| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:29 PM
William A. Hubbard, a retired chemical engineer who headed a Baltimore business that created the orange-colored coatings for Howard Johnson restaurant roofs, died of heart failure Monday at his Towson home. He was 92.
Born in Rolla, Mo., he was the son...
| Mar 10, 2014
Made wealthy by decades in the cutthroat trenches of venture capital, Bruce Rauner has never been shy about opening up his checkbook to push causes he considers dear to his heart.
Dartmouth College, his alma mater, has Rauner scholarships, a Rauner...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The loud knock came about 2 a.m., and Dante Wooding roused himself. He saw police lights flashing through his window. Downstairs, a friend was at the front door.
"Najee's gone," the friend said.
Dante looked at his mother, who was crying. Najee Thomas...
| Apr 27, 2014
It's possible that Matthew Olshan didn't fully become a writer until the day that his future boss ordered him to dig a ditch.
On that day in the late 1980s, the boss, a carpenter, eyed the short kid with the soft hands. He saw a young man with no...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Would you eat crickets if they were hidden in crunchy chips or chocolate chip cookies?
Bugs are a regular part of some diets in other parts of the world, though in the United States many typically do their best to keep them out of their food. But...
| Feb 22, 2014
A new exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum is an homage to unsteady hands and uncertain tempers, to chips and nicks, to the inconsistent and unfinished.
In "Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics," many of the 60 vases on...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:01 PM
U.S. News and World Report ranked the Johns Hopkins University's School of Education No. 1 in the nation for graduate education programs, above two state programs better known as teaching schools: University of Maryland, College Park at No. 26 and...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:10 AM
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has pulled ahead of chief rival Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of the top U.S. business schools.
Booth moved up to No. 4 from...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou greeted hundreds of flag-waving supporters in Los Angeles' Chinatown on Tuesday, an unusual public appearance on American soil that was a sign of the island's improving relationship with China.
Ma was on his way home...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
If you've ever tried to get your doctor on the phone on short notice, you appreciate the challenge of staying connected in modern medicine. But the coming era of "connected health" promises to change all that--using the Internet and wireless digital...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday formally endorsed a lawsuit that seeks to overturn job protections for California teachers that are among the most extensive in the nation.
Villaraigosa called the lawsuit “a case that...