| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:00 PM
In April, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a 2006 Michigan ballot initiative in which voters rejected affirmative action at state public universities. The Supreme's 6-2 ruling, however, did not end the debate over the controversial remediation for decades of...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 11:15 AM
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, in a 1996 televised speech, referred to the continued overvaluation of stocks as "irrational exuberance" — an apt expression today in the wake of President Barack Obama's Dec. 17th announcement of a...
| 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 29, 2014
| 3:04 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 record...
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:34 PM
An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race.
District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
| 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 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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Only 4.5 percent of women under the age of 20 use long-acting reversible contraception, despite growing evidence of its safety and effectiveness.
"Many providers have not been counseling adolescents about the use of an IUD (intrauterine device) for...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:20 PM
A funny thing about people is they seem to respond best when you treat them like people.
That can be a cumbersome quirk, particularly when the people in question are your employees, but the fact remains that human-to-human interaction is most...
| 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...