| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:32 PM
A grinning teenage girl confesses to the camera in a YouTube video sponsored by the Howard County Public Library that she checks her texts and emails "an inappropriate number of times a day." With a quick laugh and a shrug, she seems to say, "Who doesn't?...
| Jan 17, 2014
More than 100 colleges and universities, including several in California, promised Thursday to try to attract more low-income students by strengthening relationships with high schools and community colleges, increasing access to advisors and offering more...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The Freedom Theatre, a community-based theater and cultural center in Jenin Refugee Camp, in occupied Palestine on the West Bank, will present Athol Fugard’s “The Island” at the Nafe Katter Theatre, 820 Bolton Road on the UConn campus in...
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:39 PM
WASHINGTON -- As the Senate passed the immigration reform bill, a protester dressed in a blue cap and graduation gown stood up in the visitor gallery and chanted, "Si se puede!"
Other activists dressed in turquoise and orange shirts joined in with the...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Navigating the job market without a college degree is harder than ever, but there are still plenty of solid jobs to be had, according to a new report.
Some 29 million jobs with annual salaries of more than $35,000 exist for those who haven’t...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:04 AM
Global Focus: They design our electronics, harvest our food, staff our research labs and care for our children. Immigrants -- legal and illegal, skilled and unskilled -- by all accounts are vital cogs in the wheel of the U.S. economy and the money they...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:37 PM
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Worried about student safety amid the political violence in Egypt, the University of California has suspended its fall semester program in Cairo, officials said Monday.
The move affects 22 students who had...
| 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......
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Say goodbye to reporter Cortney Hall. Her last day at WKMG-Channel 6 will be Friday. “I'm moving back to Chicago to be closer to my family,” Hall said in an email Thursday. “I have a job lined up at WGN and CLTV. I will be anchoring...
| 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...