| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:13 PM
(This letter appeared in the Tribune on Dec. 19, 2013. It was the last of the more than 40 letters William R. Cahill had published by the newspaper. Mr. Cahill died on Jan. 24 at his Wheaton home.)
A lifetime of Christmases
I think of the Depression...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English.
American publishing traditionally publishes a smaller percentage of works in translation than...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:06 PM
In 1989, Ling Chai joined friends and fellow students at Tiananmen Square for what she believed would be a peaceful protest.
They gathered at the Beijing site to rally for political and social reform, better career prospects and a free media. But in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:26 PM
What is just the second Nobel Peace Prize medal to be sold at auction will go under the gavel later this month at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Lot #2029 at the Whitman Expo's spring auction of coins and collectibles will be the 1936 gold medal...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I could barely watch the Winter Olympics last month because at 44-years-old, I was finally aware that I would never win a gold medal at the half pipe. So much so that when I went away skiing with my family last weekend, I couldn't even bring myself to...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:03 PM
In a feat that experts say is a significant advance for regenerative medicine, scientists have discovered a surprisingly simple method for creating personalized stem cells that doesn’t involve human embryos or tinkering with DNA.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:27 PM
The upcoming revival of Harold Pinter's "The Birthday Party" at the Geffen Playhouse has been abruptly called off only two weeks before its official opening. Leaders at the Geffen said that the production, which was to have been directed by William...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Hungarian filmmaker Miklos Jancso, winner of the best director award at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival, died Friday after a long illness. He was 92.
Known for his long takes and for depicting the passage of time in his historical epics merely by changes...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Hold your RSVPs to the Geffen Playhouse's revival of Harold Pinter's "The Birthday Party."
The highly anticipated production, staged by Oscar-winning director William Friedkin, has been abruptly called off only two weeks before its official opening....
| Feb 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
UMBC is home to students from more than 100 countries and to thousands of students who are first- and second-generation Americans. I continually think about the experiences and perspectives these students bring to our campus and to Maryland.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:32 PM
In response to this story -- Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel peace prize --Two Norwegian politicians say NSA whistleblower's actions have led to a 'more stable and peaceful world order' -- Daniel Jalkut tweets, " If Snowden wins the Nobel......