| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:14 AM
I learned how to be a writer at Shakespeare & Co. on lower Broadway in Manhattan. This was in 1987, when I was in my 20s, and trying to figure out how to be a writer in the world. I had been working the buy-back desk at NYU bookstore when I learned...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 11:05 AM
BEVERLY HILLS Actor Demian Bichir longed to be a professional soccer player. And he was pretty good in his native Mexico where soccer is a national passion. But it turns out he was simply too gentle for the sport. "I wasn't talented enough, I think," he...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Seminole County is about to enter the big leagues of youth sports — joining a multibillion-dollar industry that caters to a growing army of families who travel across the country to watch their kids compete in sports tournaments.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Emmy-winning producer Alan Landsburg thrived on variety during a five-decade career in Hollywood. Among his hundreds of credits were documentaries, the pioneering naturalist series "The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau" and issue-driven TV-movies such...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Midterm elections as a rule do not inspire much interest or excitement. The majority of the recent party primary contests in Connecticut adhered to this rule, but two were noticeable exceptions. In both, race or class unexpectedly showed up.
Race was an...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Towson University is one of five schools recognized Tuesday by the National Security Agency's National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program.
Towson will receive the CAE-Cyber Operations designation for the 2014 through 2019...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham."
Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Just because a chicken is labeled "organic" does not mean that the bird on your plate lived a bucolic farm life before you cooked it.
To officially be called "organic," the animal must be fed organic food (grown with no pesticides), receive no...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:15 AM
A company that makes software used to administer bar exams in dozens of states has said that delays experienced by thousands of aspiring attorneys across the country have eased, and many states have extended test deadlines.
ExamSoft Worldwide Inc said...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:57 PM
If you buy stocks on your own but aren't confident you are proficient enough with financial data to spot threats to your investments, here's one easy test that even a novice can master: Watch if a company you own schedules its annual meeting far from...