| Mar 7, 2015
| 1:09 PM
In speeches and documents, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake continues to brag about CitiStat, the data-driven agency that has helped guide policy in Baltimore for the past 15 years. Her budget praises CitiStat's power to cut government costs — and...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 2:43 PM
The brackets have been filled out; the fans are psyched; the competitors are pawing at the ground.
Or, in the case of the pygmy marmoset, climbing down from the trees.
Will the dwarf mongoose beat the dormouse? Can the giant bushy-tailed cloud rat...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 10:15 AM
Deborah Borda will take a four-month sabbatical from her role as president and chief executive of the Los Angeles Philharmonic so that she can assume a residency at the Harvard Kennedy School at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.
| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:49 AM
The Miramar High School debate team recently competed at Harvard University, an impressive feat for a program that has swelled from five to nearly 200 members in the past few years.
While the Patriots didn't place at the 41st annual Harvard National...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 2:00 PM
In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and dug through their pockets and purses for pens as Ann Lee launches a PowerPoint presentation.
Her primer on college admissions begins with the basics:...
| Feb 26, 2015
The Event: Some 438 friends and supporters flocked to funky Metro Chicago on Jan. 29 to help raise money for Friends United for Juvenile Diabetes Research. Their good deed was rewarded with an acoustic concert by composer/musician, Michael Franti.
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:57 AM
A local theater troupe visited Northlake Middle School Monday to help students with tough topics like intolerance, youth suicide, bullying, alcohol and drug abuse, abusive relationships and negative self-image.
The troupe, called Messages Which Are...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 9:50 AM
Obesity raises the chance of heart attack regardless of whether a person has the cluster of cardiovascular risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, according to a recent study that challenges previous beliefs.
Metabolic syndrome, a condition that...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:27 PM
The controversial education law known as No Child Left Behind is up for reauthorization, and amid the nuances under debate one question stands out: Will pressures from the left and right force the federal government to abandon its annual, statewide...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:31 AM
Harvard University police are investigating reports that a man came to the university's Kennedy School of Government to solicit donations for a charity connected to the Islamic State.
Kennedy School spokesman Doug Gavel said in a statement Friday that...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 1:21 PM
Hoping to clear a potentially crowded field of Democratic primary opponents, Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday became the first candidate to announce a run for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated next year by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.