| Aug 12, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Terrence Alonzo Baker didn't have to look far for a stage name. He just used his initials and called himself Tab Baker. And then he went about as far as a Chicago actor can go. In a career spanning three......
| Apr 6, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The biography "Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life" by Carol Sklenicka, released in 2009, took more than 10 years to research. To get to know the master of the modern American short story, who died at age 50 in 1988, Sklenicka......
| Mar 19, 2010
The countdown to the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Final Four® is underway, as a semi-truck and trailer carrying the Championship Court made by Connor Sport Court stops on Wednesday, March 24 at the University of Notre Dame, near South Bend....
| Apr 29, 2010
Many schools use their website to communicate with their students. DePaul University in Chicago, for example, has a WordPress blog called Demon Tracks that is easy to read and simple to create and maintain.
Teachers are moving...
| May 13, 2010
Whether you like it or not — OK, nobody likes it — it's time to do a little spring cleaning.
Let's start with the closet. There are things in there we haven't worn for ages. Or only wear when we're working in the yard or washing the car. Or...
| May 22, 2010
Former New York Yankee first baseman Wally Pipp called Dorothy "Dottie" Kamenshek "the fanciest-fielding first baseman I've ever seen, man or woman."
Spurred by the personal philosophy that "anything less than my best is failure," she was known to jump...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 12:49 AM
A former graduate student at Northwestern University reporting on the unrest in Libya is believed to be a captive of authorities in the North African country and has not been seen or heard from in nearly two weeks.
Friends of James Foley, 37, a New...
| Apr 27, 2011
Terrance W. McGarry, a former Los Angeles Times Valley edition reporter and assistant city editor whose previous work for United Press International included coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, died Tuesday of a rare brain disease at his...
| Sep 13, 2010
The old folk concept that our personal health behaviors rub off on those around us has received a staggering amount of scientific support of late. Over the last few years, study after study has shown that weight gain, drug and alcohol use, even loneliness...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:35 AM
Butler University today launched a partnership with Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network, to offer a Zipcar car-sharing program on campus.
Two Zipcars – a Toyota Prius and a Mazda3 – are now available 24 hours a day,...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:01 PM
A cultural shift that eventually became a landslide began 10 years ago this month, though almost no one noticed at the time. Apple Inc. rolled out a portable MP3 player it dubbed the iPod, and after a promising opening quarter in 2002, sales dropped...