| May 2, 2014
| 1:43 PM
At its annual signing day festivities, Deerfield High School recently honored 23 seniors who will continue their athletic careers in college.
The group included two state champions, three of the five starters on the Central Suburban League North...
| 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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Was Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis right to leave a taping of “Meet the Press” the other day because producers of the news show apparently reneged on a promise not to use the names of the two brothers accused of the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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2nd Story is a collective of story-makers and story-lovers working together to build community through the power of storytelling. They host story-sharing experiences in Chicago and beyond, in the form of both...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The 710th and final National Hockey League game at the Civic Center in Hartford began at 1:37 on Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1997.
At 4 p.m., the horn sounded and Connecticut said goodbye to major league sports. In between, 14,660 fans watched the...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Anybody who perceives tennis players as narrowly focused ought to meet Wiktoria Plawska.
She runs long distances and/or hikes them. She skis. She climbs mountains. She writes. She snorkels. She draws with an artistic flair. She's in the Sierra Club....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:36 PM
All through high school, Ani Schug was told to steer clear of Wikipedia. Her teachers talked about the popular online encyclopedia "as if it wasn't serious or trustworthy" and suggested it only be used as a tip sheet.
Imagine her surprise this spring...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:58 PM
The gold lamé suit jacket that Steve Hufford brought to the Newport Harbor High gym Wednesday morning for his son, Ramsey, had always been meant as a joke in his family.
Steve Hufford had worn it as a gag to his 20-year high school reunion. Ramsey...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Exactly a year before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis, he delivered a speech that alienated ordinarily sympathetic politicians, liberal commentators and even some of his fellow leaders in the civil rights movement.
| Oct 15, 2013
After six years of dating, and one year engaged, Carol, 41, of Winter Park, Fla., felt something was off with her fiance. She noticed his Facebook profile had a thorough recounting of his life but didn't mention her. She also noticed he had a new female...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse announced that assistant coach John Tucker (Johns Hopkins) will take over head coaching duties from Steve Duffy for the remaining eight games of the season.
Tucker is a former Chesapeake Bayhawks and Baltimore...