| Oct 11, 2014
| 4:05 PM
ST. LOUIS Thousands of demonstrators from across the country marched in downtown St. Louis Saturday, chanting "We are Mike Brown," as part of a series of events to protest police violence nationwide.
"We're fighting for our lives," St. Louis activist and...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Marissa Mayer caused an uproar last year when she banned telecommuting for Yahoo employees. Now it looks like she again wants workers as close to the company as possible.
The online tech company is reportedly cutting about 400 positions at its...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:26 PM
John Mulaney has the benevolent wide-set eyes, cresting hair and copacetic choirboy appearance of a superhero who has taken a spa day. He is trim to the point of receding, and as angular as Peter Parker. He walks with his hands plunged deep in his...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Archbishop Spalding has hired Brian Phipps to be its new boys lacrosse coach, the school's athletic director Jeff Parsons announced Monday.
Phipps replaces former coach Kenneth "Bear" Davis, who went 25-31 in three seasons before accepting a full-time...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Republican challenger Paul Spain tells voters he can "work across party lines to get things done in Washington." His Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, says she has spent nearly two years doing just that.
Spain and Frankel are running in a...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Refuse to think, assume the worst, overreact, disregard laws and rules and then pronounce yourself someone standing up for the best in education. That's what we've recently witnessed in Colorado's Jefferson County, the scene of pretentiously delinquent...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:20 PM
— Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation is bad news for President Barack Obama's racial justice legacy. Obama has done little to address race during his presidency, beyond the actions of his Justice Department. With Holder's exit, that track...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:28 PM
It's no secret that consumers have long been using brands to help define their image.
"For instance, wearing an official NBA jersey may help fans feel more committed, buying cage-free eggs at Whole Foods may reinforce a consumer's sense of social...
| Sep 26, 2014
Its greatness is right there in the title, not to mention on every page. But "The Great Gatsby," the 1925 masterpiece by F. Scott Fitzgerald, occupies an oddly precarious position in the ranks of Great American Novels. As a staple of high school...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The White House announced Thursday that it was mobilizing key federal agencies to combat a growing, global health threat -- bacteria that have evolved an immunity to powerful antibiotic drugs.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria cause 2 million illnesses...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:17 AM
A Georgetown University student died Tuesday after apparently contracting meningitis, the university said.
Andrea Jaime, a 19-year-old from Miami, was a sophomore in the school of nursing and health studies, Georgetown said in a statement. She had...