| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:23 PM
On April 15, 1974, William Shockley, the Nobel laureate who believed that blacks were less intelligent than whites, was supposed to debate William Rusher, the publisher of the National Review, at Yale University on the topic: “Resolved: That society...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Hattie Marshall did not want the sun to set on her Newport Harbor High softball career before picking up her first Sunset League win.
The numbers were staggeringly against Marshall, a senior pitcher and co-captain, and the Sailors coming into the 2013...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Partner in activism with husband Pete Seeger
Toshi Seeger, 91, folk singer Pete Seeger's wife of 70 years and a close partner in his social and environmental activism, died Tuesday at the couple's home in Beacon in New York's Hudson...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:13 PM
With courage and determination and more than a little bit of moxie, Adelle Waldman set out to crack the code.
For her debut novel, a modern-day comedy of manners called "The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P," the Baltimore-raised author decided to explore...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Federal authorities are trying to topple Steven A. Cohen from his heights as one of the world’s top hedge fund managers by stripping him of the right to invest other people’s money.
Could fighting the non-criminal proceeding that the...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Could it have snowed on Mars? Valley networks carved into slopes on the Red Planet may hint of snowmelt that ran down the sides of crater rims and tall mountain ridges, according to a study released by the journal Geophysical Research Letters.
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Lauren swallows scissors, light bulbs, batteries, bedsprings, knives. Eddie pinches pennies for plastic surgeries he can't afford and rubs his face raw with sandpaper trying to fix disfiguring acne scars that no one else sees. Colin feels love emanating...
| Jul 28, 2013
It's hard to imagine Alicia Gonzalez doing anything in slow motion.
"I do enjoy yoga, believe it or not," says Gonzalez, executive director of Chicago Run, a nonprofit organization that works with Chicago public schools to help fight childhood obesity...
| Mar 23, 2013
Experience vocal music — from vintage Mills Brothers through jazz and rock to current hip-hop — with Rockapella on Saturday at the Sellersville Theater. The group, whose name combines rock and a cappella, is made up of five singers who perform...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:06 PM
WASHINGTON — Watergate felon and prison reformer Charles W. Colson, who died Saturday at age 80 in northern Virginia, was two people.
He was Richard Nixon's "hatchet man," the president's "evil genius," who by his own admission was "ruthless in...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Born in Gulf Breeze, Fla., and living in New York City, singer-actress Ashley Brown originated the title role of "Mary Poppins" on Broadway. She reprised the role in the national tour, receiving the 2010 Garland Award for that performance. Her...