| Jan 15, 2011
To supporters he was affectionately known as "Mr. Compton" for his unabashed promotion of the city he loved and called home for almost 60 years. Admirers lauded his relentless efforts to help empower African Americans. But many will perhaps remember civic...
| Jan 11, 2012
Former head of NAACP's L.A. chapter
Geraldine Washington, 81, an educator and civil rights activist who led the Los Angeles chapter of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People for 14 years, died of natural causes...
| Oct 3, 2010
| 7:06 PM
With his visits completed, Dr. Phillips' running back Dee Hart now has a decision to make. And if he doesn't already know which college to which he'll be taking his talents, he at least knows when he's going to tell everyone.
Hart said Sunday night...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:55 PM
This is National School Choice Week, an occasion that always makes me think back to 1976, when as a writer for my high school paper, I interviewed retiring Baltimore County schools Superintendent Joshua Wheeler. I asked Mr. Wheeler why our schools didn'...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who regularly drink cranberry juice or take cranberry capsules are less likely to get urinary tract infections, a new review of past evidence suggests. Researchers found cranberry products seemed especially helpful for...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:15 PM
Barely 24 hours after the Penn State board of trustees pledged to launch "a full and complete investigation" into the child sex abuse scandal engulfing the university's fabled football team, the school's president and legendary coach were out.
| Apr 3, 2011
| 9:33 PM
It was a par putt that won it, a curving 11-footer needed by Stacy Lewis after her drive on the par-three 17th hole landed in the bunker. Lewis measured the putt with no expression on her face. "It's gonna die......
| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Alan Hardcastle, who was an assistant coach, has been named Leesburg's head baseball coach for this coming school year, principal Bill Miller and assistant principal Dominick Clayton said. Hardcastle, who will be in his second year at Leesburg,...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Mitt Romney's campaign today announced appointment of a 19-member Education Policy Advisory Group that includes a number of folks from Harvard; President George W. Bush's education secretary, Rod Paige of Houst0o; and a host of other education thinkers....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Fans rally to show support for Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:39 PM
John L. Smith hiring makes sense for Arkansas...