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  • The NFL's Greatest Test? Not Ray Rice, But Young Crowds Who Tune Out Games

    The National Football League has another problem. Just as countless parties are tackling it over its handling of the recent Ray Rice controversy, its recent disclosure that its players are more likely than the general population to sustain severe brain...
  • Adam Lanza's Medical Records Reveal Growing Anxiety

    Adam Lanza's Medical Records Reveal Growing Anxiety
    In September of his eighth-grade year, Adam Lanza was wracked by anxiety, his mother told doctors. So intense were the feelings that Nancy Lanza drove him to the emergency room at Danbury Hospital for an evaluation. Lanza, then 13, was asked the...
  • Jean E. Christy, homemaker

    Jean E. Christy, homemaker
    Jean E. Christy, a former interior decorator and homemaker, died July 25 of arrhythmia at Howard County General Hospital. She was 86. The daughter of an insurance salesman and a volunteer, Jean Ensign was born and raised in Cleveland and graduated in...
  • George Saunders' Syracuse commencement address to become book

    From the department of it had to happen: The commencement address George Saunders delivered this past spring at Syracuse University, which has gone viral across the Internet, will be published next year as a book by Random House. The title? “...
  • Jane Austen would agree: Err on the side of kindness

    This column begins with Jane Austen, the English author of corseted drawing room romances who wrote anonymously and in secret out of a sense of propriety. A woman in Regency England simply did not bring public attention to herself. Thanks, at least in...
  • Why I edit

    1. I have a mortgage. Why else do you think anyone goes in to work every day to deal with those people? 2. I lack the imagination to write fiction and the temperament to do academic scholarship.  As an undergraduate at Michigan State University, I...
  • Roger Ebert dies at 70; Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic

    Roger Ebert dies at 70; Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic
    Roger Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic whose gladiatorial "thumbs-up, thumbs-down" assessments turned film reviewing into a television sport and whose passion for independent film helped introduce a new generation of filmmakers to...
  • Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, Hopkins professor

    Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, Hopkins professor
    Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, former professor and chairman of the Johns Hopkins University mathematics department whose escape from Nazi-occupied France became the subject of a children's book, died April 24 of heart failure at his Guilford residence. He was 83....
  • Lou Reed dies at 71; rock giant led the Velvet Underground

    Like many unhappy teenagers, Lou Reed found more than a measure of solace in music. "Listening to the radio absolutely transformed me," he told The Times in 1992. "It was like a huge, major-league signal that there was another world, another life out...
  • 'The Art of Wealth' paints detailed portrait of Huntingtons

    'The Art of Wealth' paints detailed portrait of Huntingtons
    The library of the Huntington in San Marino is large and stately, its walls lined with oversized 18th century French tapestries depicting wealthy noblemen and women frolicking in bucolic settings. "This is all Arabella," says art historian Shelley...
  • Crescenta Valley High School holds graduation on campus

    Crescenta Valley High School holds graduation on campus
    More than 700 graduates crowded the track field at Crescenta Valley High School on Tuesday to become the first class in decades to accept diplomas at the campus. Principal Michele Doll thanked seniors Jillian Kauffman and Taylor Berns for initiating the...