| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:55 PM
HAMPTON — Several Hampton City Schools administrators quietly received about $30,000 in raises last month, according to documents received Tuesday by the Daily Press.
The raises came after the school division made drastic cuts to balance its...
| Aug 8, 2014
"I have let loose enough information in my letters it seems to isolate a grain of sand in a bucket."
— From an anonymous letter George Metesky sent to a newspaper in 1956
As editor of "Curiosity's Cats: Writers on Research," I had asked...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Once the Cubs finish renovating Wrigley Field, some of the most luxurious seats at the historic stadium may not even come with a view of the field.
As part of its four-year, $575 million overhaul of the stadium and surrounding area, the team wants to...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic "Helter Skelter" about the Manson family murders, written with former prosecutor Vincent...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 1:48 PM
On a sunny June morning, the cattle at Willow Oak Farm nearly broke into a gallop as breakfast arrived on a flatbed wagon.
Roughly two dozen cows nosed for position around Thomas "Tommy" Thompson as he spread bales of hay from the wagon onto the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON Two counties in Pennsylvania that hug rail lines used to transport large volumes of crude oil have not been notified about the cargo, in spite of a May requirement from the U.S. Department of Transportation that states share that information...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Times editors have announced three additions to the newsroom staff -- enterprise editor; an assistant editor in Washington, D.C.; and an aerospace reporter:
From Times Editor Davan Maharaj and Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin:
As managing editor of...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The Sports Xchange
Air Force probing athletics department
The Air Force Academy is investigating its athletics department after a report from the Colorado Springs Gazette revealed details of wild parties that included sexual abuse and drug use, and of...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:05 PM
MIAMI The U.S. military filmed troops searching captives' Qurans inside Guantanamo's prison building for cooperative captives an episode blamed for sparking the prison's long-running hunger strike, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:55 AM
HARTFORD — Troy Monroe, a former academic director for the beleaguered charter school operator FUSE, has been named the new leader of Jumoke Academy.
Monroe recently served as acting co-CEO for Family Urban Schools of Excellence after last month's...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:15 AM
It has been a season of giants in the arts. In New York, Jeff Koons' "Split-Rocker," a 37-foot-tall foliage sculpture of a rocking horse made up of 50,000 flowering plants, has given Kara Walker's sphinx, a 35-foot-tall sculpture made of an estimated 40...