| 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...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Robots bathing patients, storefront medical clinics and nurses conducting procedures once done by doctors. The future of health care is bound to include practices that might surprise us today but will be commonplace 50 years from now. When hasn't that...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Melissa Perlman of BlueIvy Communications, a local public relations firm, personally competed twice in the World Maccabi games in Israel representing Team USA and, specifically, her hometown of Boca Raton.
She competed once as a youngster in '97, and...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:09 PM
The Surfrider Foundation has named a Laguna Beach resident and former lifeguard to be the nonprofit organization's next chief executive officer.
The group's board of directors chose Chad Nelsen to lead Surfrider, a San Clemente-based organization...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:19 PM
It would have been nice to get all dramatic and scratchy-voiced right now and say that Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is the 75th anniversary of Batman, and that there can be only one Dark Knight. But that would be a lie. And it wouldn't be honoring the most...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford (SA@S) students will perform Hamlet and Cymbeline in repertory through Aug. 10 on the grounds of the former American Shakespeare Festival Theater in Stratford.
Avon resident and Brown University student Margaret Valerio,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It has come down to this for Brian Perry: an apple or banana for lunch, Red Sox ballgames on an old Zenith TV and long walks to shake off the blues.
At 57, Perry has been unemployed and looking for work for nearly seven years, ever since that winter...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Americans like to believe that our exceptional story was cooked up in the proverbial melting pot. And it's true that we've broadly taken strength from our diversity. But the way we engage our differences has more recently begun to shift. We're more...