| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Oak Ridge High School has revitalized and relaunched its Aviation and Aerospace Engineering Magnet as Orange schools considre broad changes to magnet programs district-wide.
The school, which is also home to three other magnets, has reshaped the program...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:44 PM
A hundred years ago, the Parkway Theater at the corner of North Charles Street and North Avenue was a much admired movie palace and gathering spot for Baltimore's glittering upper crust. But the theater's fortunes declined with those of the surrounding...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:03 PM
William A. Reinke, a statistician and professor for 50 years at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health who helped develop its department of international health, died of lymphoma Oct. 4 at his Broadmead retirement community home in...
| Sep 25, 2014
We are outraged and saddened, conflicted and confused. We're also to blame.
Not to excuse the latest wave of athletes behaving badly (Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, Adrian Peterson) or even foolishly (Jameis Winston). And not to defend enablers such as the...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 1:17 PM
The Department of Veterans Affairs needs "tens of thousands" more personnel working in VA hospitals and clinics to meet patient demand, the new VA secretary, Robert "Bob" McDonald, told lawmakers Tuesday at a hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Could medical marijuana be an antidote for the nation's scourge of fatal overdoses caused by prescription pain medication? A new study suggests the answer is yes, and it's set off a flurry of medical debate over the risks and benefits of making cannabis...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Illinois school districts have employed hundreds of educators to teach everything from science to special education even though they lacked proper credentials in those subjects, a Tribune investigation has found.
The assignment of teachers not...
| Sep 15, 2014
YORK COUNTY— As parents and staff meet York County's new superintendent they are saying he is a go-getter and forward thinker.
Victor Shandor, who is moving from Fulton County, Ga., to York County in November and starts on Nov. 3, visited all 19...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Apparently, I am going to live to be 95.86. Or, minimally, 89.18. If everything goes well, I might live to be 103.78.
This is according to a questionnaire one can complete, devised by the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania. It was...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:43 PM
In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...