| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The Getty Research Institute said Thursday that it was acquiring the archives of the late photographer Robert McElroy who documented New York's vibrant performance-art scene in the 1960s.
McElroy, who later became a staff photographer for Newsweek,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Daniel Keyes, the author of "Flowers for Algernon," died Tuesday in Florida, the New York Times has reported, from complications from pneumonia. He was 86.
The Brooklyn-born writer published his most famous work first as a novella, which won the Hugo...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — It took only a few minutes, what the governor would call “one horrific five-minute period,” for a 16-year-old high school student wielding two kitchen-size knives to attack 21 people at Franklin Regional Senior High...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:37 AM
Ohio University freshman swimmer Carrie Dukes, a 2013 graduate of The John School, was awarded the Ohio University Tad Potter Memorial Award at an athletics dinner Saturday evening.
This award is given annually to the swimming and diving student-...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:24 AM
When Sobrio's co-founders gave their business pitch at Connecticut's Innovation Summit a year ago, they were a bit intimidated.
After all, Tom Bachant and Nadav Ullman were both undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. Sobrio, which uses a...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In a packed pub in midtown Manhattan, Ryan Flagherty is surrounded on three sides by people clamoring for his attention.
He spins one way and pours a shot of vodka into a glass, then turns around and wedges a lime into a bottle of Corona, pushing it...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:47 PM
From my 2008 piece.:
It started with Alan Rust casually saying to his friend Julie Harris, "I was going to ask you if you'd like to do 'The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,' but I didn't have the heart to ask you to play...
| May 21, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The parents of the FAMU drum major who was hazed to death said Tuesday that the university "needs to get its priorities straight" before the famous marching band can perform again.
In an interview with the Orlando Sentinel, Robert and Pamela Champion...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Scientists have added two species of ape and monkey to the evolutionary tree, filling in a 10-million-year gap in the fossil record from a period when apes and Old World monkeys diverged.
Fossil specimens of jaws and teeth, collected by Ohio...
| Nov 18, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery offers myriad southern staples, from country ham biscuits to deep-fried catfish. The fare also includes scores of homemade ice creams, from oatmeal cookie dough to chocolate brownie...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Jahlil Green was nearing 10 Division I football scholarship offers the day he floored Andy Linn, his coach at Lafayette High, with the maturity by which he was handling the process. Green had just finished his visit to the University of Richmond, the...