Common sense bombs out

...a YouTuber who made a nearly identical device by simply pulling the guts out of an old digital clock.A University of Southern California professor called Ahmed's device a "fraud.""He did not make a clock," Thomas Talbot, a research...

Teens' e-cigarette use linked with later smoking

...those traits played a role but didn't fully explain the link between e-cigarettes and later tobacco use.University of Southern California researcher Adam Leventhal, the study's lead author, noted that e-cigarettes were initially introduced...

Women set three more records at world swimming championships

...just unbelievable for me."Hosszu trains in the United States and met Tusup when they were swimmers at the University of Southern California. She's known for keeping a grueling schedule of events at meets, and has five left in Kazan.Earlier...

Colin Montgomerie, Marco Dawson are tied in weather-delayed Senior British Open

...the Meijer LPGA Classic, putting her in position for her second tour title.The 26-year-old former University of Southern California player won the 2014 Kingsmill Championship and played on the 2013 U.S. Solheim Cup team.She stayed calm...

In long-predicted shift, California Latinos outnumber whites

...underway for almost an entire generation," Roberto Suro, director of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute at the University of Southern California, told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday.California joins New Mexico as the second state with a Latino...

American Pharoah owners look to capitalize on Triple Crown

...and how people consume the product has changed," says David Carter, a sports business professor at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. "It's one thing to drive notoriety, but it's another thing to get...

Joviniano "Joe" Colón

...avid learner and believer in higher education. He completed his Masters of Science in Education from the University of Southern California in 1975 after two consecutive tours in Vietnam. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations...

Girl's death among 500 in one year in community care

...earnest after the project was selected in 2014 for a National Health Journalism Fellowship, a program at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. The Chronicle used several Open Records Act requests...

Supreme Court ruling fuels push for community care

What began as two Georgia mental health patients seeking community care has become a national crusade by the U.S. Department of Justice to move patients out of state facilities and into community care, with what some say are unintended consequences.

A look at 'unexpected' deaths in community care homes

The Augusta Chronicle requested the investigative reports of all 2013 deaths of developmentally disabled people living in community-based care homes.