| Jan 12, 2012
| 2:17 PM
Can you do a play about an invisible man? About an African-American whom others simply refuse to see? Ralph Ellison, it seems fair to surmise, thought probably not. Not well, anyway. Not something that would do justice to the moment, shortly after the end...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 8:55 PM
I used to have a dress code policy at my prison, and was surprised recently when I read of Superintendent Joe Padasak’s difficulty as he attempts to implement a dress code policy for the Chambersburg Area Senior High School.
A school dress code can...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Actor-director Mario Van Peebles has listed a wooded compound in the Hollywood Hills at $1.675 million.
The nearly half-acre lot includes a main house, patio space and a guest house. Custom details include stairway handrails made from recycled metals,...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:44 AM
NEW YORK -- A paid informant for the New York Police Department's intelligence unit was under orders to "bait" Muslims into saying inflammatory things as he lived a double life, snapping pictures inside mosques and collecting the names of innocent people...
| May 6, 2012
| 7:43 PM
It was a busy Sunday evening for Dallas police as they stepped up patrols along Martin Luther King and Malcolm X in the Fair Park area.
"Everybody gets along just fine until the police come around and start hating”, said Dallas Resident Samantha...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday offered a preview of the theme of his speech at the Democratic National Convention next month: his insider’s view of the moves President Barack Obama made after taking office.
“I'm going to testify to what I...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:45 PM
No. 50: KEVIN JACQUES
School: South Broward
Pos.: G, DT; Ht.: 6-0; Wt.: 265
Interested colleges: Navy, Temple, Yale, Miami
What's the biggest factor in selecting a college: Academics and the school's atmosphere
What's your favorite saying (motto)...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:42 PM
The endangered list keeps growing and growing: the California condor, the Asian elephant, the Texas courthouse... You read right.
This week, 70 Texas courthouses made the list of endangered sites put out by the National Trust of Historic Preservation....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:45 AM
The American Library Association awarded Anne Enright and Robert K. Massie the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, respectively, on Sunday during the ALA's annual conference. Enright was recognized for her novel, "The...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Despite his intimidating name and his forceful, cinderblock-to-the-chest flow, Atlanta rapper Killer Mike (aka Michael Render) insists most of his days are filled with laughter. "I've been out on the road with El-P and eXquire and all the crews are...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 4:00 AM
MAYBERRY, N.C. -- Former sheriff Andy Taylor died here last week. Mayberry is in mourning.
Sheriff Taylor was one of the last links to another, simpler time. Before there was a traffic light or drive-through banking here, before we got our first...