| 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 15, 2013
| 4:00 PM
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Herman L. Ammon, who taught chemistry at the University of Maryland, College Park for nearly five decades and was also an expert in the field of crystal structure, died Aug. 2 of a stroke at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham.
He was 76.
"Herm was a...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:50 AM
A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!"
This week's activity helped...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Connecticut is not doing enough to keep people from becoming addicted to alcohol and drugs and dying of drug overdoses.
Only a fraction of those who need help with the chronic, relapsing disease of addiction get that help here, mirroring statistics...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:03 PM
UC Irvine has been picked to finish eighth in the nine-team Mountain Pacific Sports Federation preseason coaches poll for men's water polo.
The Anteaters, coming off a 14-12 season that included an 0-8 record in the MPSF, received 12 points, one better...
| Aug 28, 2013
Breast-feeding, already known for supplying babies with healthy nutrients and disease-fighting antibodies, may also help guard against persistent stuttering, a University of Illinois study has found.
Boys who were breast-fed for more than a year had...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The Freedom Theatre, a community-based theater and cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, in occupied Palestine on the West Bank, will present Athol Fugard’s “The Island” at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road on the UConn campus in...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Sonja Santelises stood before a room of Baltimore educators whose faces were filled with angst as she spoke about a rigorous new curriculum that would soon change everything they thought they knew about teaching.
Three years later, when she pulled up...