| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:30 AM
For high school seniors, this is the season when hope meets reality when it comes to college admission - except for a Long Island teenager who has won the equivalent of the academic jackpot.
Kwasi Enin, 17, of Shirley, N.Y., has been accepted by all...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Prime-time television dramas are less smoke friendly than they were in the 1950s.
According to a study published online in the journal Tobacco Control on Thursday, there has been a dramatic decline in visibility of tobacco products on prime-time U.S....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:46 PM
As coach of the Corona del Mar High boys' lacrosse program, G.W. Mix doesn't get to see his two sons play in college often.
He's too busy coaching, while Ryan Mix and Casey Mix are away competing. Ryan plays for the University of Notre Dame and Casey...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Senior executives from Comcast and Time Warner Cable were grilled for more than three hours Wednesday about their proposed merger by a mostly skeptical Senate Judiciary Committee concerned that the more than $40-billion deal would be bad for consumers and...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:10 AM
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has pulled ahead of chief rival Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of the top U.S. business schools.
Booth moved up to No. 4 from...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Dr. Robert W. Gibson, a seminal figure for more than three decades at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital where he oversaw the desegregation of its facilities, ended its bankruptcy and extended it into the community, died March 8 of heart failure at his...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Senators grilled Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives on an array of competitive concerns over their proposed merger at a Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday, but one of the most frequently asked questions was very simple: Will consumers see higher...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:20 PM
How can creatures as different in body and mind as present-day humans and their extinct Neanderthal cousins be 99.84 percent identical genetically?
Four years after scientists discovered that the two species' genomes differ by a fraction of a percent,...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list. So when the Long Beach high school senior received a rejection from the Ivy League campus, she was disappointed but also knew she had...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:52 PM
PHILADELPHIA -- When Stephanie Ryall steps onto the track tonight at the 120th Penn Relays, she'll be one of only three Canadian individuals at the event. None of the three have run there before.
The Hamilton runner says a calm strategy should help her...