father's Day inspires sentimental cards, tacky neckties, cheap aftershave and, at least in some circles, suspicion and doubt. What if the child you think is the fruit of your loins actually sprang from someone else's seed? With DNA tests now widely available, so-called paternity fraud has become a staple of talk shows and TV crime series. Aggrieved men accuse tearful wives who profess their fidelity, only to have their extramarital affairs brought to light. Billboards in Chicago and other cities provocatively ask, "Paternity questions?"