| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:51 PM
A Clemson University fraternity has been suspended indefinitely by its national organization after some of its members threw a gangster-themed Christmas party over the weekend seen by many as racially insensitive.
The Saturday night off-campus party,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON As a senator, Jim DeMint sometimes ran afoul of fellow Republicans by personally recruiting, nurturing and supporting his own stable of conservative candidates for Congress.
Now, as president of the Heritage Foundation, the former South...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:05 PM
ST. LOUIS More than 100 protesters marched loudly through the St. Louis Galleria at midday Friday and then moved to West County Center for another demonstration.
The march through the Galleria in Richmond Heights led to a closing of the mall for more...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:09 PM
James T. Lanier, an electrical engineer and devoted Clemson University football fan, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of brain cancer. He was 60.
James Taylor Lanier was born in Sylacauga, Ala., and was raised in Copperhill, Tenn., where he...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Against a black backdrop with a large screen, a man in a headset microphone extolled the virtues of the organization he oversaw. He paused occasionally as videos played on the screen, highlighting the parts of his speech that were to come –...
| Aug 28, 2014
Florida Atlantic University has decided it's time to get better rather than bigger.
For the first time in eight-years, the historically fast-growing university will be a little smaller, down 457 students from last year. But the average GPA for incoming...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 AM
University of Illinois at Chicago officials are reviewing the dissertation of a high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University amid allegations that parts of it were plagiarized.
Chicago State interim Provost Angela Henderson, who took over in...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
The Galaxy chose defender Kyle Venter of the University of New Mexico on Thursday as the team's first selection in this year's Major League Soccer SuperDraft.
Venter, 22, was the 23rd pick overall in the second round of the 76-player SuperDraft held...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Six high school seniors are serving as student pages for the 2013 Maryland General Assembly.
Emma Zyriek of C. Milton Wright High School, Alexander McArtor of Fallston High School, Emily Clarke and Bryan Doherty of The John Carroll School, Andrew...
| Feb 13, 2013
BREVARD COLLEGE: Brevard College in Brevard, N.C., has named Antonio Johnson of Forest Hill to the honor roll for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY: Hanna Stambaugh, a 2012 graduate of Bel Air High School, was...
| Nov 10, 2013
"This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage" is not the story of a happy marriage. Not just one happy marriage, anyway. In her latest release, PEN/Faulker award winner Ann Patchett, best-selling author, co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tenn., and...