| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Something to think about as you stand in a checkout line this holiday season: "Gone are the days of searching for your wallet. The wasted moments finding the right card. Now payments happen with a single touch."
That's the promotional promise behind...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
John Doar, a top Justice Department lawyer during the 1960s who was the face of the federal government during some of the most sensitive conflicts of the civil rights era, escorting the first black student into the University of Mississippi and...
| Nov 10, 2014
Francis J. Carey Jr., a lawyer, investment banker and philanthropist whose ancestral roots go deep in Baltimore business and educational circles, died Nov. 1 at his Ambler, Pa., home of a pulmonary embolism. He was 88.
The son of Francis J. Carey Sr., a...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:42 PM
John M. Doar, a former Justice Department lawyer who played a key role in enabling blacks in the South to vote and later directed the impeachment investigation of President Nixon, has died. He was 92.
Doar died Tuesday in New York of congestive heart...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 3:06 PM
EAST STROUDSBURG — East Stroudsburg University, which earned its third trip to the NCAA Division II Tournament in program history with a 1-0 win over Kutztown in the PSAC championship game on Saturday, will be the Atlantic Region's No. 1 seed and...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:56 PM
The city of Philadelphia is known for many great things — it's the cradle of independence, the birthplace of the cheesesteak, the home of Rocky. It's not generally known as a center of great photography, but it should be, says Santa Bannon, owner of...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Scientists will aim to capture the workings of the human brain in comprehensive recordings, to watch the brain while in motion and to reimagine the world's most complex biological organism as a buzzing network of interlocking circuits with the award of...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:03 PM
An intriguing new figure is gaining prominence in the Iranian government just as regional conflicts in Iraq and Syria intensify and nuclear talks with the West move toward a Nov. 24 deadline.
The newly prominent official is Ali Shamkhani, the head of...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Chris Smith and Melissa Roehrich won't be barking out the signals on Saturday when Allen meets Dieruff for the 58th time in football at J. Birney Crum Stadium.
They won't be in the pregame huddle; they won't going over the Xs and Os in the locker room...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Caltech inaugurated its new president Friday: Thomas Rosenbaum, a physicist who was previously provost at the University of Chicago.
The outdoor inauguration ceremony at Beckman Auditorium, complete with a procession of faculty in their academic gowns,...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 11:47 AM
It's hard not to admire their inventiveness, their refusal to be cowed by the stubborn and unyielding truth, their bravado and their nerve.
The dozens of charlatans, schemers and impostors on display in "Fakes, Lies and Forgeries," an entertaining new...