| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Princeton University was evacuated Tuesday morning after a bomb threat to "multiple, unspecified buildings on campus," officials said.
No further information was available about the threat, which created a logjam of traffic leaving the Ivy League...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The second day of jury selection in the George Zimmerman trial in Sanford, Fla., picked up steam on Tuesday as lawyers continued to explore the attitudes and politics of those who may decide the fate of the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:30 AM
No bombs, so life will go on. Again. As it does.
Princeton University exhaled after police determined that a vague phone threat made to multiple buildings on the campus turned out to be an apparent hoax.
But before the campus could relax, the people...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Dr. Benjamin Carson, the eminent Johns Hopkins pediatric neurosurgeon, has received much attention over the years not only for his skills in the operating room but for what he has achieved beyond it. For many Baltimoreans, his story is a familiar one...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Compromise, defined as the art of getting part of a loaf when the whole loaf is out of reach, comes in many forms. But surely the strangest of all is what comes of trying to compromise with yourself.
That's what California's stem cell agency is...
| Jan 22, 2013
Last year, Tracy K. Smith won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "Life on Mars," an elegiac, philosophical exploration of grief, existence, science and faith. Written in an accessible, narrative style after the death of Smith's father, an optical...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:36 PM
La Cañada Unified School District's highly successful paper-and-pencil test-takers will soon have a new way to prove their scholastic knowledge when California schools start computer-based assessments.
The transition could begin as early as next year,...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:24 PM
CALEXICO — It wasn’t just a class but rather a family that graduated Friday morning from Vincent Memorial Catholic High School.
“Most of them have attended Catholic school together for 12 years now, and they are very united. They have...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
John Woods Carpenter Jr., 88, of Walloon Lake, Mich., and Orange City, Fla., died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Orange City, Fla., as a result of kidney and heart failure.
From birth, he had spent his summers at Walloon Lake and moved there permanently...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Daniel Baker, a former general partner at Alex. Brown & Sons who headed the firm's institutional sales department and in retirement managed a family farm, died May 19 of cancer at his Ruxton home. He was 82.
"Dan was one of the true gentlemen in the...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When environmental writer Jenny Price first began scouting for ways to get to Malibu's beaches, she drove up and down Pacific Coast Highway but did not spot a single sign pointing "this way to the beach."
Shrubbery obscured stairway openings. "Private...