| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Fifty years ago Thursday, President Lyndon B. Johnson turned on the lights of the National Christmas Tree and proclaimed, “These are the most hopeful times in all the years since Christ was born in Bethlehem.” He continued, “Today...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MILWAUKEE Even before he broke out of a Wisconsin prison in 1978 in a hot-wired El Camino, Thaddeus "Ted" Cydzik made headlines as a prisoner. Serving life for a fatal Brookfield supper club robbery, he became the first state inmate to earn a bachelor's...
| Dec 13, 2014
In Optoro's sprawling warehouse in Lanham, dozens of workers scan, sort and pack toys, shoes, laptops, books, headphones, power tools — almost anything that consumers bought online and at stores then sent or brought back. The returned goods may be...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MIAMI Four high school girls who are currently homeless and have high career aspirations in nutrition, computer engineering, the culinary arts and fashion merchandising got a helping hand recently.
Dayna Steele, a motivational business speaker and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:18 PM
A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. Maybe it was Tony Stanley's furrowed brow that was keeping him from getting a job. Or maybe it was his work history in many fields instead of just one. Or maybe it was that he was aiming too high, or maybe too low.
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Neil Putnam and his wife, Shirley, will be in The Bronx Saturday; Fred Dunlap said, "If I wasn't so old, I'd go down, but it's tough for me to get in and out of the city now."
Charleston Southern athletic director Hank Small will be with the university's...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Neil Putnam and his wife, Shirley, will be in The Bronx on Saturday. Fred Dunlap said, "If I wasn't so old, I'd go down, but it's tough for me to get in and out of the city now."
Charleston Southern athletic director Hank Small will be with the...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas."
The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Michigan president Mark Schlissel has apologized to coach Brady Hoke after criticizing the team's graduation rate.
Schlissel, who is in his first year as president, singled out the football team's low graduation rate during a faculty meeting Monday. He...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Many Americans may not know that Veterans Day began as Armistice Day. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, the Allied nations and Germany agreed to an armistice, a temporary cessation of hostilities that began the process of...