| Apr 25, 2015
| 8:26 AM
Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such daunting problems as poverty, troubled homes and truancy....
| Apr 21, 2015
| 7:28 AM
It’s 9:30 a.m. on a Wednesday, just before the start of spring break, and students are impatiently counting down the hours until their week of freedom.
Some students are also anticipating graduation, but they have to get their schedules in line,...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 6:38 AM
On a Sunday morning in the spring of 1944, two college basketball teams laced up and squared off against each other in Durham, N.C. The game wasn't advertised; almost no one but the players and coaches themselves knew what was happening. The doors to...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:47 PM
A powerful winter storm that blew across the Gulf Coast and into the Carolinas and Virginia left many roads impassable and tens of thousands of people without power Thursday, especially in hard-hit North Carolina.
The wet, heavy snow dragged down...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:34 PM
NEW YORK — Brittni Montgomery might be one of the few athletes on UCF's campus who keeps a sewing machine in her dorm room.
The 6-foot-3 basketball center had two main idols growing up in a basketball-loving family, Lisa Leslie and Tyra Banks....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Claudine Snowden, a retired business school teacher and University of Maryland library worker, died of a respiratory ailment Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 92.
Born Claudine Allen in Cocoa, Fla., she earned...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Retired Lt. Col. J. Stephen and Susan Rollins of Aberdeen announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Elizabeth, to Andrew A. Goldbeck, son of James A. and Susan Goldbeck of Baltimore.
Rollins graduated from The John Carroll School and the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 4:23 PM
FAMU trustees Thursday chose Elmira Mangum, a vice president at an Ivy League college in New York, to become the university's new president.
Mangum will be FAMU's 11th president and the first woman to hold that post in the 126-year history of Florida A&...
| Jan 11, 2014
It was an unexpected decision by Florida A&M University standards. But in naming Elmira Mangum FAMU's next president, the trustees not only made history, but took a giant step forward in putting the historically black university back on the road to...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:56 PM
Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now.
Harvard University issued that warning Monday morning, and police swarmed the Cambridge, Mass., campus for several...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:20 PM
LeRoy Walker, the first African American to lead the U.S. Olympic Committee and the first black man to coach an American Olympic team, died Monday in Durham, N.C. He was 93.
Walker's death was confirmed by Scarborough & Hargett Funeral home, but no cause...