| 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 1, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Hinsdale Central High School senior guard Gabrielle Rush had no doubt on the region of the country where she would play college basketball.
Rush wanted to follow in the footsteps of her older brother and sister and attend an Ivy League school on the...
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson is running for re-election to a third term against a Haitian-American Republican, Dufirstson Neree, in one of the most Democratic districts in Florida and the nation.
Wilson, if re-elected, plans to focus on legislation...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Emma Watson has extended a formal invitation to men and boys to join the conversation on feminism.
The "Noah" actress spoke about gender inequality and the launch of the He for She campaign at U.N. headquarters in New York City over the weekend...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Eighty-two percent of American adults regularly did chores as children, including cleaning, cooking, laundry and dishes. Just 28 percent ask the same of their own kids.
A national survey of 1,001 respondents in mid-September found that we are loath to...