| Jan 5, 2014
| 6:49 PM
The Rev. Robert Nugent, a Roman Catholic priest whose support of gays and lesbians in the church brought the Vatican's censure, ending his public role as an advocate for reconciling church doctrines with the realities of gay life, died...
| Jan 2, 2014
Re "Colleges' cold shoulder," Dec. 28
My middle-class high school of 3,000 students had no college recruiters ever solicit on campus. At the time, in the late 1970s, only star athletes were ever recruited by colleges.
But education then was not the...
| Jan 3, 2014
Since its inception more than a century ago, modern medical education has undergone a series of quiet revolutions, stretching and scaling to accommodate advances in biomedical science. Yet this comprehensive expansion in one critical area masks a relative...
| Jan 14, 2014
An editorial in the Jan. 10 issue of the Tribune about minimum wage restates the old canard that a minimum wage increase will lead to job losses (“Work, wages and consequences”).
This unproven statement harks back to at least the 1930s...
| Jan 20, 2014
Mention love at the office and minds go to tawdry affairs, lines crossed and calls to human resources.
People see love as a squishy emotion, one that breeds conflict, a distraction. So it has largely been drummed out of the workplace.
That's a shame....
| Jan 19, 2014
Smell and taste researcher Dr. Alan Hirsch has long argued that certain aromas can help people lose weight, improve athletic performance or increase sexual arousal. One of his studies found that the smell of buttered popcorn or strawberries helps...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Jake LaMotta's career ended in the 1950s, but his legacy lived on in books, screenplays, acting and, of course, the 1980 movie "Raging Bull." And on Tuesday, his life will have had at least an indirect impact on a legal doctrine that made its way to the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Two thousand top student programmers have registered to participate in a hackathon at Santa Monica Place this weekend.
The event kicks off Friday at 9 p.m. and runs through Sunday. It's hosted by HackTech, a partnership between Caltech's and UCLA's...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:12 AM
John Legend, the nine-time Grammy winner and piano-playing pal of Kanye West, will perform at The Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on June 7, concert promoters announced today. Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Lewis C. Strudwick, a former partner in the Baltimore law firm of Ober/Kaler who had a penchant for drawing whimsical cartoons and a taste for culinary oddities, died Jan. 22 of complications from Parkinson's disease at Heron Point retirement community in...
| Jan 10, 2014
Dale T. Mortensen, a professor of economics at Northwestern University, pioneered an approach to studying labor markets that led to a better understanding of unemployment.
His research was aimed at answering questions like why people can be unemployed...