| Aug 11, 2014
Running parking garages is not a core function of government, so Baltimore Mayor Rawlings-Blake's plan to sell off city-owned garages would be an encouraging step toward shedding non-essential city assets and investing in more important priorities for the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Ohio State University recently fired the director of its vaunted marching band after reports of widespread hazing, which included giving new members offensive and sexist nicknames.
In response, some Buckeyes have rallied around embattled director...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters, ousted amid charges that a sexualized culture had taken hold in the nationally prominent institution, said he worked to change the atmosphere that led to his dismissal and that he would fight to get...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Researchers have discovered the quickest way to tell if someone is a narcissist: Simply ask them.
A new study describes a single question that appears to be nearly as accurate at identifying narcissists than a commonly used narcissist diagnostic test 40...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:02 AM
In the video pitch for her new Internet endeavor — yours for only $9.95 a month or $99.95 a year! — Sarah Palin implores those watching: “Really, make this your channel.”
But let’s not kid ourselves: It’s called the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:20 PM
A new study of nearly 200,000 older military veterans has found that those with traumatic brain injuries are 60% more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.
The study, published online Wednesday in the journal Neurology,...
| Jul 23, 2014
It's easy to forget that there is also some good news in the world.
For one thing, the overlords of big-time college sports seem resigned to getting their comeuppance.
Predicting the outcome of court cases is as fruitless as trying to fill out a...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education.
Both schools have...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:38 AM
A new study of nearly 200,000 older military veterans has found that those with traumatic brain injuries were 60% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.
The study, published online Wednesday in the journal...
| Jun 30, 2014
I've been following the trial meant to determine whether players should get a piece of the billions of dollars generated by big-time college athletics, and all I can say is that if intellectual gymnastics were a sport, defenders of the status quo would...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:56 PM
WASHINGTON—Sentencing experts were not surprised Tuesday at news that former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., now in a federal prison camp in Alabama, will be eligible for placement in a halfway house beginning Sept. 20.
They pointed to his relatively...