| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Corporate criminal fraud. Tainted meat on the menu. Prying reporters pounding on the door.
Meet Jonathan Bernstein, crisis tamer.
Bernstein, a University of Maryland University College graduate, steps in to smother public meltdowns like a lid on a...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:16 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An outside group is reviewing Indiana's ISTEP+ troubles after computer problems disrupted test-taking for thousands of students last month, Indiana schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz said Monday.
The National Center for...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:08 AM
The price of oil fell below $93 a barrel Thursday amid concerns about global economic growth and as traders awaited the latest U.S. crude inventories data.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for July delivery was down 46 cents to $92.67 a...
| May 25, 2013
Dear Amy: I am a 15-year-old boy. I am gay, but the only people who know are my mother, brother and great-aunt and uncle.
My grandparents are very conservative, and when I go to their house they are always going on about gays being "unnatural" and...
| May 10, 2013
Mother's Day or Father's Day, Christmas Day or birthday, at some point we've all given and received the equivalent of the pink bunny suit that Ralphie is forced into in "A Christmas Story."
A strained "I love it!" may perpetuate the cycle.
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:36 PM
7:20 p.m. update -- We recieved the following update Tuesday night from the Indiana Department of Education:
"Based upon assurances made by CTB McGraw Hill, the Indiana Department of Education is opening ISTEP+ testing tomorrow morning, Wednesday, May...
| May 1, 2013
When Fran Pitre's twin daughters were 12 years old, they tried out for the softball team, confident they would both make it.
Unfortunately, one girl made the team — and the other was named the statistician.
Pitre, a mother of three sets of twins...
| Jan 27, 2013
You could always count on Kathy Church. When friends called to vent, she would pick up the phone. When there was a crisis at work, she'd dig in. When family members got together, she'd show up no matter how much she didn't want to.
Church was always...
| Aug 15, 2012
A neighbor frequently asks for help with her elementary-age daughter: rides, baby-sitting, meals. But she never reciprocates. Do you say no, knowing the child is the one who will suffer?
(from our panel of staff contributors)
Is she a...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Bridget Williams, the much-beloved former principal of Jones High School, will be recognized later this month as a top urban educator by the Council of Great City Schools. Williams has been earning recognition at home, too. After a stint of about two...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:40 AM
According to Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietitian and advisory board member for Fitness Magazine, the omega-3 fatty acids and water in this nutrient-dense protein help keep skin hydrated from the inside out. "Omega-3s also reduce...