| Apr 26, 2013
Can you do it? Should you do it?
As that college acceptance letter compels you to say "yes" or "no" around May 1, run through a few last considerations as you weigh one of the largest financial commitments of your lifetime.
Three elements are key:...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Who: Patrick McNamara, 43, of Boynton Beach, and chief executive officer of the Comunity Partnership Group based in Rivieria Beach. The organization serves all of Palm Beach County, and is committed to changing the odds for children and families facing...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:42 AM
It may seem paradoxical that even as more black and Hispanic students attend college, America's system of higher education is becoming more racially polarized and unequal, with whites far more likely to graduate, earn advanced degrees or find good jobs...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Attorney Michael Thomas O’Callaghan, a La Cañada Flintridge resident who was active in many local organizations, died last week in Pasadena. He was 49.
O’Callaghan passed away on Aug. 12 after a long battle with lung cancer, his sister,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:23 AM
I'm passing along today two recent items about college majors and the workforce.
The first comes from an Oklahoma-based staffing company called Express Employment Professionals. And the second is from Georgetown University.
Both attempt to identify...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:53 AM
For the third straight year, the drivers in the Grand Prix of Baltimore will flip the ignition switch in their racecars, fire up those fuel-injected, high-performance engines and renew their quest for the fastest way through the streets of downtown...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:23 AM
PHILADELPHIA — Mackenzie Kramer has spent a lot of her time growing up in hospitals. She was not a sick child. The Muhlenberg junior just had two working parents, including a dad (Joel) who is an OB GYN at Holy......
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Helen Thomas, the tenacious and feisty dean of the White House press corps who covered 10 presidents and was a trailblazer for female journalists, has died. She was 92.
A syndicated columnist for Hearst News Service after spending most of her career...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I was dismayed to read Catherine Weber's letter calling for right-to-die legislation ("Right-to-die legislation needed in Maryland," July 1).
I am opposed to physician-assisted suicide not only in Maryland but throughout America. Hospice and...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Supreme Court struck down part of an anti-gay marriage law, Justice Anthony Kennedy took pains in his majority opinion to say the ruling applied only to legally married same-sex couples seeking benefits from the federal...