It’s the nature of the NCAA tournament beast. Of the 11 Big East Conference teams that made the tournament field, two remain (Connecticut and Marquette). That’s the same number of Mountain West Conference teams still competing in the round of 16 (BYU and San Diego State). The field has already lost a No. 1 seed (Pittsburgh), and sees four teams from the bottom half of the seeding still breathing (No. 12 Richmond, two No. 11 seeds: Virginia Commonwealth and Marquette, and No. 10 Florida State). Oh, and Butler’s back. Here’s our rundown of Thursday's Sweet 16 matchups. YOUR PICKS: Who do you have moving into the Elite Eight?
The Isla Vista shooting has left in its wakes a lot of anger and finger pointing. What parents need to show their kids is when tragedy happens, there is a perspective beyond and above the anger.
Paul Salopek, the man behind the Out of Eden project, walked into Jerusalem recently and talked with the Monitor about his epic adventure circumnavigating the world.
Corpse flower attracted crowds in Washington Sunday night, but if you missed the stinky flower bloom you can see another one within the next week at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The school says its greenhouse will be open to the public during the one-day blooming of the so-called corpse flower.
Daylight saving time 2013 starts 2 a.m. Sunday, with much of America turning the clock ahead one hour. But when does daylight saving time save money?