| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Global warming contributed to extreme heat waves in many parts of the world last year, but cannot be definitively linked to the California drought, according to a report released Monday.
The third annual analysis of extreme weather events underscored...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:29 PM
The state of our health care system depends, in part, on the state of our health care providers. But research over the last few years has shown that physician burnout is on the rise.
Mark Linzer, director of the division of general internal medicine...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Terrence P. Carter's embattled quest to become New London's school superintendent took another unexpected turn this week, when a former member of Congress advised Lesley University to think twice before awarding Carter a Ph.D. — as it is scheduled...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse.
His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Too many women with breast cancer are sacrificing too many healthy breasts for too little benefit, new research suggests.
After learning that they have an early stage cancer in one breast, some women decide to remove not only the affected breast but the...
| Jul 26, 2014
You're in front of a Google search screen. You type in "Terrence Carter" — in quotation marks — and then add Chicago, his hometown. Hit "Enter."
On the first page of results there's a link for some speakers' biographies for a 2011...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Each day, the New London school board's special investigation into Terrence P. Carter's background has more ground to cover – as it emerged Tuesday that portions of his application essay for city school superintendent job were identical with the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Louis B. Fleming, who was one of The Times' first foreign correspondents and established bureaus for the newspaper at the United Nations and in Rome, died Sunday at his Pasadena home after a brief illness, said a daughter, Leni Fleming. He was 85.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:56 PM
North Central College and Benedictine University both made Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges again this year.
North Central College, a private liberal arts school in Naperville, ranked 490 overall, 333 among private colleges and 117 in the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:52 PM
The Food & Drug Administration on Thursday announced it would step up its regulation of a class of lab tests that have been key in ushering in an era of personalized medicine -- a step the agency has long considered against strong opposition by small...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Terrence P. Carter, the highly touted Chicago education administrator hired to start Aug. 1 as the superintendent of New London's troubled school system, recently completed requirements for a doctorate that he's scheduled to receive next month.