| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
I think I'm pretty.
A sharp pang of embarrassment strikes me as I type these words. My heart rate elevates and a flush runs up my neck and blossoms across my cheeks. My first instinct is to go back and delete those incriminating four words, purging them...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:09 PM
A Chicago investment manager with strong ties to Mayor Rahm Emanuel is among the contributors who have collectively donated more than $850,000 to the foundation overseeing the development of President Barack Obama’s presidential library, according...
| Jul 18, 2014
Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Forging something worthwhile and lasting from tragedy is difficult at best, but the Sarah C. McCausland New Trier Performing Arts Scholarship was created this year to do just that.
Sarah, a 2013 New Trier High School graduate, was very active in...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Leesburg picked Police Capt. Rob Hicks as the city's new police chief, effective Aug. 21.
An Army veteran who saw duty in Iraq and Kuwait during the Gulf War, Hicks will succeed Bill Chrisman who will retire later this month after 25 years of service to...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Is a revival of interest in the photographs of Minor White (1908-1976) worthwhile?
Once, White's work was the epitome of all that art photography aspired to be. Since his death, however — and, actually, beginning several years before — his...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:51 PM
AIDS researchers and advocates are used to dealing with death, they say, but that hasn't made the last 48 hours any easier.
An estimated 12,000 scientists, medical workers, advocates and policymakers are traveling to the 20th International AIDS...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Former Ebony magazine editor Amy DuBois Barnett is joining ESPN as executive editor for an upcoming website about African-American sports and culture, the network announced Thursday.
Barnett will manage editorial operations and will report to Jason...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Kyle Rhodes visited Dr. Brett A. King at the Yale School of Medicine late last summer, seeking help for a severe case of psoriasis.
The Killingworth man, now 25, also had — still has — alopecia, the condition that causes a person's hair to...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Three years ago, N.C. State fans put a hurt on UNC-Chapel Hill by discovering that a football player's term paper largely consisted of passages cut and pasted from several sources. It was the first hint of a long-standing academic scandal involving...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 11:25 AM
From headline-grabbing studies to prime-time TV, autism has entered mainstream conversation like never before.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that autism rates rose nearly 30 percent from 2008 to 2010. The condition...