| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:52 AM
It's a crisp January evening on the campus of Loyola University Maryland in North Baltimore, and on this holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a near-capacity crowd awaits the appearance of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Coates strides to the...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:30 AM
Thanks to Marylou Yam for her commentary suggesting "The NFL could become a leader in domestic violence prevention" (Jan. 14). Her warning that the Mueller Report absolving NFL officials for not seeing the video of Ray Rice assaulting Janay Rice should...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Jill Hiraizumi started her legal practice on a shoestring.
The Whittier Law School graduate often delivered her estate planning advice across a client's kitchen table.
"When I needed office space, I used an attorney friend's conference room," said...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:25 AM
Daisy Cocco De Filippis, a native of the Dominican Republic, says she'll be thrilled to witness the president's State of the Union speech next week when he is expected to talk about his hope to make community colleges free for most students.
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:50 AM
An investigation into whether retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus illegally shared classified information will be conducted fairly, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder said Sunday in the wake of reports that federal prosecutors have recommended that Petraeus be...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:30 PM
President Obama's proposal unveiled Thursday to provide free community college education to all "responsible" students is garnering immense attention. That's as it should be, although the details still need to be fleshed out and individual states will...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
When you are traveling 550 mph at 35,000 feet in the air, your food choices are pretty limited.
The good news is that the overall trend in airline food is improving, with one of the world’s largest carriers making huge strides toward healthier...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The New York grand jury that decided not to charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man heard testimony from 50 witnesses and considered 60 exhibits including four videos, a state judge said on Thursday.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Director Matthew Bonifacio and his Bethlehem-born wife Julianna Gelinas Bonifacio discovered the hard way that simultaneously planning a wedding and shooting a movie can be a demanding proposition.
One day tensions ran so high on the set of the baseball...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:26 PM
The contemporary immigrant rights movement has commanded attention through civil disobedience, student walkouts and intensive lobbying. But there's another tactic — increasing immigrant clout by allowing all noncitizens to vote — that also...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Florida has leapfrogged New York to rank as the third most populous U.S. state, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday, reflecting demographic trends that are reshaping American politics and culture, along with state bragging rights.
With 19.9 million...