| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Chinese government's influence over American universities is broad and deep, ranging from such subtle pressures as the denial of visas for vocal American scholars to more overt efforts, including opening Chinese cultural institutes on U.S. college...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Chicago is raising its minimum hourly wage to $13 … by the middle of 2019.
You can mark your calendar for July 2019 precisely. That's more than four years from now and one of the few certainties in all of this. Because you know what can happen in...
| 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 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
"Speed," it seemed to writer Aldous Huxley, "provides the one genuinely modern pleasure."
In a new book, "Speed Limits: Where Time Went and Why We Have So Little Left," however, modernity's deification of speed has more to do with pain than pleasure....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:20 AM
When French writer Patrick Modiano was named winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature earlier this year, American readers were caught by surprise. Only a handful of the novelist's books had been published in the U.S., leaving many American book lovers...
| 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...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Marita W. Watts, a longtime Harford County public schools educator whose roles ranged from teacher and principal to being named supervisor of elementary education, died Nov. 19 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air of heart failure. She was 88....
| Nov 10, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess, who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, has taken home another prestigious award for his work on the expanding universe.
He showed that the universe is not just still expanding but that the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS.
The sophisticated imaging technology...
| Sep 26, 2014
Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Beverly Gage, a Yale University historian, was researching a biography of J. Edgar Hoover in the National Archives when she came across the infamous letter the FBI had written to Martin Luther King Jr., outlining in the crudest form his extramarital...