COLUMBIA, S.C.

February 7, 2015 - 1:18am

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A professor who taught anatomy and physiology was shot and killed in an apparent murder-suicide at the University of South Carolina, a coroner said Friday....

February 6, 2015 - 12:01pm

COLUMBIA, S.C. — An emergency text notice of a shooting at the University of South Carolina led to locked and barricaded doors, but didn't stop classes at the state's flagship university....

February 6, 2015 - 9:35am

COLUMBIA, S.C. — As he drops new hints about his 2016 intentions, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is appearing in South Carolina just weeks before a self-imposed deadline to decide whether he will run for president....

December 15, 2014 - 3:22pm

WASHINGTON — Science and law have led to the exoneration of hundreds of criminal defendants in recent decades, but big questions remain: How many other innocent defendants are locked up? How many are wrongly executed? About one in 25 people imprisoned under a death sentence is likely innocent, ac...

April 28, 2014 - 9:05pm

NEW YORK — Nearly 50 percent of black men and 40 percent of white men are arrested at least once on non-traffic-related crimes by the time they turn 23, according to a new study....

January 20, 2014 - 3:58pm

Raider Red, Texas Tech University’s costumed mascot, is the new Capital One 2012 National Mascot of the Year.

January 1, 2013 - 8:39pm

LA JOYA, Texas (AP) — A Texas state trooper who fired on a pickup truck from a helicopter and killed two illegal immigrants during a chase through the desert was trying to disable the vehicle and suspected it was being used to smuggle drugs, authorities said Friday. The disclosure came a day afte...

October 26, 2012 - 9:04pm

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Busting into an all-boys club has never been a problem for Darla Moore. The Wall Street wizard with rich Southern roots made a name for herself in the male-dominated world of finance as executive vice president of one of the largest private investment firms in the United States. S...

August 20, 2012 - 10:01pm

CHICAGO — Provocative new research might help explain why black women are so much more likely than whites to develop and die from cervical cancer: They seem to have more trouble clearing HPV, th...

April 2, 2012 - 12:33am