| May 6, 2015
The School District of Palm Beach County earned high marks at the recent Commissioner's Academic Challenge in Orlando. At the tournament, its All-Star Academic Challenge team finished seventh overall among large districts.
Marc Rodriguez, a senior at...
| May 4, 2015
A couple years ago I was asked to speak at a conference in Chicago. I prepared, in traditional journalistic fashion, by doing everything at the last minute and then walked into the event expecting a relatively low-key affair.
It was considerably...
| May 2, 2015
| 3:50 PM
The arrests of a police lieutenant, a sergeant and four officers in the death of Freddie Gray take Baltimore deeper into the crucible, where everything is being tested, everything is on the line -- the system of criminal justice and civil order, the...
| May 1, 2015
| 12:56 PM
Alarming levels of brain-damaging lead are poisoning more than a fifth of the children tested from some of the poorest parts of Chicago, even as the hazard has been largely eliminated in more prosperous neighborhoods, a Tribune investigation has found....
| May 1, 2015
| 9:13 AM
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|| Harvard University(bit.ly/1FwPGoF) || Pre-College Program || 5-6 course options || June 28-July 10July 12-24July 26-Aug. 7 || Rising juniors and...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 4:45 PM
Chase Aldridge, the leading hitter for Harvard-Westlake's baseball team, is headed to Harvard University. He grew up in Ladera Heights, went to a public elementary school, then enrolled at a private middle school in Palisades.
So began his journey...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 2:00 PM
Scheck Hillel Community School in North Miami Beach drew nearly 450 supporters, alumni, parents, grandparents, community rabbis and dignitaries for its recent 2015 Annual Event, "Opening Doors."
For the first time, the Annual Event was held on campus in...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Anthony M. Kennedy was a 44-year-old appeals court judge in Sacramento — a Republican appointee and happily-married Catholic — when he first confronted the question of whether the Constitution protected the rights of gays and lesbians.
| Apr 23, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Comcast Corp. is pulling the plug on its $45-billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, conceding it had little chance of overcoming stiff resistance from regulators, lawmakers and consumers who mobilized to block the merger.
The deal collapsed after high-...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 8:42 AM
When Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson attended undergrad school at Harvard University, she met a classmate with a wry sense of humor and a demeanor described by Freeman-Wilson as "unflappable."
Freeman-Wilson soon became close friends with Loretta Lynch...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 8:45 AM
The earthquake fault cuts through the heart of Ventura's quaint downtown, past the ornate hilltop City Hall and historic Spanish-era mission before heading into the Pacific Ocean.
For decades, some seismic experts believed the Ventura fault posed only a...