| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The GEO Group entered the sports world Tuesday when it purchased, for $6 million, the naming rights for FAU Stadium. In doing so, it walked directly into the line of vision of the public eye.
And after 48 hours, the judgment from the public as been...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Although there will presumably be no hoop skirts or beaver-skin top hats on the red carpet, this year's Academy Awards are putting a spotlight on American history. I've spent years studying, writing and teaching about the fight to end slavery, so I was...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:38 AM
If you listen to all the teacher-bashing and talk of at-risk youth, you’d think that half our students were dropping out to live in dumpsters or join kickball leagues. But as it turns out, the U.S. high school graduation rate is on pace to hit 90%...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Amid the tributes that poured out after Nora Ephron's 2012 death, one anecdote was repeated often. It was about Phoebe Ephron, Nora's hard-driving screenwriter mother, who became a cirrhotic alcoholic and on her deathbed instructed her eldest daughter,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:18 AM
After the coffee. Before the New York Times comes back online.
The Skinny: Anyone reading "Gone Girl"? I'm apparently late to the psychopathic party. Another reading recommendation: A deep interview with Paul DePodesta, of "Moneyball" fame, on the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Melbourne IT, an Australian firm that allows website owners to buy addresses such as latimes.com, said the downtime suffered by the New York Times website Tuesday began when hackers gained access to the user name and password of one of the company's sales...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:19 AM
WASHINGTON -- It’s a battle between one of the nation’s largest newspapers and what is suspected to be a group of hackers supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad, and for the moment at least, the hackers appear to be winning.
The New York...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:09 AM
WASHINGTON — The Syrian hacker group that has taken credit for causing outages on the websites of the New York Times and other news organizations probably will increase its activity if the U.S. launches military strikes on the Middle Eastern nation,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Obama has taken a pounding in the press and from other political figures over his handling of the conflict in Syria. How much political damage has that caused him?
Polls offer mixed evidence – some show a steeper decline in his job...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The divorce case of perennial candidate Lee Whitnum has taken yet another odd turn. Whitnum, a 53-year-old Greenwich woman who received only a handful votes in each of her biennial campaigns for office, was briefly married to a man 25 years her senior. He...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:39 AM
A roundup of NFL experts' picks for Sunday's game between the Ravens and Houston Texans:
* In his "Other Harbaugh of the Week" game, The Sporting News' Vinnie Iyer predicts the Ravens will lose by a field goal.
John Harbaugh's reigning Ravens are...