| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:43 PM
MOSCOW — Russia opened a criminal case Tuesday against Greenpeace activists, accusing them of piracy for attempting to stage a protest on an Arctic oil rig. A Greenpeace spokeswoman called the accusation "absurd."
Russian border troops seized...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:22 PM
When attorney and Republican Party activist John J. Lynch ran for Los Angeles County tax assessor in 1986, he was shocked at the result — he won.
"It was a surprise," said Lynch, and he wasn't the only one taken aback. Lynch, who had never run for...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:18 AM
It's great news to know a fellow Fordham University graduate will be the 2014 Rose Parade grand marshal.
Yep, Vin Scully, the perennial Dodger baseball team broadcaster, is right up there with Vince Lombardi, another Fordham University graduate, as are...
| Feb 27, 2014
In Barack Obama's first weeks in office, in a series of executive orders and public statements, the new president and former professor of constitutional law promised to make sweeping changes in the way government operated in a number of specific areas....
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list. So when the Long Beach high school senior received a rejection from the Ivy League campus, she was disappointed but also knew she had...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 4:52 PM
A New Jersey lawmaker on Saturday said he intends to formally request Governor Chris Christie and his staff hand over more correspondence and documents related to the bridge scandal that has engulfed Christie, a rising star in the Republican Party....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Goucher College sent congratulatory emails to the parents of 60 applicants on March 12 telling them their children had been admitted.
The message from the small liberal arts college in Towson contained the words every parent of a high school senior...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Retired Carroll County Circuit Judge Luke K. Burns Jr., who during his years on the bench developed a reputation for being even-keeled and fair-minded to all sides and had the distinction of presiding over the longest murder trial in the history of...
| Jul 30, 2013
By Jessica Reynolds Teach for America is great in theory. Recent graduates from elite universities teach for two years in underserved school systems, move on to successful careers in business, politics, healthcare, etc, and act as lifelong advocates for...
| Feb 12, 2012
Stef Gray recently delivered a petition to Sallie Mae's Washington office, asking the giant private lender to eliminate a fee that unemployed college graduates must pay to suspend payments until they find a job.
The 23-year-old New Yorker's online...