| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As often happens when the financial demands on government social programs rise, there's been a lot of talk lately about the need to return to the traditional American system of community and faith-based help for the needy: charity, not government...
| May 10, 2012
President Obama's announcement Wednesday that he was done "evolving" and now supports same-sex marriage was, in retrospect, inevitable. Vice President Joe Biden made it so Sunday, when he remarked almost casually that he had grown "comfortable" with gay...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:51 PM
— Last year, as the U.S. Olympic swimming trials drew record crowds in Omaha, the popular refrain was Michael Phelps had created a wave of general interest in the sport that would keep rolling.
Last week, as the first U.S. Championships or...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Dear Liz: What are your thoughts on charitable giving? I hear about tithing (giving 10% of income) but would have real problems trying to maintain that commitment. That said, I'd like to become a regular donor to a reputable charity.
Answer: Most U.S....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
It's charity time, and not just because the holiday season reminds us to be charitable. As the tax year draws to a close, the charitable tax deduction beckons.
America's wealthy are its largest beneficiaries. According to the Congressional Budget Office,...
| May 4, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Indiana University's new budget includes room for raises and maintenance projects.
The board of trustees approved the 2012-2013 budget Friday.
The budget includes $30.3 million in new spending. Two thirds of that will go towards pay raises.
| May 7, 2012
| 10:27 AM
An Indiana University Kelley School of Business Indianapolis student, who was a victim of a horrific crime, reflects on the obstacles he overcame as his graduation date approaches.
Manoj Rana, an engineering student from India, almost lost his life...
| May 9, 2012
| 1:39 PM
An Indiana University student holds a rather dubious honor, being the first student arrested for pulling a prank at a popular IU fountain.
22-year-old Jeff Pearse was arrested early Tuesday morning at the Showalter Fountain on campus. Campus police say...
| May 9, 2012
| 7:32 PM
As Indiana University Head Coach Tom Crean greeted Hoosiers fans Wednesday afternoon at the 2012 IU Athletics Tailgate Tour, many of them spoke of their favorite memories about the the previous 2011-2012 season that saw the Hoosiers rise back onto the...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Living right across the street from a funeral home brings death close to Tammy Ellis' home, but seeing what she has from her kitchen is making it closer to her home than she ever imagined. She said she often sees bodies, uncovered, on gurneys.
| May 11, 2012
| 10:04 AM
A man who police said was firing a gun in a neighborhood north of the Indiana University campus while in the nude was injured in a police-action shooting Friday morning.
Officers with the Bloomington Police Department were dispatched to a home...