| Jan 7, 2015
| 12:17 AM
President Barack Obama has selected the former head of a community bank in Hawaii to fill a vacancy on the Federal Reserve Board.
The White House said Tuesday that Obama will nominate Allan R. Landon, the former chief executive of the Bank of Hawaii,...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Nine Baltimore schools on Thursday will celebrate a gift of more than $386,000 for a program aimed at lowering student dropout rates in the city.
The gift, from AT&T, is funding "peer group connection programs" created by the Center for Supportive...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Five college students accused of gang-raping a female fellow student in a New Jersey dorm room pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, in the latest in a series of sexual assaults and harassment incidents prompting colleges to reexamine conduct policies.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Obama administration is developing a national rating system for colleges and universities to provide more transparency and give students and taxpayers a better sense of where to spend their education funds.
But even before it is released, it has...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Chicago is raising its minimum hourly wage to $13 … by the middle of 2019.
You can mark your calendar for July 2019 precisely. That's more than four years from now and one of the few certainties in all of this. Because you know what can happen in...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Ralph Morse saw it all.
From Germany's surrender in World War II to Babe Ruth's farewell at Yankee Stadium, to the cutthroat Space Race between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, he was there, camera in hand, capturing history as it was made.
| 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...
| 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 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 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...