| May 29, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Hoping to take advantage of new technologies to expand online education, 10 additional public universities and state college systems around the country are affiliating with Coursera, one of the leading providers of online education.
But the schools&...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:07 PM
At the mention of Gettysburg, Jeff Stocker fidgets in his chair.
Stocker, wearing a gold necktie adorned with the likeness of Abraham Lincoln, turns to his left and tilts his head slightly toward the ceiling. A smile emerges from his gray goatee....
| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90.
The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry...
| Jan 10, 2013
James M. Buchanan, the U.S. economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, has died. He was 93.
He died Wednesday at a hospital in Blacksburg, Va., according to...
| Apr 26, 2012
What does American musical icon Bob Dylan have in common with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ex-astronaut John Glenn? All are on the list of 13 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the nation's highest civilian honor,...
| May 2, 2012
The Lafayette women’s basketball program added three while the men’s program lost one. Women’s coach Dianne Nolan secured three prospects for the Class of 2016: Jazmin Hayes, Jamie O’Hara and Annette Snow. The men’s program...
| Jun 21, 2012
University of Tennessee graduate Chanelle Price was named a 2012 Capital One Academic All-American for NCAA Division I women’s track & field for the second year in a row. The Easton High School product owns a 3.94 grade point average......
| Apr 12, 2007
| 5:00 AM
Kurt Vonnegut, an American cultural hero celebrated for his wry, loonily imaginative commentary on war, apocalypse, technology, materialism and other afflictions in "Slaughterhouse-Five" and other novels, has died. He was 84.
One of the last of a...