| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Students pursuing a career in life science might consider attending the Florida BioMedical Career Symposium on Nov. 7 at Scripps Florida in Jupiter.
The career symposium aims to educate graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on career paths as...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I read with a sense of chagrin and exasperation reporter Ian Duncan's article on Maryland resident Alan Gross who is incarcerated in Cuba ("Wife of jailed contractor and White House plea for his release," Dec. 3).
The spokesman for the State...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:27 PM
First lady Michelle Obama pledged on Friday to help in the drive to expand girls' access to education in countries where they struggle with poverty, violence, forced marriage and socioeconomic constraints.
"I'm committed to this issue — I'm in,"...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:23 PM
SIMSBURY — Martha Brackeen-Harris remembers the segregated drinking fountains, sitting on the back of the bus and lodging in dorm rooms at black colleges instead of hotels.
But more vividly, Brackeen-Harris remembers meeting Martin Luther King Jr....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:47 PM
More people will have the opportunity to view rare Ernest Hemingway writings and photographs, thanks to a state grant that will allow the Oak Park Public Library to digitize artifacts related to the Nobel Prize-winning author and onetime village resident....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Holiday hoopla fills December, with something for everyone — shoppers, collectors, crafters, runners, boaters, singers and especially children.
Holiday hoopla fills December, travelers, Copenhagen, New York City, Los Angeles
Holiday hoopla fills...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 4:06 PM
If you're looking for what to expect next year, look no further than the seeds planted in 2014.
It was a year when the country talked more about race and power than it did the year it elected its first black president; when police became a bigger...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:05 PM
When Jeff Kriezelman, 67, learned he had an incurable cancer, he had no idea he would one day meet the two Israeli Nobel laureates who he says saved his life.
Now the Winnetka resident has met both of them, including one who, along with Kriezelman, was...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:33 PM
Satellite images showing the catastrophic devastation of two Nigerian towns by Boko Haram put the Islamist militant group back in the news Thursday. “One town, Doron Baga, has been almost wiped off the map, with about 3,100 houses burned down, while...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:12 PM
Three children of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have gone to court over control of their father's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. A judge failed to issue a ruling on the dispute Tuesday.
Last year, brothers Dexter King and Martin Luther King III compelled...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:35 PM
He wasn’t a rapper, he wasn’t a pro athlete, he wasn’t a politician. What he was, was a hero to mankind. He wrote over 450 scientific papers. He was revered in Japan. He is Dr. Donald F. Steiner, a University of Chicago researcher. His...