| Nov 16, 2014
| 9:05 PM
For the first time in 13 years, USC has lost its title as the leader in recruiting lucrative foreign students, according to a new report.
USC enrolled about 10,900 students from outside the country in the last academic year, according to a survey of U....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:41 PM
— Wall Street's big business — helping companies buy other companies — is hotter than it's been in years.
When pharmaceuticals giant Actavis said it was buying Allergan Inc. in Irvine and Halliburton said it would take over rival oil-...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Nearly two decades after Matt Eisenfeld and his girlfriend died in a suicide bombing in Jerusalem, his family has gained greater insight and perspective, if not solace, from the new book "The Bus on Jaffa Road."
"People always ask if you've been able to...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Be careful where you put that preposition.
Prepositions, participles, who and whom and more are the focus of the new documentary "Grammar Revolution." The film was made by two former teachers, David and Elizabeth O'Brien, and completed with a $22,000...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Patrick Suppes, a philosopher of science and a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who helped to launch the use of computers in the classroom, died Nov. 17 of natural causes at his home on the campus of Stanford University, where he taught for more than 60 years....
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Colleen and Sean Alexander had been married for a year, had bought their first home in Clinton, and were hoping to have children in 2011 when a freight truck barreled through a stop sign and crushed their plans under its wheels.
They had been high...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 4:25 AM
MERIDEN — Rick Chubet paces from machine to machine inside a clean, white lab at Protein Sciences.
The vaccine scientist pulls up to a monitor displaying fresh results from a test. Two lines, one blue, one red, cut across a graph. He walks to...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The University of Illinois at Chicago plans to submit a lofty proposal to create an Obama presidential library corridor, using public transportation to link its Near West Side academic campus to a desolate site in North Lawndale that has been devoid of...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:47 PM
In its $10.5-million spending binge to defeat soda tax measures in Berkeley and San Francisco in November — and to stem the nationwide push to hold Big Soda accountable for epidemic diseases related to sugar overconsumption — the soda industry...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:39 PM
In many ways, the story of new pop sensations AJR could only have happened in New York City.
The three brothers, native New Yorkers then ages 8-15, fall in love with their parents’ Beach Boys and Simon and Garfunkel records and, in their home in...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:02 AM
The good stuff in chocolate brings not only good cheer and improved blood flow: A new study suggests it may have the power to turn back the clock on age-related memory loss. In research that will need to be replicated by larger trials, a concentrated...