| Apr 20, 2015
| 1:52 PM
This Super Sunday on March 29, the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County once again banked on the local Jewish community to make and answer hours of Phone-A-Thon calls in the Federation's largest annual fundraiser.
In addition to the hundreds...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 4:00 AM
In early January, Amira Abu-Salha drove to her daughter Yusor's apartment to return her wedding dress. Yusor had just moved in with her husband shortly after their Dec. 27 wedding.
Minutes after she parked, Abu-Salha said, she was accosted by an irate...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 3:00 PM
How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many people today can stop looking at their electronic devices long enough to even think about such things?
| Apr 14, 2015
| 11:58 AM
The Baltimore City school system's proposal to eliminate the Advanced Placement Summer Academy, the city's only summer enrichment program for academically advanced students, will reportedly trim $99,000 from the budget as part of an overhaul of the school...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 8:53 AM
Congratulations to President Obama and his administration in calling for an end to therapies aimed at “repairing” gay, lesbian and transgender youth. Such “conversion therapies” involve a set of dangerous practices that...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Drinking-water wells in Pennsylvania close to natural gas sites do not face a greater risk of methane contamination than those farther away, according to a new study published in Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T). But the study is now being called...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 10:12 PM
Duke University officials are trying to determine who hung a rope noose from a tree, what the president of the elite Southern school described Wednesday as a vicious symbol in a region where lynchings were once used to terrorize black residents....
| Mar 28, 2015
| 12:28 PM
Nancy W. Kiehne, an artist and homemaker, died March 20 of cancer at the Edenwald retirement community. She was 90.
The daughter of Christian Wenger, a farmer, and Marion Singer Sartorius, Nancy Jane Wenger was born in Ephrata, Pa., and moved to...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:00 AM
If, like millions of people, you've been on diets, perhaps lots of them, researcher Traci Mann says you should be relieved to know that it's not a flaw in your character that they didn't work. Or at least they didn't work for long.
That may seem to make...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 5:50 PM
Tread lightly, Americans: Nearly 9% of people in the United States have outbursts of anger, break or smash things, or get into physical fights -- and have access to a firearm, a new study says. What's more, 1.5% of people who have these anger issues carry...
| Apr 9, 2015
The recent downsizing at the Orange County Museum of Art has left the Newport Beach institution without a chief curator and the art world stunned.
But in a telephone interview with The Times, Craig Wells, the president of the museum's board of trustees,...