| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:22 PM
I wasn't surprised by the response to my Tuesday column on the Isla Vista rampage; several readers — more men than women — took issue with my stance that societal attitudes toward women had a role in shaping the killer.
But I was surprised...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:10 PM
When Adrianne Wadewitz became a Wikipedia contributor 10 years ago she decided to use a pseudonym, certain that fellow scholars at Indiana University would frown on writing for the often-maligned "free encyclopedia that anyone can edit."
| May 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Greater Hartford ranked 12th out of metropolitan areas in the U.S. for overall health and fitness in the seventh annual American Fitness Index released Wednesday.
Washington, D.C., topped the list, followed by the Minneapolis-St. Paul region; Portland,...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:08 AM
WASHINGTON — Challenged to list several questionable procedures that are commonly used in their field, America's joint surgeons came out against custom shoe inserts and two types of dietary supplements.
They also discouraged the long-term use of...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Two new principals have been chosen to lead Wescott and Willowbrook schools in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30.
The school board approved Chris Brown, assistant principal at Maple school, to be the next principal at Wescott, a first through fifth...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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Dominique Raccah is the founder of Sourcebooks, where she serves as publisher and CEO.
Lori Rader-Day is the author of the “The Black Hour.” Her fiction has appeared in Ellery...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Summer lends itself to reading and vacations, so why not combine the two into a literary trip?
The homes and studies where many great writers toiled over their prose have been preserved. See original manuscripts, often in the author's own handwriting....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When theater director Jon Vickers hopped on the phone with Variety, his single-screen cinema was in the middle of a typically diverse run. The night before, it had screened a brand new restoration of Luchino Visconti's "Sandra." That night, the program...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 2:22 PM
In the two weeks between recent revelations that hackers stole data on students, alumni and faculty from the University of Maryland, College Park and the Johns Hopkins University, nearly 360,000 records were swiped in similar attacks at schools in...