| Jul 28, 2013
Reaction to the acquittal of George Zimmerman was just the latest reminder: Race continues to divide us as a species.
But why? Are human brains hard-wired to notice and react to racial differences? At first glance, that's precisely what research seems...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The fence edging Tiber Park along Main Street in Ellicott City is bare now, a far cry from the makeshift memorial of clustered flowers, candles and notes that grew after the CSX train derailment last year that took the lives of two 19-year-old Ellicott...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Just blocks from the spot where Rose Mayr and Elizabeth Nass were killed during a train derailment last summer, about 600 people honored their memory by running a two-mile race through historic Ellicott City Saturday morning.
Mayr and Nass, 19-year-...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:16 PM
University of Notre Dame men’s basketball coach Mike Brey might feel like a rock musician on a quick, whirlwind tour.
He was in Hagerstown on Monday, Minneapolis on Tuesday and in Boston today before returning to South Bend, Ind., for a day. Then...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 12:40 PM
When the term "Title IX" is mentioned, the fundamental question is this:
Should taxpayers give millions of dollars to each school system to benefit students generally, or should they be forced to prop up lavish spectator sports programs?
| Jul 10, 2013
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY: Mark Holloway of Darlington, studying agricultural systems technology, was one of the more than 6,250 Iowa State University undergraduates recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2013 spring semester...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Joanna Conti is taking a second shot at becoming Anne Arundel's county executive.
The Democrat, who formally announced her candidacy last week, said she'll focus on boosting job creation, improving schools, cleaning up waterways and increasing public...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Elizabeth Riney and Shaun Smith were united in marriage Dec. 1, 2012 at Old St. Joseph's Church in Philadelphia, Pa. Monsignor Thomas Cini, VG of St. Ann's Church, in Wilmington, Del., officiated. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Susan Riney of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:22 AM
A change of command ceremony is planned this week for the Coast Guard's North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center.
The Coast Guard says Lt. Steve Hulse will relieve Lt. Conor Sullivan as commanding officer during the ceremony Friday in Kodiak....
| Apr 21, 2013
Nearly 60 years after she first stood in front of a classroom, my mother will retire from teaching Tuesday.
She began in 1954 with a freshman English section at Miami University in Ohio where she was a graduate student. She went on to teach nursery...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The men who play baseball and soccer at Towson University, run track at the University of Delaware and wrestle, swim or golf at any number of other colleges all heard the same reason when their teams were cut: Title IX.
To meet the federal law's goal of...