| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The failure to indict the New York City police officer whose chokehold killed Eric Garner — captured on video — proves just how ineffective body cameras would be in curbing epidemic police violence and racial profiling.
The officers who...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:29 AM
WASHINGTON — There was something in the air before Hillary Clinton addressed Georgetown University students Wednesday, but it definitely wasn't a new-car smell.
It was a faint but unmistakable whiff of indifference.
When the front-runner for the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Economist Anirban Basu seems like he's everywhere, his advice and insights shaping local governments, big companies, educational institutions and, now, as a member of Gov.-elect Larry Hogan's transition team, the state's future.
In the decade since he...
| Dec 14, 2014
First Presbyterian Church in Hampton will present its annual Young Performing Artists Competition in March 2015.
This will be the 28th year the church has sponsored this important opportunity for young musicians to polish their recital skills and...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Children who have health insurance through Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program go further in school than children who are uninsured, according to a recent report.
Researchers from Cornell and Harvard have found that, compared with...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 6:22 PM
A Towson University student has added her name to a civil suit involving a Towson associate professor and rabbi accused of taking pictures and videos of women in a ritual bath.
The young woman, who asked that she be identified only by her first name...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Gov. Rick Scott has appointed three new judges to Palm Beach County's 15th Judicial Circuit Court.
Scott selected Howard K. Coates and Kirk C. Volker, both of Palm Beach Gardens, and Edward Artau, of Delray Beach, to "honorably serve Florida families."...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:35 AM
Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down.
She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court.
Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Starting this weekend, anyone interested in changing an existing health insurance policy or buying a new one can do so during the second open enrollment period under Obamacare.
Those interested in having a plan in place by Jan. 1 must make their...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 3:38 PM
There were few topics Bernard "Bo" Connors O'Neill Jr. couldn't talk about with gusto, whether it was politics, his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish football or spinning a yarn for his grandchildren filled with characters with names such as "Filet...