| Feb 28, 2015
| 10:09 PM
Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania - the "Chocolate Capital of the World" - doesn't help either of us....
| Mar 4, 2015
| 11:01 AM
NORWICH — Parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church are devastated after their new pastor was killed in a weekend car accident, leaving behind his wife, six young children and a shattered dream that he was close to attaining.
| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:39 PM
Despite what you might hear, President Barack Obama is not poised to veto the Keystone XL pipeline. He's poised to veto a bill that would negate his authority to decide and would cut short the State Department review. Congress wants to act now and ask...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:27 PM
In the hours after his arrest, a man accused of killing his hedge-fund founder father over a cut in his allowance talked to police about his diet and exercise regimen but nothing to do with the death, according to court papers released Thursday.
| Feb 15, 2015
| 1:42 PM
Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose intimate portraits of blue-collar life were grounded in personal experience and political conscience, died Saturday. Levine was 87.
Levine, the country's poet laureate in 2011-2012, died at his home...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 6:23 PM
Physicist Val Fitch was not a lawbreaker, but he is famous for broken laws.
In a classic 1960s series of experiments, Fitch and his Princeton University colleague James Cronin proved that one of the key laws of physics hitherto thought immutable —...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:25 PM
A scion of a famously rich and well-connected family goes to a fancy prep school. Partying with his friends and neglecting his studies, he almost gets kicked out. But he eventually grows up and goes on to a successful career in politics.
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:00 PM
A genome study of the famed Darwin finch species on the Galapagos and Cocos islands has unveiled a gene behind the 15 species' remarkable variation of beaks, a feature that helped inspire the father of evolutionary theory.
The study of 120 individual...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Cyrus F. Horine Jr., a retired property manager and former college lacrosse star, died Jan. 24 at Genesis Multi-Medical Center in Towson of a stroke. He was 84.
The son of Dr. Cyrus F. Horine, a physician, and Blanche M. Horine, a registered nurse, Cyrus...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 2:00 PM
In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and dug through their pockets and purses for pens as Ann Lee launches a PowerPoint presentation.
Her primer on college admissions begins with the basics:...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The widespread practice of counting race in deciding who gets into college is under legal and political attack. Several states, educating almost one-third of American students, have banned racial preferences at public universities. The U.S. Supreme...