| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:46 AM
On the third floor of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, a half-dozen regular volunteers spend hour after hour in cubicles typing away on aged computers, history buffs on a mission to make researching the nation's 16th president a lot easier....
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
An earlier version of this column misidentified the first astronaut to walk on the moon.
Since 1776, the office of the president of the United States has been sought by thousands; yet the exclusive fraternity consists of only 44 men who have led the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:05 PM
NEW YORK Endowed with a new freshman's hunger for independence, Alix Generous thought she could conquer college without seeking help for the learning disabilities she'd dealt with since she was 11.
She was wrong.
In her first year at the College of...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The razor-sharp satirists behind "The Onion" and a former director of the embattled National Security Agency are among this spring's speakers in the Johns Hopkins University's Foreign Affairs Symposium, a series of free public lectures.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:13 AM
WASHINGTON -- Ben S. Bernanke, whose eight-year tenure as Federal Reserve chair ended Sunday, will join the Brookings Institution think tank as a distinguished fellow in residence.
The news came Monday as his replacement, Janet L. Yellen, was sworn in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Health authorities are recommending that UC Santa Barbara students be inoculated against a strain of meningitis that infected several young adults at the seaside campus and caused an outbreak at Princeton University.
University officials said Friday...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Delvond Grady disliked attending middle school at New Hope Academy so much, he began finding ways to get sent home.
"I started to do stuff, mostly just being all kinds of disrespectful, on purpose, just to get suspended," said Delvond, now a ninth-...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Facebook has responded to Princeton University research that predicts the collapse of the social network with some research of its own, and the company concludes Princeton too will be out of business by 2021.
This week, researchers from the university...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Longtime comedy writer featured in documentary
Ben Starr, 92, a veteran comedy writer who was featured in the 2012 documentary "Lunch" chronicling the twice-monthly meetings of show business funnymen, died of congestive heart failure...
| Jan 17, 2014
More than 100 colleges and universities, including several in California, promised Thursday to try to attract more low-income students by strengthening relationships with high schools and community colleges, increasing access to advisors and offering more...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Northampton will hold its annual Sports Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday night before the Konkrete Kids play Central Catholic in a Lehigh Valley Conference boys basketball game. It's hard to believe that the late Carole Weil was not previously inducted,...