| Apr 14, 2015
| 7:31 AM
He walked into a Skokie courtroom as Randall John Esche on Wednesday, but left with an entirely new name: Randy Pizza Candy.
The name Randy Candy is something Esche, 36, of Uptown, has gone by since 4th grade, inspired by an obsession...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 5:36 PM
In a group of children and young adults with the most intractable forms of epilepsy, a liquid form of marijuana called cannabidiol reduced seizures by more than 50% without causing the drug's usual "high," researchers said.
In an open-label study that...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 8:18 AM
Killer Mike is going from the Coachella stage to the lecture hall.
After turning in two excellent weekend performances in Indio with his duo Run the Jewels (alongside collaborator El-P), the outspoken rapper will elaborate on his work's many deeply felt...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 8:00 AM
The gay rights movement is undoubtedly experiencing its most successful years: bans against same-sex marriage continue to fall; men and women have come out of the closet in business, entertainment and sports; and LGBT characters are mainstays on...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 3:11 PM
In an email to faculty Thursday, UConn President Susan Herbst outlined many outstanding issues remaining after months of negotiations with the new graduate assistants union.
Herbst sent the email to pre-empt actions that she said some graduate assistants...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 5:56 PM
Where motherhood thrives, there too shall ye find the hormone oxytocin.
Oxytocin is plentifully present in a woman's body at the time of her child's birth -- and in its medicinal form, called Pitocin, it will even induce labor. It surges each time a...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Cardinal Edward M. Egan, a former Roman Catholic archbishop of New York City, died Thursday of cardiac arrest. He was 82.
Egan, who served as archbishop in the city from 2000 to 2009, was pronounced dead at New York University's Langone Medical Center...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Pop star Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to the New York City public school system. Swift, who was named the world's sixth most powerful celebrity by Forbes magazine, has commendably performed numerous acts of charity since moving into her $20 million...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 10:15 PM
James Daniel, a Phoebus High graduate, sank a 3-point shot just before the overtime buzzer Monday night to give Howard a 61-59 victory over Norfolk State.
The Bison broke a 10-game losing streak to the Spartans.
| Mar 2, 2015
| 4:52 PM
HARTFORD — It might seem like low-hanging fruit, this idea of taking nine programs scattered over five departments and braiding them into a single agency focused on early childhood education, safety and family skills in Connecticut.
But it didn't...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 7:06 AM
Looking for the highest-paid state employees? You'll find them in University of Maryland locker rooms in College Park and at its medical school in Baltimore.
Men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon has the top spot for the 2014 calendar year, with a $2.2...