| May 6, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Beau Miller and Patrick Summers have been partners for four years, but last December was the first time they spent Christmas at Miller's parents' home.
It seemed like a breakthrough, since the younger Miller is an HIV-positive gay activist and his...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 10:33 AM
When music students at Field Middle School in Northbrook enter the band room everyday, a handwritten sign greets them:
"A championship win doesn't happen on the field, but in the hours of preparation before that. If you want something extraordinary...
| May 1, 2015
| 10:44 AM
The Civil War era's 14th Amendment, granting automatic citizenship to any baby born on American soil, is a proud achievement of the Party of Lincoln.
But now House Republicans are talking about abolishing birthright citizenship. A House Judiciary...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 4:31 PM
Chalk up another one for The Bard.
"Double Falsehood," a play said to have been written by William Shakespeare but whose authorship has been disputed for close to three centuries, is almost certainly the work of the 16th century poet and playwright, new...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:22 PM
Davy Crockett, as a congressman from Tennessee, lost his third bid for the office to a man with a wooden leg.
“Since you have chosen to elect a man with a timber toe to succeed me, you may all go to hell and I will go to Texas,” Crockett...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 3:16 PM
Investigations into racism at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chapters have extended to college campuses in Louisiana and Texas, the organization said Thursday, after its national office received word that members in those places had direct knowledge of...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:51 PM
A video of University of Oklahoma fraternity members engaging in a racist chant outraged and angered students across the campus, but its release also has sparked a dialogue that many students hope will lead to positive changes at the school.
| Feb 28, 2015
| 4:23 AM
DURHAM — When Flemming Tinker became self-employed, it was in that most commonplace Connecticut way, as a consultant.
But after four years, his work-from-home consultancy morphed into his becoming a small manufacturer.
"I've always found...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 8:24 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton continues to catch heat for her extensive use of a private email account to conduct official business while she was secretary of state. But the Democrats' 2016 presidential favorite isn't the only White House hopeful whose...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 4:52 PM
ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world."
| Mar 20, 2015
| 10:58 AM
Times Editor Davan Maharaj and Managing Editor Marc Duvoisin have announced that Angel Rodriguez is The Times' new sports editor.
Rodriguez comes to The Times from the Washington Post, and previously was sports editor of the Cincinnati Enquirer and home...