| May 4, 2012
Edison Jackson, who was president of Medgar Evers College, a campus of the City University of New York, has been named as the interim president of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach. He will take over as interim president on May 14, B-CU...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 6:19 PM
H&M promised on Wednesday to stop shredding new, unworn clothing it can't sell at its store in Herald Square and instead donate the apparel to charities.
The retailer made the decision after a report surfaced in the New York Times on Wednesday, in...
| Jan 27, 2010
Prolific character actor
Johnny Seven, 83, a prolific character actor who appeared in dozens of TV episodes that included a recurring role as Lt. Carl Reese on "Ironside," died Friday at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission...
| May 26, 2009
For 40 minutes last month he held them spellbound, reading about America in 1898. John Sayles didn't just give the crowd a taste of his new novel, "Some Time in the Sun" -- he performed a comedy about tabloid newsboys in New York, playing 26 characters...
| Oct 8, 2009
| 5:53 AM
Drastic changes may be coming to the State University of New York system.
SUNY colleges may be forced to eliminate programs, boost class sizes and reduce course offerings. These changes comes on the heels of an order from Gov. David A. Paterson this week...
| Mar 18, 2009
| 12:37 PM
Today's topic: Are newspapers dying, or is it just a class of newspapers that isn't sustainable? Today through Friday, Alan D. Mutter and Jeff Jarvis discuss the state of the American newspaper industry.
Innovate quickly, or even the healthiest papers...
| Mar 20, 2009
Today's topic: A decade from now, how and where will the average consumer get his or her news?
Find a way to save traditional media companies Point: Alan D. Mutter
The news ecosystem in the future will be more ubiquitous, open, global, mobile and...
| Oct 15, 2010
If you're caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, you're in plenty of company. Nearly 11 million people take care of the 5.3 million Americans with the disease, a number that's expected to grow to almost 16 million by 2050, according to the Alzheimer's...
| Jun 4, 2010
| 11:03 AM
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor came home to the Bronx on Friday, visiting her old elementary school before heading to a commencement at the community college where her mother studied in the 1970s while raising her.
| Jul 22, 2010
| 7:34 PM
COSTA MESA — Los Angeles Times Community News on Thursday announced a promotion, the creation of a new position and a series of recent hires at the Daily Pilot and its sister publications in Orange County.
Don Leach, a 15-year veteran of the...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 9:15 AM
It's one of the latest budgets to be passed in New York's 220-year history, and it's going to cost you in a variety of ways, unless you're a multi-millionaire.
The state legislature approved the $136 billion budget 125 days late in a vote that took place...