| Apr 8, 2015
| 6:31 AM
Unconscious and with furry yellow paws in the air, Otter was guided into the MRI machine.
The 4-year-old Lab had been having increasingly severe episodes of back pain over months and a neurosurgeon wanted to confirm his suspicions about the cause....
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:03 PM
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) - Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan - he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school.
It worked. And then some. The...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 4:12 PM
Elmont High School senior Harold Ekeh had a plan — he would apply to 13 colleges, including all eight Ivy League schools, figuring it would help his chances of getting into at least one great school.
It worked. And then some. The teenager from Long...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 11:05 AM
This term, the Supreme Court has an opportunity to dramatically improve how our criminal justice system treats statements by very young children if it is willing to look beyond the two bad options adopted by the lower courts and consider instead a...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Novelist Julie Schumacher admits that she shares a few characteristics with Jason T. Fitger, the cranky, boorish professor experiencing a meltdown in her hilarious epistolary novel "Dear Committee Members."
"He's sort of an evil twin," admits the author,...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 4:00 AM
When Mike McMahon's Latino employees need to go to the bank, the pharmacy or the grocery store, he makes sure someone drives them to town, waits while they run errands, and then brings them safely back to his dairy farm.
Even then, there is no guarantee...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 8:56 PM
USC stayed in-house for the selection of a new provost, choosing executive vice provost and neuroscientist Michael Quick as second-in-command of the university.
USC President C.L. Max Nikias on Sunday announced the selection of Quick after what was...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 12:32 PM
Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as "The Odd Couple" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," has died. He was 93.
Saks, who won three Tony...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 5:38 AM
When Cole Bardreau signed his amateur tryout contract to play for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms following the end of Cornell University's hockey season on March 7, he knew he was going to break into the AHL, but not as quickly as he has.
| Mar 21, 2015
| 11:09 AM
Sallye J. Esterson, a retired Baltimore Realtor who enjoyed golfing, died of complications from dementia March 15 at the North Oaks retirement community near Owings Mills. She was 90.
The daughter of Herman Josephs, a furniture store owner, and Florence...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 12:34 PM
Here's a quiz.
If there's one thing Americans love it's:
A) Eating food that has more calories than the galaxy has stars.
B) Having uncomfortable conversations.
If you answered "B," you're crazy. We hate uncomfortable conversations.