| Apr 10, 2015
| 11:00 AM
When a Georgia teenager named Anthony Stokes got himself killed not long ago, smashing up a stolen car in a police chase after supposedly taking a shot at an old lady in her house, the regret that poured out online was not for the death of the 17-year-...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 4:33 AM
STAN HOCHMAN was a people person. Wrote about them. Cared about them.
So it's not surprising the Brooklyn native ended up at the People Paper.
Hochman's storied career at the Philadelphia Daily News began when he was hired to cover the Phillies on...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 2:30 AM
It was a simple question: What do you study? But UCLA doctoral candidate Oscar Campos started to give anything but a simple answer — he talked about cells and biology and how his research related to cancer but that he wasn't technically a cancer...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 10:51 AM
As if you needed another reason to splurge on that latte.
A latte is less likely to spill over and scorch your hands than a regular coffee, according to a new study.
The report, released Tuesday from the Physics of Fluids journal, promises that foam...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 10:26 AM
Philip Levine, a former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, died Saturday in Fresno. He was 87.
Timothy Skeen, a friend of Levine’s, confirmed the death. Skeen, also a poet, coordinates the masters of fine arts program at Cal State...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:34 PM
America is in love with avocados.
The country's appetite for the creamy versatile fruit (yes, avocados are fruit) has grown just about every year for the past 15 years, according to data from the Hass Avocado Board, invading kitchens and menus across...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 6:02 PM
Loch Ness has its monster. The Pacific Northwest has Bigfoot.
And elections have their own mythic creature, feared though seldom seen, who lurks large in the fevered imaginations of candidates, would-be pundits and some paranoid partisans.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 8:13 PM
The TV was on in the Paris apartment where I found Aleksandar Hemon via phone on Friday.
From the screen came live coverage of the standoff between police and the two brothers suspected of storming into the office of the satirical newspaper Charlie...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 8:59 AM
Matthew Kleban holds a doctorate in physics from Stanford, conducted postdoctorate research at Albert Einstein's alma mater the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and is now part of the research group at NYU's Center for Cosmology and Particle...
| 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...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 2:38 PM
Following their bombastic announcement earlier this week, Jay Z and his Tidal partner Vania Schlogel sat down with NYU professor Errol Kolosine at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music on Wednesday to discuss their new, already controversial...