| Apr 15, 2015
| 3:10 PM
An imprisoned hit man has signed a chilling affidavit taking responsibility for four murders at a Detroit drug house in a renewed effort to free a young man who pleaded guilty to the same killings at age 15, attorneys said Wednesday.
| Apr 13, 2015
| 12:38 PM
Minutes after being introduced as the new president of the University of Miami, Harvard dean Dr. Julio Frenk was asked about his vision for the school — outside of a national championship for the Hurricanes football team.
And Frenk, a former...
| May 18, 2015
| 9:07 AM
May 19, 1915
Louis Chevrolet, the French-American daredevil auto driver, has returned to the automobile racing game after an absence of five years. Chevrolet until 1910 was considered one of the country's premier pilots. In the Vanderbilt of that year...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 8:42 AM
Even at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, a top-ranked magnet school in Alexandria, Va., senior Pooja Chandrashekar stands out among her brainiac peers.
She's got a 4.57 grade-point average, scored a 2390 (out of 2400) on...
| May 13, 2015
| 6:49 PM
By the mid-19th century, most Europe capitals were experiencing a period of prosperity. A growing middle class found it had both the time and means to pursue cultural diversions, including music, played on household instruments in private homes and...
| May 8, 2015
| 5:05 PM
When Kelly Christner chose to continue her softball career at the University of Michigan, she did so with the understanding that she likely would not play much during her freshman season.
Rather than lament the lack of playing time in 2014, the Tinley...
| May 7, 2015
| 2:33 PM
Dr. Ben Carson, the retired Hopkins neurosurgeon who announced his presidential campaign this week, returned to Baltimore on Thursday to tell community leaders here that the way to relieve tensions with police and help impoverished neighborhoods is to fix...
| May 7, 2015
| 8:53 PM
People who use social networking sites like Facebook to "curate" the news they see wind up reading stories that largely fit their worldview and rarely challenge their beliefs or broaden their perspectives, according to a new study.
That's not entirely...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 8:04 AM
When the editors of the Associated Press Stylebook announced to the American Copy Editors Society that the stylebook was dropping the over/more than distinction, there was a great outcry from editors and journalism professors who felt that the props had...
| May 4, 2015
| 6:48 PM
Over two decades, Corinthian Colleges Inc. grew from a small collection of trade schools into a publicly traded powerhouse with more than 100 campuses and 110,000 students in 2010.
On Monday, the Santa Ana company filed for bankruptcy, a week after...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 11:58 AM
At the University of Michigan, printers spit out problem sets and term papers. Now there’s one that makes biodegradable medical devices, allowing babies with a potentially fatal condition to grow up and live a normal life.
The new device is...