| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Michigan fired Brady Hoke on Tuesday after four seasons as coach.
Interim athletic director Jim Hackett announced his decision at a news conference, calling Hoke a "hero" but saying the program needs a new voice.
Hackett met with Hoke to inform him of...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:49 PM
More young adults today are poor and a smaller percentage are employed than their counterparts 34 years ago, though a greater percentage now have college degrees, according to Census Bureau data released Thursday.
Young adults of the so-called millennial...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Major U.S. industries have lined up heavy hitting lobbyists over influential Ald. Ed Burke's proposal to require scores of Chicago gas stations to offer fuel with higher levels of ethanol.
The battle has been brewing for months, pitting big...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Once she gets her MBA degree from UC Berkeley in May, Leigh Madeira's dream is to help find funding for young companies devoted to improving the lives of the world's poor.
That isn't quite what her family had in mind. When she told her 90-year-old...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Six years after the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that youths were beaten and abused inside residential treatment centers across the country, the mistreatment and violence continue amid inconsistent oversight by government agencies, an...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Harrison To Get Award
In recognition of his work to improve the academic success of student-athletes, University of Hartford President Walt Harrison will receive the NCAA President's Gerald R. Ford Award at the 2015 NCAA Convention in the Washington, D....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:26 AM
When Daniel Promislow jogs with his Weimaraner, Silver, it pains him to see age creeping up on the 11-year-old canine.
"Month by month, he gets slower and slower," said Promislow, an evolutionary geneticist at the University of Washington. His other dog,...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Erinn Hutkin
Annie Ryan tells herself every day that she has the best job in the world.
A certified pediatric nurse practitioner for Swedish Covenant Medical Group Pediatrics in Chicago, Ryan helps children and families become better people -...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Americans are feeling better about their finances than at any time since the Great Recession of 2007-09, but that doesn't mean they are ready to go on a spending spree.
Despite a sharp decline in layoffs since the recession and progress paying down their...
| Nov 16, 2014
Perfume is both sacred and sensuous to the author and artisan who writes passionately about our emotional connection with scent and its powers of transcendence,
From a fragrant atelier in Berkeley, Mandy Aftel creates small-batch, artisanal perfumes and...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition hikes — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students.
For undergraduates who are California...