| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Two weeks ago, a white supremacist opened fire outside of the Jewish Community Center and at an assisted living facility in Overland Park, Kan. He is charged with murdering three people.
After his arrest, he yelled "Heil Hitler" from inside a squad car....
| May 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Marriotts Ridge High School senior Tianhao Gao approached taking the SAT with one primary objective: score well enough to prevent needing to take it a second time. To say she accomplished that goal is an understatement.
The Ellicott City resident, who...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Olympic medalist Anita L. DeFrantz, 61, is president and a director of the LA84 Foundation, the charitable organization that runs off an endowment of surplus funds from the Los Angeles Olympic Games. In the three decades since those games, LA84...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:36 PM
A new study out of USC and the University of Pennsylvania finds that value-added measurements — a way of using student test scores to evaluate teacher performance — aren't a very good way of judging teacher quality. This isn't the first...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:33 PM
There will be fewer of the familiar blue-and-white Prudential signs marking homes for sale across the Baltimore region next month as some are replaced with plum-colored signs bearing another storied name.
Berkshire Hathaway, the company headed by...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:37 PM
As the nation observes Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in May, students and staff at a scholastic program in Columbia can boast that they highlight Chinese heritage year round.
Each Sunday, they gather at Howard Community College in Columbia for...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Supreme Court has given new life to a woman's claim that her father's collaboration with Jake LaMotta produced the story that became MGM's "Raging Bull," the 1980 classic starring Robert DeNiro.
Paula Petrella will be able to proceed with her case...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Mansionization: An article in the May 5 Section A about "mansionization" in some L.A. neighborhoods identified Daniel Bibawi as an architect. Bibawi said he is a principal with the firm Southern California Architects, but is not a licensed architect....
| May 6, 2014
| 2:55 PM
I didn't know what to expect from Nick Sandercock. All I knew is that he'd had his colon removed in a radical cure for a tormenting disease, and was going to graduate Lehigh Carbon Community College and the University of Pennsylvania in the same month....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Innovations in technology are poised to upend how students learn and the way educational institutions impart knowledge to people around the world, according to panelists at the Milken Institute Global Conference.
The Internet and access to computers...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Darius Johnson says he's just an ordinary student, presented with an educational opportunity in his freshman year of high school that led him to extraordinary choices: Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Duke, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell, Stanford and Washington...