| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:34 AM
When an interim engineering dean at the Johns Hopkins University asked a well-known cryptography professor to remove a blog post about the National Security Agency from university servers, he said he did so because he feared “legal consequences.&...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Matthew D. Green made a name for himself as the rare cryptography professor who will explain and critique the U.S. government's most controversial surveillance capabilities in layman's terms and unencumbered by a government security clearance or...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
There are lots of lonely people, but no Beatles music in "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby," a curious and mostly absorbing investigation of the bust-up of a marriage as seen through the eyes of both respective parties. This feature directing debut...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Mando is moving to "Sesame Street" this fall. Did you get the announcement?
I did, and as a longtime fan of the PBS show, I read the details with great interest. It's not every day that a new neighbor joins Big Bird and the beloved cast of Muppets and...
| Sep 15, 2013
One unheralded author and a tiny publisher received a Pulitzer surprise in 2010 when Paul Harding's “Tinkers” won the big prize for fiction. The debut novelist and his publisher, Bellevue Literary Press (based at the New York University School...
| Oct 16, 2013
In 1942, the popular detective fiction writer Rex Stout published a book about Congress featuring "the silliest, stupidest and most dangerous statements that have ever been made by men laying claim to being leaders of the American people." The book's...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:47 AM
"State Debate" (working title, "Basis of Decision"), a film shot on location in Northern Michigan during the spring of 2011 by Erich Rettstadt, will have its second U.S. screening on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Knoxville Film Festival in Tennessee....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Jamie Dimon, arguably the nation's most powerful banker, has navigated intense scrutiny from Congress, the White House and regulators around the globe.
But it's a federal prosecutor in Sacramento, far from the world's financial and political capitals,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Sea level rise is the subject explored in "Shored Up," a film to be screened 7 tonight at Christopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts. The movie spotlights issues facing coastal communities like those in Hampton Roads.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Crowdfunding has raised money to build libraries, make movies and send children on school trips. Soon it may let small investors buy stakes in fledgling companies.
Federal regulators proposed rules Wednesday that would allow individuals to invest in...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Victoria Justice and Pierson Fode are starring in the title roles of indie romantic comedy "Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List."
Kristin Hanggi is directing the film from an adaptation written by Amy Andelson and Emily Meyer. Producers are Alexandra Milchan ("...